Friday the 13th Part VII - The New Blood
Friday the 13th Part VII - The New Blood (1988)

Directed by makeup effects artist John Carl Buechler, the seventh in the long-running, grisly horror series was far from the last, although the climactic fate of its antagonist would seem to suggest a final send-off. Lar Park Lincoln stars… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: September 3, 2002
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28%
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38%



Critic Score: 28% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

The further look at how the series just became goofier and goofier and hinted at Jason's inevitable foray in to space.

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Stefan Birgir Stefansson
sbs.is

A more supernatural turn for the series.

Joe Utichi
FilmFocus

Does this even appeal to the hardcore Jason fans? I doubt it.

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton
Dread Central

This new cleaner-looking version of The New Blood is miles ahead of what fans had access to previously on DVD

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

By this seventh entry in the series, being different just for the sake of it really is justification enough.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Sort of Jason meets Carrie outing that's about on par with the rest of the silly series.

Steve Biodrowski
Cinefantastique

You cannot really take the results seriously, but they are fun, offering both...something never really shown in a

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Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

The anxieties suffered by Tina throughout the film are well thought-out by the franchise's typically one-dimensional standards.

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Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com

Goodness knows the writer, director and actors didn't expend much effort. We won't bother mentioning that the acting and dialogue are atrocious, like they always are.

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Flixster Audience Score: 38% Flixster User Reviews
AJ Verser
It was very interesting to see someone with telekinesis fighting against Jason, you felt for a while at least that this was someone who might really stop him.… More
Conner Rainwater
Jason vs. Carrie basically. While this is the 7th movie in the series, in many ways it's the birth of the Jason we all know and love. Kane Hodder will… More
Tim Salmons
Jason VS. Carrie - that would make a good alternate title for this entry. This time around in Friday the 13th Part 7: The New Blood, Jason has to contend not… More
jd cryptic
The New Blood wasn't that good. Lousy acting and lousy story line. Bloody, but not too bloody. Part 7 felt more like a waste of time. But, it still manages… More
Coxxie Mild Sauce
oh ok. yea this might have a local crazy in it, but i think hes a just an old guy working the graveyard who probably saw the Grateful Dead back when they were… More
Alex roy
In this seventh Friday installment, the screenwriters basically copied the Carrie White approach to the story. A girl name Tina Sheppard has telekinetic powers… More

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