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Saturday the 14th (1981)

A family moves into a house inhabited by scary creatures and a number of close calls ensue.

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4 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast

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John
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Mary
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Severn Darden ...
Kari Michaelsen ...
Debbie
Kevin Brando ...
Billy
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Aunt Lucille (as Rosemary De Camp)
Stacy Keach Sr. ...
Attorney
Carole Androsky ...
Marge, the Real Estate Lady (as Carol Androsky)
Roberta Collins ...
Cousin Rhonda
Nancy Lee Andrews ...
Yolanda
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The Major
Annie O'Donnell ...
Annette Muldowney, the Next Door Neighbor
Thomas Newman ...
Cousin Phil
Allen Joseph ...
Uncle Bert
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Storyline

Primarily a spoof of the Friday the 13th series, but also takes shots at several other horror films. After his family moves to a new house, a young boy discovers a mysterious book describing the curse hanging over the date of Saturday the 14th. Opening the book releases a band of monsters into the house, and the family must join together to save themselves and their neighborhood. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <tss.yh.nec.co.jp>

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Just when you thought it was safe to look at the calendar again.


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PG | See all certifications »

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30 October 1981 (USA)  »

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Depois de Sexta 13  »

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Principal photography lasted three weeks. See more »

Goofs

Zipper seen on back of the head of Creature from the Black Lagoon. See more »

Quotes

Television Announcer: George and Elizabeth Bennetson got into their car to go to a party... But this wasn't going to be the kind of party they expected. The guests are about to arrive -
John: Billy, will you turn that thing off?
Billy: I did turn it off.
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Connections

Spoofs The Birds (1963) See more »

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A great Horror movie-with a comic twist.
6 October 1999 | by (Mesa, AZ) – See all my reviews

According the movie, "If Friday the 13th is unlucky, Saturday the 14th is the worse". A family movies into a strange house that is inhabiated by many strange, undead monsters. The comedy of this movie is taking a horror scence and putting gags in it. Such as the mad scientist tasting his potion and saying "Not bad, but not good", or a mother finding a six-finger rubber glove. A good movie for the Halloween season.


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