Friday the 13th Part III (also known as Friday the 13th Part 3: 3D) is a 1982 American slasher movie directed by Steve Miner and produced by Frank Mancuso Jr.. It is the third installment in the Friday the 13th movie series.
It stars Dana Kimmell, Richard Brooker, Paul Kratka, Larry Zerner, and Tracie Savage. The plot is about a teenage girl and her friends on vacation at a house on Crystal Lake, where a wounded Jason Voorhees is waiting to kill them.
The movie marks the first time Jason Voorhees is wearing his signature hockey mask.
It was released on August 13, 1982, grossing over $36.6 million at the US box office on a budget of $2.3 million. The movie was the first to remove E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial from the number-one box office spot and became the second highest-grossing horror movie of 1982.