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Inspired by the critically-acclaimed book, CRYSTAL LAKE MEMORIES: THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF FRIDAY THE 13TH takes viewers behind the mask on an epic journey into the making of the landmark horror franchise-from its humble beginnings in 1980 at a New Jersey summer camp to the blockbuster release of its 2009 "reboot." Combining hundreds of rare and never-before-seen photographs, film clips, outtakes, archival documents, conceptual art and behind-the-scenes footage, and featuring interviews with more than 150 cast and crew members spanning all twelve films and the television series, CRYSTAL LAKE MEMORIES is the ultimate tribute to one of horror's most iconic and enduring franchises.

  • DirectorDaniel Farrands
  • Runtime: 3 hr 51 min
  • StudioRLJ Entertainment
  • QualityHD

Reviews about Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th Part 1

Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th Part 1
Dustin Heath
Five Stars

Lots of knowledge, entertaining to learn all the friday the 13th facts

Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th Part 1
Bill Burris
If you like the series, you need to watch this.

Have been a fan of the series for a long time and learned a lot of new things from this documentary. A lot of fun to go through the films one by one and see many of the actors who played in them. The production crew gave a lot of insight on why certain movies were as they were (why a particular story, budget constraints, etc.). Overall, if you are a fan of the series, this is a must. If you enjoy horror movies, you will enjoy this.

Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th Part 1
Whitney
Every Jason Fan should watch this!!!

if you love this series then you have to watch this it tells all about the behind the series how people were cast who helped with what and how things were done, its a great movie to watch

Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th Part 1
Patrick L.
Finally a truly comprehensive documentary about the Friday the 13th series!

Having seen the solidly constructed His Name Was Jason and based on the overall running time (7 hours total!), I expected this to be shoddily produced and just a string a long, dull uncut interview segments, but I couldn't have been more wrong. The makers of Crystal Lake Memories are clearly dedicated fans of the Friday the 13th films and went above and beyond to secure interviews with an incredible range of people associated with the series, mixing their telling of stories about how the series was made with great movie clips, as well as outtakes (including extended kills cut by the MPAA), behind the scenes photos and re-visiting ...

Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th Part 1
brett franklin
Four Stars

great doc. Should have been rented as 1 though because the 2nd half is slow.

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