Evil Dead 1981 movie poster

UPDATED 11/17/2020

The ultimate experience in grueling terror is back on the gigantic drive-in screen!

Grindhouse Releasing is proud to present Sam Raimi’s original 1981 horror classic, THE EVIL DEAD – now showing at these participating drive-in theaters! Stay tuned for more dates and locations coming soon, and ask your local drive-in to “Join Us!”


6/13 – Prides Corner Drive-In, Westbrook, ME

6/18 – 6/24 – Swap Shop Drive-In, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

6/18 – 6/24 – Funlan Drive-In, Tampa, FL

6/18 – 6/24 – Swap Shop Drive-In, Lake Worth, FL

6/19 – 6/25 – Ford-Wyoming Drive-In, Dearborn, MI (with I DRINK YOUR BLOOD)

6/19 – 6/25 – Capri Drive-In, Coldwater, MI

6/19 – 6/25 – Auto Drive-In, Greenwood, SC (with I DRINK YOUR BLOOD)

6/19 & 6/20 – Plaza Drive-In, Atlanta, GA

6/21 – 6/26 – Hi-Way Drive-In, Coxsackie, NY (with CAT IN THE BRAIN)

6/26 – 6/28 – Hi-Road Drive-In, Kenton, OH (with I DRINK YOUR BLOOD)

6/26 – 7/2 – Summer Drive-In, Memphis, TN

6/26 – 7/2 – Mansfield Drive-In, Mansfield, CT

6/27 – Rooftop CInema Drive-In at Spring, Spring, TX

6/29 – Rooftop Cinema Sawyer Yards Drive-In, Houston, TX

7/2 – Sun-Ray Pop-Up Drive-In at Callahan Speedway, Jacksonville, FL

7/3 – 7/7 – Melody Drive-In, Knox, IN

7/3- 7/10 – Blue Starlite Drive-in, Austin, TX

7/9 –Mission Tiki Drive-In, Montclair, CA

7/10 – 7/16 Skyway Drive-In, Warren, OH (with ZOMBIE)

7/10 – Midway Drive-In, Sterling, IL – Bruce Campbell in person! With EVIL DEAD 2 and ARMY OF DARKNESS)

7/11 – Midway Drive-In, Sterling, IL – Bruce Campbell in person! With THE BEYOND and I DRINK YOUR BLOOD)

7/11 & 12 – CenterBrook Drive-In , Martinsville, IN

7/17 – Skyline Drive-In, NYC

7/17 – 21 – Brownsville Drive-In, Grindstone, PA

7/17 – 23 –Dependable Drive-In, Moon Township, PA

7/23, 24 & 26 – Harvest Moon Drive-In, Gibson City, IL

7/24, 25 & 26 – Winter Drive-In, Wintersville, OH

7/24, 28 & 29 – Moonlite Drive-In, Terre Haute, IN (with ARMY OF DARKNESS)

7/24 – 30 – Starlite Drive-In, Bloomington, IN (with ARMY OF DARKNESS)

7/24 – 30 – Evergreen Drive-In, Mount Pleasant, PA

7/24 – 30 – Starlight Drive-In, Butler, PA

7/24 – 30 – Brownsville Drive-In, Grindstone, PA (HELD OVER!)

7/24 – 30 – Dependable Drive-In, Moon Township, PA (HELD OVER!)

7/28 – Circle Drive-In, Dickson City, PA

7/30 – Mendon Twin Drive-In, Mendon, MA (with EVIL DEAD 2)

7/31 – 8/2 – Winter Drive-In, Wintersville, OH (HELD OVER)

8/7 – Mendon Twin Drive-In, Mendon, MA (with EVIL DEAD 2) (HELD OVER)

8/7 & 8 – Verde Drive-In, Cottonwood, AZ

8/7 – 13 – Delsea Drive-In, Vineland, NJ (with EVIL DEAD 2)

8/7 – 13 – Delevan Drive-In, Delevan, NY (with EVIL DEAD 2)

8/7 – 13 – Sunset Drive-In, Middleport, NY (with EVIL DEAD 2)

8/7 – 13 – Vintage Drive-In, Avon, NY (with EVIL DEAD 2)

8/10 – Mustang Drive-In, London, ON (with PIECES)

8/11 – Starlite Drive-In, Hamilton, ON (with PIECES)

8/12 – Sunset Barrie Drive-In, Barrie, ON (with PIECES)

8/17 – 8/20 – Aut-O-Rama Drive-In, N. Ridgeville, OH (with ZOMBIE)

8/17 – Twilight Drive-In, Langley, BC (with EVIL DEAD 2)

8/21, 22 & 23 – Skowhegan Drive-In, Skowhegan, ME (with PIECES)

8/28 – Mahoning Drive-In, Lehighton, PA – Bruce Campbell in person!

8/28 & 29 – Riverside Drive-In, Vandergrift, PA (with NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD)

8/30 – 9/5 – Skyline Drive-In, Shelton, WA

8/31 – Mendon Twin Drive-In, Mendon, MA (HELD OVER!) (with EVIL DEAD 2)

9/2 – Canterbury Drive-In, Lake Orion, MI

9/5 – Fair Oaks Drive-In, Middletown, NY

9/10 – 9-13 – Milford Drive-In, Milford, NH (with EVIL DEAD 2)

9/11-9/17 – Tiffin Drive-In, Tiffin, OH (with EVIL DEAD 2)

9/11 – 9/17 – Van Del Drive-In, Middle Point, OH (with EVIL DEAD 2)

9/11 – 9/17 – Magic City Drive-In, Barberton, OH (with EVIL DEAD 2)

9/11 – 9/17 – Springmill Drive-In, Mansfield, OH (with EVIL DEAD 2)

9/11 – 9/17 – South Drive-In, Columbus, OH (with EVIL DEAD 2)

9/11 – 9/17 – Tri-Way Drive-In, Plymouth, IN (with EVIL DEAD 2)

9/11 – 9/17 – Midway Drive-In, Ravenna, OH (with EVIL DEAD 2)

9/11 – 9/17 – Field of Dreams Drive-In, Liberty Center, OH (with EVIL DEAD 2)

9/11 – 9/17 – Stardust Drive-In, Watertown, TN (with EVIL DEAD 2)

9/11 – 9/17 – Skyview Drive-In, Carmichaels, PA (with EVIL DEAD 2)

9/11 – 9/17 – Badin Road Drive-In, Albemarle, NC (with EVIL DEAD 2)

9/11 – 9/17 – Eden Drive-In, Eden, NC (with EVIL DEAD 2)

9/11 – 9/17 – Highway 21 Drive-In, Beaufort, SC (with EVIL DEAD 2)

9/11 – 9/17 – Superior 71 Drive-In, Spirit Lake, IA (with EVIL DEAD 2)

9/11 – 9/17 – Blue Grass Drive-In, Blue Grass, IA (with EVIL DEAD 2)

9/11 – 9/17 – Stardust Drive-In, Chetek, WI (with EVIL DEAD 2)

9/11 – 17 – Auto Vue Drive In, Sidney, OH (with EVIL DEAD 2)

9/11 – 17 – Elm Road Drive-In, Warren, OH (with EVIL DEAD 2)

9/12 – Raleigh Road Drive-In, Henderson, NC (with EVIL DEAD 2)

9/13 – Mayfield Road Drive-In, Chardon, OH (with EVIL DEAD 2)

9/18 & 19 – Holiday Drive In, Rockport, IN (with EVIL DEAD 2)

9/25 – 9/27 – Carrolltown Hi-Way Drive-In, Carrolltown, PA (with ZOMBIE)

9/25 & 26 – Highway 27 Drive-In, Somerset, KY (with EVIL DEAD 2)

10/1 – 10/5 – Starlite Drive-In, Cadet, MO (with EVIL DEAD 2)

10/2 & 3 – Frida Cinema Drive-In Series, Tustin, CA (with NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD)

10/2, 3, 4 & 8 – The Tibbs Drive-In, Indianapolis, IN (with EVIL DEAD 2)

10/8 – 5 Drive-In, Oakville, ON (with PIECES)

10/9 – The Drive-in at Fiesta, Texas – San Antonio, TX (with EVIL DEAD 2)

10/16 – Plaza Cinema Drive-In, Patchogue, NY

10/16 & 17 – Skyline Drive-In, Shelbyville, IN (with LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT and THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE)

10/18 – Falmouth Drive-In, Falmouth, MA

10/19 – Starlite Drive-In, Wichita, KS (with THE BEYOND and EVIL DEAD 2)

10/23 – Holiday Auto Theatre, Hamilton, OH (with EVIL DEAD 2 and ARMY OF DARKNESS)

10/23 – Skyline Drive-In, NYC

10/29 – Mendon Twin Drive-In, Mendon, MA (with EVIL DEAD 2)

10/30 – 11/5 – Madera Drive-In, Madera, CA

10/30 – 11/5 – Ford-Wyoming Drive-In, Dearborn, MI (with EVIL DEAD 2)

10/31 – Aperture Cinema, Winston-Salem, NC

11/20 & 21 – Prides Corner Drive-In, Westbrook, ME

…and more drive ins to be announced!

Follow us on Instagram @GrindhouseReleasing and Twitter @GrindhouseFilm for up-to-the-minute EVIL DEAD drive-in news!

For bookings, contact us here at GrindhouseReleasing.com.


The Kandarian demons at Grindhouse Releasing have been busy producing groovy new merchandise to commemorate THE EVIL DEAD’s triumphant return to Drive-In theaters across North America. We encourage everyone to stay safe, cover their ugly mugs and upgrade their chins! Complimentary EVIL DEAD ‘ASH’ masks will be available to select ticket packages for Bruce Campbell’s appearance at The Midway Drive-In.

For those who don’t have the GUTS to see this horror classic on the big-screen, a VERY limited amount of EVIL DEAD masks and ‘EVIL DEAD 2020 Drive-In Tour’ shirts will be available from the Grindhouse Releasing web store.

Shop smart, Shop S-Mart… and shop.grindhousereleasing.com



The Swimmer 1968 3 disc set 2 blu ray cd soundtrack embossed slipcover

Ship Date: August 21, 2020

The award-winning Grindhouse Releasing deluxe edition of THE SWIMMER is back, with a newly remastered CD of the original soundtrack album, and a beautiful embossed slipcover! Limited to only 2000 units!

Grindhouse Releasing is proud to present the ultimate late-’60s studio-produced cult film, THE SWIMMER. In his finest performance, Burt Lancaster stars as Ned Merrill, a man who confronts his destiny by swimming home, pool by pool, through the suburban nightmare of upper-class East Coast society. Based on the acclaimed short story by John Cheever, and directed by Frank Perry (DIARY OF A MAD HOUSEWIFE, MOMMIE DEAREST), THE SWIMMER is a film like no other, a feature-length TWILIGHT ZONE episode by way of THE NEW YORKER.


– Spectacular digital restoration created from 4K scans for optimal picture quality

– “The Story of THE SWIMMER” – the acclaimed five-part, 2-1/2 hour documentary by Oscar-winner Chris Innis featuring in-depth interviews with stars Janet Landgard, Joan Rivers and Marge Champion, composer Marvin Hamlisch, film editor Sidney Katz, assistant directors Michael Hertzberg and Ted Zachary, UCLA Olympic swim coach Bob Horn, and Joanna Lancaster

– The original NEW YORKER short story read by author John Cheever

– 12 page booklet with liner notes by legendary director Stuart Gordon (RE-ANIMATOR)

– Rare production stills from the lost alternate scenes

– Extensive still galleries, trailers and TV spots

– Beautiful embossed slip cover featuring original art by Glen Orbik

– BONUS CD – original soundtrack album by Marvin Hamlisch- newly remastered in stunning 24 bit/192khz sound from the original master tapes


A strange, stylized work, a brilliant and disturbing one.                            Burt Lancaster is superb in his finest performance. Four stars.”

– Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times

“Totally engrossing, thanks to its very strangeness, and to the superb    performances and vivid location photography. Five stars.”

– Geoff Andrew, Time Out New York

“Grim, disturbing and sometimes funny…                                                                                       the film has the shape of an open-ended hallucination.”

– Vincent Canby, The New York Times

Color – 1.85:1 – 1968 – 95 minutes – PG – Region 0

click here to order.

The Swimmer 1968 3 disc set 2 blu ray cd soundtrack embossed slipcover

The Swimmer 1968 cd soundtrack Marvin Hamlisch

The Swimmer 1968 cd soundtrack Marvin Hamlisch


PIECES 1983 drive-in screen

You don’t have to go to Texas for a chainsaw massacre….sometimes, you can just go to OHIO!! PIECES starts Friday on the gigantic screen at Skyway Drive-In, showing with EVIL DEAD 2: DEAD BY DAWN! 

tickets: http://www.skywaydrivein.com/

PIECES 1983 horror axe to head


Duke Mitchell in Gone with the Pope

The Skyline Drive-In
Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 6 PM – 11 PM

3986 E Michigan Rd, Shelbyville, Indiana 46176



Grindhouse Releasing is bringing Sam Raimi’s original 1981 horror classic THE EVIL DEAD back to outdoor screens this summer!

We kicked off the release in Maine with a hit screening at the Prides Corner Drive-In. THE EVIL DEAD will invade Florida this week as the movie opens Thursday June 18 at drive-in theaters in Ft. Lauderdale, Tampa, and Lake Worth (tickets: FloridaSwapShop.com).

But that’s not all! This Friday, June 19, EVIL DEAD begins a week-long run at the Ford-Wyoming Drive-In (Dearborn, Mich.), the Auto Drive-In (Greenwood, SC), and the Capri Drive-Coldwater, Mich.) on a dynamite double-feature with David E. Durston’s horror classic I DRINK YOUR BLOOD!

On July 10 & 11 the Midway Drive-In (Sterling, Ill.) will host THE EVIL DEAD with star Bruce Campbell in person! The July 11 show will include two more Grindhouse Releasing hits: I DRINK YOUR BLOOD and THE BEYOND!

Stay tuned for more cities and show dates coming soon! And request EVIL DEAD at your local drive-in!

Sign up for our newsletter to receive updates on these exclusive screenings, new EVIL DEAD merchandise, and more. For bookings, contact us here at GrindhouseReleasing.com.

Grindhouse Releasing Blu-ray News!

We hope all our fans around the world are staying safe during the pandemic. Wash your hands, stay inside, and practice social distancing with our Blu-ray releases of such antisocial films as I DRINK YOUR BLOODCORRUPTION, and CANNIBAL HOLOCAUST!

While quarantined in our underground bunker, the Grindhouse Releasing team is busy working on several new Blu-ray releases.


Christina Hornisher’s HOLLYWOOD 90028 (a.k.a. TWISTED THROATS and THE HOLLYWOOD HILLSIDE STRANGLER) was transferred in 4K from the original camera negative salvaged from a Hollywood dumpster!  

The HOLLYWOOD 90028 Blu-ray will include an interview with The Strangler himself, Christopher Augustine of Every Mother’s Son and Elephant, esteemed editor Leon Ortiz-Gil (THE NIGHT GALLERYBATTLESTAR GALACTICA24), plus more surprise bonus features! Check out these articles about the movie from Temple of Schlock (link) and the estimable Marc Edward Heuck (The Projector Has Been Drinking, (link), New Beverly Cinema (link).


Director Peter S. Traynor with Seymour Cassel and Sondra Locke on the set of DEATH GAME

Produced with the full cooperation of director Peter S. Traynor and director of photography David Worth, our gorgeous restoration of DEATH GAME presents the movie for the first time in its full Panavision glory. The 4K scan was made from the original camera negative. While our planned theatrical premiere is on hold, we’re now assembling the extra features including Traynor’s final career interview, filmed just weeks before his passing with director Eli Roth, as well as new interviews with star Colleen Camp and producer Larry Spiegel.


The deluxe Blu-ray edition of S.F. Brownrigg’s SCUM OF THE EARTH  (a.k.a. POOR WHITE TRASH PART II) contains exclusive interviews with the entire cast – Norma Moore, Gene Ross, Ann Stafford, Camilla Carr, Charlie Dell, Joel Colodner, and Hugh Feagin – plus cameraman and film editor Brian H. Hooper, script supervisor Jackie Barnes, production manager Jake Jacobie, and others. A documentary about S.F. Brownrigg produced by David Szulkin and Bob Murawski is now in post with editor Paul Hart. This limited edition 2-disc release with companion book will be available only from the Grindhouse Releasing web store!

And, in yet another sign of the impending Apocalypse, we have completed the stunning 4K transfer of Palmer Rockey’s long-unseen magnum opus LOVE IS DEEP INSIDE!

If you’ve enjoyed our screenings and Blu-rays and want to see more of us in the future, please help support our efforts by purchasing directly from the web store. All of our titles are now in stock and ready to ship, along with exclusive merchandise like the hot-selling PIECES T-shirt, stickers, and more!

And most importantly: DO THE SCRUB!