New Line sends Jason to the final frontier, and sends all the thinly-drawn characters and low-budget kills of the franchise with him.
Jason Voorhees tears his way over to New Line Cinema, who promptly cranks out an entry that warps his mythos for the worse.
Paramount tried to jazz up the Friday the 13th franchise by plopping Jason in the City That Never Sleeps, but the results nearly killed the series.
Jason Voorhees came back with more teen drama and an even gorier look.
For the first film’s 40th anniversary, we hack and slash our way through the long, bloody saga of Jason Voorhees and his journeys from hell to Manhattan to space.