BY JAMES SCOTT/ May 8, 2023

Evil Dead Rise has Now Become The Highest-Grossing Film in The Franchise's History

Evil Dead Rise is the installment in the Evil Dead series that has brought in the most revenue. According to Collider, the movie is projected to conclude the weekend with an additional $5.6 million garnered at the domestic box office, bringing the total to approximately $54 million.

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Considering revenue from ticket sales in other countries takes the global total to more than $100 million. This achievement also places Evil Dead Rise in the position of having the highest-grossing franchise installment.

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The previous record, held by the reboot in 2013, was $97 million. The fact that Evil Dead Rise is raking in massive earnings despite having a budget of less than $20 million justifies the decision to broadcast the film only in theaters rather than making it available for streaming on HBO Max.

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The original Evil Dead films are now considered cult classics, and they have continued to produce a significant amount of money through the sale of home video releases and other memorabilia.

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The first Evil Dead film was released in 1981 and made approximately $29 million at the box office globally. The sequel, Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn, was released in 1987 and made just under $6 million.

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Army of Darkness, the third film in the series, was released in 1992 and made approximately $21.5 million in revenue worldwide.

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