The Evil Dead

Video Releases

The Evil Dead has seen numerous video releases throughout the years from VHS to Blu-ray. There are so many releases in countries around the world that it would take forever to list them all. So we at Deadites decided to just feature the important major releases only. Please let us know of any major releases that we are not aware of or have edits for current release information.

Blu-ray Releases

The Evil Dead Blu-ray Limited Edition (Front)

The Evil Dead Blu-ray Limited Edition (Back)

The Evil Dead (Steelbook)

The Evil Dead UK (Steelbook)

The Evil Dead Blu-Ray (Limited Edition / Steelbook / Standard)

Countries
USA / UK

Distributor
Starz / Anchor Bay

Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC (26.90 Mbps)
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.33:1, 1.85:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Audio
English: Dolby TrueHD 5.1 (48kHz, 16-bit)
French: Dolby Digital 2.0

Subtitles
English SDH, Spanish / Portuguese, Danish, Finnish, Hindi, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish

Discs
50GB Blu-ray Disc
Two-disc set (1 BD, 1 DVD)

Region
A (locked)

Limited Edition Special Features

– Audio Commentary with Sam Raim, Rob Tapert, and Bruce Campbell
– One By One We Will Take You: The Untold Saga Of The Evil Dead
– The Evil Dead: Treasures From The Cutting Room Floor
– Discovering The Evil Dead
– Unconventional
– At The Drive-in
– Reunion Panel
– Makeup Test
– The Ladies Of The Evil Dead Meet Bruce Campbell
– Book of the Dead: The Other Pages
– Still Gallery
– Theatrical Trailer
– TV Spots

Other Edition Notes
Standard edition and Steelbook only feature audio commentary and do not include extra disc.

Blu-ray Box Sets

Evil Dead Anthology

Evil Dead Anthology
The Evil Dead Anthology (Back)

The Evil Dead Anthology Blu-Ray (Limited Edition)

For the first time in the world, all 4 fantastic Evil Dead films. Included is the original 1981 Evil Dead, Evil Dead 2, Army of Darkness and Evil Dead (2013). This collectable pack also features collectible Necronomicon packaging, 16 pages of original drawings and a 23 cm replica prop of the dagger from Evil Dead 2. PLUS Heaps of bonus features and the premiere of the documentary ‘Invaluable’.

The Evil Dead

Writer/Director SAM RAIMI’s relentless, gore-spattered debut is a landmark in horror cinema, a no-holds-barred onslaught of gruesome terror and nightmarish effects which has earned its rightful status as a legendary cult classic. Five college students travel to a remote cabin in the woods and unwittingly unleash a monstrous evil force hellbent on their total destruction.

Country
Australia

Distributor
MadMan

Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC (26.90 Mbps)
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.33:1, 1.85:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Audio
English: Dolby TrueHD 5.1 (48kHz, 16-bit)
French: Dolby Digital 2.0

Subtitles
English

Region
A, B

Discs
50GB Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD)

Special Features

– Invaluable Documentary
– Sam Raimi Interview
– ‘The Living Love The Dead’ Featurette
– ‘Bruce Campbell: Geek or God?’ Featurette
– ‘Life After Death: The Ladies Of The Evil Dead” Documentary
– Behind The Scenes Footage & Outtakes
– Commentary
– Making Of
– Trailer & TV Spots
AND SO MUCH MORE…

The Evil Dead Trilogy Box Set

The Evil Dead Trilogy Blu-ray Box Set

Cult legend Bruce Cambell stars as Ash Williams, the incompetent, mid-20’s employee of S-Mart (Shop smart. Shop S-Mart!) Whose trip away with his friends and girlfriend Linda turns into a deadlight disaster when they stumble across the Book of the Dead, unleashing evil spirits which possess the living. Ash’s journey takes him from zero to hero as he faces evil spirits, possessed girlfriends and deadite incarnations of himself through a battle to the ends of the Earth and back.

Join Ash and his trusty Boomstick through this definitive collection, bringing together the original Evil Dead trilogy from mastermind director Sam Raimi. Groovy!

Country
UK

Distributor
Studio Canal

Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC (26.90 Mbps)
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.33:1, 1.85:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Audio
English: Dolby TrueHD 5.1 (48kHz, 16-bit)
French: Dolby Digital 2.0

Subtitles
English SDH, Spanish / Portuguese, Danish, Finnish, Hindi, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish

Special Features

The Evil Dead
– Commentary with Sam Raimi, Rob Tapert and Bruce Campbell
– One By One We Will Take You: The Untold
– Saga of The Evil Dead
– Treasures from the Cutting Room Floor Documentary
– At the Drive-In Featurettes
– Discovering Evil Dead Featurettes
– Make-Up Test: Rehearsal Footage
– Bonus hidden material!
– Picture-in-Picture: Join us! The Undying Legacy of The Evil Dead

Evil Dead II
– Swallowed Souls, the Making of Evil Dead II
– Cabin Fever, Behind the Scenes Featurette
– Road to Wadesboro: Revisiting the Shooting Location of Evil Dead II
– Commentary with Writer/Director Sam Raimi, Actor Bruce Campbell, Co-writer Scott Spiegel and Special Effects Make-up Artist Greg Nicotero
– Archival Featurettes
– Behind the Screams
– Making of Evil Dead II
– Theatrical Trailer
– Photo Galleries: Ads and Memorabilia
– Behind the Scenes
– Make-up
– Stop Motion

Army of Darkness
– Audio Commentary with Director Sam Raimi, Ivan Raimi and Bruce Campbell
– Alternative Ending
– Deleted Scenes with Commentary
– Trailers

Evil Dead 1 & 2 Digipack Limited Edition Blu-ray

Evil Dead 1 & 2 Digipack Limited Edition Blu-ray

Evil Dead 1 & 2 Blu-Ray Digipack Limited Edition

Limited to 777 copies and features loads of extras plus eight photo cards.

As a vacation, five friends travel to a small cabin in a deserted jungle. When their first target has been to reach peace, they should fight restlessly as they find themselves surrounded by an evil force that turns its victims into heartless monsters.

Country
South Korea

Distributor
Green Nara Media

Video
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1

Subtitles
Korean, English

Discs
Blu-ray Disc
Two-disc set (2 BDs)

Region
A

Special Features

The Evil Dead
– One By One We Will Take You : The Untold Saga Of The Evil Dead (53:54)
– Treasures From The Cutting Room Floor (59:22)
– At the Drive-in(12:03)
– Discovering Evil Dead (13:04)
– Make-up Test (01:06)
– Trailer (01:53)
– Fanalysis (26:04)
– Behind The Scenes Gootage & Outtakes (18:08)
– On Halloween 2001 (07:17)

DVD Releases

The Evil Dead Ultimate Edition DVD

The Evil Dead Ultimate Edition DVD

Country
US

Distributor
Starz / Anchor Bay

Disc 1: THE EVIL DEAD – Widescreen Version
– Anamorphic Widescreen – 1.85
– Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround – English
– Dolby Digital Surround EX – English
– DTS 6.1 ES Surround – English
– Audio Commentary – Sam Raimi – Director; Robert Tapert – Producer
-ONE BY ONE WE WILL TAKE YOU: The Untold Saga of The EVIL DEAD

Disc 2: THE EVIL DEAD – Full Frame Version
– Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo Surround – English
– Audio Commentary – Bruce Campbell – Star
– THE EVIL DEAD: TREASURES FROM THE CUTTING ROOM FLOOR

Disc 3: LADIES OF THE EVIL DEAD
– LIFE AFTER DEATH: THE LADIES OF EVIL DEAD
– The Ladies of THE EVIL DEAD Meet Bruce Campbell
– Discovering The Evil Dead
-. At The Drive In
– Make-Up Test
– Unconventional
– Trailer
– TV Spots
– Poster & Memorabilia Gallery
– Still Gallery

The Evil Dead Book of the Dead Limited Edition DVDThe Evil Dead Book of the Dead Limited Edition DVD

The Evil Dead Book of the Dead Limited Edition DVD

This limited edition DVD is packaged is a foam-latex reproduction of the Necronomicon as it appears in The Evil Dead. This editions contains a new widescreen transfer of the film. It is also worth noting that this edition does not contain the short film Within The Woods as had previously been announced.

Country
USA

Distributor
Anchor Bay

– Release Date: March 5, 2002
– Running Time: 85 minutes
– Aspect ratio: Widescreen 1.85:1 (16×9, THX Approved)
– Subtitles: None
– Region: 1
– Layers: Dual
– English: DTS 6.1 ES
– English: Dolby Digital 5.1 EX
– English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround Sound
– French: Dolby Digital 5.1

Special Features

– Commentary by Sam Raimi, Robert Tapert
– Commentary by actor Bruce Campbell
– 20 minutes of alternate takes and behind-the-scenes footage
– Still photo gallery- expanded
– Theatrical trailer
– Never-before-seen TV spots

Exclusive Book of the Dead Features:
– “Fanalysis” – An all-new 26 minute documentary by Bruce Campbell featuring a humorous look at the fanatical world of the cult film phenomenon.
– “Discovering Evil Dead” – All new featurette tracing the film’s history from humble beginnings to legendary status with Evil Dead interviews and more.
– 24 page “Bringing The Dead Home For Dinner” booklet.

The Evil Dead Elite Entertainment DVD (Front)

The Evil Dead Elite Entertainment DVD (Back)

The Evil Dead Special Collectors DVD

Country
USA

Distributor
Elite Entertainment

Specs
– Release Date: March 16, 1999
– Running Time: 85 minutes
– Aspect ratio: Standard 1.33:1
– Subtitles: None
– Region: 0
– Layers: Single
– English: Dolby Digital 5.1
– English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround Sound
Package Type: Amaray Keep case

Special Features

– Commentary by Sam Raimi, Robert Tapert
– Commentary by actor Bruce Campbell
– 20 minutes of alternate takes and behind-the-scenes footage
– Still photo gallery including 150 pictures
– Theatrical trailer
– Color Insert Featuring Liner Notes by Bruce Campbell

DVD Box Sets

The Evil Dead Trilogy DVD Box Set

The Evil Dead Trilogy DVD Box Set

This is currently the definitive box set for the Evil Dead trilogy. Oddly enough is not being released in America. It features a four disc set loaded with extra features.

Country
UK

Distributor
Anchor Bay

– Running Time: 85 minutes
– Aspect ratio: Widescreen 1.85:1 (16×9, THX Approved)
– Layers: Dual
– Subtitles: Unknown
– English: DTS 6.1 ES
– English: Dolby Digital 5.1 EX
– English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround Sound

Special Features

– Commentary by Sam Raimi, Robert Tapert
– Commentary by actor Bruce Campbell
– 20 minutes of alternate takes and behind-the-scenes footage
– Expanded still photo gallery
– Theatrical trailer
– Never-before-seen TV spots
– “Fanalysis” – An all-new 26 minute documentary by Bruce Campbell featuring a humorous look at the fanatical world of the cult film phenomenon.
– “Discovering Evil Dead” – All new featurette tracing the film’s history from humble beginnings to legendary status with Evil Dead interviews and more.