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A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)

A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge (original title)
A teenage boy is haunted in his dreams by Freddy Krueger who is out to possess him in order to continue his murder spree in the real world.

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A new family moves into the house on Elm Street, and before long, the kids are again having nightmares about deceased child murderer Freddy Krueger. This time, Freddy attempts to possess a teenage boy to cause havoc in the real world, and can only be overcome if the boy's sweetheart can master her fear. Written by David Thiel <d-thiel@uiuc.edu>

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Someone is coming back to Elm Street! See more »

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1 November 1985 (USA)  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)

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$30,000,000 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Gregg Fonseca, the original films production designer, initially returned to fill the same role in this film. He designed all the sets seen in the film, but quit just before the start of shooting, claiming that the production was rushed and that his department in particular was severely under-funded. Art director Maggie Martin took over Fonseca's role during the actual shoot. See more »

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(at around 34 mins) Behind the tennis racket on the wall, you can see the heating element that's lighting up and burning the strings in two. See more »

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[first lines]
Boy on Bus: [a student tells another student to turn his boombox down by throwing a paper at his head] Turn it down!
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Soundtracks

Did You Ever See a Dream Walking?
Music by Harry Revel (uncredited)
Lyrics by Mack Gordon (uncredited)
Performed by Bing Crosby
Provided courtesy of CBS Records
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Ah, not bad! Good, actually!
5 August 1999 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Freddy's return in this movie is not surprising considering the ending of the first movie. A whole new tale with a new twist and some really cool scenes that stick in your mind. Many people don't like it, but I don't know why. It has plenty of scares and surprises and it's a proud member of the original trilogy.


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