A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989) Poster


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Followed by 

New Nightmare (1994)
Jason X (2001)

Edited from 

Thriller (1983) (TV Short)
The laughter heard at the end, right before the credits roll, is a clip of Vincent Price laughing at the end of Michael Jackson's song "Thriller"


Psycho (1960)
Alien (1979)
Top Gun (1986)
Freddy says," This boy feels the need for speed!"
Evil Dead II (1987)
long, animated necks elonging from body scene

Referenced in 

Gorgon Video Magazine (1989) (Video)
KNB EFFX Talks about the film and shows some of the props they made for it
Fear in the Dark (1991) (TV Movie)
Poster art for this is shown.
Scream (1996)
Texas Chain Saw Massacre: The Shocking Truth (2000) (Video)
Jeff Burr mentions it ("A Nightmare On Elm Street 5").
The Singles Ward (2002)
Jonathan rents it from the video store.
Horror Business (2005) (Video)
Photograph is shown.
Halloween: 25 Years of Terror (2006) (Video)
Photograph is shown.
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
Video case is shown.
His Name Was Jason: 30 Years of Friday the 13th (2009) (TV Movie)
It is mentioned in a magazine.
Best Worst Movie (2009)
A character at a horror fest states he's watched all 6 "Nightmare..." movies.
The Cinema Snob: Caligula: Part I (2010) (TV Episode)
"I don't like this dream. In fact, I consider it to be a nightmare. You know, like 'A Nightmare On Elm Street 5'. Not because that movie is about nightmares, but because that movie also sucks".
Scream: The Inside Story (2011) (TV Movie)
It is mentioned in a magazine.
The Cinema Snob: Tampon Tango (2013) (TV Episode)
DVD in Snob's collection
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown.
DVD-R Hell: Pagan Invasion: Halloween, Trick or Treat? - Part 1 (2013) (TV Episode)
Brad criticizes Pagan Invasion for calling Nightmare on Elm Street 5 a "well-crafted, elaborate horror production."

Featured in 

The Making of Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991) (TV Movie)
Clips are featured.
Slash & Burn: The Freddy Krueger Story (1991) (TV Movie)
Clips from the film are featured.
Freddy Speaks (1992) (TV Movie)
Clips from the film are featured.
Freddy vs. Jason (2003)
When clips of the different Elm Street movies are shown, The Dream Child is included
The House That Freddy Built (2006) (Video)
clips shown and talked about
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006)
It is mentioned in a newspaper article. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
Home Alone Horror (2009) (Video)
The Boy watches a brief part of the film.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Back-up Plan/The Losers/Paper Man (2010) (TV Episode)
"Freddy Krueger: Quipmaster" segment.
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010) (Video)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, poster and footage of this movie are shown.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (2011) (TV Episode)
recalling Freddy's death in this film
The Factory (2012)
Watched on TV

Spoofed in 

Family Guy: Chitty Chitty Death Bang (1999) (TV Episode)
Freddy used the line "It's a boy!" in a similar situation, to the way Stewie said it

See also

Trivia | Goofs | Crazy Credits | Quotes | Alternate Versions | Soundtracks

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