• Released
  • April 5, 2013
  • R , 1 hr 31 min
  • Horror
  • 5,338 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: In the much anticipated remake of the 1981 cult-hit horror film, five twenty-something friends become holed up in a remote cabin.

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Critic Ratings

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St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Kevin C. Johnson
It’s ultimately everything a modern horror movie should be.
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83

Entertainment Weekly

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The new Evil Dead's delirious gross-out scenes spoke to me, and they go further than any mainstream picture I can think of.
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75

Slant Magazine

The setup and geography are consistent with the original, though the film never makes the mistake of trying to rebottle the lightning that...
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Tirdad Derakhshani
Alvarez triumphs because he made one crucial decision: Avoid digital animation and use only practical in-camera special effects. He uses...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
A gore-for-broke affair that strips the flesh off Sam Raimi's cult-beloved comic-horror franchise and exposes the demons at its core.
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70

NPR

By Ian Buckwalter
Effective scares, respectful nods to its inspiration and a few new twists make the question of whether this new Evil Dead succeeds in...
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60

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Though Alvarez keeps us watching, he takes no real chances. Buried under all those enthusiastically mangled bodies is the comfort of...
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50

Boston Globe

By Tom Russo
Are we really looking to Evil Dead for gnarly possessions played straight? That’s what Alvarez gives us for an overlong stretch, until his...
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Goes overboard on the gruesome and scrimps on humor. Raimi's "Drag Me to Hell" was a much funnierchill-fest.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
This remake of the 1981 horror classic starts well, but it soon degenerates into tiresome shock gore that overstays its welcome, despite...
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ONE OF THE DIE HARD BLOOD BATH MOVIES I HAVE EVER SEEN

By thechristians
Fede's new vision of evil dead is brilliant , Gore , scary and could be one of the favorite films of 2013 . i cant wait for the remake sequel...

Gory is my type

By clevelandwilson
This movie is ridiculously gory... AWESOME a and kinda nasty what I mean by nasty is like the sexual parts like why don't u come down here so yeah so still go see it...

By carlopolicarpio
It's entertaining as hell!...

By cjpolicarpio27
It's terrifying and astoundingly awesome. Evil Dead is entertaining as hell....

More Info

Rated R | For Strong bloody violence and gore, some sexual content and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 17 & under Gore-filled horror remake entertains but can't top original.
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