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A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)

X  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  27 February 1987 (USA)
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Survivors of undead serial killer Freddy Krueger - who stalks his victims in their dreams - learn to take control of their own dreams in order to fight back.

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Picking up where the original Nightmare left off, Nancy has grown up and become a psychiatrist specializing in dream therapy. She meets a group of children at a local hospital facing Freddy Krueger, the same demon she once encountered in her sleep. One of them is Kristen, who has the power to draw other people into her dreams. Working with a male doctor assigned to the case, Nancy helps the kids realize their special abilities within the nightmare world. When Freddy captures one of her charges, she leads a rescue attempt into Krueger's domain, in hopes of putting his spirit to rest once and for all. Written by David Thiel <d-thiel@uiuc.edu>

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If you think you'll get out alive, You must be dreaming. See more »

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Also Known As:

A Hora do Pesadelo 3: Os Guerreiros dos Sonhos  »

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$4,500,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$44,793,200 (USA)
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Trivia

The third highest grossing of the original Nightmare movies after Freddy vs. Jason (2003) and A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988). See more »

Goofs

In the opening sequence, there is one close-up of Kristen's left hand that shows her wearing a ring. For the rest of the sequence, and indeed the movie, she does not wear a ring. See more »

Quotes

Roland Kincaid: Ain't gonna dream no more, no more. Ain't gonna dream no more. All night long I sing this song. Ain't gonna dream no more.
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Crazy Credits

A text before the opening credits starts reads as follows: "Sleep. Those little slices of Death. How I loathe them" -Edgar Allan Poe- See more »


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Dream Warriors
Composed and Performed by Dokken
Available on Elektra/Asylum Records & Tapes
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Maybe even better that the original
13 January 2009 | by (Lithuania) – See all my reviews

This part is more entertaining that the original. I always watch slasher movies only for entertainment, I don't care much about a dialogs (Psycho would be an exception, the dialogs was the best thing in it) or acting, all I want to see is some entertaining, sometimes funny looking graphic murder scenes and this movie has it. My favorite was TV room scene. I also find this movie being really creepy sometimes, what is not usual for slasher films, like that scene where Freddy made one of the kids fall from a window, the whole scene was kinda creepy. The plot was great, I liked the idea that this movie is set on mental hospital, that made this movie even more creepy.


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