"Freddy vs. Jason" was released in theaters on Aug. 15, 2003. The film was released on DVD and VHS on Jan. 13, 2004, and it was released on Blu-Ray on Sept. 8, 2009.
"Freddy vs. Jason" was directed by Ronny Yu. It featured Robert Englund as Freddy Krueger and Ken Kirzinger as Jason Voorhees. The movie has an average rating of 4.8 out of 10 on Rotten Tomatoes and a metascore of 37 out of 100 on IMDB. It was the eighth "Nightmare on Elm Street" movie and the 11th "Friday the 13th" movie. "Freddy vs. Jason" was the last film in which Robert Englund portrayed Freddy. Englund had played the role in every "Nightmare on Elm Street" film up to that point. "Freddy vs. Jason" was the only appearance of Ken Kirzinger in the role of Jason.