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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Severn Darden ...
Kari Michaelsen ...
Kevin Brando ...
Rosemary DeCamp ...
Aunt Lucille (as Rosemary De Camp)
Stacy Keach Sr. ...
Carole Androsky ...
Marge, the Real Estate Lady (as Carol Androsky)
Roberta Collins ...
Cousin Rhonda
Nancy Lee Andrews ...
The Major
Annie O'Donnell ...
Annette Muldowney, the Next Door Neighbor
Thomas Newman ...
Cousin Phil
Allen Joseph ...
Uncle Bert


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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Release Date:

30 October 1981 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Depois de Sexta 13  »

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1.85 : 1
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The film was rushed into production in order to beat the release of a similar horror-comedy film being made at United Artists, with the working title of "Thursday the 12th." The latter film was released under the title of Pandemonium (1982) to avoid confusion with the former. See more »


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


Marge, the Real Estate Broker: Do you have children?
Waldemar: As often as we can.
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Spoofs Jaws (1975) 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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