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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)

 -  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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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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$2,200,000 (estimated)

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$30,000,000 (USA)
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Trivia

JoAnn Willette is one of the girls seated in the back of the school bus driven by Freddy at the beginning of the film. She would later go on to star in the ABC sitcom Just the Ten of Us (1988), a program which not only featured numerous references to the "Nightmare on Elm Street" franchise, but also co-starred Heather Langenkamp (from the first, third, and seventh films) and Brooke Theiss (from the fourth film). See more »

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The broom Jesse's dad is holding while the bird is flying around disappears. See more »

Quotes

Jesse Walsh: Dad!
Freddy Krueger: Daddy can't help you now!
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Did You Ever See a Dream Walking?
Performed by Bing Crosby
Provided courtesy of CBS Records
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Not a bad sequel.
24 July 2002 | by (Devon,England.) – See all my reviews

A nightmare on elm street started off a trio of these series,and the second one in the series doesn't do a bad job.This time another family have moved into the house and the son (Jesse),is stalked by Freddy and Freddy becomes him.

A nightmare on elm street 2 isn't bad on all stages,I have to admit,it has its flaws,but it kept me entertained for a couple of hours. Freddy isn't as scary but there is the idea of the school bus which I found creative.

I would reccomend buying this if you're trying to get hold of the collection,if not,don't. I rate 3/5.


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