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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.

Director:

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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Nothing this evil ever dies. 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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Did You Know?

Trivia

Tom McLoughlin was originally only hired to write the film, but producer Don Behrns pushed for him to be allowed to direct as well. Behrns later said that the studio would otherwise have probably re-hired Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985) director Danny Steinmann, who he refused to work with again following their poor previous working relationship on The Unseen (1980). See more »

Goofs

When Tommy runs into the sheriff's office to tell him Jason's alive, the sheriff recognizes him and asks about Tommy's family, to which Tommy replies, "Yes, Jason killed them." This is inaccurate. Tommy's sister was not killed by Jason. Only his mother was. See more »

Quotes

Sissy: You mean the Jason of Camp Blood?
Tommy Jarvis: Yes.
Sheriff Garris: No.
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First end credits to feature a song and not the Friday the 13th theme music. See more »

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German video version misses most of the violence. See more »

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Hard Rock Summer
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Performed by Alice Cooper
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User Reviews

 
Funny Horror-Movie!
11 March 2009 | by daniel-stilgardSee all my reviews

Tommy and his friend went to the cemetery and look after Jason Voorhees if he is dead, but Tommy wake Jason up and Tommy and his friend would the best to Jason stay in his grave.

A horror-movie which is well-done, but Friday the 13th - Part 6: Jason Lives is not so good as the first Friday the 13th-movie.

A violent horror-movie and a well-done movie and good actors. It is also beautiful nature and views in this classic horror-movie.

A actress acts very well and that is Jennifer Cooke. This Part is sometimes very funny and that is good in your life! Recommended strong!

Friday the 13th-Part 6: Jason Lives is a funny horror-movie and I like funny horror-movies!

I give Friday the 13th-Part 6: Jason Lives 6.5/10.


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