About The Evil Dead


The Evil Dead was based on Sam Raimi’s short film, Within The Woods.

Joel Coen got his first break as an assistant editor on The Evil Dead.

The Evil Dead, which is famous for its practical effects, even used real, live ammunition.

The Evil Dead’s infamous melting corpse is made up of everything from oatmeal to cockroaches.

Sam Raimi worked himself so hard on The Evil Dead that he passed out during filming.

Everything in The Evil Dead was real—even the drugs.

The Morristown, Tennessee cabin where The Evil Dead was shot has its own real-life horror story.

The most difficult moments during The Evil Dead shoot were stopping for months at a time to raise money.

Sam Raimi regrets the infamous The Evil Dead scene where a teen girl is assaulted in—and by—the woods.