Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan

"Terrible"

Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan Review


Utterly appalling, as Jason finds himself a stowaway on a cruise ship bound for New York (contrary to the popular description, he isn't dragged there), after being awakened by an electric shock to his watery grave. Then he, well, takes Manhattan -- and that means leather-clad gang members and shag-haired rockers, to wholly unfunny effect. Most of the film is spent on the ship, however. Watch for Kelly Hu in her first motion picture appearance. (She gets a garden-variety strangling.)


Facts and Figures

Run time: 100 mins

In Theaters: Friday 28th July 1989

Box Office Worldwide: $14M

Budget: $5M

Distributed by: Paramount Home Video

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 1 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 9%
Fresh: 2 Rotten: 20

IMDB: 4.4 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Starring: Todd Caldecott as Jim Miller, as Suzi Donaldson, as Jason, as Rennie Wickham, as Colleen Van Deusen, as Young Jason, as Eva Watanabe

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