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Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988)

Years after Tommy Jarvis chained him underwater at Camp Crystal Lake, the dormant Jason Voorhees returns to the camp grounds when he is accidentally released from his prison by a telekinetic teenager.

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Lying dormant at the bottom of Camp Crystal Lake, Jason Voorhees is released from his watery grave by a telekinetic girl. And so the killing begins again. Can she use her powers to stop Jason, or is he back for good? Written by Michael Silva <silvamd@cleo.bc.edu>

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13 May 1988 (USA)  »

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$2,800,000 (estimated)

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$19,170,001 (USA)
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Trivia

Kerry Noonan, who played Paula in Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI (1986), read for the role of Tina, when she thought the title was "Birthday Bash." She quickly realized that it was a Friday the 13th film and confessed that she'd starred in the last movie, so John Carl Buechler decided not to cast her. See more »

Goofs

The video monitor and VCR on Dr. Crews' desk disappear as Tina looks at the picture of her father. Additionally, there is a model train on the desk in some scenes, but not in others. See more »

Quotes

Sandra: [while skinny-dipping] You need a formal invitation? Russell party for two, right this way please.
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Connections

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Soundtracks

Take The Time To Dream
Written by Cameron Hawkins, Nash the Slash and Michael Waite
Performed by FM
Courtesy of Duke Street Records
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Okay, this is where things began to get weird.
14 January 2005 | by (Philippines) – See all my reviews

Another Jason movie, ah yes,takes place years after Tommy Jarvis, and it seems like he's gone, guess again, a girl with telekinetic powers tries to get her dad back, but because she wasn't aware of her power, and didn't know how to control it properly, she accidentally brings Jason back, and oh no he's at it again. Well there's something you don't get everyday, man. Why did they put someone like that in? Someone who is like Carrie, please, Jason does typical murders, while she figures out how to control her powers, and tries to find out who is this Jsaon person. And the way she fights him is kind of pathetic, she just throws stuff at him and rips off his mask, can't she do something better, like smash him or send him flying to space? But then again that would be too weird, and it wasn't that exciting either. But I'll stop there. It did have everything else you'd expect in a slasher film, but I wish they could have done something else instead of a telekinetic person. Watch it if you're into it, or if you would still watch it even though it's like that.


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