Friday the 13th: The Final ChapterDirector: Joe Hoffman, Joseph Zito
Hockey-masked killer Jason Vorhees returns to terrorize a lakeside family and their rowdy teen neighbors in this fourth installment of the long-running slasher series. After the events of Friday the 13th, Part 3, Jason's seemingly lifeless body is brought to the morgue, where horny attendant Axel (Bruce Mahler) is trying to score with foxy Nurse Morgan (Lisa Freeman). The pair quickly meet a grisly end. Meanwhile, at Crystal Lake, estranged wife Mrs. Jarvis (Joan Freeman) and her kids -- young Tommy (Corey Feldman) and teenaged Trish (Kimberly Beck) -- find their quiet invaded by a group of hard-partying kids moving into the rental house next door. The youngsters include curious virgin Sara (Barbara Howard), hot-to-trot Samantha (Judie Aronson), and nebbish Jimmy (Crispin Glover). Tommy, a monster makeup enthusiast, enjoys watching the scantily clad young ladies through his window, while Trish toys with the idea of joining in their revelries. Also lurking around the area is Rob (Erich Anderson), who claims to be hunting bear but actually has mysterious ties to the events of Friday the 13th, Part 2. As the house full of teens begins to pair off -- aided by the addition of local twins Tina (Camilla More) and Terri (Carey More) to the mix -- an unseen killer begins to pick them off one by one. The bloodshed climaxes with a tense showdown in which Tommy disguises himself as a bald, lumpy boyhood version of Jason in hopes of distracting the relentless psychopath who hunts him. Feldman would return for a cameo in Friday the 13th, Part V: A New Beginning, only to be replaced by another actor in a grown-up version of the role.
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Cast & Crew
|Joan Freeman||Mrs. Jarvis|
|Lisa Freeman||Nurse Morgan|
|Thad Geer||Running Man|
|Tom Everett||Flashlight Man|
|Wayne Grace||Officer Jamison|
|John Walsh||TV Newscaster|
|Todd Bryant||Grave Robber Neil|
|Joe Hoffman||Director,Art Director|
|Lisa Barsamian||Executive Producer|
|Martin Becker||Special Effects|
|Tony Bishop||Asst. Director,Co-producer|
|Mike De Luna||Stunts|
|Harry Manfredini||Score Composer|
|Bruce Hidemi Sakow||Original Story,Screenwriter|
|Tom Savini||Makeup Special Effects|
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Friday is the best for me because Jason is good at what he do
This is one of my favorite Friday 13th sequels. Jason shines in it.
This was one of the best movies of the series. great.
Why is it that they say its the final one but still make more of them even though every single one they can think of that will work will be a waste of film. It goes to show that some people haven't learned but still think that they can make some difference with these kinds of movies. This one has new characters and new victims for Voorhees. Okay movie none the less.
This is the one that tops all the FRIDAY THE 13TH films. Jason is relentless and scary. Great kills (Tom Savini effects), Jason running after last survivor, everything that makes for a great FRIDAY THE 13TH movie.