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Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)

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Freddy Krueger returns once again to haunt both the dreams of his daughter and Springwood's last surviving teenager.

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Storyline

In part six of the Nightmare on Elm Street series, dream monster Freddy Krueger has finally killed all the children of his hometown, and seeks to escape its confines to hunt fresh prey. To this end, he recruits the aid of his (previously unmentioned) daughter. However, she discovers the demonic origin of her father's powers and meets Dad head-on in a final showdown (originally presented in 3-D). Written by David Thiel <d-thiel@uiuc.edu>

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Born November 2nd 1984...Dies September 1991 See more »


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Rated R for horror violence, and for language and drug content | See all certifications »

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13 September 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Nightmare on Elm Street 6: The Dream Lover  »

Box Office

Budget:

$8,500,000 (estimated)

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$34,872,293 (USA)
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Trivia

In the last portion of the movie, from the point at which the lead female puts on the special glasses, to the time at which she takes them off, was originally filmed entirely in 3D. The effect was removed for most home video releases, but the UK rental version included the 3D effect in its entirety, with 5 pairs of anagylphic Red/Blue 3D glasses (similar to the ones in cinemas, but without the advertising) inside the box. The UK retail version was the standard 2D version and the cover artwork differed slightly from the rental one. See more »

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When young Freddy is getting ready to smash the gerbil, we see him sneak it off the table as he puts it down. See more »

Quotes

John Doe: [Spencer is being violently attacked by Freddy in a dream] I'll go into his dream, I'll try and bring him out before he gets killed.
Maggie Burroughs: That's crazy.
[Spencer suddenly flies to his feet, launches into the ceiling and gets his head stuck]
John Doe: Well, what do you call that? Rational?
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Crazy Credits

A text that appears before the opening credits reads: "Do you know the terror of he who falls asleep? To the toes he is very terrified, because the ground gives the way under him, and the dream begins..." -Friedrich Nietzsche- Then the text changes to: "Welcome to prime time, bitch" -Freddy Krueger- See more »


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Two Days in February
Written and Performed by The Goo Goo Dolls
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Best for last?
14 July 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have to give Rachel Talalay credit for this was a decent vehicle for her to make her directorial debut since she'd been affiliated with this series for years before making this movie, but the story couldn't have been weaker. Except for using the character of Freddy, Nightmare 6 bears no major consistency with it's predecessors. We never find out what happened to Alice and her baby. Freddy is starting with a new group of teenagers who aren't relevant to the previous five movies in any way which make them as victims and characters (and, in some cases, as actors) even more forgettable than this movie. Perhaps the only thing that makes this movie watchable is that eeriness that makes Freddy fearsome. The only good thing that can be said about the sequels to this movie is that the eerie element is present in all of them, but is negligible due to overly high body counts, weak stories, and comedy. They shouldn't have used the tagline: "They save the best for last," since I didn't think Freddy's death scene in this movie was a far cry from his previous five.


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