Freddy vs. Jason

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Movie poster for Freddy vs. Jason
Movie poster for Freddy vs. Jason

Freddy vs. Jason is a slasher film. Directed by Ronny Yu, the film, released in 2003, pits Jason Voorhees and Freddy Krueger against each other.

Tagline: Evil Will Battle Evil



The film begins with Freddy Krueger (played by Robert Englund) stuck in hell. Because no one remembers him and his crimes, he remains unable to escape. Therefore, he conjures up Jason Voorhees (played by Ken Kirzinger), a serial killer from another series of horror movies (Friday the 13th).

Freddy, in the guise of Jason's mother (Pamela Voorhees, the one person to whom Jason will listen), convinces Jason to kill teenagers living on Elm Street to make the residents of Springwood think that Freddy is back.

Jason commits a few murders which are blamed on Freddy. A small group of youths and a sheriff's deputy notice that it was not Freddy who had committed the murders. However, when they realize this, it is already too late and the population's fear has made Freddy strong enough to come back from hell.

Since Jason had done what he was expected to do, Freddy wants him to stop. But Jason does not listen and goes on killing. Thus, a bloody fight begins between Jason and Freddy.

The teens who are still alive try to pit Jason against Freddy in the hope that they will destroy each other and leave the teens and their town in peace.


Due to the popularity of Jason and Freddy among adults (who remember them from their teen years), a large number of bets were placed on the outcome of the movie. Some professional betting establiments even started taking bets and given odds on different outcomes. Some of the most common/popular outcomes were:

  • Freddy wins hands down, Jason survives
  • Jason wins hands down, Freddy vows revenge
  • Jason beats Freddy, but ends up in hell at the end
  • Freddy beats Jason, but is defeated by locals

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