After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution (where he was committed as a 10 year old) and he immediately returns to Haddonfield, where he wants to find his baby sister, Laurie. Anyone who crosses his path is in mortal danger.
Five friends head to a remote cabin, where the discovery of a Book of the Dead leads them to unwittingly summon up demons living in the nearby woods. The evil presence possesses them until only one is left to fight for survival.
Six tourists hire an extreme tour guide who takes them to the abandoned city Pripyat, the former home to the workers of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor. During their exploration, they soon discover they are not alone.
Olivia Taylor Dudley
After moving with her mother to a small town, a teenager finds that an accident happened in the house at the end of the street. Things get more complicated when she befriends a boy who was the only survivor of the accident.
A group of young adults set up tent near the abandoned summer camp where a series of gruesome murders are said to have taken place back in 1980. The perpetrator was a grieving mother, driven insane by the drowning of her child, Jason, whom she believed was neglected by the camp counselors. As legend has it, the last survivor of the attacks beheaded the woman. But then Jason came back, and now he is a vengeful and inexorable killer, wielding crossbows, swords, axes and other sharp instruments. The legend proves horribly true, as these campers quickly discover. Six months later, the brother of one of those campers distributes posters of his missing sister. The police believe she took off with her boyfriend; but he knows better. The brother crosses paths with an uptight young rich guy who is having his girlfriend and friends over at his parents' cabin. The brother ends up at the cabin himself just before his sister's attacker sets upon them all. Written by
Clay puts one of his missing persons poster on the back of the Escalade and there's a close up shot of the poster as the vehicle drives away from the outpost store. The ensuing shot is of the vehicle entering the city limits of Crystal Lake, passing by the sign, however there's no poster on the back of the vehicle. See more »
Of all the horror remakes of recent years, Friday THE 13TH has to be one of the worst. The reason? Because it fails to find a voice and style of its own, content instead to derivatively copy the look and feel of a dozen inferior horror outings such as WRONG TURN and THE Texas CHAINSAW MASSACRE remake. It starts off by following the plot of the first three films featuring Mrs Vorhees, sack-head Jason and hockey mask Jason before falling apart entirely with cliché after cliché as the killer goes after a bunch of dull people.
This film fails because it doesn't have a single interesting character least of all bland Jason, who doesn't have anything approaching the brutality of the killer once played by Kane Hodder. The victims are all of them irritating and faceless, so you'll look forward to seeing them die except even the death scenes are unmemorable. A week after watching this and I don't recall a single murder from the film, it's that dull and lacking in creativity. The filmmakers throw in plenty of nudity in an attempt to liven things up, but needless to say it's not enough to sustain the movie. Even the godawful sequels, like JASON TAKES MANHATTAN, were better than this!
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