• R, 1 hr. 29 min.
  • Horror
  • Directed By:
    Adam Marcus
    In Theaters:
    Aug 13, 1993 Wide
    On DVD:
    Oct 8, 2002
  • New Line Home Entertainment

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Jason Goes to Hell - The Final Friday Reviews

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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 1.5/4

January 1, 2000
Scott Weinberg
Apollo Guide

Sure, this one's got gore galore and a boatload of atrocious acting performances to giggle at, but without Jason doing the stalking - it's just not a Friday the 13th movie.

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 42/100

February 25, 2003
Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com

The film suffers from bad continuity, sloppy editing, bland acting, ridiculous plot developments and cardboard characters. It is also the most grotesque film in the series.

Full Review Source: EricDSnider.com | Original Score: C-

November 29, 2003
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

Aimless, overlong, confusing, and in possession of plot holes large enough to land a fighter plane on.

Full Review Source: Antagony & Ecstasy | Original Score: 2/10

September 12, 2007
Joshua Tyler
CinemaBlend.com

As torturous an experience for the viewer as it is for the victims.

Full Review Source: CinemaBlend.com | Original Score: 1.5/5

August 14, 2003
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 1/5

November 13, 2003
Steve Newton
Georgia Straight

I've now seen all nine of the series' entries, so trust me when I say that Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday is very likely the worst of the bunch.

Full Review Source: Georgia Straight | Original Score: 0/5

July 7, 2010
Jesse Hassenger
Filmcritic.com

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 2.5/5

October 31, 2004
Nicolas Lacroix
EnPrimeur.ca

| Original Score: 2/5

December 8, 2003
Spence D.
IGN Movies

| Original Score: 2/5

January 24, 2004
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

That the end result is convoluted, lacking in logical coherence, and sometimes downright silly is not ideal, but you can sense the genuine desire to take the story in a new direction

| Original Score: 2/4

October 8, 2002

Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: F

November 6, 2009
Clint Morris
Moviehole

One of Jason's finer moments

| Original Score: 3/5

March 4, 2004

A very NewLineesque ninth sequel to Friday the 13th

| Original Score: 2.5/4

February 20, 2008
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Well, it's no Part VI, but then it's no Jason X either.

| Original Score: 3/5

June 16, 2003
Steve Biodrowski
Cinefantastique

Although it may not be a "good" Friday the 13th movie (by whatever strange standards that is reckoned)...Jason Goes to Hell works reasonably well on its own terms as a supernatural thriller.

Full Review Source: Cinefantastique

February 15, 2009
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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August 30, 2004
Rumsey Taylor
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Richard Harrington
Washington Post
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January 1, 2000
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle
March 10, 2003

Deseret News, Salt Lake City
January 1, 2000
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