Friday the 13th (2009) Synopsis
Young revelers meet grisly ends at the hands of a hockey-masked killer.
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Entertainment Weekly

However, this film is (be)head and shoulders above the recently reanimated likes of "Prom Night" and "My Bloody Valentine."
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50

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
A surprisingly straightforward romp in slasher-flick cliches, Friday the 13th is replete with gee-whiz gore, gratuitous sex and nudity and...
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50

TV Guide

It's not an openly meta take on the genre like "Scream," but it's a slasher movie for people who love slasher movies, and if your heart...
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

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Nispel is no Rob Zombie - who achieved something akin to brilliance with his 2007 Halloween remake. What's more, as influential as it's...
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
About the best Friday the 13th movie you could hope for. Its technical credits are excellent. It has a lot of scary and gruesome killings....
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
It's business as usual at Camp Crystal Lake, with very little in the way of fresh jolts or an innovative visual style that would have...
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38

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
While it's billed as a "re-imagining" of the horror franchise, this Friday is more like a rehash, delivering just what you expect and...
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
The reboot of the "Friday the 13th" series is a pretty big mess - not particularly scary or interesting or even gory by 21st century movie...
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25

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The movie might have worked if it winked more - or if it played things completely straight.
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20

New York Daily News

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Purists will be – happy? Relieved? – to know that the "ch-ch-chhh" music survived, and the body count still totals 13.
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FRIDAY THE 13TH - HORRORFEST! GRADE: B-minus

By MOVIES REVIEWER
Feb. 9 - I just attended the advance press preview of this 95-minute remake of the 1980 movie - and I must confess that I enjoyed this remake immensely - because:- 1) good production values 2) good...

A REAL REVIEW - FROM A VOORHEES FAN

By kingkevz
Ok so I went to the premier of this on sat in nyc. first of all, this is a remake. but it's not your typical remake. It took a turn on remakes and did a mash-up of sorts. It takes elements from F...

The Best of The Friday The 13th Films

By JoelleTravianaOx
I am a fan of the previous Friday The 13th films and I was excited that they were "remaking" the original one. I attended an early screening of this film and my overall opinion is that is the best...

Friday 2/13/2009

By Daydream
Marcus Nispel and Michael Bay are back from the Texas Chainsaw Massacre in 2003 with the "new" Jason Voorhees and Friday the 13th. Their two movies are eerily similar in too many ways, including the...

YOU WILL BE AMAZED

By MELISSA NC
I SAW THIS AT A SPECIAL SHOWING ...., YOU WILL TRUELY ENJOY THIS MOVIE IF YOU LIKED IT PREVIOUSLY. THE DETAIL WAS AMAZING... HOWEVER THE END LEFT YOU HANGING.........

Easily the Best Friday. Easily...

By TPJR
Listen up, anyone who actually knows what they're talking about will tell you the same thing I'm about to. It's not the 80's anymore, and what was scary back then isn't now. What worked in a movie...

Best Friday the 13th ever

By sloppygine
This was an awesome movie. People ding left and right. Pretty gnarley ways to die too. This is by far the best jason movie so far. I went and saw the premier and the entire crowd was screaming and...

Bay Rocks It!

By chrislopez62995
So i was preety sure this movie was going to be a TOTAL terd but the element of this movie not only madde my girlfriend jump but me to this theme has been here forevr. even though it leaves you with...

Friday The 13th remake a success

By jrmount
As a fan of the Friday The 13th films I awaited eagerly to see the remake of the original film. I was not disappointed. The film is not a scene for scene remake but is instead a retelling of the...

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By tydwg13
this is an all time faroite movie with json comin back it is a must see...

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Rated R | For strong bloody violence, some graphic sexual content, language and drug material
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says not for kids Horror remake isn't for anyone, let alone teens.
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