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The Best Friday the 13ths 

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Fun series. List and vote on your favorites.
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Friday the 13th Part 3: ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Friday the 13ths
Dir. by Steve Miner (1982), starring Betsy Palmer, Steve Miner & Richard Brooker
Debut of the mask, and Jason dispatches some wannabe tough bikers.
2
Friday the 13th is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Friday the 13ths
Dir. by Sean S. Cunningham (1980), starring Kevin Bacon, Tom Savini & Betsy Palmer
Twist ending that would make Shyamalan envious.
3
Friday the 13th Part 2 ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Friday the 13ths
Dir. by Steve Miner (1981), starring Betsy Palmer, Lauren-Marie Taylor & Warrington Gillette
Jason is dressed like Farmer Joe in this one.
4
Friday the 13th: The Fin... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Friday the 13ths
Dir. by Joseph Zito (1984), starring Corey Feldman, Crispin Glover & Judie Aronson
Feldman + great pacing and semi-likeable characters, make this my personal favorite.
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Friday the 13th Part VII... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Friday the 13ths
Dir. by John Carl Buechler (1988), starring Corey Feldman, Tony Goldwyn & Jeff Bennett
I find this one funny, & it's got the sleeping bag kill. My 2nd favorite.
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Friday the 13th Part VI:... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Friday the 13ths
Dir. by Tom McLoughlin (1986), starring Corey Feldman, Tony Goldwyn & Ron Palillo
I really enjoy this one. Smart, self aware, and ahead of it's time. Love the James Bond style intro.
7
Friday the 13th: A New B... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Friday the 13ths
Dir. by Danny Steinmann (1985), starring Corey Feldman, Miguel A. Núñez & Jr.
The kid who takes an ax to the head over a candy bar is the only highlight for me. The one I've watched the least.
8
Freddy vs. Jason is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Friday the 13ths
Dir. by Ronny Yu (2003), starring Evangeline Lilly, Kelly Rowland & Monica Keena
Love it. Underrated I believe.
9
Friday the 13th is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Friday the 13ths
Dir. by Marcus Nispel (2009), starring Jared Padalecki, Danielle Panabaker & Amanda Righetti
Could have been better. Left the theatre disappointed.
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Friday the 13th Part VII... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Friday the 13ths
Dir. by Rob Hedden (1989), starring Kelly Hu, Kane Hodder & David Jacox
Spending most of the movie on the boat, & an ending that I still don't get, does bother me. That cheap Statue of Liberty charm Sean gives Rennie bothers me more
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Jason Goes to Hell: The ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Friday the 13ths
Dir. by Adam Marcus (1993), starring Erin Gray, Leslie Jordan & Kane Hodder
This was a waste of my time. Oh no, just wasted more time Ranking and discussing it further.
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Jason X is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Friday the 13ths
Dir. by James Isaac (2001), starring David Cronenberg, Lexa Doig & Peter Mensah
If space Jason ran into Ripley, or the Queen Alien, cool. The way it is...not.