Today is Friday The 13th, a day that holds special meaning for people of the superstitious variety.
'Friday The 13th' is synonymous with one of the longest running horror film franchises, detailing the seemingly endless massacre of teenagers at Camp Crystal Lake. All at the hands of Jason Voorhees (or his mother in the first film of the series).
It would be one thing if 'Friday The 13th' was the originator of the slasher genre, but it's actually one of the biggest ripoffs in movie history. Filmmaker Sean S. Cunningham borrowed so much from John Carpenter's 1978 classic 'Halloween' that it's disconcerting that it's been more successful, and that many horror fans aren't aware of who came first.
So here are 4 ways 'Friday The 13th' stole shamelessly from 'Halloween.'