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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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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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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

In the last portion of the movie, from the point at which the lead female puts on the special glasses, to the time at which she takes them off, was originally filmed entirely in 3D. The effect was removed for most home video releases, but the UK rental version included the 3D effect in its entirety, with 5 pairs of anagylphic Red/Blue 3D glasses (similar to the ones in cinemas, but without the advertising) inside the box. The UK retail version was the standard 2D version and the cover artwork differed slightly from the rental one. See more »

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When Maggie and the kids arrive in Springwood, the graffiti on the van has changed from the earlier scene when they left the youth center. See more »

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Freddy Krueger: [Spencer is stoned and falling asleep in front of a broken TV] Hey Spencer, let's trip out.
[Spencer enters the TV with a psychedelic background]
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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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You Know What I Mean
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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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