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Still haunted by his gruesome past, Tommy Jarvis - the boy who killed Jason Voorhees - wonders if somehow he is connected to brutal slayings occurring in and around the secluded halfway house where he now lives.

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10 years after killing the goalie hockey-masked killer Jason Voorhees, Tommy Jarvis has grown up in various mental hospitals unable to get over the nightmares about Jason's return. When Tommy is sent to a rural halfway house in California for mentally disturbed teenagers, a series of grisly murders begin anew as another hockey-masked killer begins killing off all people at and around the residence. Has Jason returned from the dead to re-start his killing spree? Has Tommy decided to take over the reign of Jason, or has someone else? Written by matt-282

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The mindless, murderous fury that was buried with Jason has been reborn. And suddenly, terror has become child's play! See more »


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22 March 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Friday the 13th Part 5  »

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$2,200,000 (estimated)

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$21,300,000 (USA)
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When Billy is waiting for Lana outside the diner, his car stereo is on and playing loudly. Yet, when Lana comes out to the car, the radio is then off. It is very unlikely that Roy turned it off. See more »

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Ooooh baby! Ooh Baby!
9 January 2008 | by (Fraggle Rock) – See all my reviews

This is the best Jason to watch drunk, it's almost like a Friday the 13th blooper reel. I love the singing on the crapper part, the mod chick doing the robot, the "just wanna earn a meal" guy, Crazy Ethel and Junior, Billy and Llana, that kid from Diff'rent Strokes, the stupid arse ending, and the excessive nudity.

It's a time capsule of sorts, it captures all the bad 80's slasher films in a hour and a half. Bad acting? GOT IT! Ridiculous costumes? GOT IT! Lot's of big haired women topless? GOT IT! No name stars obviously coked out of they're mind? OH THIS MOVIE HAS GOT PLENTY OF THAT! Watch it and laugh, preferably with some friends


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