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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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Evil has finally met its match. See more »


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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

This is the first "A Nightmare on Elm Street" film not to end on a cliffhanger. See more »

Goofs

(at around 47 mins) When Spencer is almost falling off the edge of the top stair (and the ledge in Freddy's video game), in his shadow you can clearly see the cord attached to his harness keeping him up. See more »

Quotes

Freddy Krueger: [playing a video game and watching a character get hit] Now I'm playing with power!
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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 »


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Hold Me Down
Performed by Johnny Law
Written by Eric Larson and Brady Hughes
Courtesy of Metal Blade Records
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Freddy's Dead? The Nightmare on Elm Street Franchise.
6 August 2005 | by See all my reviews

Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991) was the last film to feature Freddy Krueger as a solo act (not as an entity or a co-star). The years of killing have taken a toll upon the town of Springwood. It has gotten to the point that the little city has become a virtual ghost town. The parents who killed Freddy Krueger so many years ago have all paid the ultimate price. Only the mad inhabit the town and the survivors are scattered everywhere. But that doesn't stop Freddy from seeking out his final revenge. No matter how they try to stop him, he always comes back for more. But this time he finds out a little more about his old life. Can the kids finally stop Freddy for good? What is this secret that is buried in Freddy's twisted mind? to find out you'll have to watch Freddy's Dead. the end was originally filmed in 3-D.

A fitting way to end the franchise. Freddy learns something about himself and his perverted life and he gets to go out in a bang! Lisa Zane, Yaphet Kotto and Freddy Krueger star in this final installment. Rosanne, Tom Arnold and Johnny Depp make special appearances. A whole lot better than the last one but it's filled with a few dated jokes. If you enjoy the series then you don't want to miss out on this one.

I have to recommend this movie for Freddy fans.


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