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Evil Dead

A retreat to remote cabin for Mia (Jane Levy) and her friends (Shiloh Fernandez, Jessica Lucas, Lou Taylor Pucci, Elizabeth Blackmore) turns into anything but a relaxing get-away when the group accidentally summons The Evil Dead lurking in the surrounding forest. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: --
Violence: --
Sexual Content: --
Language: --
Drugs/Alcohol: --
Run Time: 91
Theater Release: 05 Apr 2013
Video Release: 16 Jul 2013
MPAA Rating: R
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Why Is Evil Dead Rated R?

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Prolonged portrayals of graphic violence.

- Visually explicit portrayals of violence.

- Pervasive portrayals of gruesome violence and deaths with blood, gore, and detailed wounds.

- Frequent detailed portrayals of frightening images and corpses.

- Explicit depictions of dismemberment and decapitation.

- Frequent depictions of beating, shooting, stabbing, burning and mutilation.

- Upsetting and disturbing scenes.

Sexual Content:

- Two scenes of crude content depicting vomit and urine.

- Nudity in a non-sexual context.

- Implied sexual activity.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in an aggressive context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang.

- Infrequent cursing and profanity.

- Infrequent use of vulgar expressions in an aggressive context.

- Infrequent use of crude sexual expressions.

- Limited use of slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:

- References to drugs, alcohol or tobacco.

- Tobacco use.

- Substance abuse.

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