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Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)

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Mrs. Voorhees is dead, and Camp Crystal Lake is shut down, but a camp next to the infamous place is stalked by an unknown assailant. Is it Mrs. Voorhees' son Jason, who did not really drown in the lake some 30 years before?

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After killing Mrs. Voorhees, who was avenging her son Jason's death, Alice Hardy can finally sigh with relief. But there is just one problem. Jason never drowned at Camp Crystal Lake and lived in the nearby woods as a hermit all this time. The day that Alice beheaded his mother, Jason saw everything and his heart filled with thirst for revenge. Two months later, Alice gets stabbed by an ice pick in the temple and disappears. Is Jason behind this? Five years later, a camp next do to Camp Crystal Lake is built and the counselors start snooping around the old, abandoned camp ruins. This makes Jason very upset, since his shack is next to the remains of Camp Crystal Lake and what is inside the shack shall be kept secret forever, even if it means killing nine people! Written by E. Mlodik

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1 May 1981 (USA)  »

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$1,250,000 (estimated)

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$19,100,000 (USA)
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Trivia

Adrienne King said she never saw a script for Pt. 2. She says she did request them to leave it open for her to return at a later date to do more movies, which of course they didn't do. See more »

Goofs

(at around 27 mins) When Scott is dancing with Muffin, his shirt collar is up on the close-up shots, but changes to down in the shot through the window. See more »

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Ginny Field: Paul? Paul? Where's Paul?
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In the end credits, Shaun Curran is credited "Constuction Coordinator" See more »

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Unlucky 13 continues in first sequel.
20 June 2014 | by (California, USA) – See all my reviews

This is the first sequel of the Friday the 13th trilogy, where a new camp built next to the forbidden Camp Crystal Lake is visited by a new group of camp counselors. One by one, they fall victim to a new menace, the alleged Jason Voorhees.

Like the first movie, there are plenty of scares, screams, gore and running around. The acting performances were a notch-up from the previous film and even though it's still a typical teenager horror flick, the characters, I thought, were a little more likable and heroic, especially Amy Steel as Ginny and John Furey as Paul.

The plot is pretty basic, with a lot of running around, slashing and screaming, and the elements pretty much match the first movie. But, there is still enough tension and excitement to leave you entertained.

Grade B-


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