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A re-imagining of the horror icon Freddy Krueger, a serial-killer who wields a glove with four blades embedded in the fingers and kills people in their dreams, resulting in their real death in reality.

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Death stalks the dreams of several young adults to claim its revenge on the killing of Freddy Kruger. Chased and chastised by this finger-bladed demon, it is the awakening of old memories and the denials of a past of retribution that spurns this hellish vision of a dreamlike state and turns death into a nightmare reality. Written by Cinema_Fan

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Rated R for strong bloody horror violence, disturbing images, terror and language | See all certifications »

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30 April 2010 (USA)  »

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$27,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,342,837 (UK) (7 May 2010)

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$63,059,655 (USA) (9 July 2010)
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In unadjusted dollars, this is the 8th all time highest grossing slasher movie. See more »

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When Jesse runs out of Kris' room he grabs his pants and shoes. In the next scene when he runs out of the house he is wearing them without having taken the time to stop and put them on. See more »

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[first lines]
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from A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
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Where was the whimsical world of nightmares?
29 April 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The first scene was my favorite part. Through the remainder of the movie Freddy's voice became more of an annoyance and distraction than a cause for fear (very similar to Christian Bale's Batman). I entered the movie expecting to get whisked away to the wonderful dream-world of Freddy Krueger but was instead pulled into a high school slasher film promoting a typical killer with a grudge and thirst for blood. The fact the victim was trapped inside a dream battling with Freddy wasn't quite enough to satisfy the sense of a nightmarish killer's dream world. The movie lacked the demented mental toyings a character like Freddy should possess (e.g. Pennywise). At the premier, the entire theater let out a "Boo" at the end of the movie. I recommend watching the original Freddy movies instead.


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