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List of all movies directed by Sam Raimi ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Sam Raimi are listed here and include movie posters and Sam Raimi movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Sam Raimi as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Sam Raimi movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Sam Raimi film is can be factored into this list.

From Sam Raimi's studio films to Sam Raimi's independent films, this Sam Raimi filmography keeps tabs on all Sam Raimi movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

List features movies like Spider-Man 2 and Army of Darkness.

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All Sam Raimi director credits are included. This list of every movie that Sam Raimi has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the Sam Raimi movie is and which actors starred in the Sam Raimi film.

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Who has Sam Raimi worked with as a director? Talent includes the likes of Leonardo DiCaprio, Kevin Costner, and Russell Crowe. Did you have fun voting on this list of Sam Raimi movies? You might also want to vote on our lists of the best Guillermo del Toro and John Landis movies as well.

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Evil Dead II Bruce Campbell, Kassie DePaiva, Ted Raimi Evil Dead II is a 1987 American horror comedy film directed by Sam Raimi and a parody sequel to the 1981 film The Evil Dead. The film was written by Raimi and Scott Spiegel, produced by Robert ...more

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The Evil Dead Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi, Ted Raimi The Evil Dead 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. The ...more

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Spider-Man 2 Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco Spider-Man 2 is a 2004 American superhero film directed by Sam Raimi, based on the Marvel Comics character. While struggling to manage both his personal life and his duties as Spider-Man, Peter ...more

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Army of Darkness is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Sam Raimi
Army of Darkness Bridget Fonda, Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi Army 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 ...more

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Spider-Man Tobey Maguire, Willem Dafoe, Kirsten Dunst Spider-Man is a 2002 American superhero film directed by Sam Raimi, based on the Marvel Comics character. When bitten by a genetically modified spider, Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire), a nerdy, ...more

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Darkman Liam Neeson, Frances McDormand, Bruce Campbell Darkman is a 1990 American superhero action film directed and co-written by Sam Raimi. It is based on a short story Raimi wrote that paid homage to Universal's horror films of the 1930s. The ...more

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Drag Me to Hell Octavia Spencer, Justin Long, Lia Johnson Drag Me to Hell is a 2009 American horror film co-written and directed by Sam Raimi. The plot, written with his brother Ivan, focuses on loan officer Christine Brown, who reluctantly, under ...more

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Evil Dead series The Evil Dead is an American horror film franchise created by Sam Raimi consisting of four feature films. The films revolve around the Necronomicon Ex-Mortis, an ancient Sumerian text which ...more

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A Simple Plan Billy Bob Thornton, Bill Paxton, Bridget Fonda A Simple Plan is a 1998 American neo-noir crime thriller film, and an adaptation of the 1993 novel of the same name by Scott B. Smith, who also wrote the screenplay. Directed by Sam Raimi, the ...more

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The Quick and the Dead Leonardo DiCaprio, Sharon Stone, Russell Crowe The Quick and the Dead is a 1995 western film directed by Sam Raimi and starring Sharon Stone, Gene Hackman, Russell Crowe and Leonardo DiCaprio. The story focuses on "The Lady", a ...more

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The Gift Katie Holmes, Cate Blanchett, Keanu Reeves The Gift is a 2000 American supernatural thriller film directed by Sam Raimi, written by Billy Bob Thornton and Tom Epperson and based on the alleged psychic experiences of Thornton's mother. ...more

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Spider-Man 3 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Sam Raimi
Spider-Man 3 Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco Spider-Man 3 is a 2007 American superhero film directed by Sam Raimi, based on the Marvel Comics character. A strange black entity from another world bonds with Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire) and ...more

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Poltergeist Sam Rockwell, Jared Harris, Rosemarie DeWitt Legendary filmmaker Sam Raimi (“Spiderman,” “Evil Dead”, “The Grudge”) and director Gil Kenan (“Monster House”) contemporize the classic tale about a family whose suburban home is haunted by ...more

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For Love of the Game Kevin Costner, Kelly Preston, J.K. Simmons For Love of the Game is a 1999 American drama sports film based on the novel of the same title by Michael Shaara. It is directed by Sam Raimi and stars Kevin Costner and Kelly Preston. The film ...more

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Oz the Great and Powerful is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Sam Raimi
Oz the Great and Powerful Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, James Franco Oz the Great and Powerful is a 2013 American 3D live action and computer animated fantasy adventure film directed by Sam Raimi, produced by Joe Roth, and written by David Lindsay-Abaire and ...more

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Crimewave Frances McDormand, Bruce Campbell, Sheree J. Wilson Crimewave is a 1985 American comedy film directed by Sam Raimi written by him and the Coen brothers, and starring Reed Birney, Paul L. Smith, Louise Lasser, Brion James, and Bruce Campbell, the ...more

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Clockwork Scott Spiegel Clockwork is a 1978 American short horror film directed by Sam Raimi, starring Scott Spiegel and Cheryl Guttridge.

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Within the Woods Bruce Campbell, Scott Spiegel, Ellen Sandweiss Within the Woods is a 1978 horror short film written, directed and produced by Sam Raimi. Raimi drew inspiration from his earlier short film Clockwork, deciding to produce a ...more

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It's Murder! Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi, Ted Raimi It's Murder! is a 1977 short film directed by Sam Raimi. It was co-written and produced by Raimi and Scott Spiegel, and stars both Raimi and Spiegel. Raimi's first directorial work, it co-stars ...more

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Earp: Saints For Sinners Earp: Saints For Sinners is a comic book film adaptation produced by DreamWorks Studios and based on the sci-fi western comic book based on the legendary lawman, Wyatt Earp, taking place in Las ...more