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A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)

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The spectre of a dead child rapist haunts the children of the parents who murdered him, stalking and killing them in their dreams.

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Death stalks the dreams of several young adults to claim its revenge on the killing of Freddy Kruger. Chased and chastised by this finger-bladed demon, it is the awakening of old memories and the denials of a past of retribution that spurns this hellish vision of a dreamlike state and turns death into a nightmare reality. Written by Cinema_Fan

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Rated R for strong bloody horror violence, disturbing images, terror and language | See all certifications »

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30 April 2010 (USA)  »

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 9  »

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Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$32,902,299, 2 May 2010, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$63,075,011

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$115,664,037
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Jackie Earle Haley said he was apprehensive about taking on the role of a child murderer for "about a minute and a half". See more »

Goofs

(at around 16 mins) The cardboard boxes marked 1996 and 1997 in the attic rearrange themselves between shots. See more »

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Dean Russell: Can I have another? Hey. Can I have some more coffee, please?
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Spoofed in Scorpion vs. Jason (2015) See more »

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Jump Rope
from A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Written by Charles Bernstein
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We all knew it was never going to beat the classic, but we were all expecting a good movie!
21 May 2010 | by See all my reviews

Let me start off by saying i thought this movie was decent. But I expected a lot more.

We all know the story of Freddy Krueger. How he got burnt etc. In this one it's the same, but it's the change of Freddy's character that really lost my interest. Jackie Earle Haley is about as best as you can get at playing Freddy Krueger. No one will ever beat Robert Englund. He's just Freddy Krueger! I don't really need to explain the plot, you all know the plot, BUT, let me explain the changes. In the old Nightmare On Elm Street, Freddy Krueger would always mess with people before he killed them. In this one he just kills them and doesn't mess around. Nothing humorous to say, nothing, just kills them. In the original he was a psychopathic killer who hurts children. In this one he's just a pedophile. Loves to screw all the women and girls. To me, that put me off. All this put me off. So Freddy's character changed a lot, but did it work? Not for me. Didn't work for me.

All the acting was decent and there's some gory scenes, all in all, not the remake I was expecting and had hoped for. Everything about it is decent, but nothing great. 5/10


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