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Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Horror | Video 4 May 2010
Explore the origins of "dream demon" Freddy Krueger in this award-winning documentary that takes you behind the scenes of the most frightening and imaginative horror franchise in motion picture history!

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Explore the origins of "dream demon" Freddy Krueger in this award-winning documentary that takes you behind the scenes of the most frightening and imaginative horror franchise in motion picture history!

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The razor glove worn by actors and crew members during interviews wasn't actually a screen used glove from any of the Nightmare on Elm Street films. The glove was actually made for the production of Never Sleep Again by independent special effects artist Jeffrey Daniel Flynn. See more »

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Ken Sagoes: I would tell my friends, "If you're going to the movie to see me in "Part 4", go straight to the movie theaters, don't get no popcorn, don't get no drinks or nothing, 'cause my ass will be dead by the time you sit down."
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Features Freddy's Nightmares: Sister's Keeper (1988) See more »

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behind-the-scene of the franchise for fans
13 August 2014 | by See all my reviews

Heather Langenkamp narrates this documentary about the 'Nightmare on Elm Street' franchise. After having some success, Wes Craven had a new script that nobody wanted. The only person who picked it up was Robert Shaye who had a small distribution company called New Line Cinema. Shaye would bet everything to make this movie with Robert Englund creating the new serial killer character Freddy Krueger. This follows the franchise from its inception to the big face-off 'Freddy vs. Jason' in 2003.

This is basically a long making-of segments or behind-the-scene footage. It is missing the big breakout stars of the movies Johnny Depp and Patricia Arquette. Johnny Depp doesn't have much to contribute. On the other hand, Patricia Arquette has a lot of important info. I just doubt that she would ever comment on why she didn't come back to the series. The contributors have great information. The movie doesn't have any outsider commentary which could put the franchise in a proper overall context of horror. I am surprised that some of the contributors were more honest with what went wrong. At least they are more honest than I expected. This is really only for the fans of the franchise but then again why would non-fans watch this movie.


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