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Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $21,722,776Details
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Movie Details

Production Budget:$1,250,000
Domestic Releases: April 30th, 1981 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
Franchise: Friday the 13th
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Keywords: Teenage Slasher
Production Method:Live Action

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,512 $6,429,784 May 1, 1981 4
Widest Opening Weekend 3,162 1,350 May 1, 1981 4

Production and Technical Credits


Featured DVD Review: Friday the 13th: The Ultimate Collection

September 29th, 2011

This week Friday the 13th Box Set: The Ultimate Collection comes out on the home market. And note, that's The Ultimate Collection, not The Complete Collection, because after Jason Takes Manhattan, a new studio took over the franchise. I've previously reviewed most of these films, so I'll just go over the two I missed, after a short recap... More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1981/05/01 1 $6,429,784   1,350 $4,763   $6,429,784 4

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