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Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010)

Explore the origins of "dream demon" Freddy Krueger in this award-winning documentary that takes you behind the scenes of the most frightening and imaginative horror franchise in motion picture history!

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Heather Langenkamp ... Herself - 'Nancy Thompson' / Narrator
Stacey Alden Stacey Alden ... Herself - 'Nurse Marcie' (as Stacy Alden)
Erika Anderson ... Herself - 'Greta'
Marshall Bell ... Himself - 'Coach Schneider'
Fran Bennett Fran Bennett ... Herself - 'Dr. Christine Heffner'
Howard Berger ... Himself - Make-Up Effects Artist
Charles Bernstein ... Himself - Composer
Doug Beswick Doug Beswick ... Himself - Stop-Motion Animator
R. Christopher Biggs R. Christopher Biggs ... Himself - Key Make-Up Effects
Beatrice Boepple Beatrice Boepple ... Herself - 'Amanda Krueger'
Leslie Bohem Leslie Bohem ... Himself - Screenwriter
Brannon Braga Brannon Braga ... Himself - Screenwriter
John Carl Buechler ... Himself - Special Make-Up Effects Designer
Brooke Bundy ... Herself - 'Elaine Parker'
Lou Carlucci Lou Carlucci ... Himself - Special Effects Assistant
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Explore the origins of "dream demon" Freddy Krueger in this award-winning documentary that takes you behind the scenes of the most frightening and imaginative horror franchise in motion picture history!

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The definitive look back down Elm Street is here! See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 May 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hinter den Kulissen: Nightmare on Elm Street See more »

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The razor glove worn by actors and crew members during interviews wasn't actually a screen used glove from any of the Nightmare on Elm Street films. The glove was actually made for the production of Never Sleep Again by independent special effects artist Jeffrey Daniel Flynn. See more »

Quotes

Robert Englund: Wes taught me to respect the genre and I'm glad I listened.
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References Cannibal Holocaust (1980) See more »

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Dream Warriors
Written by George Lynch, Jeff Pilson, Don Dokken, Mick Brown (as Mick Brown)
Recording, photography, artwork: Elektra/Asylum Records
© Elektra/Asylum Records/Nonesuch Records, a division of Warner Communications, Inc.
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Far and away my favorite "making-of" documentary ever
28 October 2017 | by matthewssilverhammerSee all my reviews

This was the cap on a recent Freddy Krueger marathon, and even though I just finished watching them all, this talking-head / film-history doc's love and comprehension makes me wanna dive right back in. Beautifully breaking down every single Nightmare movie, and holding no detail or story or opinion back, it's a perfect companion for any franchise fan, and even a solid intro into the world.


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