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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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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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$8,500,000 (estimated)

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$34,872,293 (USA)
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Trivia

Has the same body count as Nightmare On Elm Street 5: The Dream Child at 3 victims in each one, the lowest of the series. See more »

Goofs

During Maggie's flashback/dream sequence, the camera man's shadow is seen during the POV shot of Little Maggie/Katherine Krueger running through the yard. See more »

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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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Follows A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987) See more »

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He's Dead, yeah right!
26 August 2003 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

My least favorite of the entire series. While not a total loss, you do come away feeling cheated. The redeeming qualities of this flick are: the continued exploration into Freddy's past. (HELLO NEW LINE - DO THE NIGHTMARE PREQUEL - IF YOU MAKE IT WE WILL COME!) This was one whacked joker. The 3D sequences were good, but the ending totally blew.

Pros: Opening Sequence -- Cons: Ending -- Bottom Line: Still better than alot of other horror crud 5/10!


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