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After being mortally wounded and taken to the morgue, murderer Jason Voorhees spontaneously revives and embarks on a killing spree as he makes his way back to his home at Camp Crystal Lake.

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Thought to be killed by the sole survivor of the last massacre at Camp Crystal Lake, Jason Voorhees kills his way back to the camp to once again murder its inhabitants. This time, has Jason met his match in the little boy Tommy Jarvis? Written by Michael Silva <silvamd@cleo.bc.edu>

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Jason's Back, and this is the one you've been screaming for. See more »

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13 April 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Friday the 13th Part 4  »

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$1,800,000 (estimated)

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$32,600,000 (USA)
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Barbara Howard used a body double for her shower love scene. See more »

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When Jason lunges out of the water and onto Sam, who is in the raft, his arm initially wraps his left arm over her entire body and grabs her right rib cage. The very next cut you see his left hand on her left shoulder, the should closest to him. This hand placement disregards that he made such an intense leap out of the water. See more »

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[Rob nearly attacks Trish by mistake]
Rob Dier: What the hell are you doing here?
Trish: What are you trying to do, kill me?
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To Each His Own
Written by Jay Livingston & Ray Evans
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Last Remaining Good in the Series
25 December 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

The first four Friday the 13th movies are the best, by far. The next 7 films were half-baked money makers. And if you ask me, Paramount should have left it at this film.

Part 4 combines action, horror, thriller, suspense, and even mystery. And the opening sequence is a combined amount of clips from the previous 3 films. The opening sequence explains the series quickly, so Part 4 is a great Friday the 13th film to start with.

The film will have less appeal to fans of the similar series, Halloween. The Final Chpater may combine elements from the previous 3 films, but seems to steal ideas and share ideas with Halloween. Friday the 13th was inspired by Halloween, but at times it seems as too much.

Overall, the film is the last Friday the 13th film you should watch.


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