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Friday the 13th Part 8


About a year from the finale of the last movie, the anchor of a boat hits a power line underwater, and it causes a circuit to trip at the bottom of the lake, and it resurrects Jason. Jason discovers the boat’s occupants having sex, and he kills the guy with a harpoon. The girl tries to hide out in an underground hatch, but Jason finds her and kills her too. True to form, Jason kills yet another couple having sex. There is a trope in the Friday the 13th franchise where Jason kills young couples having sex. It comes up again and again and again.

The morning after, a ship that has the high school senior class in it is going to close-by New York City to celebrate the school’s graduation. The trip is supervised by a biology teacher, and he has brought his niece, Rennie. Prior to the ship setting sail, Jason grips the anchor and gets on board. Throughout the night, Rennie gets hallucinations of Jason when he’s a child when he’s drowning. Jason starts killing the people on the ship, starting with a potential rock star. He then kills a boxer. When a girl tries to shower, he smashes through a door and rips off her clothes too. Her cries for mercy don’t matter as Jason kills her. They later discover her corpse laying out on the floor.

Jason murders the captain, and it leaves both chaperones and the students to try to find Jason. Jason kills a student by strangling her, then throws someone the captain’s quarters right onto a deck post. Another person is attacked by Jason, tossed into a control panel, and electrocuted, and this makes a big fire that rips open the ship’s hull. Jason tries to kill Rennie by strangling her, but she escapes. A group of people, and the dog, escape the ship in a row boat.

The group finally arrives in New York City, but Jason has tracked them there. They are mugged by a couple of gang members who kidnap Rennie and chase off the dog. The chaperone thinks that the group should split up and try to find help. The criminals take Rennie to their hidehout, and they shoot her with heroin. They are about to rape her, but Jason arrives and kills the both of them. Julius attempts to find a phone and call for help, but Jason chases him onto the roof. Julius attacks Jason and punches him repeatedly, but he gets decapitated with just one punch from Jason, and his head falls into a dumpster. Colleen is searching for help when she reaches Charles and a cop too, and they run into Sean and Rennie. The cop places them in the car’s backseaet, and they see Julius’s head in the front. Jason murders the cop before Rennie can get in the front seat and run Jason over. She has a vision of a young Jason and tries to run it over, smashing into a brick wall, and she causes the car to explore. Colleen gets killed in the explosion. Rennie gets a flashback while she was learning to swim at Crystal Lake, when she was almost murdered Jason before. She remembers that Charles pushed her into the water initially, trying to get her to swim. Rennie starts to run, and Sean chases after her. Charles gets killed by Jason. Sean is told by Rennie that her parents were killed in an automobile crash when she was a child, leaving Charles to care for her. Jason gets to the scene, and he causes Rennie and Sean to run for their lives.

Sean and Rennie run out onto the subway system, but they get trapped by Jason. Sean runs at Jason and tackles him, and he gets electrocuted by the ground wires, which seem to kill him. The two get out of the subway and onto Times Square, where Jason chases after them. They run into a diner, but Jason rushes through a wall to get to them. They run into the sewers, and Rennie attacks Jason with some toxic waste, and it melts a large portion of his body. After the flood of water in the sewer, all that is left over of Jason is a young boy with a hockey mask floating on the water. Sean and Rennie meet up with Toby onto the streets and they all try to start a new life.



  1. Alex Krajci says:

    I Like 1989′s Friday The 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan.

  2. Alex Krajci says:

    This Movie Turned 10 Years Old On 7/28/99 And Turned 25 Years Old On 7/28/14.

  3. Alex Krajci says:

    Horror Is My Favorite American Film Genre Of All Time.

  4. Alex Krajci says:

    I Like The American Horror Film.

  5. Alex Krajci says:

    I Like American Horror Films.

  6. Alex Krajci says:

    Top 10: American Horror Films
    1. The Exorcist (1973)
    2. Psycho (1960)
    3. Night Of The Living Dead (1968)
    4. The Shining (1980)
    5. Halloween (1978)
    6. A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
    7. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)
    8. Scream (1996)
    9. Dracula (1931)
    10. Frankenstein (1931)

  7. Alex Krajci says:

    My Favorite American Horror Film Of All Time Is The Exorcist (1973).

  8. Alex Krajci says:

    Horror Films Do Not Scare Me.

  9. Alex Krajci says:

    Top 10: American Horror Film Characters
    1. Jason Voorhees (Kane Hodder)
    2. Freddy Krueger (Robert Englund)
    3. Michael Myers (Nick Castle)
    4. Leatherface (Gunner Hanson)
    5. Ghostface (Dane Farwell/Roger L. Jackson)
    6. Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins)
    7. Patrick Bateman (Christian Bale)
    8. Pinhead (Doug Bradley)
    9. Damien Thorn (Sam Neil)
    10. Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson)

  10. Alex Krajci says:

    I Like R-Rated Horror Films And R-Rated Torture Porn.

  11. Alex Krajci says:

    American Film Critic Jay Sherman Did Call 1989′s Friday The 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan His Eighth Worst Film Of 1989 On His Worst Of 1989 List.

  12. Alex Krajci says:

    American Film Critic Jay Sherman Did Go See 1989′s Friday The 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan At A Movie Theater In New York City At Night By Himself On 7/28/1989.


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