"The first passage will allow the demon to manifest itself in the flesh."--Annie (Sarah Berry) "Why the hell would we want to do that'"
- Ash (Bruce Campbell)
"You're goin' down."
- Ash to a demon
"I'll swallow your soul! I'll swallow your soul!"--Demon "Swallow this!"
- Ash, as his puts a shotgun to its head
New York Times - 03/13/1987
"...EVIL DEAD 2 is one of the goofiest, goriest movies this side of the grave....Genuine, if bizarre, proof of Sam Raimi's talent and developing skill..."
Variety - 03/11/1987
"...A flashy good-natured display of special effects and scare tactics..."
Los Angeles Times - 03/13/1987
"...There are images of satanic grace that actually recall Bosch, thanks to the darkly mischievous power of Raimi's bizarre imagination....Raimi is a dynamo who knows how to make a movie as cinematic as possible....DEAD BY DAWN is a terrific trip..."
Entertainment Weekly - 05/23/2003
"...Gore just doesn't get any giddier than Raimi's sequel-slash-remake..."
Total Film - 11/01/2000
"...EVIL DEAD 2 delivers the goods nonstop..."
New York Times - 10/18/2005
"The effects -- a combination of puppetry and stop-motion animation -- are both inventive and obvious enough to lift the grotesque humor safely into the realm of high stylization."
In this sequel-remake of the original EVIL DEAD, a group of people are trapped in a cabin while ancient evil lurks outside and threatens a fate worse than death. Can brawny wiseguy Ash save the day, or will his dead girlfriend come back to cause more trouble' An influential comic horror movie from director Raimi.