The first of The Evil Dead films came out in 1981 and frightened moviegoers with a trip to a cabin gone horribly wrong. Each movie in the Evil Dead film series is a classic - or at least memorable - but one of them has to be the best of The Evil Dead movies and series. Will it be the first Evil Dead film or maybe one of the follow-ups in the series such as Army of Darkness that will make it to the top of the list? Or could Ash vs Evil Dead beat them all?
If you've ever asked yourself, how many Evil Dead movies are there? Or which one of The Evil Dead movies is the best? Look below to see all the films and series featuring Ash Williams listed with the year they were released and by popularity, so you can choose to watch them chronologically or in order of best to worst.
Your votes will help determine the best movies and series in The Evil Dead franchise. Vote up the movies you loved and vote down The Evil Dead films you didn't like to ensure the right movie makes it to the top of the list.
- Photo: The Evil Dead / New Line CinemaThis film is a 1981 American horror film written and directed by Sam Raimi and executive produced by Raimi and Bruce Campbell, who also stars alongside Ellen Sandweiss and Betsy Baker. This film focuses on five college students vacationing in an isolated cabin in a remote wooded area. After they find an audiotape that releases a legion of demons and spirits, members of the group suffer from demonic possession, leading to increasingly gory mayhem. Raimi and the cast produced the short film Within the Woods as a "prototype" to build the interest of potential investors, which secured Raimi US$90,000 to produce the movie.... more3813Is this a great part of the series?
- Evil Dead II is a 1987 American horror comedy film directed by Sam Raimi, a parody sequel to the 1981 film The Evil Dead. After Ash (Bruce Campbell) discovers an audiotape left by a college professor that contains voices reading from the Book of the Dead, Ash's girlfriend Linda (Denise Bixler) becomes possessed by evil spirits that are awakened by the voices on the tape.... more3512Is this a great part of the series?
- Ash vs Evil Dead (Starz, 2015) is an American comedy horror television series developed by Sam Raimi, Ivan Raimi, and Tom Spezialy. Thirty years after saving the world, Ash Williams (Bruce Campbell) must become a hero for humanity once again.... more2610Is this a great part of the series?
- Photo: Army of Darkness / Universal PicturesArmy of Darkness is a 1992 American dark fantasy action comedy film directed by Sam Raimi. It is the third installment of The Evil Dead franchise. The film was written by Sam Raimi and his brother Ivan, produced by Robert Tapert, and stars Bruce Campbell and Embeth Davidtz. Continuing from Evil Dead II, Ash Williams is trapped in the Middle Ages and battles the undead in his quest to return to the present. ... more2515Is this a great part of the series?