Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn (1987)
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Critic Reviews for Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn
Just when things start getting too grisly, Raimi rushes in with a hilarious, sendup joke to remind us that all this blood and guts is meant in spooky Grand Guignol fun.
Evil Dead 2 is, pardon the expression, consistently lively -- a ghoulish splatter comedy that uses wildly excessive gore to provoke the kind of shock that lies between a laugh and a scream.
Evil Dead 2's rampant inventiveness and manic energy have ensured that it will endure as a cult classic.
Good acting would not have served the material well, since it would have diluted the comedy quotient and made the campy elements seem cheap and cheesy.
A flashy good-natured display of special effects and scare tactics so extreme they can only be taken for laughs.
Audience Reviews for Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn
A very strange and gory horror, comedy. This was made quite a few years after the first but feels very similar, although the technology for the effects has greatly improved during that time, it really shows in some scenes. It has a very similar story line as well to the first, so if you liked that you should like this.
Not really a sequel but more a different remake of the first one with superior special effects and camera work, and it is definitely a lot funnier, with a more bizarre physical humor that includes a squealing possessed hand and a hysterical Bruce Campbell stealing the scene.
There are no words for how much I hate these stupid, ugly looking movies.
Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn Quotes
|Ash Ashley J. Williams:||Groovy!|
|Knight:||He has fallen from the sky to save us from the deadites, he's a hero! (all knights shouting hero)|
|Knight:||He has fallen from the sky to save us from the deadites, he's a hero!|
|Ash Ashley J. Williams:||No.No. NO!|
|Ash Ashley J. Williams:||No. No. No!|
|Ed Getley:||We are the things that were and shall be again! Aha ha ha! Spirits of the book! We want what is your; LIFE! Dead by dawn. Dead by dawn!|
|Possessed Henrietta:||Dead by dawn! Dead by dawn!|
|Ed Getley:||Dead by dawn!|
|Possessed Henrietta:||Dead by dawn!|
|Ash Ashley J. Williams:||You bastards! Give me back my hand!|