THE 13TH FRIDAY (2017) Reviews and overview


‘A magical sphere… unlock it and die!’

The 13th Friday is a 2017 American supernatural horror film written, co-produced and directed by Justin Price (Alien: Reign of Man; Forsaken; Dark Moon Rising; The Cloth). The Pikchure Zero Entertainment production stars Lisa May, co-producer Khu, and Melissa L. Vega.


When a female refugee discovers an ancient demonic device that opens the gateway to another realm, she unleashes a dark entity that poses as her daughter.

After many failed attempts to have the church explain the creation of her worst nightmares, she learns that the house is cursed by an enraged spirit that died on Friday the 13th. And now a group of thrill seeking friends unknowingly unleash its wrath and damn their souls…

The 13th Friday was released on VOD from October 10, 2017, by Uncork’d Entertainment.


“The plot is largely incomprehensible and Price doesn’t do the requisite hand holding to make any sense. Deep down there could be an interesting premise, but Price’s curious storytelling setup kills all the excitement. It takes Price until the midway point of the film to start explaining what’s going on, but that’s way too late to try and regain the audience.” Lyles Movie Files

The 13th Friday opens with a slow start before immediately jumping into the action and hitting the gas pedal to horror drive. Then, it gradually slows down in intensity and finishes at a moderately average pace. When it needs to be scary, it delivers, but anything outside of that is… well, boring.” Horror Society

“Price is much more concerned with the frights (and young girls in plunging, tight tops) than making sense of the story, and it’s here where the movie has its best moments, with some good-looking effects. However, there’s no getting around the dull performances and lack of momentum throughout.” That Moment In

Main cast:

  • Lisa May – Die-Rize; The ElfDark Moon Rising
  • Khu – Die-Rize
  • Melissa L. Vega
  • Victoria Valdez
  • David E. Cazares
  • Deanna Grace Congo
  • Samantha Jo Aramburu
  • Joseph Daniel Ellis
  • Johnny R. Llanes
  • Viviana Ozuna
  • Antonio Villarreal
  • Jose Zuniga

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