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Friday the 13th Part III (1982)

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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.

Director:

Steve Miner

Writers:

Martin Kitrosser (screenplay), Carol Watson (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Terry Ballard ... State Trooper #2
Richard Brooker ... Jason
Gloria Charles ... Fox
Rachel Howard Rachel Howard ... Chili
David Katims ... Chuck
Dana Kimmell ... Chris
Paul Kratka ... Rick
Cheri Maugans Cheri Maugans ... Edna
Terence McCorry Terence McCorry ... State Trooper #3
Charlie Messenger Charlie Messenger ... State Trooper #1
Kevin O'Brien ... Loco
Anne Gaybis ... The Cashier (as Annie Gaybis)
Catherine Parks ... Vera
Jeffrey Rogers Jeffrey Rogers ... Andy
Nick Savage Nick Savage ... Ali
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Storyline

Jason Voorhees, having barely survived a wound to his shoulder from his own machete, is back to revenge on all that visit "his" woods. A new group of friends come over to party at an area close to the campsite. This time, Jason will be stronger than ever, and getting a hockey mask from one of those friends. Written by Michael Finnie

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Taglines:

Meet Jason... In a whole new dimension! (Deluxe Edition DVD) See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 August 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Crystal Japan See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,300,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,406,522, 15 August 1982

Gross USA:

$36,690,067
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (2002 re-rating)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Movielab)

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

One of the inspirations for 'Weird Al' Yankovic's "Nature Trail to Hell," emphasizing the sequels and the 3D, the other being Sleepaway Camp (1983). Further, Jason is one of Weird Al's guests in the "Town Talk" segment of UHF (1989) See more »

Goofs

Chilli pours popcorn into a sieve and opens the salt and sets it on the table, she then hands a flashlight to Chuck and tells him to go check the fusebox. In the very next shot you see her opening the salt again. See more »

Quotes

Chris: [to Jason] No! You *can't* be alive!
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Crazy Credits

Opening credits leap out at you in 3D. See more »

Alternate Versions

The following scenes were cut to avoid an "X" rating from the MPAA:
  • The death scene of Andy showed his right leg and stomach being cut apart.
  • Vera's death was longer, it included more blood and a shot of her reaction. It was cut because the board said that it looked too real.
  • Edna's death was cut of excess blood.
  • The impaling of Chili with the hot poker was cut. Originally, the impalement was shown, along with a splash of smoldering blood.
  • Debbie's death originally showed blood spraying across her upper half and face.
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User Reviews

 
Three-dimensional Jason!
17 February 2003 | by arturopanduroSee all my reviews

The last of the scary ones, "Friday the 13th Part 3: 3D" is one of the best in the series. The plot does have some holes in it and sometimes the acting leaves a lot to be desired, but the interesting component of the film is its use of 3-D. Don't let the 3-D aspect fool you into thinking the movie is bad (as in "Jaws 3-D" & "Amityville 3-D"). The film is great; as far as these type of slasher flicks go. Highly recommended.


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