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Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)

R  |   |  Comedy, Horror, Thriller  |  13 September 1991 (USA)
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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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Childless Man (as Mr. Tom Arnold)
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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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A Nightmare on Elm Street 6: The Dream Lover  »

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$8,500,000 (estimated)

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$34,872,293 (USA)
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Trivia

Executive Meddling: A rare after-the-fact example. When the movie was in U.S. theaters in 1991, it ran 100 minutes, featuring many character moments and introductions (Maggie's foster mother doesn't just randomly show up near the end of the movie). However, for whatever reasons, New Line Cinema cut the movie down to 88 minutes for all home video releases, which unfortunately is all that has been available to this day. The German version of the movie, while cut down from the 100 minute version, also featured many of the scenes removed from the home video version. See more »

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John Doe: Free me, you idiot! I'm your fucking memory!
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Freddy's Finale
25 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Okay, I am a fan of the Nightmare series and everyone says on here that this is the worst! But it's NOT!!! Haven't's you seen Freddy's Revenge??? WTF! That was the worst of all!!! Now this movie is pretty decent and it sticks to the Freddy story and it's cool that he had a daughter etc. etc.

And then I found out it was in 3-D!!! I was so excited, I remember when I saw it on the DVD box set I instantly skipped to the 3-D sequences. Quite a lot was in 3-D though like Lisa Zanes hand, Dream Demons, Freddy's Claw (more than once), Lezlie Dean holding a knife, Lisa Zane with a Baseball Bat, Doc's hand, Freddy's head exploding.

I truly loved this movie because it was in 3-D, but I wish the whole movie was in 3-D not just the last 15 minutes.

By the Way it's 15 minutes NOT TEN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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