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Jason Lives (1986)

Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives (original title)
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Tommy Jarvis goes to the graveyard to get rid of Jason Voorhees' body once and for all, but inadvertently brings him back to life instead. The newly revived killer once again seeks revenge, and Tommy may be the only one who can defeat him.

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Tom McLoughlin

Writer:

Tom McLoughlin
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Thom Mathews ... Tommy
Jennifer Cooke ... Megan
David Kagen David Kagen ... Sheriff Garris
Kerry Noonan Kerry Noonan ... Paula
Renée Jones ... Sissy (as Renee Jones)
Tom Fridley ... Cort
C.J. Graham ... Jason
Darcy DeMoss ... Nikki
Vincent Guastaferro ... Deputy Rick Cologne
Tony Goldwyn ... Darren
Nancy McLoughlin Nancy McLoughlin ... Lizbeth
Ron Palillo ... Allen Hawes
Alan Blumenfeld ... Larry
Matthew Faison Matthew Faison ... Stan
Ann Ryerson ... Katie
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Storyline

Tommy Jarvis returns to the graveyard to make sure Jason Voorhees is dead and accidentally brings him back to life. Now it's up to Tommy to stop Jason's mindless killing and put him back where he belongs. Written by Michael Silva <silvamd@cleo.bc.edu>

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The Nightmare Returns. This Summer. See more »

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Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 August 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Aladdin Sane See more »

Filming Locations:

Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,750,837, 3 August 1986

Gross USA:

$19,472,057

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$19,472,057
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Nikki's stepfathers R.V. is a 1974 Cobra AstroLiner. See more »

Goofs

(at around 6 mins) Tommy throws the hockey mask into Jason's grave, yet Jason picks it up off the ground after being resurrected. See more »

Quotes

Cort: Nikki, listen to this.
[as Cort turns up the volume, Jason stabs a hunting knife in Cort's head]
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Crazy Credits

During the end credits, actor Corey Feldman's name is misspelled "Cory". See more »

Alternate Versions

The workprint version, currently circulating as a bootleg, contains the sheriff's backbreaking death in its entirety. The ending is also slightly altered; it excludes the profanity Tommy spouts at Jason, and the ensuing fight between Tommy and Jason both above and below the lake's surface is longer. After Megan rescues Tommy and shoves the boat's propeller into Jason's neck, the shot of the gore spilling into the water is eliminated. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Conan: Length x Width = Tears (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Teenage Frankenstein
Written by Alice Cooper and Kane Roberts
Performed by Alice Cooper
Courtesy of MCA Records
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User Reviews

 
GREAT MOVIE, I LOVED IT!!
6 February 2002 | by HORROR_FAN_1See all my reviews

Finally, a decent sequel has come out to make Friday the 13th a respectable horror. This is due to a good storyline, good effects and also because one of my favourite actors is the main star in this movie. I thought Thom Mathews was wicked in Return of The Living Dead, and he is just as good playing Tommy Jarvis in this sequel.

Especially like the cool Alice Cooper soundtrack at the end, and well, as for Jennifer Cooke, the girl who plays Megan.....she is just gorgeous. If I would have been Tommy, I would have forgotten about Jason and spent the rest of the movie trying to chat her up. Total babe.

Cool film, my rating, 9/10


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