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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Freddy Krueger
... Maggie Burroughs
Shon Greenblatt ... John Doe
... Tracy
... Carlos
... Spencer
... Doc
... Childless Man (as Mr. Tom Arnold)
... Childless Woman (as Mrs. Tom Arnold)
... Orphanage Woman
... Guy on TV (as Oprah Noodlemantra)
Cassandra Rachel Friel ... Little Maggie / Katherine Krueger
David Dunard ... Kelly
Marilyn Rockafellow ... Mrs. Burroughs
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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Rated R for horror violence, and for language and drug content | See all certifications »

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13 September 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Nightmare on Elm Street 6: The Dream Lover  »

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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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Trivia

(At around fifty-seven minutes) When Maggie goes to speak with her mother, she enters the house, screams "Mother!" and slams the door behind her. This is exactly the same as when Nancy comes home to see that her mother has placed bars over all the windows of their house in A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984). See more »

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(at around 1h 7 mins) When Freddy is talking to Doc and cutting off his fingers, a white tube held between middle and ring fingers spurting green liquid is visible (both from Freddy's perspective and when the shot faces Freddy). See more »

Quotes

John Doe: [to Maggie] Look, do you have any, um... caffeine pills or coffee? Maybe some coke? I meant the soda.
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The end credits feature clips from all six Nightmare films and the last scene gives Freddy's birth and death date. See more »

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Features A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) See more »

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99 Bottles of Beer
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Traditional
Performed by Shon Greenblatt
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Guilty Pleasure
7 May 2003 | by See all my reviews

freddy's dead, jason goes to hell, mikey gets a razor in his candy?

this is the ultimate WTF? film. the beginning alone, with the map, and the computer stuff across the country, WTF?!? no returning characters, WTF? freddy riding a broomstick from wizard of oz, WTF?

some redeeming qualities: i don't like to know too much in horror stories, it's part of what makes them spooky, we learn too much of freddy here, though the flashbacks are well done, like the razor/pain thing

freddy has a daughter and that's why he went nuts, but we haven't heard of it until now, WTF? tom and rosey, WTF? that town is supposed to be where the last 5 films took place? WTF? demon ghost skulls? WTF? 3D (and i still have my 3D glasses from the theater), WTF? cheap excuses to amaze us in 3D??? WTF???

but... alas, it is fun to watch, and ultimately degrades the original and cheapens the franchise, but it is entertaining, a true guilty pleasure flick... though, why does it kill him here and not when nancy does it???

series rating: 2/10 guilty pleasure rating: 7/10


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