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Friday the 13th Reviews

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November 2, 2014
It's blatant exploitation of the lowest order.
February 12, 2009
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
February 7, 2009
Friday the 13th set the tone for the modern slasher flick. So you know which film to blame for all those lousy horror films.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
April 19, 2002
A dreadful piece of trash.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
August 1, 2002
A franchise with such longevity implies that there was a good movie at the start of it all. Not this time.
| Original Score: 1/5
January 22, 2013
| Original Score: 2.5/5
September 14, 2007
Makes not the slightest attempt to hide the outright theft of every one of its ideas from much better films.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
December 15, 2010
Beware of this infamous, sadistic slasher film.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
May 26, 2006
I say it's the worst.
February 4, 2009
You really have to wonder what exactly made the Friday the 13th series so wildly successful.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
August 22, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 0/5
February 10, 2009
Whether you want to credit or blame Friday the 13th for its role in influencing modern cineplex cinema is a matter of taste. [Blu-ray]
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
August 1, 2003
...uneven...
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
October 17, 2006
Friday the 13th emerges not as an outstanding slasher film, but as a succinctly formulaic one.
July 29, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 0/5
February 10, 2009
...a woefully bad slasher flick, complete with an inept cast (including Kevin Bacon in uncomfortably tight shorts); laborious pacing; and an interminable catfight climax.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
September 26, 2007
It may be one of the most famous, but it's certainly not an original on which others are based.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
February 13, 2009
Full Review | Original Score: F
February 13, 2009
How do you sum up a movie that's really quite awful yet helped define a filmmaking era?
Read More | Original Score: 64/100
Top Critic
January 26, 2006
A tame, poorly plotted serving of schlock, less horrific for its ketchup-smeared murders than for the bare-faced fashion in which it tries and fails to rip off Carpenter's Halloween in matters of style and construction.
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