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Famous First Films: Sam Raimi's IT'S MURDER! (1977)

By Christopher Webster [05.03.22]


Sam Raimi's Dr. Strange in the Multiverse of Madness debuts in theaters this week so you know what it's time for - a Famous First Films post!

It's Murder! is a 1977 feature-length movie shot on Super 8 film directed by Sam Raimi while he was still in college. It was co-written and produced by Raimi and Scott Spiegel, and stars both Raimi and Spiegel. Raimi's first directorial work, it co-stars his frequent collaborator Bruce Campbell.

Sam Raimi is of course one of the most famous directors of films like Evil Dead, Evil Dead 2 and Army of Darkness.

He also, arguably, kickstarted the Marvel cinematic universe with his Spiderman films.


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Watch It's Murder from 1977.




Recommended Release: Army of Darkness





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