It's Murder!

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It's Murder!
Directed bySam Raimi
Produced bySam Raimi
Scott Spiegel
Written bySam Raimi
Scott Spiegel
StarringScott Spiegel
Sam Raimi
Bruce Campbell
Ted Raimi
CinematographyBruce Campbell
John Cameron
Mike Ditz
Ted Raimi
Distributed bySam Raimi
Release date
Running time
70 minutes

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.


The film tells the story of a family whose uncle is murdered. The son (Sam Raimi) gets everything because he is in the will. A detective (Scott Spiegel) is trying to find out who murdered the uncle while avoiding ending up dead as well.



Raimi, Spiegel, Campbell and company all started making films in high school and made It's Murder! while they were still in college, working with Raimi's brother's roommate, Robert Tapert. It was shot on Super 8 film with a budget of $2000.[1]


  1. ^ Kate Egan, The Evil Dead, Columbia University Press - 2011, page 9

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