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Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985)

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.

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Danny Steinmann

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Martin Kitrosser (story), David Cohen (story) | 3 more credits »
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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 »

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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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Sound Mix:

Mono | Dolby (DVD re-release)

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

'A New Beginning's' editor, Bruce Green, had previously been an assistant editor to future Oscar-winning editor Michael Kahn on Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) and Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984). Kahn put his neck on the line for Green, offering to edit 'A New Beginning' for free if the producers didn't like the job Green did. See more »

Goofs

(at around 9 mins) When Tommy is dropped off at Pinehurst, the way he holds his bag changes between shots as he walks through the door with Pam. See more »

Quotes

Lana: [shows her breasts] It's... Showtime!
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Alternate Versions

In the scene after Tina and Eddie have sex in the woods there are alternate camera angles of Tina after Eddie leaves. Extreme closeups of her her smiling from afterglow while looking up at the leaves. See more »

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His Eyes
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User Reviews

This is a real stupid one.
22 February 1999 | by Freddy K-2See all my reviews

As in all slasher movies there comes a time when the scare is gone and it is just made to gain money. Such is the case with this one. As in A Nightmare On Elm Street 2 Freddy's Revenge, this one is the most frowned upon in the Friday The 13th series. If you are a collector like me then you should get it just so you can finish a collection but other wise This movie Sucks.


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