Friday the 13th Getting 40th Anniversary Blu-ray Steelbook!

Friday the 13th Getting 40th Anniversary Blu-ray Steelbook!

Friday the 13th getting 40th anniversary Blu-ray Steelbook!

Horror fans rejoice as a new reason to stay indoors is on its way! Paramount Home Entertainment has unveiled an upcoming 40th anniversary Blu-ray Steelbook of iconic slasher film Friday the 13th, which is hitting shelves on May 5!

Pre-order your copy of the new Friday the 13th Steelbook here!

Originally released on May 9, 1980, Friday the 13th captured audiences’ imaginations and permeated our collective psyche.  The film spawned one of the longest-running and most successful horror franchises in film history with 11 subsequent movies and, 40 years later, the iconic machete-wielding killer continues to haunt, fascinate and terrify new generations. 

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The Limited Edition Blu-ray Steelbook features artwork from the original movie poster and includes the uncut, unrated version of the film, as well as access to a digital copy of the original theatrical version.  Plus, plunge deeper into the film with previously released bonus content including commentary, interviews with cast and crew, and behind-the-scenes featurettes.

Friday the 13th follows a group of young counselors preparing for the reopening of Camp Crystal Lake, where a boy drowned years earlier.  One by one, the counselors are stalked by a mysterious and violent killer.  The film stars Betsy Palmer, Adrienne King, and Kevin Bacon.