A new family moves into the house on Elm Street, and before long, the kids are again having nightmares about deceased child murderer Freddy Krueger. This time, Freddy attempts to possess a teenage boy to cause havoc in the real world, and can only be overcome if the boy's sweetheart can master her fear.Written by
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Mark Patton, an openly gay actor, has amusingly stated that he sees himself as the "first male scream-Queen", due to a combination of factors, including the film's homoerotic subtext, the fact that he was often depicted on-screen screaming "like a girl", and because he viewed the character as a closeted gay man. See more »
Near the beginning of the movie when the Walsh family is eating breakfast, Ken calls his wife "Mom". See more »
Boy on Bus:
[a student tells another student to turn his boombox down by throwing a paper at his head]
Turn it down!
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Both the original Media and Video Treasures versions have the "Main Title," from the beginning of the movie in the end credits. The cable and DVD versions included Bing Crosby's song "Did You Ever See A Dream Walking?" playing during the end credits. The song is also listed in the credits. See more »
Freddy's back to terrorize a confused teenage boy!
Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2 (1985) was the second film in the Freddy Krueger series. This time his main target is the son of a man who just but the Elm Street house. Freddy preys on this sexually confused kid and forces him to do his bidding and uses him to serve his twisted needs. Can poor Jesse over come the strong willpower of Freddy? Will he be able to discover his true self? Watch and find out, you'll be surprised! Strange stuff.
What I liked about this film was the filmmakers tried to do something different, and it almost killed the series. The plot and storyline was too complex and byzantine for you average horror film. Much of the film's hidden context and meaning would go over the heads of most horror film fans. If Sigmund Freud were alive today he would've had a field day trying to figure out this one. Sadly underrated and unfairly neglected..
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