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His Name Was Jason: 30 Years of Friday the 13th (2009)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Horror | TV Movie 13 February 2009
A documentary exploring 30 years of the "Friday The 13th" film series featuring all new interviews with cast and crew from all 12 films and various horror fans and filmmakers.

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Daniel Farrands
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Credited cast:
Diane Almeida Diane Almeida ... Herself
Erich Anderson ... Himself
Judie Aronson ... Herself
Diana Barrows Diana Barrows ... Herself
Steven Barton ... Himself
Rachel Belofsky ... Herself
Peter M. Bracke Peter M. Bracke ... Himself (as Peter Bracke)
Richard Brooker ... Himself
John Carl Buechler ... Himself
Chuck Campbell ... Himself
Gloria Charles ... Herself
Stuart Charno ... Himself
Barney Cohen ... Himself
Mike Cucinotta Mike Cucinotta ... Himself
Sean S. Cunningham ... Himself
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A documentary exploring 30 years of the "Friday The 13th" film series featuring all new interviews with cast and crew from all 12 films and various horror fans and filmmakers.

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12 films. 3 decades. Bad luck was never so bloody.


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Country:

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Language:

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13 February 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

His Name Was Jason - 30 Jahre Freitag, der 13. See more »

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Jason still sends and receives mail according to los Angeles posted mistress, too and from Crystal lake. The packages vary between 700 & 800 a week. Believe it or.not. whether it is him or not the statistic still holds the same name.... See more »

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Richard Brooker mentions a hockey team called "The Detroit Islanders". Was he thinking of Detroit Red Wings or New York Islanders? See more »

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Richard Brooker: I believe it was Peter Schindler and Marty Becker were Detroit Islander Hockey fans. And it was their idea to come up with the hockey mask to cover the face up.
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References Deliverance (1972) See more »

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An Enjoyable Documentary for Jason Fans
24 February 2009 | by gavin6942See all my reviews

Tom Savini hosts this documentary on thirty years of "Friday the 13th", complete with some cheesy segue scenes of girls getting killed by a stalking killer. Just about anyone who was anyone in the film's history (besides Crispin Glover and Corey Feldman) make appearances to talk shop.

If you're a fan of "Friday the 13th" (and I am), you'll probably enjoy this documentary. It's fast-paced, covers plenty of ground, catches us up with "stars" we haven't seen in a while. If you don't know the stories behind the films, this is a great way to learn them in a fairly short time.

If you're not a "Friday the 13th" fan, I'm not sure why you're watching this one. Is your boyfriend making you do it? Most of the information covered is something you won't care about unless you're familiar with the movies. Does the casual fan care what some minor character from part six thinks? I doubt it. But the more serious fans will eat it up like rice pudding.

That's really all one needs to know here. After you've purchased all twelve movies in the latest special edition, this film acts as sort of a nice summary piece. They even have a feature that sums up the entire series in four minutes (sadly not so much focusing on death scenes as on Joe Lynch ranting). With two discs of special features, there's really no way you can expect more "Friday the 13th" love... if you need more, you're beyond help. Go to a convention and have Kane Hodder strangle you or Ari Lehman make a "rock" pose with you. That should do the trick.


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