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Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI (1986)

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Tommy Jarvis goes to the graveyard to get rid of Jason Voorhees' body once and for all, but inadvertently brings him back to life instead. The newly revived killer once again seeks revenge, and Tommy may be the only one who can defeat him.

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Tommy Jarvis returns to the graveyard to make sure Jason Voorhees is dead and accidentally brings him back to life. Now it's up to Tommy to stop Jason's mindless killing and put him back where he belongs. Written by Michael Silva <silvamd@cleo.bc.edu>

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Nothing this evil ever dies. See more »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)

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$6,751,000 (USA) (2 August 1996)

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$19,472,057 (USA)
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Surprisingly Respectable Installment.
29 July 2006 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

"Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives" starts off pretty interesting. Tommy Jarvis, who is now all grown up, goes back to Jason's grave one stormy night to make sure the maniacal murderer is really dead and that he has no chance of coming back. He opens the coffin, and stabs Jason with an iron fencepost, which is then incidentally struck by lightning, which somehow revives Jason's body. Now Jason is back, alive as ever, and he continues his rampage of teenage slaughter in the forests surrounding Camp Crystal Lake.

I really enjoyed the opening of this movie. At least the writers made an attempt to revive Jason in a interesting way, rather than just have him randomly come back to life for more murders. Jason was presented as a more supernatural presence in this movie, which should've been well established way earlier, because no average human could survive all of the severe battle scars he's taken throughout the series. I mean sure, it is your run-of-the-mill "Friday the 13th" sequel, but this one at least tries to be something a little different, putting interesting spins on things.

There were also some pretty inventive murder sequences too, which isn't uncommon in this series. The director keeps Jason lurking in the shadows throughout the film, having him pop up all over, which, while a little unbelievable, is also pretty effective and good for a couple of scares. It's still a pretty silly movie in it's essential form, but all of these movies are, really, but this one manages to have a lot of strong points and not too many weak ones.

Overall, this is one of the better installments of the "Friday the 13th" series. And if you compare this to the pointless fifth installment, this film looks like cinema gold. While most of the other sequels are just cheap recycled stories of the other movies, at least "Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives" offers something a little fresh in the dulling series. 7/10.


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