Ranking the Films - Friday the 13th seriesby trevgoode | created - 23 May 2013 | updated - 23 May 2013 | Public
Out of the 12 different Friday the 13th films - I will rank them in order of quality.
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1. Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives (1986)
R | 86 min | Horror, Thriller
Tommy Jarvis goes to the graveyard to get rid of Jason Voorhees' body once and for all, but inadvertently brings him back to life instead. The newly revived killer once again seeks revenge, and Tommy may be the only one who can defeat him.
Votes: 32,327 | Gross: $19.47M
None of these films are going to win a best screenplay award any time soon but part 6 is the most clever. Very cool deaths, a satisfying ending, characters you want to like and the best introduction scene in the francise history.
2. Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)
R | 87 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Mrs. Voorhees is dead, and Camp Crystal Lake is shut down, but a camp next to the infamous place is stalked by an unknown assailant.
Votes: 50,090 | Gross: $21.72M
3. Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988)
R | 88 min | Horror, Thriller
Years after Tommy Jarvis chained him underwater at Camp Crystal Lake, the dormant Jason Voorhees is accidentally released from his prison by a telekinetic teenager. Now, only she can stop him.
Votes: 27,392 | Gross: $19.17M
4. Friday the 13th (1980)
R | 95 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A group of camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp which, years before, was the site of a child's drowning.
Votes: 102,933 | Gross: $39.75M
5. Friday the 13th Part III (1982)
R | 95 min | Horror, Thriller
Having revived from his wounds, 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.
Votes: 40,417 | Gross: $36.69M
6. Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984)
R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller
After being mortally wounded and taken to the morgue, murderer Jason Voorhees spontaneously revives and embarks on a killing spree as he makes his way back to his home at Camp Crystal Lake.
Votes: 37,739 | Gross: $32.98M
R | 100 min | Adventure, Horror, Thriller
A boatful of graduating high school students headed to Manhattan accidentally pull Jason Voorhees along for the ride.
Votes: 28,715 | Gross: $14.34M
8. Freddy vs. Jason (2003)
R | 97 min | Action, Horror
Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees return to terrorize the teenage population. Except this time, they're out to get each other, too.
Votes: 101,459 | Gross: $82.62M
9. Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985)
R | 92 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Still haunted by his past, Tommy Jarvis - who, as a child, killed Jason Voorhees - wonders if the serial killer is connected to a series of brutal murders occurring in and around the secluded halfway house where he now lives.
Votes: 28,491 | Gross: $21.93M
11. Friday the 13th (2009)
R | 97 min | Horror
A group of young adults discover a boarded up Camp Crystal Lake, where they soon encounter Jason Voorhees and his deadly intentions.
Votes: 87,430 | Gross: $65.00M
12. Jason X (2001)
R | 91 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Jason Voorhees returns with a new look, a new machete, and his same murderous attitude as he is awakened on a spaceship in the 25th century.
Votes: 45,602 | Gross: $13.12M
Jason in space, huh? Horrible everything in this one.