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Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)

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Dream-haunting Freddy Krueger returns once again to prowl the nightmares of Springwood's last surviving teenager, and of a woman whose personal connection to Krueger may mean his doom.

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Rachel Talalay

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Wes Craven (characters), Rachel Talalay (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Englund ... Freddy Krueger
Lisa Zane ... Maggie Burroughs
Shon Greenblatt Shon Greenblatt ... John Doe
Lezlie Deane ... Tracy
Ricky Dean Logan ... Carlos
Breckin Meyer ... Spencer
Yaphet Kotto ... Doc
Tom Arnold ... Childless Man (as Mr. Tom Arnold)
Roseanne Barr ... Childless Woman (as Mrs. Tom Arnold)
Elinor Donahue ... Orphanage Woman
Johnny Depp ... Guy on TV (as Oprah Noodlemantra)
Cassandra Rachel Friel Cassandra Rachel Friel ... Little Maggie / Katherine Krueger
David Dunard David Dunard ... Kelly
Marilyn Rockafellow Marilyn Rockafellow ... Mrs. Burroughs
Virginia Peters Virginia Peters ... Woman in Plane
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Storyline

In part six of the Nightmare on Elm Street series, dream monster Freddy Krueger has finally killed all the children of his hometown, and seeks to escape its confines to hunt fresh prey. To this end, he recruits the aid of his (previously unmentioned) daughter. However, she discovers the demonic origin of her father's powers and meets Dad head-on in a final showdown (originally presented in 3-D). Written by David Thiel <d-thiel@uiuc.edu>

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Born November 2nd 1984...Dies September 13th 1991 See more »

Genres:

Fantasy | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for horror violence, and for language and drug content | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Nightmare On Elm Street

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 September 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 6: Freddy's Dead See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$11,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,966,525, 15 September 1991

Gross USA:

$34,872,033
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (original) | (TV)

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The phone numbers seen on the missing child posters are 555-6402, 555-6482 (both on the poster for "Bobby Glass") and 555-6784 (on the poster for "Yeaton Brook"). See more »

Goofs

When Maggie and the kids arrive in Springwood, the graffiti on the van has changed from the earlier scene when they left the youth center. See more »

Quotes

John Doe: Carlos?
[Spencer crashes through kitchen window, flies across the table then finally ends up on the floor]
John Doe: I found Spencer!
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Crazy Credits

The end credits feature clips from all six Nightmare films and the last scene gives Freddy's birth and death date. See more »

Alternate Versions

When originally shown in theaters the final sequence was shown in 3-D. When released to VHS the finale was shown in standard format. The only way to view the 3-D sequence prior to DVD was the laserdisc version which showed the entire film in standard format; the final chapter of the disc (after the movie) was the 3-D version of the finale. See more »

Connections

Features A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Skip To My Lou
(uncredited)
Traditional
Performed by Elinor Donahue
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User Reviews

 
Happy Father's Day
30 March 2009 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

Freddy Krueger (Robert Engund) brings the last survivor of Sprinwood to a big city. The police withdraw the teenager with amnesia from the streets and bring him to a shelter under the care of Maggie Burroughs (Lisa Zane). She finds a picture of her hometown Springwood in his few belongings and decides to take the John Doe (Shon Greenblatt) back to the town trying to recover his memory. During the travel to Springwood, she finds three others interns hidden in the van. When they reach Springwood, Maggie discovers that she was adopted by her mother and her father is Freddy Krueger.

"Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare" is the sixth part of this classic movie and is a very weak and disappointing sequel. The story is silly, with a dark humor that never works, despite the cameo of Johnny Depp. Further, it shows a total lack of imagination of the writer, and proves that the franchise is exhausted. My vote is five.

Title (Brazil): "A Hora do Pesadelo 6: Pesadelo Final – A Morte de Freddy" ("The Hour of the Nightmare 6: Final Nightmare – The Death of Freddy")


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