Friday The 13th

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Main Details

  • Released in 1980
  • Color
  • Running Time: 95 Min.
  • Production Co: Georgetown Productions Inc. | Paramount Pictures | Sean S. Cunningham Films
  • Distribution Co: Paramount Pictures (1980) (USA) (theatrical) | Cinéma International Corporation (CIC) (1981) (France) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Sean S. Cunningham
  • Written by Victor Miller, Ron Kurz (uncredited)
  • Starring Betsy Palmer, Adrienne King, Harry Crosby, Laurie Bartram, Jeannine Taylor, Kevin Bacon, Mark Nelson
  • Produced by Sean S. Cunningham, Alvin Geiler, Steve Miner
  • Original Music by Harry Manfredini
  • Cinematography by Barry Abrams
  • Film Editing by Bill Freda

Plot Summary

  • A group of camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp which was the site of a child's drowning and a grisly double murder years before.

Also Known As

  • Vendredi 13 (Belgium (French title) / Canada (French title) / France)
  • 13. gün (Turkey) (Turkish title)
  • A Long Night at Camp Blood (USA) (working title)
  • Divendres 13 (Spain) (Catalan title)
  • Fredag 13. (Norway)
  • Fredag den 13. (Denmark)
  • Fredagen den 13:e (Sweden)
  • Freitag, der 13. (Germany)
  • Martes 13 (Argentina)
  • Péntek 13 (Hungary)
  • Paraskevi kai 13 (Greece)
  • Perjantai 13. (Finland) (DVD title)
  • Perjantai 13. päivä (Finland)
  • Piatek 13 (Poland)
  • Sexta-Feira 13 (Brazil)
  • Venerdì 13 (Italy)
  • Viernes 13 (Spain)
  • Vrijdag de 13de (Belgium) (Flemish title)
  • Vrijdag de 13e (Netherlands)
  • Yom Shisi Ha-Shlosh-Esre (Israel) (Hebrew title)


  • On Friday The 13th, They Began To Die Horribly, One......By One (UK - Theatrical Tagline)
  • Lucky 13? I think not. |
  • If you think this means bad luck...YOU DON'T KNOW THE HALF OF IT.
  • You'll wish it were only a nightmare...
  • Fridays will never be the same again.
  • A 24 hour nightmare of terror.
  • They were warned...They are doomed...And on Friday the 13th, nothing will save them.
  • From the producer of The Last House On The Left comes the most terrifying film of all time.
  • You may only see it once, but that will be enough.
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