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Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)

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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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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You Think You Know About Dreams... You Know Nothing! 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)  »

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 6: The Dream Lover  »

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$11,000,000 (estimated)

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$34,872,293 (USA)
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Trivia

Although "Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare" is the final installment of the "Nightmare on Elm Street" films. Robert Englund would return as the iconic horror antagonist again for New Nightmare (1994) and he would play the role for one last time in Freddy vs. Jason (2003). See more »

Goofs

(at around 28 mins) When John Doe and Maggie go to the school, Maggie finds a scrap book filled with articles related to Fred Krueger. In a close up of the book, an article is titled "Krueger Sought: Boy, 7, Missing" but the text that follows discusses baseball (Yankees, Kansas City, and the Mets) on the left side and military action in Vietnam on the right side. See more »

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Title Card: [Springwood, Ohio. Ten years from now] Mysterious killings and suicides wipe out entire population of children and teenagers. Remaining adults are experiencing mass psychosis.
Title Card: There is new evidence of one surviving teenager...
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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 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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References Super Fly (1972) See more »

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Skip To My Lou
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Traditional
Performed by Elinor Donahue
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Guilty Pleasure
7 May 2003 | by See all my reviews

freddy's dead, jason goes to hell, mikey gets a razor in his candy?

this is the ultimate WTF? film. the beginning alone, with the map, and the computer stuff across the country, WTF?!? no returning characters, WTF? freddy riding a broomstick from wizard of oz, WTF?

some redeeming qualities: i don't like to know too much in horror stories, it's part of what makes them spooky, we learn too much of freddy here, though the flashbacks are well done, like the razor/pain thing

freddy has a daughter and that's why he went nuts, but we haven't heard of it until now, WTF? tom and rosey, WTF? that town is supposed to be where the last 5 films took place? WTF? demon ghost skulls? WTF? 3D (and i still have my 3D glasses from the theater), WTF? cheap excuses to amaze us in 3D??? WTF???

but... alas, it is fun to watch, and ultimately degrades the original and cheapens the franchise, but it is entertaining, a true guilty pleasure flick... though, why does it kill him here and not when nancy does it???

series rating: 2/10 guilty pleasure rating: 7/10


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