Ash (Bruce Campbell) , the sole survivor of The Evil Dead, returns to the same isolated cabin deep in the woods with his girlfriend, Lina (Denise Bixler). The two discover a mysterious tape recorder and hear the voice of Professor Knoby reciting passages from the Necronomicon
, or Book of The Dead, Little do they know that the professor's words are powerful enough to invoke a spell that unleashes the spirit of evil alive in the remote forest surrounding them.
The plot sickens and the supernatural demons invade the cabin on a gory crusade for human victims. In desperation, Ash attempts to escape his horrific fate by battling with the gruesome ghouls with the help of some unexpected visitors. However, he discovers that he is no match for the unspeakable creatures lurking behind every door, and waiting beyond every corner.