R | | Comedy, Horror
A man is accidentally transported to 1300 A.D., where he must battle an army of the dead and retrieve the Necronomicon so he can return home.
During filming the Oldsmobile Delta 88 falling out of the sky was shot twice. During the first attempt, the 25-ton crane lifting the car failed due to mechanical problems and toppled over the edge of a cliff at the quarry location where filming was taking place. Fortunately, no injuries occurred because the crane operator jumped from the cab before the crane went over the edge. Days later a larger 80-ton crane was brought in to remove the damaged crane and re-shoot the car drop. In the final edit, elements of the re-shoot as well as footage from the end of Evil Dead II (1987) were used.
My name is Ash and I am a slave. Close as I can figure, the year is thirteen hundred A.D and I'm being dragged to my death. It wasn't always like this, I had a real life, once. A job.
Ash: Umm... Hardware aisle twelve, shop smart, shop S-Mart!
Ash: I had a ...
Crew member visible behind grating in the pit sequence.
Ash can be heard laughing over the beginning of the credits in the original ending.
There is a German DVD version of the movie which is rated 18 in Germany. It is only available under the Red Edition" Line and consists of the Director's Cut plus additional scenes and the alternate ending.
$4,424,000 (USA) (21 February 1993)
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