The FRIDAY THE 13TH films introduced a one-man killing machine named Jason Voorhees, and just like that masked slasher they’ve proven pretty near immortal, with 12 features spanning three decades. Join us as we celebrate the Warner Bros. Home Entertainment release of the Blu-ray boxed set “Friday the 13th: The Complete Collection.”
5:00 PM: Doors open for Jason costume contest entrants; the top 13 participants receive free tickets, food, FRIDAY THE 13TH boxed sets and the chance to compete for cash prizes of $500, $300 and $100.
6:00 PM: Pre-show begins and costume contest winners are announced. Pre-show includes trivia and "best scream" contests for additional boxed sets, plus a discussion hosted by the horror fans at BloodyDisgusting.com.
7:30 PM: Rediscover the seminal horror series (one of film history’s longest) on the big screen with its first four installments, beginning with the original FRIDAY THE 13TH. 10-minute intermissions between films, with THE FINAL CHAPTER ending around 2:00 AM.
FRIDAY THE 13TH
1980, Paramount, 95 min. Dir. Sean S. Cunningham. The bloody franchise begins at Crystal Lake, where summer camp counselors are picked off by a mysterious killer. Keep your eyes peeled for Kevin Bacon in a small role. Screening format: DCP.
Discussion following the first film with actress Robbi Morgan (Annie).
FRIDAY THE 13TH PART 2
1981, Paramount, 87 min. Dir. Steve Miner. A survivor from the first film and a fresh crew of counselors fall victim to the lethal Jason Voorhees. Screening format: New Blu-ray.
FRIDAY THE 13TH PART III
1982, Paramount, 95 min. Dir. Steve Miner. Jason is back in one of the series’ scariest installments - and he’s picked up a hockey mask. Screening format: New Blu-ray 3-D anaglyph.
FRIDAY THE 13TH: THE FINAL CHAPTER
1984, Paramount, 91 min. Dir. Joseph Zito. The previous film put Jason in the morgue, but he’s not quite dead, and slashes his way back to Crystal Lake. Can Corey Feldman stop him? Screening format: New Blu-ray.
Special Ticket Prices: $13 General Admission and $10 American Cinematheque Members.