Evil Dead is a 2013 USA horror by Fede Alvarez.
With Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Jessica Lucas.
UK: Passed 18 without BBFC cuts for strong bloody violence, gory horror and very strong language for:
UK 2013 cinema release
The director Fede Alvarez has revealed that his remake of Evil Dead received an NC-17 rating from the MPAA when it was first submitted for consideration. The director noted that they indeed made some cuts to secure an R-rating, but I
imagine we'll get to see the full unrated cut when the film hits Blu-ray and DVD.
Evil Dead director Fede Alvarez spoke of his experience of film censorship at the MPAA:
The MPAA is actually a bizarre thing. You don't have to try to understand it.
We didn't butcher any scene or anything. We just had to trim. We took out frames here, You know, when she cut her tongue, we were showing a lot. You see the tongue, you get to see the tongue moving. Probably there was a version where we showed
more frames. We've cut about 20 frames here, that kind of stuff, where you take that out and you get your R rating.
They were very nice to us. They were very nice to us because they were saying it was supernatural horror, which means it's not real, like the other is real. It's kind of a fantasy universe, so that makes it more friendly. Don't ask me.