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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.

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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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1 May 1981 (USA)  »

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Friday the 13th Part II  »

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Budget:

$1,250,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$6,429,784 (USA) (3 May 1981)

Gross:

$21,722,776 (USA)
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Trivia

During the scene where Jason is chasing Ginny and she jumps out of the woods. Steve Daskawicz ended up falling on the pickax and breaking his ribs. Another time he was knocked out, and another time Amy Steel actually cut his finger while shooting the ending scene where she fights him with the machete. He ended up going to the hospital, getting stitches, and returning to work. See more »

Goofs

(at around 49 mins) When Terry is walking back to her cabin to get a knife, her pants are untied at the waist. When she reaches the cabin, they are tied with a bow; when she walks back to Scott, they are untied again. See more »

Quotes

Terri: [to Scott] I ought to let you hang, you pervert!
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Crazy Credits

Just like Part 1, we see giant letters proclaiming 'Friday the 13th' moving towards the screen (minus the shattering glass). When they reach the screen, they explode and reveal letters proclaiming 'Part 2.' See more »

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Arguably the best of all nine sequels.
2 September 2002 | by (Longmont, Colorado) – See all my reviews

So many refer to this as the debut of Jason Voorhees. It wasn't...simply the debut of him killing people. He left that to his mom in part one! Steve Miner didn't mess around too much with Sean Cunninham's successful formula simply adding some quite inventive kills and bloodletting.

No-one could be accused of using method-acting here, truth is its all pretty embarrassing. The high-school script though probably isn't that much out of place - they are schoolkids after all.

Jason himself, though still slightly diminished of stature is one creepy little dude, still without his hockey mask but wearing a burlap sack with holes cut out for his eyes. What appears to be his demise is of course anything but...as parts 3 to 10 will attest. The final 15 minutes are quite tension-filled and better than anything in the original.

A must-see for devotees of the series.


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