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A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988)

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Freddy Krueger returns once again to terrorize the dreams of the remaining Dream Warriors, as well as those of a young woman who may know the way to defeat him for good.

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Following up the previous Nightmare film, the dream demon Freddy Krueger is resurrected from his apparent demise, and rapidly tracks down and kills all three of the surviving Elm Street kids. However, Kristen (who has the ability to draw others into her dreams) wills her special ability to her friend Alice before her demise. Afterwords, Alice soon realizes that Freddy is taking advantage of that unknown power she now wields to pull a new group of teenage children into his foul domain. Written by David Thiel <d-thiel@uiuc.edu>

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19 August 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Hora do Pesadelo 4: O Mestre dos Sonhos  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$49,369,900 (USA)
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Trivia

A magazine can be seen in Kristen's room that has a picture of Johnny Depp, who starred in the original 'Nightmare on Elm Street, A (1984)' film and had a brief cameo in the sixth film of the series, Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991). See more »

Goofs

When Freddy fights Alice in the church, the front of the brim of his hat goes from down and back to the down position without him moving it at all. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Alice: Hello.
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Alice: Nobody lives here.
Kristen Parker: Where's Freddy?
Alice: Heh, heh. He's not home.
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A text before the opening credits reads as follows: "When deep sleep falleth on men, fear came apon me. And trembling which made all my bones to shake" -Job IV, 13-14 See more »

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Featured in The Freddy Krueger Special (1988) See more »

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Pride and Joy
Written by Joe Lamont, Jon Lucas
Performed by Joe Lamont
Produced by Sounds of Film Music
(played on JukeBox at the diner)
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This movie is not the best or the worst in the series.
17 January 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This time with have Kristen Parker, Roland Kincaid, Joey Crusel return for the 4th movie in this series, I was disappointed that they re casted Kristen Parker, which i think was a really big mistake.

The way Freddy come back death was a bit ridiculous but he dose not take long to get the last two elm street kids before going face to face with Kristen who is the last of elm street kids but silly Kristen get her new Friend Alice involved with Freddy.

Alice is now key to Freddy as she bring her Friend to Freddy but not intentional. she has to stop him before he kills again.

The deaths scenes in this movie are not as good and A Nigthamre on elm street 1 or A nightmare on elm street 3 but still are good, I did enjoy watching the dream scenes which were really good, i loved the class dream scene was great.

The other thing I liked in this movie was the way Freddy died , it was really gross and scary, I think that best Freddy deaths in the whole series.

Now the acting I did not like the new Kristen but happy that she was not in the whole movie, I think Girl that played Annie did great Job.

I give this movie a 5/10


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