Army of Darkness
Army of Darkness (1993)

The third in director Sam Raimi's stylish, comic book-like horror trilogy that began with The Evil Dead (1982), this tongue-in-cheek sequel offers equal parts sword-and-sorcery-style action, gore, and comedy. Bruce Campbell returns as… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: February 19, 1993
DVD Release Date: August 6, 2002
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Critic Score: 72% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

This is old-fashioned fun until the climactic battle, which almost comes across like routine bone piling after all the flights of fancy.

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Austin Trunick
Under the Radar

More than anything, Army of Darkness is a tribute to the Ray Harryhausen adventure epics (Clash of the Titans, Sinbad, and the like) that Sam Raimi grew up loving.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Works in being a spooky and entertaining darkly comedic horror movie...

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

The climactic battle between the living and the dead that closes the picture is well done yet disappointingly lacking in thrills...

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Jeff Beck
The Blu Spot

Sam Raimi's Army of Darkness delivers a great conclusion to what is one of the most unique trilogies in cinema history, providing a ton of laughs and plenty of exciting action in the process.

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Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness

Army of Darkness' story is so perfunctory and lame that there's nothing to tether its bits and pieces of loopy madness.

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Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

Only a primitive screwhead would find zero entertainment value in the third Evil Dead movie.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

A loopy work of imagination that never fails to be entertaining.

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Matthew Pejkovic
Matt's Movie Reviews

Containing less of the blood soaked insanity of the previous two instalments, Army of Darkness comes off as more of an adventure film with a horror element attached to it.

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Flixster Audience Score: 87% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalh„es
It is sillier compared to the previous Evil Dead movies and clearly made for a younger audience, but even if it loses steam after a while, it benefits from… More
Chris Weber
Picking up where Evil Dead 2 left off, Ash finds himself trapped in the Middle Ages, still fighting it out with the undead. This film is a slapstick comedy gem.… More
Cory Taylor
First off, this review is based on the unrated director's cut. I had seen the theatrical cut years ago and to say I loathed the finished product is an… More
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three stars
Phil Hubbs
I remember very clearly when I saw this film on the shelves at my local videoshop all those years ago. The films poster/art cover looked a bit scruffy, there… More
KJ Proulx
"Army of Darkness" is technically a movie on it's own, but it has the feel of a threequel as the first 10 minutes of the film reflects the end of… More