Jason X

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Jason X ★ 2001 (R)

This time it's Jason in space. The tenth installment of the “Friday the 13th” franchise is set in 2455, when Earth has been abandoned because of toxic damage. An archeological expedition discovers the cryogenically frozen Jason and a young woman and brings them back to their spaceship. Of course, if they'd just leave him on Earth with no one to kill, he'd die a horrible existential death that'd be really cool to see. Unfortunately, there's a passel of horny med students that needs killin' so here we go again. The space setting does give the series a bunch of new franchises to rip off, but that doesn't really help. 93m/C VHS, DVD . US Lexa Doig, Lisa Ryder, Kane Hodder, Jonathan Potts, Chuck Campbell, Peter Mensah, Melyssa Ade, Melody Johnson, Dov Tiefenbach, David Cronenberg, Derwin Jordan; D: James Isaac; W: Todd Farmer; C: Derick Underschultz; M: Harry Manfredini.