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Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985)

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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.

Director:

Danny Steinmann

Writers:

Martin Kitrosser (story by), David Cohen (story by) | 3 more credits »
2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anthony Barrile Anthony Barrile ... Vinnie
Suzanne Bateman Suzanne Bateman ... Nurse Yates / Receptionist
Dominick Brascia ... Joey
Todd Bryant ... Neil
Curtis Conaway Curtis Conaway ... Les
Juliette Cummins ... Robin
Bob DeSimone ... Billy / Male Nurse (as Bob De Simone)
John Robert Dixon John Robert Dixon ... Eddie
Corey Feldman ... Tommy at 12
Jere Fields ... Anita (as Jeré Fields)
Tiffany Helm ... Violet
Melanie Kinnaman ... Pam
Richard Lineback ... Deputy Dodd
Carol Locatell ... Ethel
Ric Mancini Ric Mancini ... Mayor Cobb
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Storyline

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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A New Beginning to the first step in terror See more »


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Trivia

Mark Venturini was considered for the role of Tommy. See more »

Goofs

(at around 52 mins) Obvious stunt double for Tommy is beating up on Junior at the trailer park. See more »

Quotes

Sheriff Tucker: I know who it is.
Mayor Cobb: What?
Sheriff Tucker: I said I know who it is.
Mayor Cobb: Who?
Sheriff Tucker: It's Jason Voorhees.
Mayor Cobb: Jason Voorhees? You're outta your fucking mind. You've been out in the sun too long. Jason Voorhees is dead! His body was cremated. He's nothing but a handful of ash.
Sheriff Tucker: [Tucker stands up firmly] You know that for sure, Mayor? Were you there? Did you see him cremated?
Mayor Cobb: Jason Voorhees?
[Tucker nods]
Mayor Cobb: I can't believe this! Look.
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Alternate Versions

According to the film editors the sex scene in the forest was much longer in the original unrated version. See more »


Soundtracks

His Eyes
Written by Brian Canham (as B. Canham) and T. Lugton
Performed by Pseudo Echo
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What the heck?
17 August 1998 | by GislefSee all my reviews

So what the heck's this got to do with anything? It has the prerequisite gruesome kills, but the absence of Jason sinks the whole project. Even Part VI is good for a few laughs, and features the title character. This one is just dumb.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 March 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Repetition See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,032,883, 24 March 1985

Gross USA:

$21,930,418

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$21,930,418
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono | Dolby (DVD re-release)

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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