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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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He knows where you sleep. See more »


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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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A Nightmare on Elm Street 9  »

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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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Robert Englund, the actor who portrayed Freddy Kruger in all previous films in the "Nightmare" series, gave a general approval of the remake, as he felt the story could be better told in 2010 with the use of CGI and other special effects that were not available in 1984. See more »

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The cardboard boxes marked 1996 and 1997 in the attic rearrange themselves between shots. See more »

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[first lines]
Dean Russell: Can I have another? Hey. Can I have some more coffee, please?
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Referenced in Blood and Guts with Scott Ian: Best of Season 1 (2012) See more »

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from A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
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Bad Movie, Bad special Effects, Not Worthy.
30 April 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie was awful. The script was weak. It was a sad knock off of the original Nightmare with less special effects. I see why Robert Englund wasn't in this movie. It wasn't worth it. I'm sooooo disappointed. I yawned more than anything and I wasn't scared not once. I really wanted this to be a good remake, but it wasn't. The special effects were 1980s at best. The acting was pretty good, but the script lacked originality and depth. The twist was stupid. I felt like I was watching the original Freddy only unscary, unfunny, and uninteresting. I expected a much better production with today's technology. It was like eating spam when you think you'll have steak. It was taking a cruise and never leaving the port. It was a let down. This movie is awful.


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