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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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Jason
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Fox
Rachel Howard ...
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Cheri Maugans ...
Terence McCorry ...
State Trooper #3
Charlie Messenger ...
State Trooper #1
Kevin O'Brien ...
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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A new dimension in terror... there's nowhere to hide. We dare you to try. 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:

$2,300,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$36,200,000 (USA)
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| (2002 re-rating)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Novelisation by Michael Avallone. See more »

Goofs

During the opening sequence involving Harold and the clothesline, there is a foreign object on the lens of the camera - noticeable in the bottom left corner in several shots. See more »

Quotes

Shelly: Is that all you're gonna do this weekend? Smoke dope?
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Crazy Credits

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

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3D?
3 June 2004 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

I was recently hit by a big nostalgia trip and having bought the first films of this series on VHS cassette, these had to be seen as well. They've mostly just been collecting dust in a box but watching them again have me lots of thrills... Normally I'm a bit harsh in my reviews but I really have a soft spot for this series along with the Nightmare on Elm Street series.. These films were important in the task of introducting the horror genre as we know it - wannabe followups like Scream and all the other BS cannot follow this, trust me...if you love horror but for some reason missed these films you are in for a treat!

I remember this, part 3, as the part where Jason finally got his mask. It is apparently filmed in 3D but I never had the the privilege of experiencing those effects....however, maybe it doesn't matter..

It is not movie art, granted, but it is great entertainment, especially if you saw them as a kid.....


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