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His Name Was Jason
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Title: His Name Was Jason
Directed by: Daniel Farrands
Written by: Thommy Hutson
Produced by: Anthony Masi
Released: February 13th, 2009
Running time: 90 min.
Country: USA
Language: English

His Name Was Jason: 30 Years of Friday the 13th was a "splatter edition" DVD special which advertized itself as "the ultimate retrospective on the groundbreaking horror series" Friday the 13th. Hosted by acclaimed special effects artist Tom Savini, this 2-disk special documented the production of all twelve films in the Friday the 13th mythos including the 2009 Friday the 13th remake. While the main documentary was an hour and a half, the DVD included more than four hours of bonus material.

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From the back of the DVD
30 years ago, a small horror film gave birth to 11 sequels, an endless body count and one of hte most terrifying icons in horror history. Gore FX legend Tom Savini is your host for the ultimate documentary on everybody's favorite hockey-masked momma's boy and his three decades of cinematic carnage, featuring classics clips from Friday the 13th movies, rare behind-the-scenes photos and footage, and over 80 interviews with filmmakers, actors, stuntmen, FX artists, journalists and fans including Sean Cunningham, Kane Hodder, Seth Green, Harry Manfredini, Betsy Palmer, Greg Nicotero, Amanda Righetti, Adrienne King, James Roday, Amy Steel, Felissa Rose, Ari Lehman, Camilla & Carey Moore, Lar Park-Lincoln, Shavar Ross, Tony Timpone and many more. His name was Jason... and this is his incredible legacy!

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  • Some editions of the DVD included a free ticket for the 2009 release of the remake of Friday the 13th.

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