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Friday the 13th (2009)

A group of young adults discover a boarded up Camp Crystal Lake, where they soon encounter Jason Voorhees and his deadly intentions.

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A group of young adults set up tent near the abandoned summer camp where a series of gruesome murders are said to have taken place back in 1980. The perpetrator was a grieving mother, driven insane by the drowning of her child, Jason, whom she believed was neglected by the camp counselors. As legend has it, the last survivor of the attacks beheaded the woman. But then Jason came back, and now he is a vengeful and inexorable killer, wielding crossbows, swords, axes and other sharp instruments. The legend proves horribly true, as these campers quickly discover. Six months later, the brother of one of those campers distributes posters of his missing sister. The police believe she took off with her boyfriend; but he knows better. The brother crosses paths with an uptight young rich guy who is having his girlfriend and friends over at his parents' cabin. The brother ends up at the cabin himself just before his sister's attacker sets upon them all. Written by J. Spurlin

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Rated R for strong bloody violence, some graphic sexual content, language and drug material | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$19,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

ARS 416,052 (Argentina) (15 February 2009)

Gross:

$65,002,019 (USA)
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Trivia

Aaron Yoo actually won the role of "Chewie" very close to shooting. Up until then, one of the top choices to play him was David Blue. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 26 mins) The blood and grime on Clay's face in the shed with Whitney, especially the blood on his right cheek, changes between shots. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Pamela Voorhees: Come here. Come here now.
Camp Counselor: No.
Pamela Voorhees: You're the last one. I've killed all the others. It'll be easier for you than it was for Jason.
Camp Counselor: Why are you doing this?
Pamela Voorhees: You need to be punished for what you did to him.
Camp Counselor: I didn't do anything.
Pamela Voorhees: You let him drown. Jason was my son.
Camp Counselor: I didn't do anything. No. No. No. Please.
Pamela Voorhees: You should have been watching him. Every minute.
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Crazy Credits

The opening New Line Cinema and Paramount Pictures logos are tinted blood/crimson red and are accompanied by Jason's theme. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Slice and Dice: The Slasher Film Forever (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Shove It
Written by Santigold (as Santi White), M.C. Spank Rock (as Naeem Juwan), and John Hill
Performed by Santigold
Courtesy of Downtown Recordings
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EASILY the best film in an overall terrible franchise
18 September 2016 | by (-) – See all my reviews

This is the best movie in this copy/paste slasher series by a country mile and the reasons are clear as day to anyone with an actual clue about what makes a quality horror movie as to why:

  • the best actors out of any film in the franchise (BY FAR)


  • best writers


  • best director who actually understands horror


if you've got a curiosity over watching a few films in the series for the first time then I highly suggest these and ONLY these few movies:

1. the VASTLY superior 2009 reboot

2. fun as hell Jason X

3. the average but enjoyable Freddy vs Jason

everything else is pure GARBAGE. The End X )


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