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Friday the 13th Reviews

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April 13, 2018
The final reel reveal of the killer (not Jason) kicks the film into a higher gear.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
April 13, 2018
Cunningham skilfully works up plenty of gory scares, while also allowing the audience to sympathise with the counsellors.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 15, 2012
It depicts what is surely the first recorded instance of the game "Strip Monopoly" and would later inspire Wet Hot American Summer, and we should all be grateful for that.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 19, 2010
It hasn't aged well; its nonstyle renders it pretty sedate these days.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 6, 2009
Within the dead-teenie realm it achieves a certain classicism
August 21, 2009
Has there ever been a more unimaginative exercise in big-screen terror?
March 5, 2009
What makes the movie work is that the slasher genre hadn't been set in stone yet, and some choices that director Sean S. Cunningham makes in the film that work against type.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
February 14, 2009
a campfire boogeyman story designed to do little more than build tension and deliver a few well-timed shocks, which it does with precision and even a bit of artistry
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
February 12, 2009
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 1, 2009
...perhaps more than any other film, it helped to popularize the slasher genre and codify the formula.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
October 9, 2008
A skillful, if by-the-numbers, horror pic.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
February 20, 2008
A classic Bacon
| Original Score: 3.5/4
September 26, 2007
Unsophisticated by today's standards perhaps, but still contains plenty to satisfy the dedicated gore-hound.
September 26, 2007
For all its shoddiness, the film manages, just barely, to achieve its ignoble goals -- it delivers what it promises.
October 11, 2005
Pure slasher goodness!
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
October 1, 2005
Classic but forgettable teen-camp slasher
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
August 31, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
July 29, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
March 7, 2005
The whole film is one of the best arguments for resuming movie censorship to come along in years.
December 21, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
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