Friday the 13th is considered an unlucky day by many people around the world. And while the movie franchise named after the day may not be everyone’s cup of tea, it’s definitely popular. So just how many Friday the 13th movies are there?
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How many Friday 13th movies are there?
As of 2019, there have been twelve movies in the Friday the 13th franchise:
-Friday the 13th (1980)
-Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)
-Friday the 13th Part III (1982)
-Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984)
-Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985)
-Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives (1986)
-Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988)
-Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989)
-Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993)
-Jason X (2001)
-Freddy vs. Jason (2003)
-Friday the 13th (2009 reboot)
The history of Friday 13th
The history of Friday 13th
The different Friday 13th movies
There have been twelve Friday the 13th movies released so far. The first movie was released in 1980, and the most recent one was released in 2009. There is also an upcoming movie that is set to be released in 2017.
The characters in Friday 13th
The movie series has killed off a staggering number of characters over the years. In the original movie, only six out of twenty-two characters survive. The second film ups the death toll, with eleven out of twenty-five characters being killed. Friday the 13th Part III sees another nine deaths, for a total of twenty-six. The fourth movie in the series, The Final Chapter, is actually the most deadly, with eleven kills in its ninety-minute runtime. Including Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday and Jason X, there have been one hundred and three deaths attributed to Jason Voorhees.
The setting of Friday 13th
Friday 13th is an American horror franchise that comprises twelve slasher films, a television series, novels, comic books, video games, and tie‑in merchandise. The franchise mainly focuses on the fictional character Jason Voorhees, who drowned as a boy at Camp Crystal Lake due to the negligence of the camp staff. Years later, the lake is rumored to be “cursed” and is the setting for a series of mass murders. Jason is featured in all of the films, as either the killer or a hallucination of the characters.
The plot of Friday 13th
Friday the 13th is a 1980 American slasher film produced and directed by Sean S. Cunningham, written by Victor Miller, and starring Betsy Palmer, Adrienne King, Harry Crosby, Laurie Bartram, Mark Nelson, Jeannine Taylor, Robbi Morgan, and Kevin Bacon. The film tells the story of a group of teenage camp counselors who are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to re-open an abandoned summer camp.
The film was released on May 9, 1980 in the United States and grossed over $39 million at the box office on a budget of $550,000, making it one of the most profitable independent films ever made. Its success led to a franchise consisting of twelve sequels (one of which was planned but never made), two reboots, novels, comic books, video games, and merchandise.
The kills in Friday 13th
Friday the 13th is an American horror franchise that comprises twelve slasher films, a television series, novels, comic books, video games, and tie‑in merchandise. The franchise mainly focuses on the fictional character Jason Voorhees, who drowned as a boy at Camp Crystal Lake due to the negligence of the camp counselors. Decades later, the lake is rumored to be “cursed” and is the site of a series of mass murders. Jason is featured in all of the films, as either the killer or a spur for the events that occur.
The music in Friday 13th
The first film in the franchise was released on May 9, 1980, and was titled Friday the 13th. The film has been followed by a sequel released in 1981, titled Friday the 13th Part 2. There have been ten sequels in total, with the most recent being released in 2009. The franchise has also spawned two crossover films with another horror franchise, A Nightmare on Elm Street. The first crossover film was released in 1984 and titled Freddy vs. Jason, and the second crossover was released in 2003 and titled Freddy vs. Jason vs. Ash.
The legacy of Friday 13th
The legacy of Friday 13th is one of the most popular horror movie franchises in history. The original movie was released in 1980, and since then there have been twelve more movies released, with the most recent one coming out in 2009. That makes for a total of thirteen movies in the franchise.
The future of Friday 13th
While the future of Friday 13th is currently up in the air, there have been a total of twelve movies released in the franchise. The first movie was released in 1980, and the most recent movie was released in 2009. It is unknown if or when another Friday 13th movie will be made.