Fear Street Part 2: 1978 viewers all have the same complaint as Netflix horror returns for sequel

FEAR Street Part 2: 1978 fans found the Netflix film far too similar to the Friday 13th franchise.

The gory sequel of the horror film proved to live up to expectations as a slasher sequel.

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Based on RL Stine’s teen novels, the second film leapt back in time to trace the origins of a curse, one that turned law-abiding residents of Shadyside into bloodthirsty killers.

Series writer-director Leigh Janiak sets a mystery to uncover that’s more complex than who’s behind the mask.

However, many fans have branded the film a copycat of Friday the 13th.

One said: "My hopes are that 1978 wins me over a little bit more with its Friday the 13th vibes I'm getting!"


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A second wrote: "If I see any Friday the 13th and fear street part 2 parallels I will cry."

Another penned: "I didn't think much of #FearStreet1994 , but #FearStreet Part 2 is a significant improvement.

"It still feels a bit like Goosebumps with gore, but the story (such that it is) does begin to come together.


"Stranger Things' Sadie Sink impresses. Friday the 13th fans should be happy."

Friday the 13th is an American horror franchise and considered a harbinger of bad luck.

Fear Street Part 2 1978 is available to watch on Netflix.

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