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Friday the 13th Part III -- An idyllic summer turns into a nightmare of unspeakable terror for yet another group of naive counselors. Ignoring Camp Crystal Lake's bloody legacy, one by one they fall victim to the maniacal Jason who stalks them at every turn... "Friday the 13th, Part 3" will have you frozen with fear, as Jason finds his way into your living room!

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Director:
Writers:
Martin Kitrosser (screenplay) &
Carol Watson (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
13 August 1982 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Join Jason in the woods...... if you dare [Theatrical trailer] See more »
Plot:
Having escaped, Jason Voorhees is back, hockey mask and all, to continue his murderous rampage across Camp Crystal Lake. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
The Hockey Mask Is Here! See more (366 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Terry Ballard ... State Trooper #2
Richard Brooker ... Jason
Gloria Charles ... Fox
Anne Gaybis ... The Cashier (as Annie Gaybis)
Rachel Howard ... Chili

David Katims ... Chuck
Dana Kimmell ... Chris
Paul Kratka ... Rick
Cheri Maugans ... Edna
Terence McCorry ... State Trooper #3
Charlie Messenger ... State Trooper #1
Kevin O'Brien ... Loco
Catherine Parks ... Vera
Jeffrey Rogers ... Andy
Nick Savage ... Ali
Tracie Savage ... Debbie
Gianni Standaart ... Newswoman
Steve Susskind ... Harold
Perla Walter ... Mrs. Sanchez
David Wiley ... Abel

Larry Zerner ... Shelly

Betsy Palmer ... Mrs. Pamela Voorhees (archive footage)
Amy Steel ... Ginny Field (archive footage)
John Furey ... Paul Holt (archive footage)

Steve Dash ... Jason (archive footage) (as Steve Daskawisz)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Steve Miner ... Newscaster (voice) (uncredited)
Marilyn Poucher ... Mrs. Voorhees corpse (uncredited)

Directed by
Steve Miner 
 
Writing credits
Martin Kitrosser (screenplay) &
Carol Watson (screenplay)

Victor Miller (character creator) and
Ron Kurz (character creator)

Sean S. Cunningham  characters (uncredited)
Petru Popescu  uncredited

Produced by
Lisa Barsamian .... executive producer
Tony Bishop .... co-producer
Frank Mancuso Jr. .... producer
Peter Schindler .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Harry Manfredini 
 
Cinematography by
Gerald Feil (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
George Hively 
 
Casting by
David Emann  (as Dave Emann)
Bill Lytle 
 
Art Direction by
Robb Wilson King 
 
Set Decoration by
Dee Suddleson 
 
Makeup Department
Allan A. Apone .... special visual makeup effects (as Allan Apone)
Larry S. Carr .... assistant makeup artist (as Larry Carr)
Shanon Ely .... hair stylist (as Shannon Ely)
Louis Lazzara .... assistant makeup artist (as Lou Lazzara)
Cheri Minns .... makeup department head
Kenny Myers .... assistant makeup artist
Francisco X. Pérez .... special visual makeup effects (as Frank Carrisosa)
Douglas J. White .... special visual makeup effects
Carl Fullerton .... makeup effects (uncredited)
Stan Winston .... makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Terry Collis .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Richard Davis .... first assistant director
Marilyn Poucher .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Bonnie Ballard .... property master
Mike May .... assistant property master
 
Sound Department
Kevin F. Cleary .... sound re-recording mixer
David Kelson .... boom operator
William L. McCaughey .... sound re-recording mixer
Bill Nelson .... production sound mixer
Terry Porter .... sound re-recording mixer
Earl Sampson .... boom operator
Clive Smith .... sound effects editor
 
Special Effects by
Martin Becker .... special effects
 
Stunts
Pamela Bebermeyer .... stunts (as Pam Bebermeyer)
Mike De Luna .... stunts (as Mike Deluna)
Tom Elliott .... stunts
Marguerite Happy .... stunts
Jimmy Medearis .... stunts
John Sherrod .... stunt coordinator
Steve Vandeman .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Chico Anzures .... dolly grip
M.J. Bogdanowicz .... 3-D camera technician (as Mitch Bogdanowicz)
George Michael Brown .... crane technician: Louma crane
Vincent Contarino .... electrician
Tim Evans .... key gaffer
Mako Koiwai .... second assistant camera
Cindy Kurland .... assistant camera
Laurel Moore .... still photographer
Steve Rez .... key grip (as Steve Rez III)
J.B. Richner .... best boy electric
Steve Slocomb .... first assistant camera
Brian Smith .... best boy grip
Gary Stark .... lamp operator
Eric Van Haren Noman .... camera operator
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Gala Autumn .... assistant costumer
Sandi Love .... costume supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Larry Morrison .... assistant editor
Bob Noland .... timer
Holly Shadduck .... negative cutter
 
Music Department
Harry Manfredini .... composer: title theme
Edward Newmark .... producer: title theme (as Ed Newmark)
Jack K. Tillar .... music editor (as Jack Tillar)
Michael Zager .... composer: title theme
Michael Zager .... producer: title theme
 
Transportation Department
Jon Carpenter .... transportation captain
Sharon Collis .... driver
Victor Kloster .... driver/generator operator
Jim Lannen .... transportation coordinator
Lee Nashold .... driver: insert car
Dennis Yank .... driver
 
Other crew
Terry Ballard .... technical advisor
Bundy Chanock .... set medic
Jo Anne Cooper .... assistant to producer
Gary Dahl .... production assistant
Henry Humphreys .... first aid
Mary Carroll Kaltenbach .... assistant to producer
Tony Kerum .... caterer
Terence McCorry .... assistant: Mr. Miner
David Miller .... production assistant
Francine Mozurkevich .... production accountant
Kathleen Newport .... script supervisor (as Kathy Newport)
Martin Jay Sadoff .... 3-D supervisor
Janet Lee Smith .... production coordinator
Constance Talley-Sherman .... production auditor
Angel Trujillo .... caterer
Linn Zuckerman .... craft service
Daniel Veluzat .... location liaison (uncredited)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Friday the 13th Part 3" - USA (poster title)
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Runtime:
95 min | Sweden:91 min (2002 re-rating)
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2.35 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Argentina:16 | Australia:R | Australia:MA (Cable TV rating) | Brazil:14 | Canada:R | Canada:18+ (Quebec) | Finland:K-18 | France:-12 | Germany:(Banned) | Ireland:18 | Italy:VM18 | Mexico:C | Netherlands:16 | New Zealand:R16 | Norway:18 (video premiere) (1993) | Norway:(Banned) (1983-2003) (cinema release) | Singapore:PG (cut) | South Korea:18 | Spain:18 | Sweden:15 | UK:X (original rating) | UK:15 (re-rating) | UK:15 (re-rating) (2008) | UK:18 (video rating) (1987) | USA:R (certificate #26764) | USA:Unrated (uncut) | West Germany:18 (Banned)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
In the original script, the character of Rick was called Derek. It was changed to Rick because it was one less syllable, and therefore easier to scream.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: (at around 11 mins) Between shots, as Harold spits the fish food out, the position of the figurine fisherman's wooden rod changes.See more »
Quotes:
Debbie:Hey, the van's on fire!See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Asylum of Terror (1998) (V)See more »

FAQ

How does the movie end?
How much sex, violence, and profanity are in this movie?
Why does Jason's appearance drastically changed from Part 2 to Part 3? He no longer has long hair or a beard, and it is supposed to be the next day.
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23 out of 27 people found the following review useful.
The Hockey Mask Is Here!, 14 January 2006
Author: Gafke from United States

I liked this sequel. Yes, it's stupid, but it's a guilty pleasure thing.

A van load of stupid twentysomethings head up to Crystal Lake for the weekend for no other purpose than to smoke pot and screw each other cross eyed. Among them are the painfully unattractive Shelly who enjoys immature practical jokes, a newly pregnant girl, a hippie couple who are constantly ensconced in a cloud of pot smoke and the emotionally damaged Chris, who loves Crystal Lake but has terrible memories of it. It seems that, some time ago, Chris was attacked in the woods by a man with a terribly deformed face. During the attack she passed out and woke up the next morning, safe in her own bed at home. She is not entirely convinced that it was all a dream, and so decides that a weekend at her former haven may just be what she needs to deal with the past. Unfortunately, it was not a dream, as all of us already knew. The man who attacked her was Jason Voorhees, and no sooner do the kids settle in and start partying and screwing than he shows up, ready for some post-coital killings. First to go is an obnoxious trio of motorcycle thugs who harassed our heroes. Then Jason gets right down to what he does best - stabbing, skewering, bisecting and impaling anyone who is stupid enough to wander off alone and wait for him to approach.

Still, I liked this movie. Jason finally gets to don his signature hockey mask in this one, and I love the ending, when the rotted remains of Mother Voorhees rise from the lake in a nod to the first films shock ending. I'm still not sure how Mother Voorhees got her head back on, but who cares? This isn't a movie you're supposed to think about too much. I also love Jason's unmasked face in this one. A friend of mine succinctly pointed out the fact that he looks like the banjo player from Deliverance all grown up. A scene at films end when his deranged piggy face appears in a window is actually rather shocking. Dana Kimmel does as good a job as she can with the character of Chris, although Chris is not given a whole hell of a lot to do other than scream, act like a whiny wimp and run.

Yeah, this movie is stupid, but its harmless fun. It's not as bad as some of the sequels that followed it, believe me.

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