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Marge Thompson (Character)
from A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

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A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Marge Thompson: [to Nancy] He's dead, honey, because Mommy killed him.
[Reveals Freddy's glove]
Marge Thompson: I even took his knives. So it's okay now.
[Puts her hands on Nancy's knees]
Marge Thompson: You can sleep.

Marge Thompson: Nancy, you are going to get some sleep tonight if it kills me.

Lt. Donald Thompson: What was she doing there?
Marge Thompson: Hello to you, too, Donald.
Lt. Donald Thompson: [sarcastically] Marge.

Nancy Thompson: What I learned in the dream clinic. That's what I'm trying to prove mother. Rod didn't kill Tina and he didn't hang himself. There's this guy. He's after us in our dreams.
Marge Thompson: But that's just not reality Nancy.
Nancy Thompson: [Pulling Krueger's hat out of a drawer] It's real momma, feel it.
Marge Thompson: Give me that damn thing!
Nancy Thompson: It even has his name written in it. Fred Krueger mom. Fred Krueger.
[Realizing her mother knows about him]
Nancy Thompson: Do you know who that is mother? Because if you do you better tell me cause he's after me now.

Marge Thompson: You want to know who Fred Krueger was? He was a filthy child murderer who killed at least 20 kids in the neighborhood. Kids we all knew.
Nancy Thompson: [taken aback] Oh, mom.
Marge Thompson: It drove us crazy when we didn't know who it was, but it was even worse after they caught him.
Nancy Thompson: Did they put him away?
Marge Thompson: Well, the lawyers got fat and the judge got famous, but somebody forgot to sign the search warrant in the right place and Krueger was free, just like that.
Nancy Thompson: What did you do, mother?

Nancy Thompson: [to her father] The killer's still loose, you know.
Lt. Donald Thompson: You're saying somebody else killed Tina? Who?
Nancy Thompson: I don't know who he is, but he's burned and he wears a weird hat and a red and green sweater, really dirty. And he uses these knives, like giant fingernails...
Lt. Donald Thompson: [Cuts her off and guides her into the car]
Lt. Donald Thompson: [to Marge] You better keep her home, for a few days, until she really gets over the shock of this.
Marge Thompson: I've got something better. I'm going to get her some help.

Marge Thompson: [to Nancy] Oh, I feel like a million bucks. They say you've bottomed out when you can't remember the night before.

Nancy Thompson: [after seeing that the house is now fully secured] Mother! What's with the bars?
Marge Thompson: Security.
Nancy Thompson: Security? Security from what?
Marge Thompson: Not from what, from whom.

Nancy Thompson: MOTHER! What's with the bars?
Marge Thompson: Security.
Nancy Thompson: Security? SECURITY FROM WHAT?
Marge Thompson: Not from what: From whom. Come down to the cellar. You wanna know who Fred Krueger was? He was a filthy child murderer, who killed at least 20 kids in the neighborhood... kids we all knew.
Nancy Thompson: Oh, Mom.
Marge Thompson: It drove us crazy when we didn't know who it was, but it was even worse after they caught him.
Nancy Thompson: Did they put him away?
Marge Thompson: Well all the lawyers got fat and the Judge got famous, but someone forgot to sign the search warrant in the right place and Krueger was free just like that.
Nancy Thompson: What did you do?
Marge Thompson: A bunch of us parents got together and tracked him down. We found him in old abandoned boiler room, where he used to take his kids.
Nancy Thompson: Go on.
Marge Thompson: We took gasoline and poured it all around the place and made a trail of it out the door. We lit the whole thing up and watched it burn. He's dead now. He's dead because Mommy killed him. I even took his knives.

Marge Thompson: Nancy?
Nancy Thompson: What, Mother?
Marge Thompson: Don't fall asleep in there. You could drown, you know.
Nancy Thompson: Oh, for Pete's sakes.
Marge Thompson: It happens all the time. I've heated up some warm milk for you, honey.
Nancy Thompson: Warm milk? Gross.


A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)
Resident: I'm gonna give you a little something for the pain. It'll put you right out.
Nancy Holbrook: No, mom, I don't want it. I don't want it, mom, I don't want it.
Dr. Gwen Holbrook: Shh, it's okay. It's okay.
Nancy Holbrook: No, mom, no. I don't want it. I don't want it. Don't let her do it.
Resident: This might sting a bit.
[Her hand becomes Freddy's glove]
Nancy Holbrook: [Shrieks] NO!

Dr. Gwen Holbrook: [On the phone with another parent] Nancy's starting to remember.

Nancy Holbrook: Why would you lie to me?
Dr. Gwen Holbrook: I didn't lie.
Nancy Holbrook: It's right here. Why would you lie to me? Stop lying to me! Quit lying to me!
Dr. Gwen Holbrook: I am not lying to you! I am not lying to you!
Nancy Holbrook: Stop lying to me!
Dr. Gwen Holbrook: I am not lying to you! I didn't want you to have to go through your life with this memory! I didn't want you to remember! I wanted you to forget!
Nancy Holbrook: Remember what? What happened at that preschool?

Dr. Gwen Holbrook: [Voice-over] There was a man at the preschool. his name was Fred Kruger. He was a gardener. He lived in the basement of the preschool. And you kids were his life. We didn't want to believe it at first. You were all so innocent. And you, Nancy. You were his favorite of all. And then we started to notice things.
Quentin Smith: So what did you do? Did you call the police?
Dr. Gwen Holbrook: He left town before we got a chance to confront him. He's gone. He can't hurt you anymore.