The Evil Dead
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Continuity mistake: When Cheryl is running through the woods, she is wearing slippers that stay on up until she reaches the cabin door. However, in following shots, she is shown barefoot, and when Ash opens the door her foot is dirty as if she'd been running barefoot the whole time. (00:28:05 - 00:29:10)

Revealing mistake: When Ash shoots Cheryl through the door in the head, you can clearly see the hose (not an artery) that's squirting out the blood. (01:16:14)

Visible crew/equipment: When the cellar door 'opens itself' look very close, and for a few seconds you can see the arm of a crew member pushing up the cellar door, then quickly pulling their arm back down. (00:09:30)

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Trivia: When they are preparing and listening to the tape you can see a bit of smoke in the air. There had been an extended scene where they had been smoking pot and joking around. However, they used real pot when filming and much of what was shot ended up being unusable as a result. This is according to Bruce Campbell's Commentary to the DVD.

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Trivia: When Ash is in the cellar, a poster for Wes Craven's film "Hills Have Eyes" is hung on the wall. Wes then repaid the compliment in "Nightmare on Elm Street" by having "Evil Dead" playing on the television in Nancy's room, when she is trying not to sleep.

Trivia: The cabin featured in this movie burned down shortly after filming. Sam Raimi and Robert Tapert continue to say that Bruce Campbell burned it down, but Campbell says "It just burned down".

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Linda: We're gonna get you. We're gonna get you. Not another peep. Time to go to sleep.

Ash: You bastards, why are you torturing me like this? Why?

Voice on Recorder: I know now that my wife has become host to a Kandarian demon. I fear that the only way to stop those possessed by the spirits of the book is through the act of... Bodily dismemberment.

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