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Friday the 13th Part III (1982)

Having revived from his wound, Jason Voorhees takes refuge at a cabin near Crystal Lake. As a group of co-eds arrive for their vacation, Jason continues his killing spree.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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State Trooper #2
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Fox
Rachel Howard ...
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Cheri Maugans ...
Terence McCorry ...
State Trooper #3
Charlie Messenger ...
State Trooper #1
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Anne Gaybis ...
The Cashier (as Annie Gaybis)
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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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Meet Jason... In a whole new dimension! (Deluxe Edition DVD) 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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Box Office

Budget:

$2,300,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,406,522, 15 August 1982

Gross USA:

$36,690,067
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This was Paramount's first 3-D film since Ulysses (1954) 28 years earlier. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 19 mins) Set lighting visible in the van windshield as Chris begins driving away. See more »

Quotes

Shelly: [accidentally knocks over the gang's motorcycles in Rick's car] Oh, shit.
Vera: "Oh, shit" is right! Let's get outta here!
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A review of the 3-D theatrical version
17 April 1999 | by 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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