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

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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27 February 1987 (USA)  »

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$4,500,000 (estimated)

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$44,793,200 (USA)
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Trivia

The original "Freddy Snake" unintentionally came out looking too phallic. The crew only had one hour to film the scene so they didn't have enough time to paint it. So, it was covered in a green goo substance to overcome the "pinkish hue." The scene involving the "Freddy Snake" attempting to swallow Kristen was also filmed backwards and then played in reverse due to the gums on the puppet being too flexible and were folding over themselves. See more »

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(at around 2 mins) In the beginning, Kristen is shown pulling out a whole spoonful filled of coffee out of the coffee jar, however, in the very next scene before she puts it in her mouth, you can see that there's nothing on the spoon. See more »

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Freddy Krueger: Taryn. Taryn.
Taryn White: What?
Freddy Krueger: Why, uh, why should we fight? We're old friends, you and I. Remember?
[heroin needles form on fingertips]
Freddy Krueger: Let's get high.
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All the grips are nicknamed "Bob", except for the last, which is a variation on the name. See more »


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Performed by Jay Ferguson
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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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