The original Friday the 13th impressed the hell out of horror fans with its mix of suspense and gory special effects.
Yes, it's a none-too-subtle rehash of the first movie, but Part 2 introduces the adult Jason and sets the stage for all future entries.
Released in 3-D, this is the movie in which Jason gets his iconic hockey mask. Now it's impossible to imagine him without it.
The (misnamed) installment introduces Tommy Jarvis, a local Crystal Lake teen who goes head-to-head with Jason.
Recovered from his Jason-induced trauma, Tommy carelessly revives the Crystal Lake killer, who goes back to doing what he does best.
The reboot skips over the original Friday movie and goes straight to Jason witnessing his mother's death.
Jason's longtime nemesis gives up the ghost, so a troubled telekinetic teen whose father died at the bottom of Crystal Lake takes over.
It's the Jason Voorhees-Freddy Krueger hybrid that results in -- what else? -- a bloody battle royal.
Tommy, who wound up institutionalized after a run-in with Jason, is moved to a halfway house where a copycat continues the bloody legacy.
Jason confronts a boatload of partying high-school seniors and reduces them to chopped chuck before hitting Manhattan.
Jason is cryogenically frozen in 2010 and thawed in the year 2455 by some unwary students whom he starts killing old style.
Jason is killed by the FBI, then reanimates himself only to be hauled down to hell after a niece stabs him with a dagger.