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Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993)

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Serial killer Jason Voorhees' supernatural origins are revealed.

Director:

Adam Marcus

Writers:

Jay Huguely (story), Adam Marcus (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John D. LeMay ... Steven Freeman
Kari Keegan Kari Keegan ... Jessica Kimble
Kane Hodder ... Jason Voorhees / Security Guard #2 / Freddy Krueger's arm
Steven Williams ... Creighton Duke
Steven Culp ... Robert Campbell
Erin Gray ... Diana Kimble
Rusty Schwimmer ... Joey B.
Richard Gant ... Coroner
Leslie Jordan ... Shelby
Billy Green Bush ... Sheriff Ed Landis
Kipp Marcus Kipp Marcus ... Officer Randy Parker
Andrew Bloch ... Josh
Adam Cranner Adam Cranner ... Ward
Allison Smith ... Vicki
Julie Michaels ... Agent Elizabeth Marcus
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Storyline

The secret of Jason's evil is revealed. It is up to the last remaining descendant of the Voorhees family to stop Jason before he becomes immortal and unstoppable. This is the final (?) battle to end Jason's reign of terror forever. Written by Michael Silva <silvamd@cleo.bc.edu>

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Taglines:

Evil has finally found a home. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and gore, and for sexuality and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 August 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Friday the 13th Part IX: The Dark Heart of Jason Voorhees See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,777,000, 15 August 1993, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$15,935,068
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (director's cut)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

John D. LeMay, who played Steven Freeman, also starred in the TV series Friday the 13th: The Series (1987). See more »

Goofs

(at around 5 mins) When the female FBI agent Marcus is running from Jason (leading him to the ambush) at the beginning, she was barefoot and wrapped in a towel. In one scene where she is running through the forest, she is wearing hiking boots and white socks. At the close-up of her running legs she is barefooted again, directly followed with a scene wearing the hiking boots with white socks again. When she leads Jason into the clearing, she stands up when the lights go on, and she is wearing some light-brown sneakers and in her right hand she has, what seems, a little gun. Then the FBI opens fire. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Agent Elizabeth Marcus: [flips switch, light blows out] Shit.
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Crazy Credits

On the end of the credits, we hear the famous echo: "Ki-ki-ki...ma-ma-ma" See more »

Alternate Versions

The following appear in the workprint version only;
  • Alternate dialogue in the cell scene with Steven and Duke.
  • After Steven escapes from the police station, there is a scene showing him hide outside the diner as Vickie enters it.
  • More dialogue in the scene where Ward finds Steven in the back of the diner adoring his baby.
  • Before Jessica goes outside her house where Jason (in Robert's body) attacks her, she is shown inside the dark house looking around the living room, and jumping at the sudden lightning storm.
  • The creature that Duke fights with has grown to become a full-sized demon before Duke throws it into the basement.
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Connections

Follows Friday the 13th (1980) See more »

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Part 9 is pretty dismal and not much fun at all
12 May 2003 | by capkronosSee all my reviews

Not actually killed in Manhattan (surprise, surprise), Jason is still at it until an undercover FBI agent (Julie Michaels, who makes time to take a shower) tricks him into an ambush where he's blown to pieces. If you think being head and limbless will stop Mr. Voorhees from returning to his murderous ways, think again. Now we learn that he can be "reborn" through a blood relative and can possess victims by sending an evil black monster into their bodies (idea stolen from THE HIDDEN).

In a touching tribute to the good ol' days of simplicity, overage-looking "teens" make time for skinny-dipping and tent sex before Jason splits the girl in half with a tent stake. This ninth installment in the endless Friday THE 13TH series features a good cast, but is derivative, annoying, unpleasant and not likely to be the final word in the Jason saga, despite ANOTHER cheat title (remember "The Final Chapter" way back in 1984?).

It played theaters in a cut R version (where it flopped), but the unrated "Director's Cut" video and DVD version restores most of the excellent KNB Group gore effects and some nudity, redeeming factors in a low-grade production like this. Kane Hodder (in his third appearance as Jason) also gets a credit for stunts.


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