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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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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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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

"John Doe" comes to think he may be Freddy's son. As noted earlier, this film takes place 10 years in the future circa 1999. The NOES official website's time line notes that Freddy Krueger's death at the hands of the Springwood parents took place in 1968 (based on the fact that in 'The Dream Child', Freddy's mother is said to have died soon after Freddy's trial). This film notes that Freddy's child was taken away from him in 1966 (see the chalkboard scene at Springwood High School). Therefore, John Doe would have to be in his thirties to be Freddy's son - which he obviously was not. See more »

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Quotes

Spencer's Father: Be like me.
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Freddy Krueger: Father knows best.
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Crazy Credits

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Treat 'em Right
Performed by Chubb Rock
Written by Richard Simpson and Howard Thompson
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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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