7.7/10 (IMDB)

Evil Dead Rise

1h 36m Horror
Evil Dead Rise
Evil Dead Rise


The return to the iconic horror franchise, from writer/director Lee Cronin (“The Hole in the Ground”).

Moving the action out of the woods and into the city, EVIL DEAD RISE tells a twisted tale of two estranged sisters, whose reunion is cut short by the rise of flesh-possessing demons, thrusting them into a primal battle for survival as they face the most nightmarish version of family imaginable.


Lee Cronin


Alyssa Sutherland, Lily Sullivan, Morgan Davies






United States, Ireland, New Zealand



Main Trailer


  • "EVIL DEAD RISE doesn’t shy away from what makes the franchise so great: rivers of blood, unrelenting evil wearing familiar faces, and ingenious weaponry in the standing off against the demonic unknown."
    - TheWrap
  • "A perfect onboarding movie for newer audiences who’ve never seen an EVIL DEAD movie, but for longtime fans, it breathes new air into a classic horror-comedy franchise, mixing Raimi’s old-school approach with the new school of gruesome horror."
    - Polygon
  • "Wicked, effed-up, heartfelt and witty: EVIL DEAD RISE is a nearly perfect continuation of a cult-favorite franchise."
    - Austin American-Statesman
  • "Cronin successfully delivers a new chapter in the Necronomicon and slays the screen with artistic rigor until the credits roll."
    - indieWire
  • "Lee Cronin, cast, and crew have delivered a romp of a horror film that honors the legacy and tradition of Sam Raimi’s films, as well as charts its own course forward."
    - The Hollywood Outsider
  • "Cronin and his technical team know exactly what they’re doing and deliver all the bloody cheese grater scrapes, demonic strangulation by wire, and jump scares that are to be expected."
    - The Film Stage
  • "EVIL DEAD RISE feels like a real return to form. It’s funny, absurd, gory, bleak, and will keep viewers on edge–just how the fans like it."
    - Deadline Hollywood Daily
  • "Writer-director Lee Cronin has delivered his own imaginatively scary take on the “Book of the Dead” mythos with EVIL DEAD RISE."
    - Variety