Whoops, Back To The Cutting Room: ‘The Evil Dead’ Remake Got An NC-17

01.29.13 5 years ago 40 Comments

There’s plenty of debate over whether the upcoming remake of The Evil Dead will live up Sam Raimi’s originals, but it will match their legacy in one important way — the MPAA has slapped the new Evil Dead with it’s harshest possible rating, the dreaded NC-17.

The Evil Dead and its sequel Evil Dead II predated the NC-17 rating, but both received X ratings. Unfortunately unlike the originals, which just quietly ignored the X and hit theatres unrated, the Evil Dead remake will be going through a round of cuts to get down to an R rating.

I just wish I could have been there to see the reactions of the kids who snuck into the original Evil Dead movies, hoping for softcore porn due to the X-rating, only to get something very, very different.

via Comic Book Movie

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