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Evil Dead II

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    73
    from 2 reviewers
  • Evil Dead II
    1987
    84 min
    R
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Vision

    Director: Sam Raimi

    Actors: Bruce Campbell, Sarah Berry, Dan Hicks, Kassie Wesley DePaiva

    Plot: The lone survivor of an onslaught of flesh-possessing spirits holes up in a cabin with a group of strangers while the demons continue their attack.

    Disc Release Date: 11 December 2018

    • Video
      73
    • Audio
      73
    • Extra
      53
    • Movie
      73

    all scores

    Blu-ray.com review by Jeffrey Kauffman
    • Video
      80
    • Evil Dead 2 is presented on 4K UHD courtesy of Lionsgate with a 2160p transfer in 1.85:1. This is yet another recent Lionsgate 4K UHD release which has an introductory "select language" menu, as well as...

    • Audio
      80
    • This release sports a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 mix which to my ears was not significantly different from the one I assessed in ourEvil Dead 2 Blu-ray review....

    • Extra
      20
    • The 4K UHD disc includes the previously released Commentary track, along with: Bloody and Groovy, Baby: A Tribute to Sam Raimi's Evil Dead 2 (1080p; 52:51; SDR) is a French production that features talking...

    • Movie
      80
    • Nothing screams "the holidays" like demonic possession, headless (and handless) characters, and Bruce "The Chin" Campbell. Well, to some of us, anyway. That of course is said with tongue planted firmly...

    • Total
      80
    • If nothing screams "the holidays" to you like Evil Dead 2, consider your shopping list complete, since this new 4K UHD presentation offers significant upgrades in video quality, with an understanding of...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      80
    • Ash Williams revisits the Ultra HD cabin of his nightmares with a shockingly beautiful and exceptional HEVC H.265 encode that will have devoted, loyal fans locking the previous two Blu-ray releases in...

    • Audio
      80
    • Ash fights the deadites packing the same DTS-HD MA 5.1 soundtrack enjoyed on the Blu-ray, which is a good thing even though a new object-based track might have been interesting. In either case, this lossless...

    • Extra
      60
    • A commentary track is shared between the UHD and the BD, but the UHD features one brand-new bonus while the accompanying Blu-ray ports over the same set of supplements as the 2013 StudioCanal European...

    • Movie
      80
    • After the disastrous — though still weirdly amusing — Crimewave proved an embarrassing box office flop, Sam Raimi returned to the small, independently-financed horror flick that brought him recognition:...

    • Total
      80
    • Over 30 years ago, Sam Raimi broke new ground with Evil Dead II by further exploiting the macabre funhouse appeal of the first movie. The genius of this cult classic is the way in which it subconsciously...

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