|release date||May 10 1980|
|director||Sean S. Cunningham|
|writer||Sean S. Cunningham|
|starring||Betsy Palmer, Adrienne King, Kevin Bacon|
|tagline||You'll wish it were only a nightmare...|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisA young boy named Jason drowns in a camp lake. Eleven years later, counselors at the camp are systematically slaughtered. Could it be Jason back from his watery grave?
FRIDAY THE 13TH, the definitive slasher movie, remains one of the most effective and important films in the history of horror cinema, still outshining the countless imitators it has spawned since its release over a quarter century ago. A simple tale of murder and revenge at a newly-reopened summer camp, this film changed the face of the horror genre and continues to be the benchmark by which all slice-and-dice movies are, and should, be judged – even in this age of big-budget remakes, green screens, and CG effects. …Read More