In this sequel-remake of the original EVIL DEAD, a group of people are trapped in a cabin while ancient evil lurks outside and threatens a fate worse than death. Can brawny wiseguy Ash save the day, or will his dead girlfriend come back to cause more trouble? An influential comic horror movie from director Raimi.
Rob Tapert - Producer
Joseph LoDuca - Composer, THE LIBRARIAN: RETURN TO KING SOLOMON'S MINES (200
Bruce Campbell - American actor/producer, THE EVIL DEAD
Dan Hicks - Musician
Sam Raimi - Director, EVIL DEAD
Scott Spiegel - Screenwriter/"Evil Dead2"
Peter Deming - American Director Of Photography
Sarah Berry - Actress/"Evil Dead 2"
Kassie Wesley - American TV/Film Actress
Mark Shostrom - Make-up FX whiz
"...EVIL DEAD 2 is one of the goofiest, goriest movies this side of the grave....Genuine, if bizarre, proof of Sam Raimi's talent and developing skill..." - 03/13/1987 New York Times, p.C18
"...A flashy good-natured display of special effects and scare tactics..." - 03/11/1987 Variety
"...There are images of satanic grace that actually recall Bosch, thanks to the darkly mischievous power of Raimi's bizarre imagination....Raimi is a dynamo who knows how to make a movie as cinematic as possible....DEAD BY DAWN is a terrific trip..." - 03/13/1987 Los Angeles Times, p.C14
"...Gore just doesn't get any giddier than Raimi's sequel-slash-remake..." - 05/23/2003 Entertainment Weekly, p.32
"...EVIL DEAD 2 delivers the goods nonstop..." - 11/01/2000 Total Film, p.110
"The effects -- a combination of puppetry and stop-motion animation -- are both inventive and obvious enough to lift the grotesque humor safely into the realm of high stylization." - 10/18/2005 New York Times, p.E3