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New Nightmare (1994)

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A demonic force has chosen Freddy Krueger as its portal to the real world. Can Heather Langenkamp play the part of Nancy one last time and trap the evil trying to enter our world?

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Freddy's Hand Double (as Jeffrey John Davis)
... Heather Langenkamp
... Dylan
... Chuck
... Terry
... Chase Porter
... Wes Craven
... Marianne Maddalena
Gretchen Oehler ... Script Supervisor
... Julie
... Limo Driver
... TV Studio P.A.
Sam Rubin ... Sam Rubin
... Robert Englund / Freddy Krueger
... New Line Receptionist
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Storyline

It's nearing the 10th Anniversary of the film 'A Nightmare on Elm Street' and one of the stars, Heather Langenkamp is being scared by a voice on a phone, sounding very similar to the film's villain, Freddy Krueger. When Heather's husband is killed in a car accident and is discovered with slash marks on him, Heather starts to wonder something. Especially when she discovers that Wes Craven is writing another 'Nightmare' film. Soon, she realizes that Freddy has now entered the real world, and the only way to defeat him is to become Nancy Thompson once again. Written by Film_Fan

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This time the terror doesn't stop at the screen. See more »


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Rated R for explicit horror violence and gore, and for language | See all certifications »

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14 October 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Nightmare on Elm Street 7: The Real Story  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,667,118, 16 October 1994

Gross USA:

$18,090,181
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Trivia

Heather Langenkamp has played the protagonist more times than anyone else. However, none of her appearances have been consecutive. See more »

Goofs

(At around 55 minutes) When the claw pokes through Heather's sheet as she sleeps, it has rounded blades on it. But when the claw starts to drag down towards her face, it has the normal, sharp blade look. See more »

Quotes

Heather Langenkamp: [answering the phone] Hello?
Freddy Krueger: I touched him!
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Crazy Credits

At the very end of the credits, children are singing Freddy's rhyme. See more »

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Score from 'A Nightmare On Elm Street'
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Freddy's back and better than ever
26 December 1999 | by See all my reviews

Freddy Krueger began as a very scary character who scared the hell out of everyone. As the movies went on, Freddy lost his edge and looked liked a bad stand up comic with horrible one liners.

Freddy seemed dead with the sixth film of the series, but Wes Craven brought him back from his rut and made him someone to fear again. This of course helps prove my theory that a good Nightmare on Elm Street movie cannot be made without Craven.

Two things make this film so good. One, the story is original. The Nightmare movies just kept repeating themselves, with Freddy coming back and going after the people who stopped him before. This rime around, we see Freddy trying to break into the real world, outside the movies. Very original. Two, the movie is not filled with constant gore. This shows how good the movie because any movie filled with gore obviously has a pathetic story and is not worth watching. This movie is and is one of Freddy's best yet.


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