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Friday the 13th

Horror movie by Sean S. Cunningham from 1980.

Friday the 13th

USA , 1980, 95min
Director: Sean S. Cunningham

Betsy Palmer, Adrienne King, Jeannine Taylor, Robbi Morgan, Kevin Bacon, Harry Crosby, Laurie Bartram, Mark Nelson, Peter Brouwer, Rex

Friday the thirteenth (orig Friday the 13th) is an american horror film of the 1980, director Sean S. Cunnighama. In the movie starring Betsy Palmer, Adrienne King, Harry Crosby, and also in one of his earliest roles, Kevin Bacon. The picture follows a group of teenagers who are working on the reopening of the camp where years ago a boy drowned. Teenagers are being murdered by a mysterious killer. Friday the thirteenth is inspired by the success of Halloween, John Carpenter, and was created for just 0.5 million USD. After its introduction the slide elicited a mixed reaction from critics but instantly became a commercial hit, if only in the United states earned $ 39.7 million and thus became one of the most successful pictures of its genre in film history. The Film also became the first of its kind, which was in the United states distributed a major studio - Paramount Pictures. The success of the film led to the making of the entire series of films, a crossover with Freddy Krueger and the remake. In 2009, Friday the thirteenth received ten sequels, including a crossover with Freddy Krueger, the serial killer from nightmare on Elm Street, named Freddy vs. Jason. Friday the thirteenth 2 introduced Jason Voorhees, the son of mrs. Voorheeseové, as the main negative character. The same role Jason took in the remaining sequels (with the exception of the fifth film). The first part is received in the 2009 remake of Friday the thirteenth.
Budget: $550,000
Genre: Horror

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Rating by horrory.cz: 62 %
Rating by imdb.com: 64 %

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