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A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)

R  |   |  Horror, Mystery, Thriller  |  30 April 2010 (USA)
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The spectre of a dead child rapist haunts the children of the parents who murdered him, stalking and killing them in their dreams.

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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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$27,000,000 (estimated)

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$32,902,299 (USA) (30 April 2010)

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$63,059,655 (USA) (9 July 2010)
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30 April 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Very dissatisfied , I own the box set , I love nightmare on elm St along with all horror movies..... I wasn't expecting much out of this movie and that's exactly what I got, other than the opening scene this movie offered nothing!People giving this movie a positive review have no perspective or creativity. I felt like one of the cast of in this movie.... Fighting to stay awake.I don't really write too many reviews but I couldn't stay away from this one. It's frustrating to watch them ruin these classic movies, I'm always open to watch them just because I love the genre of horror but my god. The CGI was way overused and Freddy looked like a burnt vampire/alien? I didn't think the acting was bad at all, I just think the script itself wasn't very good, definitely could've taken this movie in all kinds of crazy directions but instead just made it bland, it seemed like it was 3 hours long, Save your money!


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