Top 10 Jason Voorhees Things You May Not Know

Top 10 Jason Voorhees Things You May Not Know

Jason Voorhees is a horror movie icon with a mysterious past and a bit of character development before becoming the primary central villain in the Friday the 13th film series. This slasher says very little and here is a list of the top 10 Jason Voorhees things you may not know. The full video is about 15-minutes long, and I included a brief list below the video.

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Top 10 Things You May Not Know About Jason Voorhees

  1. Jason Voorhees was not intended to be the main villain in the Friday the 13th films. In Friday the 13th (1980), Jason Voorhees mother was the villain as Mrs. Voorhees. It took a little while to get Jason into the role and to finalize his hockey mask look.

  2. The original script of Friday the 13th (1980) has Jason Voorhees as Josh Voorhees.

  3. Jason was not initially intended to be deformed but special effects wizard Tom Savini decided that it would make him more menacing.

  4. Jason Voorhees is not found in the Friday the 13th TV series, and the focus of each episode is a haunted relic from an antique shop.

  5. The iconic "kill kill kill die die die" sound effect was supposed to be "kill kill kill mom mom mom" referring to what Mrs. Voorhees is hearing in her head from Jason Voorhees.

  6. Jason Voorhees’ father Elias Voorhees was revealed in the comics to be a huge muscular man who abused Jason as a child. Jason gets most of his abnormal strength from Elias.

  7. Jason Voorhees starred in his 1989 Jason Voorhees NES video game, the original Nintendo system.

  8. The Jason Voorhees film series has featured many movie celebrities including Kevin Bacon, Crispin Glover, and Corey Fieldman.

  9. Jason Voorhees had a weird James Bond-style intro initially that was scrapped.

  10. Freddy Krueger may have abused Jason Voorhees as a kid. Another movie tie into Freddy vs. Jason (2003). The direct reference was scrapped because it made the film too dark.

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Friday the 13th (1980)

Directed by Sean S. Cunningham

Movie Overview | Review | Trailer

Official Synopsis: One summer at Camp Crystal Lake, a group of young counselors begin to get ready to lead campers. Unfortunately for the former, someone isn't happy about what's going on in the camp and enjoys playing kill the counselor. As bodies fall to the ground in the camp, no one is safe.

Cast: Tom Savini, Kevin Bacon, Adrienne King, Walt Gorney, Betsy Palmer, Ronn Carroll, Rex Everhart, Peter Brouwer, Ari Lehman, Ron Millkie,…
Genres: Horror, Thriller, Mystery