Friday the 13th (1980 movie)

1980 film directed by Sean S. Cunningham

Friday the 13th is a 1980 American slasher movie produced and directed by Sean S. Cunningham, and written by Victor Miller.

It stars Betsy Palmer, Adrienne King, Harry Crosby, Laurie Bartram, Kevin Bacon, Jeannine Taylor, Mark Nelson, and Robbi Morgan. The movie tells the story of a group of teenagers who are murdered one by one by an unknown killer while attempting to re-open an abandoned summer camp.

Released in May 1980, Friday the 13th was a major box office success, grossing over $39.7 million in the United States alone. This was the first movie in the a long series of sequels with the creation of serial killer Jason Voorhees.

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