Top 8 Friday The 13th Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Friday The 13th facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Friday The 13th film message.

Jason is struck in the head with an axe, seemingly killing him. In every sequel the original hockey mask appears in, a piece of it is missing where the axe hit Jason.
Jason is struck in the head with an axe, seemingly killing him. In every sequel the original hockey mask appears in, a piece of it is missing where the axe hit Jason.
In the first Friday The 13th movie Jason's mask gets stabbed with an axe. The axe's mark appears in every subsequent movie
In the first Friday The 13th movie Jason's mask gets stabbed with an axe. The axe's mark appears in every subsequent movie

Friday The 13th Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - One of the characters is reading an article about Tom Savini in the magazine Fangoria. Savini worked on the makeup effects in the original Friday the 13th as well as The Final Chapter.
    One of the characters is reading an article about Tom Savini in the magazine Fangoria. Savini worked on the makeup effects in the original Friday the 13th as well as The Final Chapter.

Friday The 13th Hidden Details

Some ill-fated camp counselors leave a sing-along to spend time alone together. Just as they leave, the rest of the group starts to sing The Ballad of Tom Dooley. The doomed pair leave the cabin just before hearing the prophetic lyrics, "Poor boy, you're bound to die!"

This scene depicts counselors finding a snake in their cabin. It is based on Tom Savini experiencing the same event. The scene is mostly improvised footage with a live snake, including its on screen death.

1 - Th, there is a full moon, just like tonight for parts of the US. The next time this will happen will be in 2049! https://time.com/5673236/full-harvest-moon-friday-13th/
Th, there is a full moon, just like tonight for parts of the US. The next time this will happen will be in 2049! https://time.com/5673236/full-harvest-moon-friday-13th/
1 - The protagonist Rennie receives a pen that Stephen King supposedly used in high school.
The protagonist Rennie receives a pen that Stephen King supposedly used in high school.
Friday The 13th poster
Friday The 13th poster

Friday The 13th Plot

A group of camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp which was the site of a child's drowning and a grisly double murder years before.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Friday The 13th. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Director Sean S. Cunningham
Stars Betsy Palmer, Adrienne King, Jeannine Taylor, Robbi Morgan
IMDB score 6.5