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Friday The 13th

In this updated version of the classic horror film, a group of young adults stumble upon more excitement than they counted on when in a deserted campground where they accidentally attract the deadly attention of Jason Voorhees (Derek Mears). Get the movie review and more. »

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Run Time: 106
Theater Release: 13 Feb 2009
Video Release: 16 Jun 2009
MPAA Rating: R
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Because we only review G, PG, and PG-13 movies at Parent Previews we did not review this title. For your convenience, we have provided some brief information about the film’s synopsis and content.

Synopsis: In this updated version of the classic horror film, a group of young adults stumble upon more excitement than they counted on when in a deserted campground where they accidentally attract the deadly attention of Jason Voorhees (Derek Mears).

Director: Marcus Nispel

Cast: Jared Padalecki, Amanda Righetti, Derek Mears

Content Information:

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:

Violence:

- Frequent prolonged portrayals of graphic violence, including stabbing, throat slitting and impaling.

- Detailed gory and grotesque images and frequent upsetting or disturbing scenes.

- Depictions of mutilated and dismembered corpses.

Sexual Content:

- Sexual references.

- Several scenes of breast nudity in non-sexual contexts.

- Sexually suggestive scenes involving fondling and nudity.

- Depiction of simulated sexual activity.

Language:

- Frequent use of profanities and some slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Drug uses is depicted.

Of Special Note:

If watching someone running for his life sounds like an evening of entertainment to you (but you’d prefer a few less graphic depictions), then look for the sci-fi thriller The Arrival.

Home Video Notes:

Friday the 13th is releasing to DVD and Blu-ray Disc on June 16, 2009. This “Killer Cut” is an extended version of the film seen in theaters.

Friday The 13th is rated R: for strong bloody violence, some graphic sexual content, language and drug material.

Cast: Jared Padalecki, Amanda Righetti, Derek Mears

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