Army of Darkness (1992)
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Insanely quotable, tremendously fun and ridiculously entertaining. A true camp classic.
Take equal parts Evil Dead, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court and (Loony Tunes + Three Stooges), add a generous helping of Jason and the Argonauts, throw in B-movie blender, and you've got Sam Raimi's Army of Darkness. I just watched it for the first time since it came out and it's hard not to be charmed by it as a pure entertainment. Raimi hits the perfect tone between action, horror and comedy that films like Pirates of the Carribean only wish they could. No, there's no character arc, and very little besides action, but it hardly matters. Wacky sequences like the birth of the Deadite Ash, or the insane battle with the skeletons are what it's all about. Great fun.
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This movie ranks #53 in Action! The Action Movie A-Z
This movie ranks #75 in Badmovies.org Best B-Movies
This movie ranks #89 in The New Cult Canon
This movie ranks #130 in They Shoot Zombies, Don't They?
This movie ranks #293 in 500 Essential Cult Movies
This movie ranks #372 in Empire 500