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Jason X (2001)

Jason Voorhees returns with a new look, a new machete, and his same murderous attitude as he is awakened on a spaceship in the 25th century.

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Storyline

Set way in the future, Earth is no longer inhabitable, so humans have colonized in outer space. One colony receives two cryogenically frozen bodies, and when they defrost them, one of the bodies turns out to be.....who else? Jason Voorhees. No longer in the forest or Camp Crystal Lake, Jason stalks the colonists in a whole new environment. Written by Moley

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Rated R for strong horror violence, language and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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26 April 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Friday the 13th Part 10  »

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Budget:

$11,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$6,649,006 (USA) (26 April 2002)

Gross:

$12,610,731 (USA) (24 May 2002)
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Trivia

The "virtual '80s" scene was originally meant to be much more detailed, including a number of topless women playing volleyball. One idea even included the appearance of Pamela Voorhees, Jason's mother, and even went so far as to have Jason attack her, showing the extent of just how evil he had become. The latter idea was dropped. See more »

Goofs

Jason has no VR gear (like Dallas and Azrael's visors and controls), yet he is able to interact with any of the simulations. Like when he is "trapped" in the VR scene of Crystal Lake and 'kills' 2 female campers by beating one up camper in a sleeping bag with the sleeping bag containing the body of the other camper See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Pvt. Johnson: [to Jason] Why don't you stare at this for a while, you ugly bastard?
[covers Jason with a rag]
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Connections

Referenced in The Benchwarmers (2006) See more »

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X Is the Loneliest Number
Written and Performed by Ethan Wiley and Jon Sholle
Courtesy of Mean Bunny Music
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A spoof on its own franchise?...
16 December 2015 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

This movie sent a large following away from the franchise in utter disbelief. And I will say that "Jason X" is a very different "Friday the 13th" experience. It actually seems like it is meant as a spoof and a farce on its own franchise. You take Jason Voorhees and put him in a cryo-freeze, then thaw him up in the distant future and put him into space...

It is, of course, a matter of taste and personal preference whether or not you like the tenth movie and its deviant turn away from its usual formula. I enjoyed it, seeing it as a fun approach to the franchise.

There were some interesting things throughout the movie, especially with what happens to Jason, which spurred the 'evil gets an upgrade' catchphrase of the movie.

The effects were fun and good, as you have been witnessing all throughout the series of the movies. There were a good amount of killings in "Jason X" of course, as in all these movies. And there were some good laughs here as well.

And "Jason X" has Kane Hodder as Jason Voorhees, which is more than enough of a reason to watch the movie. And a special appearance by none other than David Cronenberg.

If you like the "Friday the 13th" movies and want a break away from the usual setting of the Voorhees movies then sit down and Watch "Jason X". It is fun for what it is.


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