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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.

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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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Join Jason in the woods...... if you dare [Theatrical trailer] 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

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$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

The original plan for the film involved Ginny (Amy Steel) from the previous film being confined to a psychiatric hospital. Suffering from the trauma inflicted on her during the ordeal with Jason, she eventually finds that, intent on revenge, he has tracked her down, and he begins to murder the staff and other patients at the hospital. Steel ultimately declined the offer to return to the series as she was busy with other projects, but has since said that she thinks she should have accepted. See more »

Goofs

When Edna is watching the news report about the killings the day before, corresponding to the events of Friday the 13th Part 2, the newscaster states "bodies were literally strewn over the 4-square-mile campground in the remote lake region". However, in 'Part 2', most of the bodies that Ginny finds were actually found in Jason's shack and not strewn throughout the woods as the newscaster erroneously stated. See more »

Quotes

Chuck: How come you never scream when we have sex?
Chili: Give me something to scream about.
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Crazy Credits

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

Alternate Versions

Another alternate ending had Ali surviving; Chris opens the door to find Jason, but is scared by Ali. They both get away. Soon after, the paramedics arrive, only to never find Jason's body. See more »

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User Reviews

join jason in the woods for the best friday ever!!!
4 May 2004 | by pdwebb2003See all my reviews

as one of the first horror movies i ever viewed(and the first friday movie i ever saw!!)it is still my favourite horror movie to date! although the friday movies have taken a battering over the years,being typcast as a typical slasher movie or an immataion of halloween,friday the 13th 3 is reccomended viewing for any horror fan(as are the first 4 movies in the friday series) it starts were part2 leaves off then enter some funky music(hot ice)and the 3-d images and you certainly dont think your watching a friday movie!until the movie starts!grainy and dark adds to the atmosphere as does the excellent sound track(along with the traditional ki-ki-ki-ma-ma-ma!)then the killing begins!!!this is the one were jason gets his hockey mask,this is the most intense friday and this has the best ending of a friday movie! i strongley recommend that if you have seen any of the friday series this ones a must!or if your just a horror fan in genral then check it out!put in the dvd,dim the lights,grab the pop-corn and join jason in the woods!!!


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