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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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Jason is back, but this time someone's waiting! See more »

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Horror | Thriller

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13 May 1988 (USA)  »

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Birthday Bash  »

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Budget:

$2,800,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$8,245,038 (USA) (15 May 1988)

Gross:

$19,170,001 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

During filming producers hired Leslie Buzbee, the local 'gator man'. They paid him to be the alligator wrangler so he was supposed to keep gators away from the actors. But alligators are not active in the winter when they were filming (October and November, 1987). So basically they paid him to do nothing but watch the lake. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 16 mins) After Jason pulls the axe out of the tree stump, there is no cut mark left in the stump where the axe was previously stuck. See more »

Quotes

Tina Shepard: [upon seeing Dr. Crews] Bad news Crews.
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Soundtracks

The Real Thing
Written by Cameron Hawkins, Nash the Slash and Michael Waite
Performed by FM
Courtesy of Duke Street Records
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The best Jason has ever looked.
5 August 2003 | by (Nashville,Tennessee) – See all my reviews

This is one of the better sequals. One reason is that because it is the first appearence of Kane Hodder as Jason and is the on actor to were the costume more than once. Mostly anyone who knows anythinf about this series will tell you that Kane is the best Jason there ever was. Although the movie is trying to some like the film "Carrie" it does a pretty good job of pulling it off. The film is basically about this teenage girl who thinks she killed her dad during a dispute and come to the Crystal Lake with here mom and shrienk to work things out because everytime she gets angry her teleconises goes off the charts which just so happens to wake Jason. Close to were she is staying are a group of teenagers who of course get slaughtered in some pretty grissley scenes. I must this film is one of the better sequals of the series and is also a good slasher for the genera.


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