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Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984)

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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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Horror | Thriller

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R | See all certifications »

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13 April 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Friday the 13th Part 4  »

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$1,800,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$32,600,000 (USA)
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In an attempt at Method acting, Lawrence Monoson decided that since his character, Ted, is smoking pot when he dies, he would try smoking pot for real in order to film the scene. He soon found that in his intoxicated state it was too difficult to concentrate on his scene. See more »

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When Sam and Sarah are talking on the pier, Sam's arms change positions between shots. See more »

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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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