2 user

The Evil Dead: One by One We Will Take You - The Untold Saga of the Evil Dead (2007)

A retrospective documentary about the making of "The Evil Dead".


Gary Hertz


Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

More Like This 

Captured (1959)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Docudrama, made for Military Intelligence, about what it was like to be a British prisoner of the North Koreans in the 1950-1953 war.

Director: John Krish
Stars: Wilfrid Brambell, Ray Brooks, Alan Dobie
Documentary | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

An analysis of the construction mechanism for the magic in dominant narrative cinema though the filming of Count Dracula (1970), a commercial film by Jesús Franco.

Director: Pere Portabella
Stars: Christopher Lee, Herbert Lom, Soledad Miranda
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A silent homage to the origins of cinema, recreating the apparent disappearance of a French photographer in the 1920s. Experimental.

Director: José Luis Guerín
Stars: Jessica Andrieu, Anne Céline Auche, Juliette Gautier
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Theory of Obscurity tells the story of the renegade sound and video collective known as The Residents. A story that spans 40 years and is clouded in mystery. Many details surrounding the ... See full summary »

Director: Don Hardy
Stars: Jerry Casale, Les Claypool, Chris Combs
Don Giovanni (TV Movie 2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Director: Robin Lough
Stars: Simon Keenlyside, Kyle Ketelsen, Eric Halfvarson
Twel2ve (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

A winter defined by feast or famine, shattered snowfall records and endless droughts, tidal waves, floods, and for many, a season that simply would not end. Absinthe brings you the next wintry shred classic: Twel2ve.

Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

A band of adventurers invade a native island determined to grab a reported fortune in buried treasure. The islanders are just as determined to keep their sacred treasure. Complications ensue.

Director: Eddie Romero
Stars: Patrick Wayne, John Ashley, Leigh Christian
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A young man who has lost his memory, escapes from prison with three other convicts. The other men help him find back bits of his past, until they arrive at a village where two warring families recognize him. Apparently he has a reputation for being a fast gun, and he has been paid to kill a man - who says he is his father. His younger brother is jealous of the attention the prodigal son receives,... See full summary »

Director: Enzo Barboni
Stars: Leonard Mann, Woody Strode, Pietro Martellanza
Insiang (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The life of a young girl living with her mother in the slums of Manila becomes unbearable when her mother's young boyfriend moves in with them.

Director: Lino Brocka
Stars: Hilda Koronel, Mona Lisa, Rez Cortez
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A massive collection of various raw alternate takes and footage from the making of the film.

Director: Joe Campana
H.M.P. (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Director: John Krish
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Documentary about the hunt for notorious Serial Killer Ted Bundy from the personal perspectives of the Police Officers who brought him to Justice.

Director: Jamie Crawford
Stars: Kathleen Garrett, Robert D. Keppel, Kathleen McChesney


Credited cast:
Betsy Baker ... Herself - 'Linda'
Josh Becker ... Himself - Second Unit / Lighting
John Bloom ... Himself - Author - 'Profoundly Disturbing: Shocking Movies that Changed History' (credit only)
David Goodman David Goodman ... Himself - Transportation Captain
Greg Nicotero ... Himself - Special Make up Effects, 'Evil Dead 2' / 'Army of Darkness'
Eli Roth ... Himself - Director - 'Cabin Fever'
Ellen Sandweiss ... Herself - 'Cheryl'
Tom Sullivan Tom Sullivan ... Himself - Special Make up Effects
Rob Tapert ... Himself - Producer (as Robert G. Tapert)
Theresa Tilly ... Herself - 'Shelly'
Edgar Wright ... Himself - Director - 'Shaun of the Dead'


A retrospective documentary about the making of "The Evil Dead".

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Official Sites:

official site and dvd





Release Date:

18 December 2007 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs


See full technical specs »

Did You Know?


References Cabin Fever (2002) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Join us!
30 January 2015 | by bazmitch23See all my reviews

Sam Raimi and Bruce Campbell are not in this documentary. Sam was busy making Spider-man 3 and as for Bruce....... well, I think it was for the best that he wasn't interviewed. Because poor Bruce has been talking about Evil Dead for 2 decades. You'd be sick of talking about it too if you were him.

However, Bruce and Sam are on the Blu ray commentary and explain their experiences on that.

It's nice to hear from the rest of the cast and crew, though.

The doc opens with the crew explaining how they met Sam and that some of them were friends with the Raimis. They all made super 8 movies together and Sam and his brother Ivan had the idea of making a feature film that was better than the rubbish shown at drive-ins.

So the film was shot in Tennessee, in a abandoned cabin in the forest in the middle of nowhere. It was freezing cold and the cabin had no heat or water. The cast and crew had to stay in the cabin for 6 weeks.

Tom Sullivan did the make up effects and said that he used acrylic paint for the make up. You're not supposed to put that on your skin.

Ellen Sandweiss talks about how she was injured whilst running through the forest, in the cold, wearing nothing but a shirt and underwear.

For the scene where Ash hits the possessed Linda with the beam, Sam was actually the one using the beam off camera and decked Betsy Barker on the chin. After filming that scene, Sam said to Rob Tapert "I realised that we should've beaten her naked."

After 3 weeks, the actors, except Bruce, went home. So the shots of the possessed friends from behind were actually stand-ins. Members of the crew and close friends doubled the actors.

Then there's talk about how the film didn't really do well in cinemas, but was a hit on video in the US.

The UK however banned the film and was considered as a video nasty. Sam Raimi went to Leeds court to defend the films. And he won the case, with support from Palace Pictures of course. See "Discovering The Evil Dead" for that one.

Edgar Wright and Eli Roth discuss their love for the film. Edgar of course referenced Evil Dead in his work and Eli said that this film was the influence for Cabin Fever.

Despite it not being very original, but more famous for it's graphic violent content, Joe Bob Briggs explains that many people copy this film and keep making cheep rip-offs.

Rob Tapert said that his wife, Lucy Lawless, saw the film at 17 and said however was involved with that film should be locked up. Little did she know.......

An interesting documentary for fans.

Now that we had documentaries on the first two films, we need one on Army Of Darkness. C'mon, folks. Make it happen!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 2 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial

Recently Viewed