Ash Williams and his girlfriend Linda find a log cabin in the woods with a voice recording from an archeologist who had recorded himself reciting ancient chants from "The Book of the Dead." As they play the recording an evil power is unleashed taking over Linda's body.
- Genre: Horror, Comedy, Fantasy
- Studio: Renaissance Pictures, Dino De Laurentiis Company, Rosebud Releasing Corporation
- Keyword: deer, blood splatter, tape recorder, chainsaw, spirit, over the top, cult film, book of the dead, evil dead, eyeball, necronomicon, tarmac, meat cleaver, psychotronic
- Cast: Bruce Campbell, Sarah Berry, Dan Hicks, Kassie DePaiva, Ted Raimi, Denise Bixler