Five friends travel to a cabin in the woods, where they unknowingly open the book of the dead and release flesh-possessing demons who want to consume their souls. Directed by Sam Raimi(producer of Xena, Hercules, Spiderman 3 and others.), Evil Dead brought a new era of zombie-like creatures, more frightening, more dangerous and empowered by evil spirits. Bruce Campbell with his great performance contributed in evolving Ash(the main character) into one of the most characteristic figures of underground horror cinema. Written and directed by Sam Raimi . Starring Bruce Campbell, Ellen Sandweiss and Richard DeManincor .