Tommy Jarvis returns again (played this time by Thom Mathews), but so does Jason in this increasingly long series of slasher films.
Still plagued with nightmares about Jason returning from the grave, Tommy and his friend Hawes dig up Jason's grave, intending to destroy the body and thereby preventing him from ever coming back. But unfortunately for Tommy and even more so for his friend, instead of finding a decaying corpse they find a very well rested Jason.
Needless to say, the local police don't believe Tommy's story about Jason coming back to life and going on another rampage and lock him up. Meanwhile Jason returns to his old stomping ground, now renamed Camp Forest Green and quickly picks up where he left off. Slaughtering the counsellors and anyone else he happens to come accross (some company execs find they picked the wrong day to go paintballing).
But Tommy, aided by the Sheriff's daughter, thinks he knows how to stop him once and for all (at least until the next movie that is) by returning him to his original resting place, but that's going to be no easy task...
Noticably lighter in tone that the previous films, having been made as a black comedy. Overall this is a much better sequel than Part 5, but it is far from being the best in the series, with most of the killings having to be toned down at the insistence of the US censors who were getting overly stringent at the time.
But even so, this is still a really fun film and despite the black humour still manages to fit in line with the other sequels and features an excellent Hard Rock score with songs by Alice Cooper.