The Classic Delta 88

The 1973 Oldsmobile Delta 88 is the iconic car driven by Ash in the Evil Dead films. Also dubbed the “Classic”, the car was originally bought brand new by Sam Raimi’s father in 1973. The Delta 88 has become Sam’s trademark and has appeared in almost every film of Sam Raimi’s professional career.

The car has appeared in the following Sam Raimi films:

Classic Oldsmobile Delta 88 - The Evil Dead The Evil Dead (1982)

Classic Oldsmobile Delta 88 - Crimewave Crimewave (1985)

Classic Oldsmobile Delta 88 - Evil Dead 2 Evil Dead 2 (1987)

Classic Oldsmobile Delta 88 - Darkman Darkman (1990)

Classic Oldsmobile Delta 88 - Army of Darkness Army of Darkness (1992)

Classic Oldsmobile Delta 88 - A Simple Plan A Simple Plan (1998)

Classic Oldsmobile Delta 88 - The Gift The Gift (2000)

Classic Oldsmobile Delta 88 - Spiderman Spiderman (2002)

Classic Oldsmobile Delta 88 - Spiderman 2 Spiderman 2 (2004)

Classic Oldsmobile Delta 88 - Spiderman 3 Spiderman 3 (2007)

Classic Oldsmobile Delta 88 - Drag Me Hell Drag Me to Hell (2009)

Classic Oldsmobile Delta 88 - Evil Dead (2013) Evil Dead (2013)

Also appeared in:

(1995) The Quick and the Dead. Rumor has it the Delta 88 was hidden under a cover in the barn or the chassis was used for the wagon.
(1999) For Love of the Game. The scene featuring the Delta 88 was cut out during editing.
• The Delta 88 has also appeared in a few Cohen Brothers films such as Blood Simple, Fargo, Raising Arizona, and The Big Lebowski.

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