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Huge “FRIDAY THE 13TH” Blu-ray boxed set coming from Scream Factory!; details and art

Monday, July 13, 2020 | Blu-ray/DVD, News

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

Following its HALLOWEEN: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION from a few years back, Shout! Factory has worked things out with Paramount Pictures and New Line Cinema to release the complete Voorhees saga on hi-def disc.

The FRIDAY THE 13TH COLLECTION (DELUXE EDITION) has been announced for an October 13 debut date under the Scream Factory banner. The 16 Blu-ray set includes all 12 of the movies, with new 4K transfers of the first four and a new 3D version of PART III, each in its own case with the original theatrical poster art, packaged in a rigid slipcover with a 40-page essay booklet containing archival stills. The set is limited to 13,000 pieces and is packed with new and vintage bonus features (full disclosure: this writer contributed a couple of them); currently confirmed, with more to be announced at a later date, are:

FRIDAY THE 13TH (1980) (2-Discs)

  • NEW 4K scan of the original camera negative (theatrical cut and unrated cut)
  • Audio Commentary by director Sean S. Cunningham, screenwriter Victor Miller and more (unrated cut)
  • “Fresh Cuts: New Tales from FRIDAY THE 13TH”
  • “The Man Behind the Legacy: Sean S. Cunningham”
  • “A FRIDAY THE 13TH Reunion”
  • “Lost Tales from Camp Blood – Part 1”
  • Vintage FANGORIA Magazine Article (BD Rom – New to the Set)
  • TV Spots (New to the Set)
  • U.S. Radio Spots (New to the Set)
  • U.K. Radio Spot (New to the Set)
  • U.S. Theatrical Trailer
  • International Theatrical Trailer (New to the Set)​

FRIDAY THE 13TH PART 2

  • NEW 4K scan of the original camera negative
  • Amy Steel podcast interview
  • “Inside CRYSTAL LAKE MEMORIES: The Book”
  • “Friday’s Legacy: Horror Conventions”
  • “Lost Tales from Camp Blood – Part 2”
  • Vintage FANGORIA Magazine Article (BD Rom – New to the Set)
  • Radio Spots (New to the Set)
  • TV Spots (New to the Set)
  • Theatrical Trailer

FRIDAY THE 13TH PART III

  • NEW 4K scan from the original film elements
  • In 2D and a new 3D version
  • Audio Commentary by actors Larry Zerner, Paul Kratka, Richard Brooker and Dana Kimmell
  • “Fresh Cuts: 3D Terror”
  • “Legacy of the Mask”
  • “Slasher Films: Going for the Jugular”
  • “Lost Tales from Camp Blood – Part 3”
  • Vintage FANGORIA Magazine Article (BD Rom – New to the Set)
  • TV Spots (New to the Set)
  • Radio Spots (New to the Set)
  • Theatrical Trailer

FRIDAY THE 13TH: THE FINAL CHAPTER

  • NEW 4K scan from the original camera negative
  • Audio Commentary by director Joe Zito, screenwriter Barney Cohen and editor Joel Goodman
  • Audio Commentary by fans/filmmakers Adam Green and Joe Lynch
  • “Lost Tales from Camp Blood – Part 4”
  • Slashed Scenes with audio commentary by director Joseph Zito
  • “Jason’s Unlucky Day: 25 Years After FRIDAY THE 13TH: THE FINAL CHAPTER
  • The Lost Ending
  • “The Crystal Lake Massacres Revisited Part I”
  • Jimmy’s Dead Dance Moves
  • Vintage FANGORIA Magazine Article (BD Rom – New to the Set)
  • TV Spot (New to the Set)
  • Radio Spots (New to the Set)
  • Theatrical Trailer

FRIDAY THE 13TH PART V: A NEW BEGINNING

  • NEW Audio Commentary by Melanie Kinnaman, Deborah Voorhees and Tiffany Helm
  • Audio Commentary by director/co-screenwriter Danny Steinmann, actors John Shepherd and Shavar Ross
  • Audio Commentary by fans/filmmakers Adam Green and Joe Lynch (New to the Set)
  • “Lost Tales of Camp Blood – Part 5”
  • “The Crystal Lake Massacres Revisited Part II”
  • “New Beginnings: The Making of FRIDAY THE 13TH PART V”
  • Vintage FANGORIA Magazine Article (BD Rom – New to the Set)
  • TV Spots (New to the Set)
  • Theatrical Trailer

FRIDAY THE 13TH PART VI: JASON LIVES

  • NEW Audio Commentary by Thom Mathews, Vinny Gustaferro, Kerry Noonan, Cynthia Kania and CJ Graham
  • Audio Commentary by writer/director Tom McLoughlin
  • Audio Commentary by writer/director Tom McLoughlin, actor Vincent Guastaferro and editor Bruce Green
  • Audio Commentary by fans/filmmakers Adam Green and Joe Lynch (New to the Set)
  • “Lost Tales from Camp Blood – Part 6”
  • “The Crystal Lake Massacres Revisited Part III”
  • “Jason Lives: The Making of FRIDAY THE 13TH PART VI”
  • “Meeting Mr. Voorhees”
  • Slashed Scenes
  • Vintage FANGORIA Magazine Article (BD Rom – New to the Set)
  • TV Spots (New to the Set)
  • Theatrical Trailer

FRIDAY THE 13TH PART VII: THE NEW BLOOD

  • Audio Commentary by director John Carl Buechler and actor Kane Hodder
  • Audio Commentary by director John Carl Buechler and actors Lar Park Lincoln and Kane Hodder
  • “Jason’s Destroyer: The Making of FRIDAY THE 13TH PART VII”
  • “Mind Over Matter: The Truth About Telekinesis”
  • “Makeover by Maddy: Need A Little Touch-Up Work, My A**”
  • Slashed Scenes with introduction
  • Vintage FANGORIA Magazine Article (BD Rom – New to Set)
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • TV Spot (New to Set)

FRIDAY THE 13TH PART VIII: JASON TAKES MANHATTAN

  • Audio Commentary by director Rob Hedden
  • Audio Commentary by actors Scott Reeves, Jensen Daggett and Kane Hodder
  • “New York Has A New Problem: The Making of FRIDAY THE 13TH PART VIII: JASON TAKES MANHATTAN”
  • Slashed Scenes
  • Gag Reel
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • TV Spots (New to Set)

JASON GOES TO HELL: THE FINAL FRIDAY (2-discs)

  • NEW 2K scan of the original film elements (Theatrical Version)
  • NEW 2K scan of the original film elements with HD inserts (Unrated Version)
  • NEW interviews with Sean Cunningham, Noel Cunningham, Adam Marcus, Kane Hodder
  • NEW Audio Commentary by Adam Marcus and author Peter Bracke
  • Audio Commentary by director Adam Marcus and screenwriter Dean Lorey
  • Additional TV footage with NEW optional Audio Commentary with director Adam Marcus and author Peter Bracke
  • Electronic Press Kit (New to the Set)
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • TV Spots (New to the Set)

JASON X

  • NEW audio commentary by Kane Hodder, writer Todd Farmer and Peter Bracke
  • NEW interviews with Sean Cunningham, Noel Cunningham, Kane Hodder, Kristi Angus and Todd Farmer
  • Audio Commentary by director Jim Isaac, writer Todd Farmer and producer Noel Cunningham
  • “The Many Lives of Jason Voorhees”: a documentary on the history of Jason
  • “By Any Means Necessary: The Making of JASON X” making-of/production documentary
  • Electronic Press Kit (New to the Set)
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • TV Spot (New to the Set)

FREDDY VS. JASON

  • Audio Commentary by director Ronny Yu, actors Robert Englund and Ken Kirzinger
  • 21 Deleted/Alternate Scenes, Including the Original Opening and Ending with optional commentary by director Ronny Yu and executive producer Douglas Curtis
  • Behind-the-Scenes Coverage of the Film’s Development, including Screenwriting, Set Design, Makeup, Stunts and Principal Photography
  • Visual Effects Exploration
  • “My Summer Vacation: A Visit to Camp Hackenslash”
  • Pre-fight press conference at Bally’s Casino in Las Vegas
  • Original Theatrical Trailer
  • TV Spots
  • Music Video: Ill Nino “How Can I Live”

FRIDAY THE 13th (2009)

  • Includes the Theatrical Cut and the Special Extended Version
  • “Hacking Back/Slashing Forward”: remembering the groundbreaking original movie
  • Terror Trivia Track with Picture-In-Picture with comments from the cast and crew
  • “The Rebirth of Jason Voorhees”: a look at the making of
  • Additional Slashed Scenes
  • The Best 7 Kills

BONUS DISC 1:

  • NEW interview with composer Harry Manfredini
  • NEW location featurette on Parts 1 & 2
  • “The Friday the 13th Chronicles”: an 8-part featurette
  • “Secrets Galore Behind the Gore”: a 3-part featurette
  • Crystal Lake Victims Tell All!
  • Tales from the Cutting Room Floor
  • FRIDAY THE 13th artifacts and Collectibles
  • Jason Forever – Q & A with Ari Lehman, Warrington Gillette, C.J. Graham and Kane Hodder
  • And more to come…

BONUS DISC 2:

  • SCREAM QUEENS: HORROR HEROINES EXPOSED (2014), including interviews with Adrienne King and Melanie Kinnaman (78 minutes)
  • SLICE AND DICE: THE SLASHER FILM FOREVER (2013), including interviews with Corey Feldman and John Carl Buechler (75 minutes)
  • Trailer Reel – all 12 trailers in a row
  • FRIDAY THE 13TH (2009) TV Spots
  • FRIDAY THE 13TH (2009) Electronic Press Kit
  • And more to come…

Retail price is $159.98, and it’s now available for pre-order at the Shout! Factory website.

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and spent 28 years as a writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. In addition to RUE MORGUE, he currently writes for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM, IndieWire.com, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM and others. His book THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press) is out this fall, and he has contributed liner notes and featurettes to a number of Blu-ray and DVD releases. Among his screenplay credits are SHADOW: DEAD RIOT and LEECHES!, and he is currently working on THE DOLL with director Dante Tomaselli.