Friday the 13th - The Final Chapter
Friday the 13th - The Final Chapter (1984)

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… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: April 13, 1984
DVD Release Date: October 17, 2000
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Critic Score: 25% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

There's little doubt that Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter marks the nadir of the series up to this point...

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

The final confrontation between Tommy and Jason is quite gorgeous, at least in the horror movie term of gore-geous.

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Stefan Birgir Stefansson

Can you say, Crispin Clover dance off?

Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

A brutal but entertaining installment for the man behind the mask...

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Watching it again today, it works oddly well, almost like a John Hughes movie that got lost and wandered into slasher territory.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

Not so venally stupid as its predecessor.

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Rob Vaux

Considering how long these movies kept going and how many of them there were, it's strange that only this one had everything in its proper place.

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Jeremiah Kipp
Slant Magazine

This one certainly felt as if it properly closed out the Friday the 13th series before it devolved into unadulterated camp.

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Gregory Weinkauf
New Times

Some rather amusing crap, actually.

Flixster Audience Score: 50% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalh„es
It is funny to see how many times you can kill a (dead) man and yet he always comes back, but this movie is way too laughably stupid (at one point a guy even… More
Drew Smith
A robust body count, Crispin Glover's sheer ridiculousness, and a neat final kill (though sadly buoyed by a ridiculous plot point) bring a little bit of… More
Jason Calvin
I've always found "The Final Chapter" to be one of the better Friday the 13th sequels. Of course, that might not be saying a whole lot. This… More
Aj V
Just another of the less than average slasher movie sequels to Friday the 13th. He just goes on and on killing people, and that's it. Don't see it… More
Tim Salmons
The story continues with Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter, which as the title proclaims, was to be the last entry in the series (as was Part 3). However, it… More
Coxxie Mild Sauce
Jason wears an intimidating hockey mask and cuts people the fuck up with sharp stuff and goes "chh chh chh" and follows people when they pee in the… More