The Evil Dead is a 1981 American horror film written and directed by Sam Raimi. The plot involves five college teens Ash (Bruce Campbell), Linda (Betsy Baker), Cheryl (Ellen Sandweiss), Scott (Hal Delrich) and Shelly (Sarah York) who arrive at a isolated cabin surrounded by impenetrable woods for a vacation, finds an audiotape containing incantations from ancient book of the dead. When they play the tape it unleashes unspeakable horror for the teens who are possessed one by one by flesh-possessing demons. If you like horror movies like The Evil Dead then find the recommendations for it below. Obviously, it goes without saying that the closest movies like The Evil Dead are the sequels (Evil Dead II and Army of Darkness), so those are not included in the list see them if you haven’t already and don't forget to mention if we miss any as we keep on updating this list.