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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)

R  |   |  Horror  |  1 November 1985 (USA)
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A teenage boy is haunted in his dreams by Freddy Krueger who is out to possess him to continue his murdering in the real world.

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Storyline

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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The Man of Your Dreams Is Back. See more »

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1 November 1985 (USA)  »

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$2,200,000 (estimated)

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$30,000,000 (USA)
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Trivia

The sequence where Freddy terrorizes the pool party is seen by the cast and crew as the most nonsensical scene in the film. It was believed to be the scene that broke the rules set forth by Wes Craven in the first film, namely Freddy attacking while people are awake. See more »

Goofs

When Freddy Kruger jumps through a glass door and disappears mid jump. At the point he vanishes, so do several pieces of the doors debris. Clearly there were two takes, one with Freddy jumping, one without and they simply faded between them. This is very noticeable if you look at the door pieces at the top left of frame. See more »

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Jesse Walsh: Wow... what is this place?
Lisa: Do you remember in the diary... when Nancy said she kept finding herself in a boiler room? Fred Krueger worked here. It's an old power plant.
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ok not everyone's favorite, but...
18 November 1999 | by (Raleigh, North Carolina) – See all my reviews

What they are missing are the campy little details that are hinted through-out the saga. Everything from the stretching tongue to the the exploding bird. You can't deny the fun watching Jesse Walsh shrieking like a scared little schoolgirl when he finds Freddy's glove on his hand. All this and after Jesse's girlfriend comes up to his room and says, "I thought I'd help you unpack." In her sexy voice, moving him toward the bed, they ACTUALLY start unpacking! None of the gags in Freddy's Dead is THAT funny!!!


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