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Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Horror | Video 4 May 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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Thommy Hutson
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Heather Langenkamp ... Self - 'Nancy Thompson' / Narrator
Stacey Alden Stacey Alden ... Self - 'Nurse Marcie' (as Stacy Alden)
Erika Anderson ... Self - 'Greta'
Marshall Bell ... Self - 'Coach Schneider'
Fran Bennett ... Self - 'Dr. Christine Heffner'
Howard Berger ... Self - Make-Up Effects Artist
Charles Bernstein ... Self - Composer
Doug Beswick ... Self - Stop-Motion Animator
R. Christopher Biggs R. Christopher Biggs ... Self - Key Make-Up Effects
Beatrice Boepple Beatrice Boepple ... Self - 'Amanda Krueger'
Leslie Bohem Leslie Bohem ... Self - Screenwriter
Brannon Braga ... Self - Screenwriter
John Carl Buechler ... Self - Special Make-Up Effects Designer
Brooke Bundy ... Self - 'Elaine Parker'
Lou Carlucci Lou Carlucci ... Self - 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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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

Brooke Theiss: I'm in goo in a cockroach cast and they're paying me to do this!
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Connections

Features Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Are You Ready for Freddy?
Written by Matt Wells, Chris Richards, Michael Anderson et al.
© Metaphor Music, New Line Music, Tin Pan Apple Music, Polygram Songs, Inc.
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Thorough, and thoroughly entertaining!
6 June 2015 | by Finfrosk86See all my reviews

This is a thorough documentary giving you pretty much everything you'd ever want to know about the Nightmare on Elm Street-series. Well, the original ones that is, not the remake.

If you are a fan of the movies, (if you are not, why are you reading this, and why are you not a fan? Are those movies not good enough for you? Is Freddy Krueger not cool enough? Not scary enough? Get outta here!!) Where was I, yeah, if you are a fan of the movies, this is like a dream come through!

It takes every one of the movies, one by one, and has about a Freddillion interviews with cast, crew, critics, fans, the works. I was really entertained.

My only complaint, well, what kept it from being perfect, is that it could have been a little more consistent from movie to movie, we don't get equal amounts of info from every movie. Man, that really sounds like a douche-baggy complaint. Sorry documentary-maker. It does not mean that it is not great, because it really is. Very entertaining. Good job!


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