Evil Dead parents guide

Evil Dead Parent Guide

Release date April 5, 2013

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.

Why is Evil Dead rated R? The MPA rated Evil Dead R for strong bloody violence and gore, some sexual content and language.

Run Time: 91 minutes

Evil Dead
Rating & Content Info

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

Why is Evil Dead rated R? Evil Dead is rated R by the MPAA for strong bloody violence and gore, some sexual content and language.

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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Cast and Crew

Evil Dead is directed by Fede Alvarez and stars Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Jessica Lucas, Lou Taylor Pucci, Elizabeth Blackmore.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Evil Dead movie is July 16, 2013. Here are some details…

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