Friday the 13th (1980)

Friday the 13th (1980)

Friday the 13th (1980)

On of the first "true" slasher flicks: Camp counsellors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant, while trying to reopen a summer camp closed due to a child's drowning.

1980Rating: MA15+92 minsUSA
HorrorClassic

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Friday the 13th (1980) / Reviews

Time Out

Time Out

A tame, poorly plotted serving of schlock.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

Its technical credits are excellent. It has a lot of scary and gruesome killings. Not a whole lot of acting is required. If that's what you want to find out, you can stop reading.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

It may be one of the most famous, but it's certainly not an original on which others are based.

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BBC

BBC

A hugely influential film that contributed to the 1980s horror boom.

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