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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 Springwood's last surviving teenager and a woman with a deep connection to him.

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Childless Man (as Mr. Tom Arnold)
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Guy on TV (as Oprah Noodlemantra)
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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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Rated R for horror violence, and for language and drug content | See all certifications »

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13 September 1991 (USA)  »

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$8,500,000 (estimated)

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$34,872,293 (USA)
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Trivia

Alice Cooper: (at around 1h 14 mins) Freddy's abusive pimp father. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 5 mins) When Freddy appears to Tracey as her father and he turns his glove into a buzz saw, the wires for the fake Freddy arm are visible. Also you can see Robert Englund's right arm sticking down, in front. See more »

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Carlos: Spencer, you're such a high-o!
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Crazy Credits

The end credits feature clips from all six Nightmare films and the last scene gives Freddy's birth and death date. See more »

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References A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987) See more »

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99 Bottles of Beer
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OK, I think this is Freddy's 6th death already
11 November 2003 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare, the sixth installment of the Nightmare on Elm Street series and once again another bad sequel. I think this is tied up with the last sequel of the Dream Child. I was lucky enough to get the Nightmare on Elm Street series box DVD set for my birthday, so I got to see all the sequels. May I say that I'm just getting more and more disappointed though with these sequels, at least the past two, it just seems like Freddy lost his edge. It's almost like the writers were trying to give Freddy a soul and they're just destroying it instead of reinventing the story. This was a sequel that wasn't needed, sorry to Robert Englund, but this was very much below what Freddy Krueger represents.

Freddy is back, but he's got something we don't know about, a daughter. Maggie, she's not aware that he is her father, but soon she finds out what his dark secrets are and he wants her help. She has to do her best to resist his powers, but it's hard with all the good memories she has of her loving father. Ironic, isn't it? But Freddy isn't giving up without manipulating her into his ways.

Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare is also presented in 3-D, radical, huh? Note the sarcasm. This is one of the worst sequels, it's tied up with the fifth sequel of the Nightmare on Elm Street series, I'd rather watch the second Nightmare on Elm Street to be honest. This just had bad acting, stupid editing, and just over all a bad idea for a story. I didn't like the concept of it and it just ruined the whole idea of who Freddy Krueger really is, the death master of nightmares, not Father Knows Best.

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