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Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives (1986)

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 ... 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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Evil always rises again. See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

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
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Thom Mathews, who plays Tommy here, is equally well known to genre fans as Freddy from Return of the Living Dead. See more »

Goofs

(at around 31 mins) Jason's machete disappears from his hand as he walks after Steven through the woods. See more »

Quotes

Cort: Hey, Nikki, what are you doing back there, taking a dump? Mind if I come back and snatch a peek? Or vice versa?
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Crazy Credits

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

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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 »


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Written by Alice Cooper, Tom Kelly and Kane Roberts
Performed by Alice Cooper
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Surprisingly Entertaining
24 September 2006 | by Nepfew33See all my reviews

Tommy returns to the grave to make sure Jason 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.

My opinion OK this movie is a DEEP sequel and to tell the truth it isn't expected to be Great or even average to that but to my surprise I actually enjoyed this film more so than I did the first. The death scenes were sorta clever and Jason to me looked at his best. The 1st scene was a little stupid though coming back through lightening get real. From then on was kewl and Jennifer Cooke's performance was pretty good as well. I wish they showed her boobs though but sadly they didn't have any cleavage in this film . I know shocking isn't it.

Also the way they killed Jason was pretty original. Having little kids there made it even better. Although this is the best in the series in my opinion its still just another Friday the 13th sequel there nothing special about at all and to tell the truth it had it shouldn't have ever been made just like all the rest of the F13 films after part 3. To tell the truth like Freddy said in the features on the DVD Jason is very boring and slow. He just walks *Hack hack* and then your dead hes not ruthless as most call hes teddy bear compared to the other killers and how they torture their victims.

People really like Jason for some reason I don't know why but I can't stand him I'm more of a Myers fan thank you very much. Although I don't like Jason this film wasn't so bad.


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