Friday the 13th: A New Beginning

1985 American slasher film directed by Danny Steinmann

Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (also known as Friday the 13th: Part V) is a 1985 American slasher movie directed by Danny Steinmann. It stars Melanie Kinnaman, John Shepherd, and Shavar Ross. It is the fifth installment in the Friday the 13th movie series.

The movie was the first in the franchise to become a psychological horror movie rather than focusing on the background mystery of Jason Voorhees. The movie was controversial because many scenes included nudity and drug use.[1]


  1. TV Guide Staff. "Friday the 13th, Part V: A New Beginning". TV Guide. Retrieved February 28, 2018.