Original Australian One Sheet movie poster.Friday the 13th Part 3 is a 1982 American 3D slasher film directed by Steve Miner and the third instalment in the Friday the 13th film series. Originally released in 3-D, it is the first film to feature antagonist Jason Voorhees wearing his signature hockey mask, which has become a trademark of both the character and franchise, as well an icon in American cinema and horror films in general. As a direct sequel to Friday the 13th (1980) and Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981), the film follows a group of co-eds on vacation at a house on Crystal Lake, where Jason Voorhees has taken refuge. Friday the 13th Part III grossed over $36.6 million at the US box office on a budget of $2.3 million. Adjusted for inflation it is the ninth highest-grossing slasher film of all time.