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Friday The 13th Part 2

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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. Is it Mrs. Voorhees' son Jason, who did not really drown in the lake some 30 years before?

Product Details

  • Actors: Betsy Palmer, Amy Steel, John Furey, Adrienne King, Kirsten Baker
  • Directors: Steve Miner
  • Writers: Ron Kurz, Sean S. Cunningham, Victor Miller
  • Producers: Steve Miner, Dennis Stuart Murphy, Frank Mancuso Jr., Lisa Barsamian
  • Format: Anamorphic, Closed-captioned, Color, Widescreen, NTSC
  • Language: English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono), French (Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono)
  • Subtitles: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: R (Restricted)
  • Studio: Paramount Home Video
  • DVD Release Date: October 19, 1999
  • Run Time: 87 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (380 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B00001MXXO
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #279,217 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Friday The 13th Part 2" on IMDb

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95 of 101 people found the following review helpful By Stephen B. O'Blenis on September 30, 2004
Format: DVD
As I noted in my write-up for the first "Friday The 13th", I feel that movie and this one form two halves of a beginning stage for the full series. The first deliberately ended on a wide-open note (not as common in 1980 as it is today, and not in the slightest contrived but the pivotal point for the whole movie and perhaps the whole series) and without the second chapter the first would have been woefully incomplete.

I think "Part 2" fully equals or possibly exceeds its predecessor. Like "Part 1", it's shot in a somewhat 'rough' manner, with simple camerawork and a minimum of flash, similar to the styles for the first "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" or "Basket Case", though not nearly As rough. It's a technique that's worked far better in a number of horror films than in most genres, because it doesn't look like someone's meticulously filming a motion picture, it looks as though events are being captured on film as they happen, giving the movie (when it's done right) a creepy, unsettling atmosphere.

It's got one of the most likable casts of characters in The "Friday" line (admittedly a problem in some of the other entries), with even the couple of characters who look like they're going to be total wastes becoming much more bearable as the movie progresses and you get to know them, with my personal favorite all along being the Kirsten Baker character (Teri). And Jason, of course. Actually, this is one of the most essential chapters in the series in establishing Jason as not just atop-tier horror monster, but a top-tier 'sympathetic' horror monster in the vein of the Frankenstein Monster, as opposed to Freddy Krueger, who's a top-tier 'Pure Evil' horror monster.
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60 of 62 people found the following review helpful By Mark Twain on December 28, 1999
Format: VHS Tape
I liked this movie and found it to be better than the original. It was more interesting and the pace was faster. I also liked the performances and the characters, and the opening scene was really scary and intense, especially late at night. i wish all the installments could be this good.
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44 of 51 people found the following review helpful By Richard Stange on December 11, 2006
Format: DVD
"As bad as Friday the 13th, Part 2 is, it's a work of art in comparison to the rest of the Friday the 13th flicks that came afterward." - Mark Englehart (Amazon Editorial Review)

You know, I've got a crazy thought. I thought that a store like Amazon would actually want to SELL THEIR PRODUCTS. Having some dork say "as bad as this movie is" is not the best way to sell a product.

Onto Friday 2, this movie tells a very good story in the context of an urban legend while developing key characters and building suspense. The deaths are creepy and violent, the music is awesome, and Jason is at his scariest. This film also has the best atmosphere of the series.

This movie could have been the original, despite the original being very good as well.
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29 of 33 people found the following review helpful By Ryan Rogers on September 6, 2007
Format: DVD
This is tied with Friday the 13th, Part VI - Jason Lives as my favorites of the series. This is still back when this series aimed to be scary and not comical. We all know that lengthy series of movies have more than their share of rotten pieces. With this release, Friday the 13th hadn't reached that point.

Now, the film picks up where the first left off. It features Alice, the survivor of the first film. Without going into much detail I will say that this one is better than the first and definitely one of the better of the series.

Definitely Recommended.
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14 of 15 people found the following review helpful By K. Driscoll on July 25, 2007
Format: DVD
Friday the 13th part 2 is probably the best movie of the Friday the 13th series. Steve Miner is probably the most accomplished director to take on any of the Friday the 13th films and the quality shows. The scenes are subtly stylized and photography is the strongest here. The story is also more compelling and mysterious than the subsequent films. It partly stands out because Jason is not quite the icon he later becomes. He is smaller by far here than in any other sequel and he dons a white pillowcase with a single hole for his one eye to peak through. He wears overalls and his weapon of choice is a pitchfork. There is something more raw and effortless behind his appearance. Being the first film with Jason as the killer, we also ask ourselves for the first time how he survived and we don't know for sure until we realize later that it is likely because he is undead. There is something genuinely creepy about a dead mentally challenged teenage cyclops running around in the woods and hanging out in a shack with his mother's severed rotten head. It all seems a bit more real than the big brooding invincible zombie of the later films and we still know its Jason in sort of his transition state. He's just learning the ropes as a mass murderer.

After the events at the end of the first movie we see Alice, the girl who killed Jason's mother, living alone and she is quickly murdered by an unseen assailant. Five years after that, a group of more shallow young people show up to Crystal Lake to attend a camp counselor training. The camp itself is condemned because of the murders that happened there. The story of Jason and his mother is of course told around the campfire and the camp is referred to as "Camp Blood".
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Anyone buy this movie yet??
I have not bought the new DVD of part 2 yet. But I have read some reviews that said this version is the best 2 has ever looked.
But I wish Paramount could of released this one on Blu-Ray? Dont get why The UK will get part 2 and 3 on Blu-Ray but not us?
Gush darn it how many more times do I have... Read More
Feb 4, 2009 by Kindle Customer |  See all 10 posts
Is this uncensored?
No This Isent UNUCT (Not Uncensored That's For TV Only.) It's Only The First One. The Footage From All The Other Films The Death Secnes Were Lost In A Fire Expect (Jason Goes To Hell 1993) And (Friday The 13th Part VII The New Blood 1988) So..................... Yeah.
Aug 25, 2010 by Jose Luis Rivera |  See all 2 posts
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