New Line Cinema | Release Date: April 24, 1983 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
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Generally favorable reviews based on 11 Critic Reviews
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Although idiotic, The Evil Dead at least is propelled by energy and enthusiasm. It's scarier than many a more pretentious effort, and not everything in it is borrowed. [8 Oct 1983, p.Arts1]