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Friday The 13th Part VIii: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989)
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Friday The 13th Part VIii: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989) Rennie is celebrating her graduation aboard the SS Lazarus, along with her strict uncle, her favorite teacher, her boyfriend, Sean, all of her classmates, and a stowaway: hockey-masked serial killer Jason Voorhees. One by one, Jason slowly murders each classmate and sinks the ship, stranding the survivors in New york. Rennie and the few survivors now must face Jason to save their lives from impending doom...

Movie Tagline:
I LOVE NY [heart symbol in the shape of a bloodied ice hockey mask denotes love]

Also Known As:
Ashes to Ashes

Title: Friday The 13th Part VIii: Jason Takes Manhattan
Release Date: July 28, 1989
Runtime: 100 mins
Genre: Horror
All Genres: Horror
Languages: English
Country: USA
Colors: Color
Sound: Ultra Stereo
IMDB Rating: 3.9
Buried.com Rating: 4.9 - (Rate This Horror Movie at Buried.com)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With F

MPAA Rating: R

Rob Hedden

Todd Caldecott ...Jim Miller (as Todd Shaffer)
Tiffany Paulsen ...Suzi Donaldson
Tim Mirkovich ...young Jason (as Timothy Burr Mirkovich)
Kane Hodder ...Jason Voorhees
Jensen Daggett ...Rennie Wickham
Barbara Bingham ...Miss Colleen Van Deusen
Alex Diakun ...Deck hand
Peter Mark Richman ...Charles McCulloch
Warren Munson ...Adm. Robertson
Fred Henderson ...Chief Engineer Jim Carlson
Scott Reeves ...Sean Robertson
Gordon Currie ...Miles Wolfe
Saffron Henderson ...J.J. Jarrett
Martin Cummins ...Wayne Webber
Vincent Craig Dupree ...Julius Gaw (as V.C. Dupree)
Sharlene Martin ...Tamara Mason
Kelly Hu ...Eva Watanabe
Sam Sarkar ...Gangbanger #1
Michael Benyaer ...Gangbanger #2
Roger Barnes ...Irish cop
Amber Pawlick ...young Rennie
Vince Cupone ...Street urchin (as Vinny Capone)
Peggy Hedden ...New york waitress
David Longworth ...Sanitation engineer
Jasper Cole ...Trainer
David Jacox ...Other Boxer
Ken Kirzinger ...New york cook

Randy Cheveldave
Barbara Sachs

Victor Miller
Rob Hedden

Fred Mollin

Movie Soundtrack(s):
"The Darkest Side Of The Night"
"Say This To Me"
"Tamara's Bio Project"
"Broken Dream"
"J.J.'s Blues"
"Stalker's Rocker"
"Living In The City"

More Movie Taglines:
  • I LOVE NY [heart symbol in the shape of a bloodied ice hockey mask denotes love]
  • New York has a new problem
  • The Big Apple's in BIG trouble!
Movie Quote(s):
  • [boxing Jason] Julius: Go ahead... take your best shot, motherfucker!
  • [after finding the dead bodies of some of the crew] Julius: I say we regroup, and find this motherfucker before he finds us. Now who's with me? McCulloch: Watch your mouth, young man! And you'll do no such thing. I'M in charge here! Julius: School... IS OUT, McCulloch! Okay?
  • Julius: I was able to find some shit from the halls and game room. Go ahead, take what you want. [Everyone takes something but Julius] Wayne: Well what are you gonna take, Julius? Julius: Nothing. [Everyone glares] Julius: ...But this gun.
  • [before finding the dead Julius] McCulloch: The first order of business is to find Julius. Irish cop: Oh I'm sure he'll just pop up somewhere.
  • Rennie: You don't understand, there is a maniac trying to kill us! New York waitress: Welcome to New York.
Movie Trivia:
  • The original posters for the film featured Jason ripping through an "I Love NY" poster. In the first poster, Jason is holding a bloody knife which was cleaned in a second poster for fear that the blood was too graphic. However, both posters were dropped following a complaint from the New York Tourism Committee.
  • The prologue of the film foreshadows all the places that Jason will chase the teenagers: downtown with the gang members, the diner, the alley with the drug addicts, and the subway.
  • In the scene where Jason reaches through the porthole and grabs Rennie, Jensen Daggett was reportedly really terrified. Her face was just inches from a large and very sharp piece of glass that had become stuck in the window frame, and the actor who played Jason was (unknowingly) pulling her towards it.
  • In the diner, the man Jason throws into the mirror is Ken Kirzinger, who would go on to play Jason in Freddy vs. Jason (2003). Kirzinger also doubles as Jason in a few brief shots in this film.
  • This was the last film in the "Friday the 13th" series to be produced and distributed by Paramount, due to declining box office returns. Subsequent entries were handled by New Line Cinema.
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