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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.

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 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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Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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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

The final scene to be shot was the crashing of the RV. Director Tom McLoughlin was terrified during filming as there could only be one take and the crashing made the scene incredibly dangerous for C.J. Graham. 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

[they are playing paintball in the woods]
Stan: This is a man's game. It requires a man's cunning, a man's intelligence...
[Katie jumps out of a bush and shoots Larry and Stan in the chests with her paintball gun]
Katie: ...with a woman's touch.
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Crazy Credits

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

Alternate Versions

In the original script, the deaths of both Jill and Officer Pappas were more graphic. Instead of Jason pushing Nikki's face into the wall, as we see in the wide release, Jason squeezed her throat until blood spurted out. In Officer Pappas' death, Jason originally tore off his face (literally), leaving a faceless corpse staring ahead before falling down. However, veteran Friday The 13th producer Frank Mancuso, Jr. advised director Tom McLoughlin to tone down these scenes for the film, stating that the MPAA would never give the film an "R" rating with these scenes intact. See more »

Connections

References Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

Animal
Written by Jeffrey Spry and C.J. Spry (ASCAP)
Performed by Felony
Master Recording © 1985 Em-Hi 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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