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Evil Ed (1995)

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A mild-mannered film editor is assigned to cut a series of infamous slasher films and is driven murderously insane by the miles of extremely violent footage he edits.

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Anders Jacobsson

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Anders Jacobsson (screenplay), Göran Lundström (screenplay) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Johan Rudebeck ... Edward "Eddie" Tor Swenson
Per Löfberg ... Nick
Olof Rhodin ... Sam Campbell
Camela Leierth ... Mel
Gert Fylking ... SWAT team lieutenant
Cecilia Ljung Cecilia Ljung ... Barbara
Michael Kallaanvaara ... Tom McClane
Hans Wilhelmsson Hans Wilhelmsson ... Weld / Patient / Lunatic
Anders Ek Anders Ek ... Janitor
Memory Garp Memory Garp ... Office clerk
Christer Fant ... Man in movie 'Tillbaka till Årjäng'
Odile Nunes Odile Nunes ... Woman in movie 'Tillbaka till Årjäng'
Ulf Landergren Ulf Landergren ... Head of culture film department
Jenny Forslund Jenny Forslund ... Editor, culture film department
Therese Malmer ... Girl at Splatter & Gore Department / Sexy Patient
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Storyline

Eddie Tor Swenson is a mild-mannered film editor with a wife, child, and a comfortable job editing art and drama films for a major studio. Following the suicide of their editor, heartless studio exec Sam Campbell transfers Ed to his department, the Splatter & Gore Department, to finish what the original editor was doing: editing the highly profitable but extremely violent Loose Limbs series of slashers. Sam allows Ed the use of his secluded country cottage so Ed can go about his work undisturbed, or so he thinks. The seclusion and the constant exposure to the violent nature and content of the films he's editing start to drive Ed insane. What begins as hallucinations leads to Ed's darker, murderous side emerging, and it puts the lives of everyone around him in danger: whether it be the film-buff studio warehouse man, or even Ed's family... Written by Kyle Palkowski

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It's a no brainer. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sadistic violence and gore, language and some sexuality in a horror comedy | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Sweden

Language:

English | Swedish

Release Date:

2 May 1997 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Evil Ed Special EDition See more »

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Budget:

SEK250,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Sweden had until 1996 a policy about censor any movies that had any sex or violence scenes. Evil Ed was actually made as a protest against that policy. See more »

Goofs

When Edward is being taken down the hospital corridor into the ward, it can be see sticking out of the top of the doorway. See more »

Quotes

White Demon: I'm still waiting.
Eddie: I don't understand. Waiting for what?
White Demon: For you to prove yourself. You've got such potential. It would be a real waste if you didn't put it to use. A whole world needs to be corrected. There is much work to be done - I trust you will be happy to do your part.
Eddie: I tried to do my best!
White Demon: Yes, I know about your work. Now let me honest, I'm far from pleased. You know what's shown on the screen is a mere reflection of someone's ungodly sick mind. You have to remove these minds or else ...
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Crazy Credits

The characters and events in this motion picture are fictional, any similarity to actual persons living, dead, undead, living dead, re-animated or ressurrected is purely coincidel. See more »

Alternate Versions

Looks like all non-Scandinavian DVDs are missing a 1 min. 23 sec. (PAL) scene right after directorial credit. In this black and white Swedish speaking Ingmar Bergman parody a couple are discussing. The husband Börje is at the window complaining about lousy weather and the wife talks about leaving him. See more »

Connections

Spoofs Taxi Driver (1976) See more »

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Performed by Avesta Gospel
Conducted by Dan Eiderfors
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Another brick in the horror wall
18 March 2004 | by lucifer_1981See all my reviews

Man jus saw this movie and was it good? ooh yeah it was better.The story's quite simple we have this crazy movie guy who is told to edit European horror trash for dime a dozen, so our man Ed yeah that's' his name goes on editing these horror stuff until he becomes one such looney horror character and then the gorefest begins.Chessy dailogues,total blood mayhem,silly girls,lousy lookin monster yeah u got all the gore stuff right in there. So ye good men all I advice is to leave ur good brains behind for its time to be sic. Coming to the gore ratings i giveth 5 otta 5.And for all u guys out there looking for an intelligent movie this movie's surely aint for u.


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