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Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988)

Years after Tommy Jarvis chained him underwater at Camp Crystal Lake, the dormant Jason Voorhees is accidentally released from his prison by a telekinetic teenager. Now, only she can stop him.

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John Carl Buechler
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jennifer Banko ... Young Tina
John Otrin ... Mr. Shepard
Susan Blu Susan Blu ... Mrs. Shepard
Lar Park-Lincoln ... Tina (as Lar Park Lincoln)
Terry Kiser ... Dr. Crews
Kevin Spirtas ... Nick (as Kevin Blair)
Susan Jennifer Sullivan Susan Jennifer Sullivan ... Melissa
Heidi Kozak Haddad ... Sandra (as Heidi Kozak)
Kane Hodder ... Jason
William Butler ... Michael
Staci Greason ... Jane
Larry Cox Larry Cox ... Russell
Jeff Bennett Jeff Bennett ... Eddie
Diana Barrows Diana Barrows ... Maddy
Elizabeth Kaitan Elizabeth Kaitan ... Robin
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Storyline

After Jason Vorhees was chained to the Bottom of Camp Crystal Lake by Tommy Jarvis. A Young Telekinetic Girl known as Tina Shepherd accidentally killed her Father with her Powers at Crystal Lake. Years Later, Tina and Her Mother return to Camp Crystal Lake, Where Tina's Doctor trys to manipulate her powers for his own evil plans. Tina then trys to ressurect Her Father but Accidentally Awakens Jason Instead. It's now up to Tina to use her Powers to Stop Jason and Her Evil Doctor.

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On Friday the 13th, Jason will meet his match. See more »

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Certificate:

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Trivia

After ideas for a "Freddy vs. Jason" film failed to materialize at the time, Paramount was still so high on the "Jason vs. Blank" marketing angle that they substituted Freddy Krueger for a Stephen King inspired character, a telekinetic and troubled teenager named Tina Shepherd, based on Carrie White. According to New Blood's screenwriter Daryl Haney, this concept more or less came about due to a last-second idea thrown out during a story pitch. An actual crossover wouldn't have been possible as Metro-Goldwyn Mayer owned the film rights to King's novel Carrie. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 15 mins) When Tina is throwing the pot against Jason we can see it will hit him in his chest. In the next shot it hits him in the head. See more »

Quotes

Sandra: So what do you think of Nick?
Melissa: [eyeing Nick] Gee, I hadn't noticed.
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Alternate Versions

UK cinema and video versions were cut by 8 secs by the BBFC to remove an underwater full frontal shot of Sandra skinny-dipping. The cuts were waived in 2002. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Cabin in the Woods (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Take The Time To Dream
Written by Cameron Hawkins, Nash the Slash and Michael Waite
Performed by FM
Courtesy of Duke Street Records
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The best Jason has ever looked.
5 August 2003 | by THEPIPEMAN64See all my reviews

This is one of the better sequals. One reason is that because it is the first appearence of Kane Hodder as Jason and is the one actor to were the costume more than once. Mostly anyone who knows anythinf about this series will tell you that Kane is the best Jason there ever was. Although the movie is trying to some like the film "Carrie" it does a pretty good job of pulling it off. The film is basically about this teenage girl who thinks she killed her dad during a dispute and come to the Crystal Lake with her mom and shrienk to work things out because everytime she gets angry her teleconises goes off the charts which just so happens to wake Jason. Close to were she is staying are a group of teenagers who of course get slaughtered in some pretty grissley scenes. I must this film is one of the better sequals of the series and is also a good slasher for the genera.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 May 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Birthday Bash See more »

Filming Locations:

Alabama, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,800,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,245,038, 15 May 1988

Gross USA:

$19,170,001

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$19,170,001
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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