‘The Evil Dead‘ is a cult horror film that was released in 1981 and was directed by Sam Raimi.
The film follows 5 friends that go to a remote cabin in the woods for a weekend break. They end up releasing an evil force that turns its victims into reanimated killers and they must survive an onslaught of demons in order to stay alive.
This low-budget film went on to spawn 2 sequels, Evil Dead II (1987) and Army of Darkness (1992) and also launched the careers of Bruce Campbell and Sam Raimi.
It remains an influential horror film to the present day and is much loved by horror-fans the world over.
‘The Evil Dead’ posters