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Questions tagged [friday-the-13th]

80s era slasher film franchise about a boy who drowns at a summer camp, only to rise from the dead fully grown to terrorize amorous teens in locales ranging from summer camps to NYC to outer space.

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Did Jason ever have the pattern of picking his target or was it always random?

In Friday The 13th, does Jason ever have any pattern of picking his targets or is it supposed to be first come first serve? Sometimes it felt to me that he always targets the people indulging in sex ...
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How did they come up with the idea of using a hockey mask for Jason Voorhees?

How did they come up with the idea of the iconic hockey mask for Jason Voorhees? He didn't even wear that mask before Friday the 13th Part III. So how did the makers get this idea? As hockey mask didn'...
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Why doesn't the regeneration power make the deformed face of Jason like before in Jason X?

In Jason X, it was told that Jason has miraculous regeneration abilities. Scientist/Researcher: His unique ability to regenerate lost and damaged tissue, I mean, it just, it just cries out for ...
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Why is the cut on the wrong side of Jason's hockey mask?

The original movie poster for Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (part 4 in the series) shows Jason's iconic hockey mask on it with a cut on the right side of his mask. Jason's hockey mask does not ...
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What is the chronological order of Friday the 13th franchise?

Most of the Friday the 13th films seems to be same chronological order as their release order (excluding 2009's reboot) but I am confused about where Jason X and Freddy vs. Jason takes place or are ...
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Was Deborah Voorhees cast due to her surname?

In Friday the 13th: A New Beginning, the character of Tina is portrayed by an actress named Deborah Voorhees. She coincidentally shares the same surname (even spelled the same) as Jason Voorhees, who ...
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Why was Whitney the prisoner of Jason Voorhees?

SPOILER ALERT In Friday the 13th (2009), Jason Voorhees encounters a group of young campers. In usual Jason Voorhees style, he kills them instantly without a second thought. Two campers (Whitney ...
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How to film this particular aspect in the film Freddy vs Jason of setting someone on fire?

I rewatched Freddy vs Jason and I am a bit on the curious side of things once again. In the following viedo about Jason's attack on the party out bush, the obese man just sets Jason on fire, which in ...
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Is there a hit list or a specific way that Freddy goes about how he kills people?

I watched Freddy vs Jason (2003) and I am a bit confused about how Freddy goes about how he makes his kills: He makes his kills when his victim falls asleep, he is basically a living nightmare (he ...
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Did Jason drown?

In the original Friday the 13th it is assumed that Jason Voorhees drowned when he was at a camp as a young boy. It is thought that the camp counsellors were distracted and didn’t notice that Jason was ...
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What happened to Paul in Friday the 13th, Part 2?

At the end of Friday the 13th Part 2, Paul and Ginny are relieved that the sound at the door was merely a dog, and then Jason suddenly smashes through the window and grabs Ginny. The next scene shows ...
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How did the Lori-Gibb gang bring Freddy to life?

In Freddy Vs Jason, how did the Lori-Gibb gang bring Freddy to life? Actually, Freddy used to kill kids through dreams, but I was shocked to see that Lori-Gibb was able to bring him back to real ...
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Why didn't Jason kill his last victim?

In Friday The 13th, Jason pulled his last victim into the lake. But why did Jason spare his last victim's life?
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Why does Alice get the lake in with the kayak?

At the end of Friday the 13th, after she killed Pamela, Alice takes a canoe and enters the lake. Why does she do it? Why she doesn't take the car with Pamela reached the camp and drive to the near ...
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Was the change in the hockey mask an intentional “New Beginning”?

SPOILER ALERT In Friday the 13th: A New Beginning, Jason Voorhees is not actually the killer, but a copycat named Roy Burns is the killer and goes on a rampage to avenge his son's death. Roy wears a ...
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Why was Jason chosen over his mother to be the villain?

In the first Friday the 13th movie, we saw that Jason's mother was the real villain. So what led the production house to switch to Jason rather than choosing his mother (or maybe choosing both of them)...
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Why does Tommy wear a hockey mask in the end of Friday the 13th: A New Beginning?

In the movie Friday the 13th: A New Beginning, Roy is the one who is pretending to be Jason Voorhees and is the killer of the movie. But in the last scene of movie why is Tommy seen with a knife and ...