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Director:
Writer:
Tom McLoughlin (written by)
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Release Date:
1 August 1986 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Kill or be killed! See more »
Plot:
Tommy Jarvis goes to the graveyard to get rid of Jason Voorhees' body, but instead inadvertently brings him back to life. Now Jason wants revenge, and Tommy must defeat him once and for all. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Surprisingly Respectable Installment. See more (292 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Directed by
Tom McLoughlin 
 
Writing credits
Tom McLoughlin (written by)

Victor Miller  characters (uncredited)

Produced by
Don Behrns .... producer
 
Original Music by
Harry Manfredini 
 
Cinematography by
Jon Kranhouse (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Bruce Green 
 
Casting by
Pamela Basker 
Fern Champion 
 
Production Design by
Joseph T. Garrity 
 
Art Direction by
Pat Tagliaferro 
 
Set Decoration by
Jerie Kelter 
 
Costume Design by
Maria Mancuso 
 
Makeup Department
Phyllis Temple .... hair assistant
Phyllis Temple .... makeup assistant
Denise Van Arsdale-West .... hair stylist (as Denise Van Arsdale)
Denise Van Arsdale-West .... makeup artist (as Denise Van Arsdale)
 
Production Management
Iya Labunka .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Cathy Gesualdo .... second assistant director
Anthony Smoller .... second second assistant director
Martin Walters .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Charles Armstrong .... carpenter
Ken Deubel III .... carpenter
Wayne Frost .... set dresser
Patrick Graham .... carpenter
David Jennings .... carpenter
Robert Klander .... carpenter
Irby Langley .... propman
Robert Lucas .... lead man
Angela Riserbato .... carpenter
Guy H. Tuttle .... property master
Larry Clark .... paint foreman (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Gregg Barbanell .... foley artist (as Greg Barbanell)
Barbara Barnaby .... dialogue editor
Margaret Carlton .... foley editor
Dane A. Davis .... supervising sound editor (as Dane Davis)
Laura Graham .... assistant sound editor
Stephen Halbert .... boom operator (as Steve Halbert)
Wayne Heitman .... sound re-recording mixer
Matthew Iadarola .... sound re-recording mixer
Greg Jacobs .... dialogue editor
Blake Leyh .... supervising sound editor
Joan Rowe .... foley artist
Steve Shearsby .... sound effects editor
Greg Steele .... sound recordist (as Gregory Steele)
James Thornton .... sound mixer
Jerry Trent .... foley artist
 
Special Effects by
Gabriel Bartalos .... special effects makeup assistant
Martin Becker .... special effects
R. Christopher Biggs .... special effects makeup assistant (as Chris Biggs)
John Blake .... special effects makeup assistant
Barbara Anne Bock .... special effects makeup assistant (as Barbara Bock)
Gary Crawford .... special effects mechanical assistant
Thomas Floutz .... special effects makeup assistant (as Thomas Flountz)
Bill Forsche .... special effects makeup assistant (as Bill Foertsch)
Jim Gill .... special effects makeup assistant
Tom Hartigan .... special effects mechanical assistant (as Thomas Hartigan)
Steve Jordon .... special effects mechanical assistant
Bettie Kauffman .... assistant to special effects coordinator
Richard Mayone .... special effects makeup assistant
James McLoughlin .... special effects makeup assistant (as Jim McLoughlin)
Ken Sher .... special effects mechanic
William Stoneham .... special effects makeup assistant
Steven Summerfield .... special effects makeup assistant
Christopher Swift .... special effects makeup (as Chris Swift)
Gail Taylor .... special effects makeup assistant
Brian Wade .... special effects makeup
David Wells .... special effects mechanic
Bill Wysock .... special lightning effects (as William Wysock)
 
Visual Effects by
Mark Wolf .... visual effects: title sequence (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Diane Hetfield .... stunts
Perry Husman .... stunts
Mike Nomad .... stunt coordinator (as Michael Nomad)
James Reeves .... stunts
Lonnie R. Smith Jr. .... stunts (as Lonnie Smith)
C.J. Graham .... additional stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Daniel Aguar .... grip (as Dan Aguar)
John Allen .... first assistant camera
James H. Armfield .... still photographer
J. Patrick Daily .... additional photographer
J. Patrick Daily .... key grip
John L. Demps Jr. .... electrician (as John Demps)
Irl Dixon .... electrician
Hugh Esco .... rigger gaffer
J. Barry Herron .... underwater photographer (as Barry Herron)
David Holt Jr. .... rigging grip (as David Holt)
Kent H. Jorgensen .... dolly grip (as Kent Jorgensen)
Brett Laumann .... electrician
Charlie McIntyre .... electrician (as Chuck McIntyre)
James Neilan .... generator operator
Randy Nolen .... steadicam operator
David Pence .... electrician
Ronald J. Pure Jr. .... electrician (as Ronald J. Pure)
Lane Russell .... second assistant camera
John 'Fest' Sandau .... best boy electric
James 'Brandy' Spear .... camera apprentice (as Brandy A. Spear)
James R. Tynes .... gaffer (as Jim Tynes)
Tom West .... best boy grip
Eric Whitehead .... grip
 
Casting Department
Kay Allison .... extras casting coordinator
Debra Rubinstein .... casting associate (as Debra Rubenstein)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Melissa Gleason .... assistant costumer
Shari Griffin .... seamstress
Donna O'Neal .... costumer
 
Editorial Department
Susan Kurtz .... apprentice editor
Stephen R. Sheridan .... color timer (as Steve Sheridan)
Jonas Thaler .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Ron Capone .... music recording engineer
Alice Cooper .... composer: songs
Christopher Kennedy .... music editor (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Steve Brazeale .... driver
Perry Husman .... transportation coordinator
Dale Johnson .... driver: honeywagon
Dennis Jorgenson .... driver
Darla Judd .... driver
Derrick Lumpkin .... driver
John P. MacQuilliam .... driver
James Neilan .... production van driver
Jim O'Keefe .... transportation captain (as James T. O'Keefe)
James Reeves .... driver
Joe Stout .... driver: honeywagon
 
Other crew
Gretchen Armstrong .... craft service
Dan Curry .... title designer: main titles
Jennifer Zolten Freed .... assistant production accountant (as Jennifer Zolten)
Fred Gabrielli .... caterer (as Alfred Gabrielli)
Beth Lilly .... craft service
Hank McGill .... paramedic
Ian McVey .... production associate
Jennifer Nicholson .... assistant to visual consultant
Paul Nickel .... assistant caterer
Pam O'Har .... visual consultant
Connie Papineau .... script supervisor
Jim Randall .... production assistant
Wanda Shaw .... teacher
Andrew Sherman .... production assistant (as Andrew L. Sherman)
Constance Talley-Sherman .... production accountant (as Connie Talley-Sherman)
Vikki Williams .... production coordinator
Don Wyse .... fire safety (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Norman Bielowicz .... special thanks: Director of The Georgia Film Commission (as Norm Bielowicz)
Charles Bornstein .... special thanks: editorial services
 
Crew believed to be complete


Production CompaniesDistributorsSpecial Effects
  • Reel Efx (special effects) (as Reel EFX, Inc.)
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives" - Belgium (English title) (video title)
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Runtime:
86 min
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Color:
Color (Metrocolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Argentina:18 | Australia:R | Brazil:14 | Canada:R | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | Finland:K-18 (2002) | Finland:(Banned) (1988) | France:-12 | Germany:18 (re-release) (JK/SPIO) (uncut) | Ireland:18 | Italy:T | Italy:VM14 (VHS rating) | Mexico:C | Netherlands:16 | New Zealand:R16 | Norway:18 (video premiere) | South Korea:18 | Spain:18 | Sweden:15 | UK:18 | UK:15 (video) (re-rating) (2002) | USA:TV-MA (cable rating) | USA:R (certificate #28260) | USA:X (original rating) | West Germany:18 (video premiere) (cut)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Crew member Dan Bradley played Jason on the first day of shooting. That is why Jason's build in the paint ball scenes is different from C.J. Graham's. This is also why Jason's eye color changes during the film. Paramount had seen the first day's rushes, and they asked that Jason be recast (as they felt that Bradley looked too bulky as Jason), so Graham was given the role.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When the group of kids enter the police station, Cort has his headphones around his neck, then a few shots later, he takes them off his ears.See more »
Quotes:
Sheriff Garris:Now, that's what's known in the book as "screwing the pooch."See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Horror Business (2005) (V)See more »
Soundtrack:
Teenage FrankensteinSee more »

FAQ

What happens to Tommy afterwards?
How many "Friday the 13th" movies have been made so far?
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6 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Surprisingly Respectable Installment., 29 July 2006
Author: violetmoreviolent from Portland, Oregon, USA

"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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1-6 are the only good 'Fridays' kaydie-fee
Not counting pt. 5, this is the beginning of the bad half of the series stevenmarcato
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