• Released
  • February 13, 2009
  • R , 1 hr 37 min
  • Horror
  • 2,101 Fan Ratings
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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Rated R | For strong bloody violence, some graphic sexual content, language and drug material
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Common Sense Media says not for kids Horror remake isn't for anyone, let alone teens.
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