Several people are hunted by a cruel serial killer who kills his victims in their dreams. While the survivors are trying to find the reason for being chosen, the murderer won't lose any chance to kill them as soon as they fall asleep.
Tommy Jarvis goes to the graveyard to get rid of Jason Voorhees' body once and for all, but inadvertently brings him back to life instead. The newly revived killer once again seeks revenge, and Tommy may be the only one who can defeat him.
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
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Rather than continue the story of the first film's sole survivor Nancy (Heather Langenkamp), this movie focuses on the new residents of Nancy's old Elm Street house, joining a grand tradition of horror sequels which ignore the survivors of the prior installment for what would appear to be cost-control reasons. Langenkamp told the Never Sleep Again documentary that she was never actually offered a chance to do this movie, and the film's Line Producer couldn't recall if there had ever actually been any internal discussions at New Line Cinema about bringing her back. It has been hypothesized that David Chaskin and Jack Sholder's new concept of Freddy (possessing someone in the real world vs. killing them in their dreams) seemed so different from the first film, that bringing Nancy back wouldn't make a lot of sense. See more »
(at around 36 mins) There are towel marks visible on Coach Schneider's posterior before the first strike. See more »
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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Freddy's back to terrorize a confused teenage boy!
Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2 (1985) was the second film in the Freddy Krueger series. This time his main target is the son of a man who just but the Elm Street house. Freddy preys on this sexually confused kid and forces him to do his bidding and uses him to serve his twisted needs. Can poor Jesse over come the strong willpower of Freddy? Will he be able to discover his true self? Watch and find out, you'll be surprised! Strange stuff.
What I liked about this film was the filmmakers tried to do something different, and it almost killed the series. The plot and storyline was too complex and byzantine for you average horror film. Much of the film's hidden context and meaning would go over the heads of most horror film fans. If Sigmund Freud were alive today he would've had a field day trying to figure out this one. Sadly underrated and unfairly neglected..
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