Category: Trivia: Friday the 13th

Why Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan Had to Import Potatoes Into Canada

For those who pay attention to such things, this past Monday was the 25th anniversary of the U.S. release of Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (7/28/1989).  Now, you might suddenly be asking […]

13 Things You May Not Know About the 2009 Friday the 13th Re-Boot

You can see our other Friday the 13th lists here.  Today, it’s time for Friday the 13th (2009), aka, the inevitable re-boot As originally argued by author Kim Newman in Nightmare Movies, the movie production biz is akin to […]

13 Things You May Not Know About Freddy Vs. Jason

You can see our other Nightmare on Elm Street lists here, and you can see our other Friday the 13th lists here.  Today, it’s time for Freddy Vs. Jason (2003), aka, the bastard child of a thousand […]

13 Things You May Not Know About Jason X

You can see our other Friday the 13th lists here.  Now, it’s time for Jason X (2002), aka, the one in space: Sean Cunningham only ever returned to Friday the 13th to set up Freddy Vs. Jason at New Line, but he had to […]

13 Things You May Not Know About Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday

You can see our other Friday the 13th lists here. Now, it’s time for Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993), aka, the really crappy one where Jason’s black heart keeps jumping from body to body After Jason Takes […]

13 Things You May Not Know About Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan

You can see our other Friday the 13th lists here. Today, it’s time for Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989), aka, the one where Manhattan looked mostly like Vancouver. It had been a good run, this partnership […]

13 Things You May Not Know About Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood

You can see our other Friday the 13th lists here. Today, it’s time for Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988), aka, Jason Vs. Carrie. The Friday the 13th films were always pure and simple exercises in commerce, […]

13 Things You May Not Know About Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives

You can see our other Friday the 13th lists here. Today, it’s time for Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives  (1986), aka, the one where Jason becomes a straight up zombie Once you sever the trust you’ve built […]

13 Things You May Not Know About Friday the 13th: A New Beginning

You can see our other Friday the 13th lists here. Today, it’s time for Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985), aka, the crappy one where it’s not really Jason: After years of decline, the slasher genre rebounded in 1984 […]

13 Things You May Not Know About Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter

You can see our other Friday the 13th lists here. Today, it’s time for Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984), the one with Crispin Glover’s insane dancing and Corey Feldman’s bald head. In 1983, only a forgettable quickie (House on Sorority […]