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Friday the 13th Part III (1982)

Having revived from his wound, Jason Voorhees; now donning a new appearance, refuges at a cabin near Crystal Lake. As a group of co-eds reside there for their vacation, Jason continues his spree.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Terry Ballard ...
State Trooper #2
Richard Brooker ...
Gloria Charles ...
Fox
Anne Gaybis ...
The Cashier (as Annie Gaybis)
Rachel Howard ...
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Paul Kratka ...
Cheri Maugans ...
Terence McCorry ...
State Trooper #3
Charlie Messenger ...
State Trooper #1
Kevin O'Brien ...
Catherine Parks ...
Jeffrey Rogers ...
Nick Savage ...
Ali
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Storyline

Jason Voorhees, having barely survived a wound to his shoulder from his own machete, is back to revenge on all that visit "his" woods. A new group of friends come over to party at an area close to the campsite. This time, Jason will be stronger than ever, and getting a hockey mask from one of those friends. Written by Michael Finnie

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Camp Crystal Lake's bloody legacy! See more »

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Horror | Thriller

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13 August 1982 (USA)  »

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Crystal Japan  »

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Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$36,200,000 (USA)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Larry Zerner was cast as Shelly when the producers spotted him handing out fliers for a horror movie and asked him if he'd want to star in one himself. See more »

Goofs

(at around 9 mins) The newsreader describes Jason as an ax murderer, which is inaccurate, as he did not not kill anyone with an ax in the previous film. He attacked Ginny with a pick ax rather than an ax, and, in general, his victims were killed using a machete or knife. See more »

Quotes

Chuck: How come you never scream when we have sex?
Chili: Give me something to scream about.
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Crazy Credits

Opening credits leap out at you in 3D. See more »

Connections

Spoofed in Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation (1992) See more »

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A review of the 3-D theatrical version
17 April 1999 | by (The Penumbra) – See all my reviews

Last night, the Cameo Cinema in Edinburgh, screened an ultra-rare showing of Friday the 13th Part 3 in all it's gore-splattered 3D glory. The cinema was packed, the screening sold out and the audience absolutely loved it. Every scare worked, the 3D effects leaped right off the screen and lovingly poked us in the eye and when the film was over it got the longest applause I've ever seen a film get. For those pretentious cynics who think that the Friday the 13th films are not great then there's nothing like a 350+ audience to prove you wrong.

Since this film was in 'polarised' 3D (see-thru glasses instead of a red-blue blur)then it's not possible to transfer the effect to DVD. Besides, nothing beats seeing this on the big screen with Jason's face 10-feet tall and his massive hands reaching out for you. If there is EVER a 3D screening of this then you really ought to go see, even if you have to sell your own grandmother for a ticket.


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