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Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)

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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.

Director:

Steve Miner

Writers:

Ron Kurz, Victor Miller (characters)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Amy Steel ... Ginny
John Furey ... Paul
Adrienne King ... Alice
Kirsten Baker Kirsten Baker ... Terry
Stuart Charno ... Ted (as Stu Charno)
Warrington Gillette ... Jason
Walt Gorney ... Crazy Ralph
Marta Kober Marta Kober ... Sandra
Tom McBride ... Mark
Bill Randolph ... Jeff
Lauren-Marie Taylor ... Vickie
Russell Todd ... Scott
Betsy Palmer ... Mrs. Voorhees
Cliff Cudney Cliff Cudney ... Max
Jack Marks ... The Cop
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Storyline

Months after Alice beheaded psycho killer/mother Pamela Voorhees at Camp Crystal Lake, survivor Alice is still traumatized because of the murders. But there is one problem: Mrs. Voorhees' son Jason never drowned and died, so he saw Alice behead Mrs. Voorhees. Jason finds Alice soon and murders her. Five years later, a camp counselor-in-training program begins at Packanack Lodge, right near Camp Crystal Lake. As teenagers in the program start snooping around Camp Crystal Lake, they start getting killed violently one by one.

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Taglines:

2x The Fear...2x The Carnage...2x The Terror! (Deluxe Edition DVD) See more »


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 May 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Friday the 13th Part II See more »

Filming Locations:

Connecticut, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,250,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,429,784, 3 May 1981

Gross USA:

$21,722,776
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono | Dolby (DVD re-release)

Color:

Color (Deluxe)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Mark's football shirt has the number "81" on it, the year of this film's release. See more »

Goofs

In the first movie, there were several cabins made of solid wooden panels. But five years later, only a single cabin remains and it's pieced together from random pieces of tin siding. It's supposed to be one of the original cabins, indicated by the broken toilet with wrecked plumbing. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Ginny: Paul? Paul? Where's Paul?
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Crazy Credits

In the end credits, Shaun Curran is credited "Constuction Coordinator" See more »

Alternate Versions

The following scenes were cut from the film in order to avoid an "X" rating from the MPAA:
  • A close-up shot Jeff and Sandra being double-impaled while having sex on the bed.
  • A close up shot of Crazy Ralph and the wire cutting.
  • A scene at the very end where we are shown the inside Jason's shack and see Pamela's face. While there, her eyes open. It was cut by Paramount for looking too fake.
  • A facing shot of Mark's face being split by the machete.
  • Blood was trimmed from the shot of Jason driving the hammer in the cop's head.
  • The flashback footage showing Mrs. Voorhees decapitation was trimmed.
  • Bloodflow was cut from the shot of Jason driving an icepick into Alice's head.
  • Additional bloodflow was cut from the shot of Jason slicing Scott's throat.
  • Originally, sex scene between Sandra and Jeff was longer and it included full frontal nudity from actress Marta Kober but when Paramount studio discovered that she was underage the scene was deleted completely.
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Connections

Followed by Friday the 13th Part III (1982) See more »

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Itsy Bitsy Spider
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Great Slasher Flick
18 August 2003 | by LT-10See all my reviews

This one has got all the things that make up a fun slasher flick. Pointless nudity + pointless sex + blood-o-rama +cheap scares. All in all I was more entertained by this one than the original. I also like how it was the perfect length for a thriller, it didn't get tiresome. It's hard to make these types un-predictable, but they've avoided that here to my surprise. My only complaint is the ending, I didn't get it. Maybe its cleared up in #3? Anyways, See it for some scares! 8/10


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