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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.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Ginny
... Paul
... Alice
Kirsten Baker ... Terry
... Ted (as Stu Charno)
... Jason
... Crazy Ralph
Marta Kober ... Sandra
... Mark
... Jeff
... Vickie
... Scott
... Mrs. Voorhees
Cliff Cudney ... Max
... 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. Voorhee's 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 Campanack Lodge. Right near Jason's home.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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Just when you thought it was safe to go back to camp... See more »


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1 May 1981 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Friday the 13th Part II  »

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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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Trivia

Jason actually dials a phone in part 2. Alice picks up the phone at the beginning, and someone hangs up-its implied that it's Jason. Although where he learned how to use a phone is anybody's guess. See more »

Goofs

Right after Vickie and Mark have decided to spend the night together, Vickie runs off to her cabin to get ready. She proceeds to take off her shorts, panties, and shoes. She then puts on new panties and goes outside to lock the shutter on the window; her shoes are back on as she does this. See more »

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Paul: These kids smoke better dope than I do.
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In the end credits, Shaun Curran is credited "Constuction Coordinator" See more »

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Simple horror at its best.
12 April 2002 | by See all my reviews

Friday the 13th part 2 is a great horror film and is the best in the series. Has its share of sex drugs and blood easy to follow with a great opening. Amy Steel gives a good performance as our heroine and the rest of the cast is fine as well.

This film moves at a nice pace has its jump scares and builds up nicely to the final chase. I think this film has stood the test of time nicely does not ever seem too dated in anyway no crazy hillbilly music score (such as in the Burning, Bloody Valentine from the same time}.

Simple horror at its best.


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