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Saturday the 14th (1981)

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

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Debbie
Kevin Brando ...
Billy
Rosemary DeCamp ...
Aunt Lucille (as Rosemary De Camp)
Stacy Keach Sr. ...
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Carole Androsky ...
Marge, the Real Estate Lady (as Carol Androsky)
Roberta Collins ...
Cousin Rhonda
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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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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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30 October 1981 (USA)  »

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Depois de Sexta 13  »

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The name of the family dog was "Rover". See more »

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At about 18:34, there is a box of Froot Loops on the breakfast table. Later in the scene, it's gone. See more »

Quotes

Marge, the Real Estate Broker: Do you have children?
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Spoofs The Birds (1963) See more »

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They managed fit "horrible" into "Horror"
18 September 2013 | by See all my reviews

The thing is... it's bad, and it knows it's bad. However, it's self awareness doesn't actually excuse it from being bad.

This is Mr. Magoo in a haunted house for 90 minutes. The jokes are cheap, easy, lazy, and lame. The characters have little to no human reaction to anything, which means they're not relatable and the joke is not there. Jokes have an undertone of either anger or sadism to them, so when the butt of the joke is unaffected, the joke is not executed. Being oblivious to everything is just one bad joke. And this is the joke they tell throughout the entire movie.

So basically, the fact that the movie knows that it's bad and not trying very hard is actually kind of an insult. The only joke is the sucker who bought a ticket to see this.


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