Since 1980, there have been twelve Friday the 13th movies with a series planned for 2023. Jason has been from Camp Crystal Lake to New York and even to SPACE! He’s had cross-overs with Wes Craven’s Freddy Kreuger and appeared in comics fighting Detroit local Bruce Campbell’s Ash from The Evil Dead.
I’ve been a big fan of horror movies all my life and an even bigger fan of monsters. Even though some Jason movies can get very cheesy, I’ve always loved the monstrous aspect of Jason. He’s unstoppable and you have to be creative to survive in a world of monsters. So it’s always cool to see how characters (victims) will manage to evade this hockey-masked beast.
There also is a possible prequel series coming out this year called Crystal Lake on Peacock.
Now if you are a horror fan as I am and go back to the 80s you may know a lot about Jason. I still covet this old Cracked (Like Mad, but not) magazine where they listed every “kill” that happened in all the movies. However, there maybe be some things you don’t know. So here are 13 facts about Jason Voorhees.