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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 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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Taglines:

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


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 March 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Friday the 13th Part 5 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
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Mono | Dolby (DVD re-release)

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

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

Goofs

(at around 19 mins) When Robin and Violet hang up the laundry, the distance between the pink towel and boxer shorts increases between shots. See more »

Quotes

Ethel: [after Junior is decapitated and Ethel hears the door open] 'Bout time, you fuck wad. I knew you couldn't pass up on my stew.
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Connections

Follows Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984) See more »

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What a terribly boring movie
21 December 2001 | by David (DMP-2)See all my reviews

I can't believe I thought the 3rd chapter of Friday The 13th was the worst. Even that one's only mistake was too much rehashing of the original. This one is all about the movie's star character "Jason Voorhees" killing everyone he can find for no apparent reason. At least part 3 had an amusing plot. The only remotely interesting thing in this movie is the more gruesome killing tactics. Definitely if there was a level above violent, this would be it. That the was only thing that kept me amused enought not to shut it off. I will agree with some of the other commentators on this movie, in that it should be seen. I am a big fan of sequels, even when there bad, don't own them but have at least seen'em. Don't waste money on this.


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