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Freddy vs. Jason (2003)

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Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees return to terrorize the teenage population. Except this time, they're out to get each other, too.

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Ronny Yu

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Wes Craven (characters), Victor Miller (characters) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Englund ... Freddy Krueger
Ken Kirzinger ... Jason Voorhees
Monica Keena ... Lori Campbell
Jason Ritter ... Will Rollins
Kelly Rowland ... Kia Waterson
Chris Marquette ... Charlie Linderman (as Christopher George Marquette)
Brendan Fletcher ... Mark Davis
Katharine Isabelle ... Gibb
Lochlyn Munro ... Deputy Scott Stubbs
Kyle Labine ... Bill Freeburg
Tom Butler ... Dr. Campbell
David Kopp ... Blake
Paula Shaw ... Mrs. Pamela Voorhees (Jason's Mother)
Jesse Hutch ... Trey
Zack Ward ... Bobby Davis (Mark's Brother)
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Storyline

It's been nearly ten years since Freddy Krueger terrorized people in the dreams, and the towns folk want to keep him erased from their memory. Freddy still has one more plan on getting back to Elm Street. He resurrects Jason Voorhees and sends him off to kill. The more bodies which fall to the ground, the stronger in which Freddy becomes. This is until, Freddy realizes that Jason isn't going to step aside easily, and must be taken down himself. Written by Film_Fan

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Taglines:

Evil Will Battle Evil See more »

Genres:

Action | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive strong horror violence/gore, gruesome images, sexuality, drug use and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Canada | USA | Italy

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 August 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

FvJ See more »

Filming Locations:

British Columbia, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$36,428,066, 17 August 2003, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$82,622,655

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$114,908,830
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

There had been multiple efforts to make this movie over the years, but no real progress was ever made, because Freddy belonged to New Line Cinema, and Jason to Paramount Pictures. After Paramount Pictures walked, due to Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989)'s disappointing box-office, original Friday Director Sean S. Cunningham swooped in and worked with New Line Cinema's Head of Production Michael De Luca to obtain the Friday the 13th (1980) film rights. Now, there was nothing stopping them from doing this movie, except for the fact that they had no real idea how to bring the characters together in any kind of logical story. Plus, New Line Cinema suddenly had Wes Craven back. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 16 mins) In the cabin fight scene while Jason is trying to free his machete from the table, Kia picks up a wrench and starts hitting him. When she hits him across the face, you can see the wrench bend in her hand. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Freddy Krueger: [narrating] My children... from the very beginning, it was the children who gave me my power. The Springwood Slasher, that's what they called me. My reign of terror was legendary. Dozens of children would fall by my blades. Then the parents of Springwood came for me, taking justice into their own hands. When I was alive, I might have been a little naughty, but after they killed me, I became something much, much worse. The stuff nightmares are made of. The children still feared me, ...
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Crazy Credits

There are no opening credits, but just the words "Freddy vs. Jason" imprinted on a wall splattered in blood. See more »

Alternate Versions

An alternate version of Blake has him play with a yo-yo other than scratch his crotch as in the theatrical version. See more »

Connections

Referenced in His Name Was Jason: 30 Years of Friday the 13th (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Slavery
Written by Jonny Santos, Tommy Decker, Rob Garcia and Mike Sarkisyan
Performed by Spineshank
Courtesy of Roadrunner Records
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HORROR HEROES
15 January 2004 | by way_forwardSee all my reviews

The film Freddy vs Jason is your typical slash fest with guts and blood dropping every where. Does this movie that I heard about a decade ago kinda lives up to its promise in a very weird and wonderfull way. Jason actually seems more scary than Freddy and at a point you think Jason will turn to the light when the to horror heroes battle it out. But nah hes too much of a goody two shoes to do that. The concept of the story hasnt changed much, but really doesnt tell you in detail enough on how most things happen maybe thats a spawn for several sequels to follow. The teenagers in the movie I would say have acted all very well and it doesnt go in all that typical teenager way they are quiet sensible. I think if the film had more of a plot to it would be one of the biggest movies of the year though competition was tough out their. I cant wait for part 2 though. 6.5 out of 10


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