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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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Trivia

The last film in the original "Nightmare" franchise in which Nancy's house is the focal point of Freddy's terror. The rest of the series focuses more on the town of Springwood, with the house making an occasional appearance. In the hybrid film Freddy vs. Jason (2003), it was referenced that Lori lived in Freddy's house, but the scene was cut from the theatrical release (it does, however, appear in the Deleted Scenes section on the DVD release). See more »

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(at around 3 mins) In the opening scene text on the school bus varies between SCHOOLBUS and SCHOOL BUS. See more »

Quotes

[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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Referenced in The Cinema Snob: A Talking Cat!?! (2016) See more »

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1, 2 Freddy's Coming for You
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27 October 1999 | by (Montreal,Canada) – See all my reviews

I think this film is very good, not as the first one but very good. Freddy is darker than part 3-6 and it's cool. The story is quite good and original. Robert Englund has done a very great job like in the six others. If Wes Craven would worked on this movie, the movie would be almost perfect. I rate this film ***1/2 out of *****.


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