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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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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

A 16-year-old Jacob Johnson, the son that was born to Alice Johnson in the previous installment, A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989), was a major character in the original script written for the movie by Michael Almereyda. In this first draft of the film, Alice, now in her thirties, was killed by Freddy. Taryn, Joey, and Kincaid from A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987) also returned as the "Dream Police." In the script, Taryn was the "Blade Cop," Joey was the "Sound Cop," and Kincaid was the "Power Cop." Director Rachel Talalay has stated that she greatly disliked original script and that the replacement script by Michael De Luca "saved the day." De Luca also said that he was surprised he wasn't asked to write the screenplay in the first place, since he had done a similar last-minute rewrite on A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989). See more »

Goofs

(at around 44 mins) When Freddy is playing the video game he alternates between having one foot up on the edge of the table and both legs crossed in the middle of the table between shots. See more »

Quotes

Oprah Noodlemantra: All right. Once again. This is your brain.
[Cracks egg]
Oprah Noodlemantra: This is your brain on drugs. Questions?
[Freddy hits him with the frying pan]
Freddy Krueger: Yeah! What are you on? Looks like a frying pan and some eggs to me.
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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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Soundtracks

Give Me a Beat
Performed by Young Lords
Written by Kevin Olivencia, Albert Suarez and Sean Nitollano
Courtesy of Select Records
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Good Freddy movie
7 February 2002 | by (Hell) – See all my reviews

I love most of the Nightmare on Elm Street movies(number 2 really sucked. The final Freddy movie wasn't to bad. In my opinion they are a lot better than the Friday the 13th movies. However, I wish this movie had more guts and gore and was more scarier. Don't get me wrong I love Freddy's sense of humor but I love to see people get butchered into little pieces. I also loved how they showed Freddy as a human being in the last Freddy movie. Robert Englund is a sweetie. =)


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