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Friday the 13th

Updated on December 4, 2012

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Friday the 13th is a horror movie franchise that consists of 12 slasher films, a television show, novels, comic books, toys and other related merchandise. Jason Voorhees, the main character in the Friday the 13th movies, drowned at Camp Crystal Lake as a young boy due to the negligence of the camp staff. Years later, Jason returns to exact his vengeance on camp visitors as payback for his "death." Camp Crystal Lake and the surrounding woods are rumored to be cursed as the bodycount continues to climb. Nothing appears to be able to stop Jason's insatiable lust for bloodshed (except maybe Freddy Krueger, but that's a tale for another time).

So join us as we explore the eerie woods surrounding Camp Crystal Lake and the life and death of the infamous slasher horror movie character, Jason Voorhees of Friday the 13th fame!

Jason Voorhees
Jason Voorhees

Jason Voorhees from Friday the 13th

Friday the 13th Jason Vorhees

Jason Voorhees is a fictional character from the Friday the 13th series of horror films. He first appeared in Friday the 13th (1980) as the son of camp cook turned murderer, Mrs. Voorhees. Jason was not originally intended to carry the series as the main villain. His mother was the murderer in Part 1.

Jason's signature items are his tattered hockey mask and his blood spattered machete. Jason possesses superhuman strength, regenerative powers, and near invulnerability. He is sometimes seen as a sympathetic character, whose motivation for killing has been cited as being driven by the immoral actions of his victims.

Jason Voorhees first appears as a hallucination of the main character Alice in the original Friday the 13th film. He becomes the main antagonist of the series in the sequel. In addition to the Friday the 13th films, there have been books and comics that have expanded the universe of Jason and Friday the 13th.

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Friday the 13th
Friday the 13th

Friday the 13th

Friday the 13th Part 1

In 1957 at Camp Crystal Lake, a young boy named Jason Voorhees drowned. In 1958, two camp counselors were murdered. In 1962, fires and bad water thwarted the camp's reopening.

Now in 1979 admist swirling rumors of Camp Crystal Lake being cursed, Steve Christy reopens the camp along with a few camp counselors. Ignoring the warnings from the locals, the grisly murders erupt once again while a mysterious stalker prowls the area. Jason Voorhees is back and determined to exact vengeance.

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Friday the 13th Part II
Friday the 13th Part II

Friday the 13th Part II

Friday the 13th Part 2

Two months after the tragic incidents that occured in 1979, the only survivor of the Camp Crystal Lake murders is mysteriously killed. A few years pass and Paul Holt opens a counselor training center at Packanack Lodge near by the old Crystal Lake camp. Shortly thereafter, the grisly murders begin once again.

Is Camp Crystal Lake truly cursed? Did Jason rise from the dead to avenge not only his death but his mother's death as well?

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Friday the 13th Part III
Friday the 13th Part III

Friday the 13th Part III

Friday the 13th Part 3

Jason, having barely survived a blow to his shoulder from his own machete in the last film, is back seeking revenge. Stalking a couple to a roadside store, he quickly dispatches them then gets a new set of clothes. Another group of teenagers comes to party at an area close to Camp Crystal Lake and Jason promptly take them out,

For the first time in the series, Jason dons his infamous hockey mask that he takes from one of his teen victims.

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Friday the 13th The Final Chapter
Friday the 13th The Final Chapter

Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter

Friday the 13th Part IV, Friday the 13th Part 4

Presumed to be dead, Jason is taken to the Wessex County Morgue. There he escapes, killing an attendant and a nurse. Jason then wastes no time in making his way back to Crystal Lake Camp.

Six teenagers rent a cabin next to the Jarvis family at Crystal Lake. Jason begins eliminating these intruders in "his" camp. Soon, there are only two survivors left--a girl and her little brother, Tommy Jarvis. Somehow this little boy seems to be able to thwart Jason's rampe. This battle may define their destiny. Is this the final chapter for Jason?

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Friday the 13th A New Beginning
Friday the 13th A New Beginning

Friday the 13th Part V: A New Beginning

Friday the 13th Part 5

It's 10 years later after Tommy Jarvis had finally put an end to the hockey mask wearing Jason Voorhees' murderous rampage. Tommy has grown up in and out of state mental hospitals, unable to get over his terrifying nightmares about Jason's return. When Tommy is sent to a rural halfway house in California for mentally disturbed teenagers, a series of grisly murders begin anew as another hockey masked killer begins killing off people around the halfway house.

Has Jason returned from the dead? Or has Tommy decided to take over the mantle of Jason Vorhees?

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Friday the 13th Jason Lives
Friday the 13th Jason Lives

Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives

Friday the 13th Part 6

This entry in the Friday the 13th series brings back the relentless killer Jason Voorhees as a supernatural zombie. Tommy Jarvis accidentally resurrects Jason when he impales Jason's corpse with a metal pole during a lightning storm. Numerous murders follow, beginning with Tommy's friend having his heart torn out of his chest by the unstoppable Jason.

Implicated in the crimes by a mean spirited sheriff, Tommy is later freed from jail by the sheriff's spunky daugher. Everyone converges on Camp Crystal Lake, which has been renamed "Camp Forest Green" by superstitious locals, just in time for Tommy to send Jason back to the bottom of the lake.

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Friday the 13th New Blood
Friday the 13th New Blood

Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood

Friday the 13th Part 7

Tina Shepard is a special girl, possessing the gift of telekinesis. But Tina's gift is also a curse, as she unwittingly caused the death of her father on the docks of Crystal Lake. Now, Tina has returned home with her mother and manipulative doctor, who wants to exploit Tina's powers for his own personal gain.

The teenage residents of Camp Crystal Lake have something more to fear than just Tina's powers as she inadvertantly frees killer Jason Voorhees from his watery grave. And so the killing begins anew. Can Tina use her powers to stop Jason or is he back for good?

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Friday the 13th Jason Takes Manhattan
Friday the 13th Jason Takes Manhattan

Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan

Friday the 13th Part 8

The graduating class of a local high school is going on a cruise to celebrate their graduation. Little do they know they have a stowaway in the form of Jason Voorhees.

Jason gradually kills many of the students and eventually sinks the boat. Some of the kids escape to Manhattan. A long battle with Jason ensues until Jason is ultimately washed away in the New York sewers by a midnight flooding of toxic waste.

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Friday the 13th Jason Goes to Hell
Friday the 13th Jason Goes to Hell

Jason Goes To Hell: The Final Friday

Friday the 13th Part 9

Jason Voorhees, the very essence of evil, is back for one fierce, final fling. Tracked down and blown to bits by a special FBI task force, everyone now assumes that Jason is finally dead. But they're wrong. Jason has been reborn yet again, this time with the bone chilling ability to assume the identity of anyone he touches. The terrifying truth is Jason could be anyone, anywhere.

In this shocking, blood-soaked finale to Jason's carnage ridden terror, the horrible secret of his unstoppable killing instinct is finally revealed. Only the last remaining descendant of the Voorhees family can stop Jason before he becomes immortal.

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Jason X
Jason X

Jason X

Friday the 13th Part 10

In the future, the Earth is no longer inhabitable. A school field trip sees a class and some marines head to the remains of Camp Crystal Lake where they discover two croygenically frozen bodies. One body is that of a beautiful young woman and the other, a vaguely familiar looking man wearing a hockey mask and grasping a machete in his right hand. The group decides to bring the bodies back for testing and re-animation.

The attractive girl is thawed and revived aboard their ship. The group believes Jason to be dead, having no idea who he is or what he is capable of. Before long, Jason awakens aboard to the sound of young people having premarital sex and the carnage immediately erupts. The remaining survivors fight for their lives as the centuries old slasher proves that he is just as indestructible during their time. Worse yet, Jason has access to their advanced technology and decides to "upgrade" himself.

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Freddy vs Jason
Freddy vs Jason

Freddy vs. Jason

Friday the 13th Part 11, Freddy v Jason

In the movie, Freddy has become weak as the citizens of Springwood have suppressed their fear of him. In order to regain his power, Freddy resurrects Jason and manipulates him into traveling to Springwood to cause panic and fear. While Jason succeeds in creating enough terror to cause Freddy's power to return, he also intrudes on Freddy's territory and begins to steal his potential victims. This ultimately causes this unlikely alliance to deteriorate as the two former allies erupt into a violent battle. Horror fans are witness to the ultimate fight--Freddy vs. Jason!

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Friday the 13th Remake
Friday the 13th Remake

Friday the 13th (2009 Remake)

Friday the 13th Part 12

A group of teenagers decides to go out into the woods near the abandoned summer camp where a series of gruesome murders are said to have taken place back in 1980. The perpetrator was a grieving mother, driven insane by the drowning of her child, Jason, whom she believed was neglected by the camp counselors. Somehow Jason rose from the dead and is now a vengeful inhuman killer.

The legend proves to be horrifyingly true as the teens quickly discover. Six months later, the brother of one of those campers distributes posters of his missing sister. The brother crosses paths with a snobby young rich guy who is having his friends over at his parents' cabin in the woods. The brother ends up at the cabin himself just before his sister's attacker, Jason, attacks the entire group.

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Comments - Is Jason your favorite horror movie character? Have you seen the new Friday the 13th remake?

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Cool lens, I enjoyed Friday the 13th part 1,2,3 and 4

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      Otto Phillips 4 years ago

      Michael Myers is my favorite horror movie character with Jason Voorhees a close second. Yes i have seen the remake and i like it but the first is better. Great lens!

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      faulco blogger85 4 years ago

      I love Friday the 13th, my face movies! Hey nice lens :)

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      Cinnamonbite 5 years ago

      I've never been a big Friday the 13th fan. I dunno why. HUGE on all other horror movies...I dunno. BUT, I went to a con last year and met Jason (Kane Hodder) and he's the nicest man on the planet! It's hard to even watch him in scary movies now because I like him as a person, LOL. Candyman (Tony Todd) is a giant of a man with brooding eyes and quiet so he's pretty scary. Hatchet had both of them and after meeting them both, yeah, the movie is so much better and seems to fit them. But Ft13th? Naw, Kane Hodder is too nice to chase down and kill people...ok, I did kinda creep out when he hugged me, 'cause he's HUGE and you know that once he has you in his grip, he's strong enough to tear your head clean off...but...I don't THINK he'd do it...maybe. Today is Ft13th! Anything could happen!

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      xriotdotbiz lm 5 years ago

      Great lens for this Friday the 13th! Jason X was a lot of fun, and Jason Takes Manhattan could have been better if he actually spent more time in Manhattan.

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      jacinto888 5 years ago

      Nice Lens

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      motobidia 5 years ago

      Great compilation of all the classics! I've nominated your lens to today's "It's Friday the 13th" SquidQuest. Well done!

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      RonnieV74 5 years ago

      Nice lens. Love the old school slasher flicks and especially Friday the 13th.

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      Treasures By Brenda 6 years ago from Canada

      This one is nicely done, too and yes, I'm featuring it on my Top 10 Scariest Halloween Villains. I would be grateful if you could lensroll my lens to yours.

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      paul101239 6 years ago

      vote for jason the freedy slayer. hehe