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The Many Lives of Jason Voorhees (2002)

A documentary on the history of the Friday the 13th films.

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Jeffrey Schwarz
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Cast

Credited cast:
Michael Berryman ... Himself
John Bloom ... Himself (as Joe Bob Briggs)
Mark Borchardt ... Himself
Noel Cunningham Noel Cunningham ... Himself
Sean S. Cunningham ... Himself
David Del Valle David Del Valle ... Himself
Todd Farmer ... Himself
Kane Hodder ... Himself
James Isaac ... Himself
Adam Marcus Adam Marcus ... Himself
Drew McWeeny ... Himself
Mike Schank Mike Schank ... Himself
Robert Shaye ... Himself
Julie Strain ... Girl in the Woods
Anthony Timpone ... Himself
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A look back at the history of one of the most successful and long-running film franchises of all time, Friday the 13th, including the evolution of the Jason character, how Kane Hodder came to play the part, and a look at makeup effects. Includes interviews with Hodder, Joe Bob Briggs, and Sean S. Cunningham. Written by Anonymous

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USA

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English

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Because Paramount still owns the rights to the first eight Friday the 13th films, no footage from these films could be used in this documentary. See more »

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References The Dorm That Dripped Blood (1982) See more »

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At last!
23 February 2003 | by pearceduncanSee all my reviews

Finally, a decent doco about the Friday the 13th series! There's some good interview footage here with Sean S. Cunningham, Kane Hodder, Joe Bob Briggs etc and some perplexing footage of the guys from American Movie.

The only qualms I have are: no interview with Tom Savini, and no footage from any of the first eight Fridays. Paramount owns the rights to those movies (this disc was from New Line who only did the last two) and it's way past time for a special edition of at least the first Friday the 13th, with a decent doco on the series at bare minimum.

For the moment, though, this'll do.


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