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A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)

A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge (original title)
R | | Horror | 1 November 1985 (USA)
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A teenage boy is haunted in his dreams by deceased child murderer Freddy Krueger, who is out to possess him in order to continue his reign of terror in the real world.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Jesse Walsh
... Lisa Webber
... Ron Grady
... Mr. Walsh
... Mrs. Walsh
... Coach Schneider
... Mrs. Webber
Tom McFadden ... Mr. Webber (as Thom McFadden)
... Kerry
... Freddy Krueger
Edward Blackoff ... Biology Teacher
... Angela Walsh
... Mr. Grady
Donna Bruce ... Mrs. Grady
Hart Sprager ... Teacher
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Storyline

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 David Thiel <d-thiel@uiuc.edu>

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The Man of Your Dreams Is Back. See more »

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1 November 1985 (USA)  »

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,865,475, 3 November 1985, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$29,999,213
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Trivia

Robert Shaye wanted to play the character of Mr. Grady, but was convinced not to by Director Jack Sholder. See more »

Goofs

(at around 10 mins) When Jesse and Grady are fighting with each other on the school baseball field and coach Schnider starts to walk over, in the background you can see a male crew member behind the coach. In the next shot you can see him encouraging Jesse and Grady to keep fighting with each other. See more »

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[first lines]
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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Terror In My Heart
Written by Rick Shaffer
Produced and Performed by The Reds
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The weak one in the series of sequels
10 January 2008 | by See all my reviews

The movie takes place five years after the events of the first film. None of the cast from the first film return. The Welch's have moved into the house that Nancy once lived. I didn't like Nightmare 2 has much.. The movie is about Freddy trying to take over the body of Jesse. The movie has great special effects by Kevin Yagher. Robert plays the bus driver in the beginning of the film. The film picks up during the last half of the film. Nancy is only mentioned in a diary that she left in the house that is found by Lisa and by Jesse's best friend Ron. This chapter in the series is for die hard nightmare fans only. I thought the third one was better and it brought back the Nancy character back and the dad back. So I would skip part 2 all together.


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