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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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Evil has finally met its match. 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  »

Box Office

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$8,500,000 (estimated)

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$34,872,293 (USA)
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Trivia

Peter Jackson was originally hired to write the screenplay for this film. He wrote a draft, but it wasn't used. See more »

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When Maggie/Katherine wakes up from her last dream, the 3-D glasses can be seen lying on her stomach for a second before she moves. See more »

Quotes

Freddy Krueger: [playing a video game and watching a character get hit] Now I'm playing with power!
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Happy Father's Day
30 March 2009 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Freddy Krueger (Robert Engund) brings the last survivor of Sprinwood to a big city. The police withdraw the teenager with amnesia from the streets and bring him to a shelter under the care of Maggie Burroughs (Lisa Zane). She finds a picture of her hometown Springwood in his few belongings and decides to take the John Doe (Shon Greenblatt) back to the town trying to recover his memory. During the travel to Springwood, she finds three others interns hidden in the van. When they reach Springwood, Maggie discovers that she was adopted by her mother and her father is Freddy Krueger.

"Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare" is the sixth part of this classic movie and is a very weak and disappointing sequel. The story is silly, with a dark humor that never works, despite the cameo of Johnny Depp. Further, it shows a total lack of imagination of the writer, and proves that the franchise is exhausted. My vote is five.

Title (Brazil): "A Hora do Pesadelo 6: Pesadelo Final – A Morte de Freddy" ("The Hour of the Nightmare 6: Final Nightmare – The Death of Freddy")


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