MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 119,979 this week

The Making of 'Nightmare on Elm Street IV' (1989)

TV Movie  -   -  Documentary  -  31 October 1989 (USA)
7.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.2/10 from 70 users  
Reviews: 1 user

A one hour docu-tainment television special which took viewers behind-the-scenes on the set of Nightmare On Elm Street IV, directed by Renny Harlin. Originally aired on Halloween 1989.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 231 titles
created 11 Jun 2011
 
buy
a list of 307 titles
created 22 May 2012
 
a list of 47 titles
created 26 Dec 2012
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Making of 'Nightmare on Elm Street IV' (TV Movie 1989)

The Making of 'Nightmare on Elm Street IV' (TV Movie 1989) on IMDb 7.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Making of 'Nightmare on Elm Street IV'.

User Polls

Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Herself
...
Himself
...
Himself
...
Himself
...
Herself
Rachel Talalay ...
Herself
Screaming Mad George ...
Himself
...
Herself
Edit

Storyline

A one hour docu-tainment television special which took viewers behind-the-scenes on the set of Nightmare On Elm Street IV, directed by Renny Harlin. Originally aired on Halloween 1989.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Documentary

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

31 October 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Elm Street USA: A Halloween Nightmare  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Nightmare births dreams
18 July 2004 | by (Florida, USA) – See all my reviews

Simply put, The Making of 'Nightmare on Elm Street IV' changed my life.

It wasn't a seminar, a motivational speaker, or even a self-help book that helped guide me toward my future dreams, but rather a wiry dreamstalker in a ratty sweater and clawed glove and the special about him.

Most everyone reading this review is familiar of the goings on of Freddy Krueger, resident of nightmares on Elm Street. Suffice it to say, as a young child I found him quite terrifying, and was plagued myself with horrendous nightmares about him. My parents, bewildered, found out about this humble TV special and decided to have me watch it. Their thought, and a logical one at that, is that when I saw for myself that it was all make-believe that I would lose my fear of Freddy.

That did...to an extent...happen, but something as well that my folks simply didn't foresee. This was the first time I had seen how a movie was made, more importantly the special effects of them. I was bedazzled by everything I saw, and that day I was first inspired to follow suite.

Now I am an adult, and looking back I am grateful for this special. I have dedicated years of study to film making and special effects. I am even working on a Nightmare on Elm Street fan production. My hopes are to one day go to film school myself, and then branch out into directing my own productions. Maybe, just maybe, the day will come that my work will inspire a child just as this modest promotional tool inspired me.


8 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Available??? plasmaticswow
does anyone have this on tape/dvd to trade? verdicries

Contribute to This Page