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Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)

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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Months after Alice beheaded psycho killer/mother Pamela Voorhees at Camp Crystal Lake, survivor Alice is still traumatized because of the murders. But there is one problem. Mrs. Voorhee's son Jason never drowned and died.So he saw Alice behead Mrs. Voorhees. Jason finds Alice soon and murders her. Five years later a camp counselor in training program begins at Campanack Lodge. Right near Jason's home.Camp Crystal Lake. As teenagers in the program start snooping around Camp Crystal Lake, they start getting killed violently one by one.

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One year ago today, 12 of her friends were violently murdered. Why should the first anniversary be any different? See more »


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1 May 1981 (USA)  »

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Friday the 13th Part II  »

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$1,250,000 (estimated)

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$19,100,000 (USA)
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Trivia

The Packanack Lodge's Central Cabin sold on eBay for $15,000 in November 2003. See more »

Goofs

Ginny should have been soaked wet by running through the dense woods that leads to Jason's shack, since a heavy rain has just fallen. However, the trees are mostly dry. Also, moments earlier, the yellow car parked in open air at the camp is perfectly dry. See more »

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Vicky: [after Jeff and Mark have arm wrestled] Wanna take me on?
Mark: Sure. Have a seat.
[she sits in front of him; he puts up his arm]
Vicky: I only want your fingers.
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In the end credits, Shaun Curran is credited "Constuction Coordinator" See more »

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Referenced in The Many Lives of Jason Voorhees (2002) See more »

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A Worthy Sequel
13 October 2004 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

While most sequels cash in on their original movie's fame, the second part of the Friday the 13th series lives up to its name. Unlike the first movie, Jason stars in this movie while his "mother" has the cameo. The gore and the kill scenes surpass the original. The characters are true teenage stereotypes. Much like the ending in the original, the ending here is great. A jump out of your seat moment that lives up to the original. This is way before Jason wears his hockey mask. Here we are witnessed to a masked killer that uses a pillow case to hide his scary identity. From here on, the fame of PART 2 made it possible for the next bunch of films to happen. It is pretty much all down hill from here. While some of those films lived up to being great horror movies, most fell short and could not recycle the same effect that PART 2 had on its audience.


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