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The Best Movies Directed by Sam Raimi

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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.

If you’re wondering “what movies did Sam Raimi direct?” or “who is Sam Raimi?” then this list will explain how most people know this director. This list also answers questions like “what are the all-time best movies directed by Sam Raimi?” and “what's a good selection of good Sam Raimi movies?”

If you're wanting to get into Sam Raimi films, then this list is a great starting point for at least starting with the most decent Sam Raimi works.

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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    Spider-Man 2

    Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst

    Released2004

    Directed bySam Raimi

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    Evil Dead II

    Bruce Campbell, Kassie DePaiva

    Released1987

    Directed bySam Raimi

    Evil Dead II is a 1987 American horror comedy film directed by Sam Raimi, a parody sequel to...  more

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    The Evil Dead

    Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi

    Released1981

    Directed bySam Raimi

    This film is a 1981 American horror film written and directed by Sam Raimi and executive...  more

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    Spider-Man

    Tobey Maguire, Willem Dafoe

    Released2002

    Directed bySam Raimi

    Spider-Man is a 2002 American superhero film directed by Sam Raimi, based on the Marvel Comics...  more

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    Army of Darkness

    Bridget Fonda, Bruce Campbell

    Released1992

    Directed bySam Raimi

    Army of Darkness is a 1992 American dark fantasy action comedy film directed by Sam Raimi. It...  more

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    Darkman

    Liam Neeson, Frances McDormand

    Released1990

    Directed bySam Raimi

    Darkman is a 1990 American superhero action film directed and co-written by Sam Raimi. It is...  more

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  • For Love of the Game8
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    For Love of the Game

    Kevin Costner, Kelly Preston

    Released1999

    Directed bySam Raimi

    For Love of the Game is a 1999 American drama sports film based on the novel of the same title...  more

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  • A Simple Plan9
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    A Simple Plan

    Billy Bob Thornton, Bill Paxton

    Released1998

    Directed bySam Raimi

    A Simple Plan is a 1998 American neo-noir thriller film, and an adaptation of the 1993 novel...  more

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  • Drag Me to Hell10
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    Drag Me to Hell

    Octavia Spencer, Justin Long

    Released2009

    Directed bySam Raimi

    Drag Me to Hell is a 2009 American horror film co-written and directed by Sam Raimi. The plot,...  more

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    Evil Dead film series

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  • It's Murder!12
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    It's Murder!

    Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi

    Released1977

    Directed bySam Raimi

    It's Murder! is a 1977 short film directed by Sam Raimi. It was co-written and produced by...  more
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    The Quick and the Dead

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Sharon Stone

    Released1995

    Directed bySam Raimi

    This film is a 1995 western film directed by Sam Raimi and starring Sharon Stone, Gene...  more

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  • Oz the Great and Powerful14
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    Oz the Great and Powerful

    Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz

    Released2013

    Directed bySam Raimi

    Oz the Great and Powerful is a 2013 American 3D live action and computer animated fantasy...  more

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    Spider-Man 3

    Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst

    Released2007

    Directed bySam Raimi

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    The Gift

    Katie Holmes, Cate Blanchett

    Released2000

    Directed bySam Raimi

    The Gift is a 2000 American supernatural thriller film directed by Sam Raimi, written by Billy...  more
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    Crimewave

    Frances McDormand, Bruce Campbell

    Released1985

    Directed bySam Raimi

    Crimewave is a 1985 American comedy film directed by Sam Raimi written by him and the Coen...  more
  • Poltergeist18
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    Poltergeist

    Sam Rockwell, Jared Harris

    Released2014

    Directed bySam Raimi, Gil Kenan

    Legendary filmmaker Sam Raimi (“Spiderman,” “Evil Dead”, “The Grudge”) and director Gil Kenan...  more
  • Within the Woods19
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    Within the Woods

    Bruce Campbell, Scott Spiegel

    Released1978

    Directed bySam Raimi

    Within the Woods is a 1978 horror short film written, directed and produced by Sam Raimi....  more
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    Clockwork

    Scott Spiegel

    Released1978

    Directed bySam Raimi

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