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9th May 1980
1h 35m
Sean S. Cunningham
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Friday the 13th is a 1980 Horror Mystery film released on 9th May; Sean S. Cunningham directed the film which stars Adrienne King, Betsy Palmer, and Kevin Bacon. A sequel, Friday the 13th Part II, was released in 1981. It was later remade/rebooted as Friday the 13th in 2009. The film was a box office success, earning a profit of $59,204,601 on its budget.

A group of camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp which was the site of a child's drowning and a grisly double murder years before.

If you started watching this film now, it would finish at approximately 1:03am.
Adrienne King Alice Hardy
Age at Filming ≈ 24
Betsy Palmer Pamela Voorhees
Age at Filming ≈ 53
Kevin Bacon Kevin Bacon
Age at Filming ≈ 21
Harry Crosby
Age at Filming ≈ 21
Jeannine Taylor
Age at Filming ≈ 25
Laurie Bartram
Age at Filming ≈ 21
Peter Brouwer Steve Christy
Age at Filming ≈ 34
Irwin Keyes Irwin Keyes
Age at Filming ≈ 27
Ari Lehman Jason Voorhees
Age at Filming ≈ 14
Walt Gorney
Age at Filming ≈ 67
Ronn Carroll
Age at Filming ≈ 44
Rex Everhart
Age at Filming ≈ 59
Tom Savini Tom Savini Killer's Hands
Age at Filming ≈ 33
Robbi Morgan
Age at Filming ≈ 18
Willie Adams
Age at Filming ≈ 25

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Alcohol Use
Drug Use
Sexual Content
Tobacco Use

Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

11% 13-19
39% 20-29
11% 30-39
6% 40-49
11% 50-59
6% 60-69
17% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

33% Female
67% Male

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

33% Good
67% Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

28% Camp Counsellor
6% Camp Owner
67% Unknown

Frequently Asked Questions

Who plays the lead role(s) in Friday the 13th?
The lead role is played by Adrienne King in the role of Alice Hardy.
Is Friday the 13th on Netflix?
No, Friday the 13th is not currently available on Netflix in the United States
Is Friday the 13th on Amazon Prime?
No, Friday the 13th is not currently available on Amazon Prime in the United States
Is Friday the 13th on Disney Plus?
No, Friday the 13th is not currently available on Disney+ in the United States