Now Reading
Friday The 13th (1980)

Friday The 13th (1980)

by 14/09/2013
The "Friday the 13th" takes us in the idyllic surroundings of Camp Crystal Lake and follows a group of young people who man camps there ignoring the danger that awaits them. A serial killer is "at work" sowing panic.

Sean S. Cunningham


Sean S. Cunningham


Victor Miller


Betsy Palmer, Adrienne King, Harry Crosby, Laurie Bartram, Jeannine Taylor, Kevin Bacon, Mark Nelson, Robbi Morgan, Ari Lehman


Harry Manfredini

Εταιρείες Παραγωγής

Paramount Pictures, Georgetown Productions Inc., Sean S. Cunningham Films


1 Hour and 35 Minutes (95 Minutes)






Fridays will never be the same again.



Box Office


Body Count

11 (μαζί με ένα ζώο)




It is somewhat difficult to present and evaluate horror movies that are so familiar to horror audiences as the "Godfather" film scene gkangksterikwn. The "Friday the 13th" one of the most famous horror film of all-time apparently needs no introduction and all the trivial nicknames such as "cult", "classic", etc, are perfectly justifiable regardless if time threatens with rejection from a portion of spectators making it look "outdated". For the less informed readers simply recall that the film in question belonged to a small group of "Vanguard"-film pioneers who paved the way for the explosive advance of slasher idiom in the 80s, one of the most productive offshoots in the scene of horror.

In the first part of one of the most extensive franchise see the "how it all began '. Travel back to the roots of an unspeakable evil that impregnated by a tragic incident in Lake Crystal Lake – the drowning of an unfortunate young child, of Jason, who escaped the attention of the omadarchwn in the camp anymore goddamn Crystal Lake. The blooded and practically unstoppable killer Jason Voorhees might not have even put forth the deadly machine but let's be good home! Okay now what spoilers and poppycock, obviously everyone knows what we are talking about. What we don't know is how they should assess the ' Friday the 13th ' after all this time. Let's discover well now.

Horror Trivia

One of the early names of film "Friday the 13th" while it was still Long at Night was "Camp Blood". The name of Jason Voorhees was given by screenwriter Victor Miller, combining the names of two of his sons Josh and Ian, while Voorhees was the surname of a friend of Miller in high school.

In principle, to the position of Director of "Friday the 13th" have a valued and experienced player, Sean S. Cunningham, who several years ago had worked with Wes Craven on ' cult ' exploitation film of the last name "Last House on the Left". We have labour Victor Miller on the script and the Maitre Tom Savini special effects/makeup. Generally talking about possible group that became even stronger with the musician Harry Manfredini who composed one of the most characteristic musical themes in the history of terror. From the distinguished cast Betsy Palmer, Adrienne King and Kevin Bacon, with the first to be remembered more for the nightmarish performance of the final scaling (resembling enraged mother-in-law a thing). Although the main players are good, on Friday the 13th "," don't catch the highest performance. The shallowness of the script, the wooden interpretations of more actors and the slow evolution of events are the main drawbacks that bring down the bar on this historic film. Compensates us with the high Body count (11 murders along with a dead snake), the detailed depiction of some of them, the chilling music, beautiful and menacing wooded and Lake environment where the story unfolds.

Many traditional features of subsequent slasher located here although some of them may have already preceded on older slasher like "Halloween" in 1978 (e.g. the emergence of a ScreamQueen actress, the overly persistent figure of Slayer etc.). The existence of some cliches are not well what bothers me in ' the Friday 13th ", since then were fresh products of cinema horror/slasher. What bothers me is the general sense how even though the love for what you gave in the course of stage fright, we cannot overlook the debunking of that happening now clearly in front of us, look ripe free from the erstwhile excessive youthful enthusiasm. Obviously that we prefer from the ghastly "Friday the 13th" remake in 2009 and will continue to accord the tribute he deserves but without the overestimate as once …

Friday the 13th


  • A bloody JAB the throat with an arrow!
  • A single chop to the eye!
  • A monumental slow motion decapitation in a very intense, though far-fetched finale.



friday-the-13th-poster1 friday-the-13th-poster2 friday-the-13th-poster3


friday-the13th-image-1 friday-the13th-image-2

Related Links

Friday The 13th (1980) on IMDb



Διαβάθμιση Gore:
5 = Ατελείωτο λουτρό αίματος - 4 = Πολύ αιματοβαμμένο - 3 = Αιματοβαμμένο - 2 = Ελάχιστα αιματοβαμμένο - 1 = Σταγόνες αίματος - 0 = Ανυπαρξία αίματος

Διαβάθμιση Βαθμολογίας:
5 = Αριστουργηματικό! - 4 = Πολύ καλό - 3 = Καλό - 2,5 = Μέτριο - 2 = Κακό - 1 = Πολύ κακό - 0 = Δεν βλέπεται με τίποτα!


The bloody murders, the beautiful scenery of Lake, haunted Harry Manfredini's music that was destined to mark the franchise, frightening interpretation of Betsy Palmer.


Many wooden interpretations, indifferent to the majority of the characters, fairly uninteresting spaces, level scenario.

Βαθμός Συντάκτη
Βαθμός Χρηστών
Rate Here

Very important horror film from historical perspective. But time has left its marks on her and see only pleasantly by slasher fans and the most romantic friends of terror.

Βαθμός Συντάκτη
Βαθμός Χρηστών
1 rating
You have rated this
About The Author
The editorial team consists of zombies, werewolves, undead ... come on and some people now and then! Our mission is to inform the Greek public on the horror films and their critical evaluation.