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Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985)

Still haunted by his past, Tommy Jarvis - who, as a child, killed Jason Voorhees - wonders if the serial killer is connected to a series of brutal murders occurring in and around the secluded halfway house where he now lives.

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Bob DeSimone ...
Billy / Male Nurse (as Bob De Simone)
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Anita (as Jeré Fields)
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Five 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 New Jersey 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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Trivia

Sherilyn Fenn was considered for the role of Violet, but instead appeared in Just One of the Guys (1985). See more »

Goofs

(at around 41 mins) Position and order of Sheriff Tucker's newspaper clippings. See more »

Quotes

Pete: Just fix it, Man, those cunts aren't going to wait all night.
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Connections

Referenced in Summer Rental (1985) See more »

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The Drowning - Part I
Written by Daniele Amfitheatrof
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26 June 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This isn't a bad movie,it's just that some,or most of the dialoge is bad and makes my eyes roll.Yes,some of the death scenes are creative.Yes,there are some funny moments.And yes,there's one dude in the movie that looks like Michael Jackson before his skin turned white.So you're probably asking yourself: Is this a good movie? It depends on what you like.If you like lots of violence,this is your movie.If you're looking for sex and nudity,this is your movie.If you like cheesy acting,this is your movie.I like all of them,except cheesy acting,so 'Friday the 13th: A New Beginning' is a so-so movie that's worth watching,but doesn't quite get there.


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