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A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)

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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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He knows where you sleep. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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30 April 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Nightmare on Elm Street 9  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$63,059,655 (USA) (9 July 2010)
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Trivia

Jackie Earle Haley was initially apprehensive about playing Freddy, as he was intimidated by playing a character that he felt was really owned by another actor (Robert Englund). However, the idea of playing Freddy excited him so much that he decided to accept the role. See more »

Goofs

(at around 16 mins) The cardboard boxes marked 1996 and 1997 in the attic rearrange themselves between shots. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Dean Russell: Can I have another? Hey. Can I have some more coffee, please?
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Connections

Referenced in Scream 4 (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

All I Have to Do Is Dream
Written by Felice Bryant and Boudleaux Bryant
Performed by The Everly Brothers
Courtesy of Barnaby Records, Inc.
By Arrangement with Ace Music Services, LLC
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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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