Best Friday the 13th Movies

Which Jason pic do you think deserves top spot? List includes cross-overs and remakes.

The Top Ten

1 Friday the 13th, Part VI: Jason Lives

It's so damn meta

Jason comes back to life in this movie - ElSherlock

I think this film gets forgotten in the series. I thought this one breathed new life into the series. This is the one where Jason is officially brought back from the dead, so now his superhuman qualities don't seem so ridiculous since he isn't human anymore. This one has a lot of suspense and action, but is also the first in the series to introduce a sense of humor about itself, often winking at the audience. This one stands out to me from the rest of the sequels.

Probably the best one because it retains the slasher thrills that the series is known for while also having a good sense of humor and embracing its campiness. Ton of fun to watch. - Jackamalio

2 Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter

Simply the best. The goriest, the scariest, the most aggressive and creepy Jason, and the most memorable.

For me, it's:
#1 - Final Chapter
#2 - Jason Loves
#3 - Part 3

This is the best movie of the series - ElSherlock


Ranking Friday’s

1. The Final Chapter. 9/10
2. Jason Lives. 8/10
3. Part 2. 8/10
4. The Original. 8/10
5. Part 3D. 7/10
6. A New Beginning. 7/10
7. The New Blood. 7/10
8. Freddy vs Jason. 7/10
9. The Remake. 6/10
10 Jason Goes To Hell 5/10
11 Jason X. 5/10
12 Jason Takes Manhattan 4/10

3 Friday the 13th, Part 2

This is the best sequel - ElSherlock

One of the few really scary movies of the saga along with Part 1 and 3, this movie has really good moments, specially those at Jason's little sanctuary

Better than the original.

This was the scariest one! That pillowcase mask was so scary!

4 Friday the 13th

The classic - ElSherlock

One of My favourite movies of all time

Who said Jason had to be the killer for these movies to be great. This movie had suspense, awesome kills and a grainy look that can rival any other horror. To me, his mother was much creepier and more unexpected than a big, freakishly strong man, you knew could totally decimate people. Also, this was one of Kevin Bacon's early works.

Victor Miller said that he hasn't seen any of the sequels because he doesn't like that Jason is the killer and not Pamela as she was in the original.

5 Friday the 13th Part III

The movie where Jason got his mask - ElSherlock

5th is about right for this movie. The 3D was terrible but the last third of the film was arguably the best in the series.

This movie had arguably, the best last 30 minutes of the series.

This is the movie where Jason first finds the goalie mask that would then make him an icon of horror. Richard Burton also does an amazing job as Jason (and may he rest in peace).

6 Freddy vs. Jason

Kind of good - ElSherlock

Should have been a triple threat. Freddy vs Jason vs Michael Myers.

The horror movie version of goku vs. superman


7 Friday the 13th, Part VII - The New Blood

It's very bloody (That's why it's called "The New Blood") - ElSherlock

The most and best friday the 13th movie ever it has it all horrifying scary a zombie walking around ripping peoples heads off and killing in the most bloody way

This one was awesome just as good as part 6 better than part 1 for sure but the remake was awesome just as good as part 6 and part 7

This has to be a joke why is this not in number 1 he's a complete zombie plus skeleton in this one

8 Friday the 13th, Part V - A New Beginning

Underrated movie - ElSherlock

For this movie to have a fake Jason, he sure endured a lot of punishment and kept coming. First he had his stomach punctured by a tractor, got his shoulder cut with a chainsaw, then got a knife stuck in his upper thigh. This normal man must have been on LSD or something. I would rank it 6th out of the twelve movies made. 8 through 10 were a total embarrassment to the franchise!

For not being Jason, the guy had a higher body count than ANY of the previous films. Really raised the bar for Jason in the later ones

Violet's character and dance makes the whole movie the best of all time

1 Comment
9 Friday the 13th (2009)

This remake is good - ElSherlock

If you're going to do a remake, think of something different to make it stand out. This movie just copied the best kills from the first four films. The whole let's get drunk or high and have sex is way over played. Do something with a crafty, unpredictable plot. That's the reason most originals are usually the best, they haven't been seen before.

But the original was nothing but a rip off of a better horror movie as well - germshep24

It's better than the original. By far. Still isn't quite a good movie, though. - truckturner

I like the remake more then the original the original was boring as hell

10 Friday the 13th, Part VIII - Jason Takes Manhattan

The opening song in this movie is good - ElSherlock

The killer who couldn't swim managed to swim from the statue of liberty to shore

I know. Jason's condition with water seemed to come and go with every installment. Of course he drowns before the first film, but he's shown walking right into the lake on many occasions as if its nothing. He also manages to die and come back to life in every movie from 6 to 8. It wasn't until Freddy vs. Jason that the series decided to make water a full-on fear and weakness for him. The continuity is all over the place. - BKAllmighty

This one was a good movie

The Contenders

11 Jason Goes to Hell

This could have been the final movie - ElSherlock

Jason Goes to Hell is decent but way too confusing - spodermanfan1000

This movie was good I liked it

Or, more accurately, Jason goes to Development Hell, and, given a few years, he figuratively and literally launched into the stratosphere and beyond with Jason X. - JR302

12 Jason X

I think its okay

Just good - ElSherlock

Feel free to give this film all you want, but a cybernetic Jason going on a killing spree in space? Sounds pretty entertaining to me. - JR302

This is pretty cool. I think the futuristic designs are awesome at and I also like the design of Uber Jason.

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