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TGIF13 – Day One: Friday the 13th (1980)

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While you’ll never hear me say any of the Friday the 13th films are “great movies,” it is unquestionably one of my favorite film series ever. Why? Over the next twelve days, I will attempt to answer that question, with a series of reviews covering the entire franchise. For each individual entry I will also compile a “body” and “boob” count, point out the “crazy old coot” character, and finish up by pointing out both minor and major nitpicks I had with the movies (usually relating to things like questionable continuity and the like). Just a warning…these columns are primarily meant to be enjoyed by fans of the series, so I’m assuming most of the readers will have already seen the films. This means there will be SPOILERS galore. Read at your own risk. Now, without further ado, let’s kick it off with a look at the one that started it all…

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