'Friday the 13th' Series Quiz


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Was Jason a victim or a villain? See how much do you know about the "Friday the 13th" movie franchise by taking this quiz.

What is the name of the villain in the "Friday the 13th" movies?

Jason Voorhees is the hockey-masked villain who stalks countless victims in this franchise.


In what year did the first "Friday the 13th" movie hit theaters?

Thanks in large part to its 1980 release, "Friday the 13th" helped spawn a decade of memorable horror movies.


As of 2016, how many "Friday the 13th" movies are there?

There are 12, with the most recent release in 2009.


Which "Friday the 13th" movie is subtitled "The New Blood"?

"The New Blood" was Part VII, released in 1988.


How many of the "Friday the 13th" movies have been produced by Sean Cunningham?

Cunningham has helped to produce three of the 12 movies, more than any other producer.


What was the budget of the first "Friday the 13th" film?

The ultracheap, $550,000 movie may have been inexpensive to make, but it had a profound cultural impact.


What is Jason's murder weapon of choice?

With his well-worn machete, Jason hacks his way through a veritable forest of innocent (and not-so-innocent) teenagers.


How much did the first "Friday the 13th" film gross at the box office?

The $550,000 budget paid for itself many times over, as the movie snagged nearly $60 million at the box office.


What's the name of the lake where many of the atrocities take place?

The simply named Crystal Lake becomes an ominous, cursed location that spawns some of America's worst nightmares.


How many "Friday the 13th" films were released in the 1980s?

In a mad scramble to capitalize on the "Jason" phenomenon, studios cranked out eight movies in the '80s.


Who directed "Friday the 13th Part III"?

Steve Miner directed two of the movies, including "Part 2" and "Part III."


"Friday the 13th" was very much inspired by the success of what other horror movie?

John Carpenter's "Halloween" was a budget-friendly blockbuster that helped to make "Friday the 13th" a reality.


What was the subtitle of 1984's "Friday the 13th"?

Of course, 1984 was not "The Final Chapter," not by a long shot.


How many of the "Friday the 13th" movies has Ronny Yu directed?

Yu directed one, "Freddy vs. Jason," in 2003. Only Steve Miner has directed more than one of the franchise's films.


As the story goes, "Part II" takes place how long after the first movie ends?

Just two months after the horrors of the first story, the only survivor is subjected to more of Jason's rampages.


What is the name of the heroine (and sole survivor) in the first movie?

Alice survived the scourge of Crystal Lake only to be chased by Jason all over again.


How does Jason die at the end of "Part VII"?

His hockey mask is shattered, exposing his deformed face, but he doesn't die.


In how many of the movies did Kane Hodder play the villain named Jason?

Hodder played Jason more than anyone else, with four appearances; his last appearance was in "Jason X."


Which of the "Friday the 13th" films was released in 3-D?

It may have been way back in 1982, but "Part III" was released in 3-D. In spite of the technological advances, it didn't fare any better with critics.


The first "Friday the 13th" movie was created by which studio?

Paramount Pictures made a "killing" off of the movie, which made tens of millions of dollars and created an entire Jason empire.


In "Part VIII," in which area does Jason stalk many of his victims?

In "Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan," Jason slips into New York and kills with his typical reckless abandon.


In what year was "Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday" released?

This 1993 film was supposedly meant to be the very last movie in the series, but clearly that plan didn't work out.


What is the name of Jason's mother?

Pamela Voorhees is the primary villain in the first movie, as she murders the people she believes are responsible for her son's death.


What is the highest number of murders that Jason commits in any single one of the films?

In "Jason X" and "Jason Goes to Hell," he offs 23 people, all in creative and bloody ways.


Who played the role of Jason in the first "Friday the 13th" movie?

Lehman's face may have been hiding behind the hockey mask, but he has the honor of being the first man to play Jason. He now has a punk rock band named First Jason.


Jason Voorhees has which medical condition?

Hydrocephalus means there's too much fluid in the brain, causing an array of problems, such as murdering dozens of people with a machete.


What was the highest box office ranking achieved by "Part III"?

"Part III" didn't get great reviews, but it kicked "E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial" out of the No. 1 spot in 1982.


Kevin Bacon had a huge role in which "Friday the 13th" movie?

Bacon's A-list career was launched in large part to his role as Jack in the first movie.


In which movie does the FBI manage to "kill" Jason?

In "Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday," the FBI kills Jason at the beginning of the movie, but Jason manages to possess another man and restart his murder spree.


What was the budget of "Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan"?

Good thing the budget was only $5 million, because this terrible movie only made $14 million at the box office, making it one of the least successful in the franchise.


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