• 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

Jason Goes to Hell - The Final Friday Reviews

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James Berardinelli
Top Critic
January 1, 2000

Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Scott Weinberg
Apollo Guide
February 25, 2003

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 | Original Score: 42/100
Eric D. Snider
November 29, 2003

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 | Original Score: C-
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy
September 12, 2007

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

Full Review | Original Score: 2/10
Joshua Tyler
August 14, 2003

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

Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
Christopher Null
November 13, 2003

Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Steve Newton
Georgia Straight
July 7, 2010

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 | Original Score: 0/5
Jesse Hassenger
October 31, 2004

Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Nicolas Lacroix
December 8, 2003

| Original Score: 2/5
Spence D.
IGN Movies
January 24, 2004

| Original Score: 2/5
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
October 8, 2002

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

Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic
November 6, 2009

Full Review | Original Score: F
Clint Morris
March 4, 2004

One of Jason's finer moments

| Original Score: 3/5
Stefan Birgir Stefansson
February 20, 2008

A very NewLineesque ninth sequel to Friday the 13th

| Original Score: 2.5/4
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
June 16, 2003

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

| Original Score: 3/5
Steve Biodrowski
February 15, 2009

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.

Stephen Holden
New York Times
Top Critic
August 30, 2004

Rumsey Taylor
Not Coming to a Theater Near You
October 31, 2006

Tim Dirks
Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
February 14, 2011

Richard Harrington
Washington Post
Top Critic
January 1, 2000

Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle
March 10, 2003

Deseret News, Salt Lake City
January 1, 2000

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