DVD File writes, “Paramount Home Entertainment presents the long-awaited and eagerly anticipated FRIDAY THE 13th – FROM CRYSTAL LAKE TO MANHATTAN, ULTIMATE EDITION DVD COLLECTION on October 5. The 5-disc set features the entire collection of Paramount’s eight FRIDAY THE 13th films, two-per-disc, plus a 5th disc that is dedicated to many hours of behind-the-scenes material on the history and folklore associated with the classic horror series, as well as theatrical trailers, new animated menus, commentary tracks and other FRIDAY THE 13th pleasures.” Read on for the cover art and a full list of extra features….
DVD File reports the following specs and the art is from Fangoria:
- Cast commentary on FRIDAY THE 13TH PART III by actors Larry Zerner, Paul Kratka, Dana Kimmell and Richard Brooker and author Peter Bracke
- Commentary on FRIDAY THE 13TH PART VI: JASON LIVES by director Tom McLoughlin
- Commentary on FRIDAY THE 13TH PART VII: THE NEW BLOOD by actor Kane Hodder and director John Carl Buechler
- Commentary on FRIDAY THE 13TH PART VIII: JASON TAKES MANHATTAN by director Rob Hedden
- “Tales From the Cutting Room” featurette, revealing exclusive deleted scenes and footage for the first time
- The eight-part “The FRIDAY THE 13TH Chronicles” documentary, covering the history and legacy of the films, featuring cast and crew commenting on each film and their appeal to audiences. Interviewees include actors Adrienne King, Amy Steel, Corey Feldman, Kane Hodder, Lar Park Lincoln and Betsy Palmer, FX master Tom Savini and directors Sean Cunningham, Tom McLoughlin, Rob Hedden, Joseph Zito and John Carl Buechler, plus Fango editor Tony Timpone
- The three-part “Secrets Galore Behind the Gore” feature, examining the work of makeup FX creators Tom Savini on the first film and FINAL CHAPTER and John Carl Buechler on PART VII. Includes rare and never-before-seen footage, drawings and stills illustrating the techniques used to create Jason and his murders
- The “Crystal Lake Victims Tell All!” featurette, in which cast and crew from the various films share amusing anecdotes. Includes Corey Feldman, Larry Zerner, Adrienne King, Amy Steel, Lar Park Lincoln and the directors
- The “FRIDAY Artifacts and Collectibles” featurette, a look at props and memorabilia from the movies
- Theatrical trailers from all eight movies except PART VI, which is represented by the teaser trailer.