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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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Doc
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Childless Man (as Mr. Tom Arnold)
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Guy on TV (as Oprah Noodlemantra)
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Virginia Peters ...
Woman in Plane
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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)  »

Also Known As:

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

This is the first film in the series that does not include the little jump robe girls singing Freddy's rhyme. See more »

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When Freddy is descending from inside the parachute that "John Doe" is on, the wire that's supporting him is clearly visible. See more »

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Maggie Burroughs: They caught one of your star pupils beating up on one of our kids again.
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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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Freddy dies, and takes the 80's with him...
17 November 2004 | by (California, USA) – See all my reviews

I've always felt a sort of bond to the Elm Street movies as a child. As most children my age were cuddling up to Glo-Worms or Teddy Rukspin, I was dreaming of Freddy Krueger. Now don't get me wrong, I'm perfectly sane.. but I just grew up watching these movies in the order they were released. As an 80's child, all of these movies factored into the nostalgia I have within me now. And my memories can sometimes be resurrected when I watch these films. As great as this movie is, in it's own right. It's also a bit sad for me to watch. Because this is the LAST Nightmare of Elm Street movie. And the last of it's kind in the 80's horror genre. No more rad teens and no more 80's claymation demons. Most people would say to get a grip... but look at the modern day horror films. They are terrible in comparison. Most would say we've moved up in technology, but I'd say we've moved down. They arn't even fun to watch anymore.

If you totally agree with me, and are huge into nostalgia with the 80's. Watch this entire series, and you will not regret it. Some of the finest pieces of cinema history ever.

And this film, although it brings a tear to my eye, because a hero is finally layed to rest. These movies will always survive, in my heart.

9/10.


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