Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare

"Terrible"

Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare Review


The only Nightmare on Elm Street movie to begin with a Friedrich Nietzsche quote and give us Freddy riding a broomstick, aping The Wizard of Oz -- all in the first 10 minutes -- not to mention appearances from a young Breckin Meyer to Yaphet Kotto. Cameos are legion: From a returning Johnny Depp (credited as Oprah Noodlemantra) to then-hot Tom Arnold and Roseanne. Too bad it's all for naught. Longtime Nightmare collaborator Rachel Talalay (a production manager on the first installment and later a screenwriter) got behind the camera on this outing, turning in the absolute worst entry of the series. (Freddy as video game character murderer? Pass.)


Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare

Facts and Figures

Run time: 89 mins

In Theaters: Friday 13th September 1991

Box Office Worldwide: $34.9M

Budget: $11M

Distributed by: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Production compaines: New Line Cinema

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 1 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 20%
Fresh: 6 Rotten: 24

IMDB: 4.9 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Starring: as Freddy Krueger, as Maggie Burroughs, as John Doe, as Tracy, as Carlos, as Spencer, as Doc, as Childless Man, as Childless Woman, as Orphanage Woman, as Guy on TV (as Oprah Noodlemantra), Cassandra Rachel Friel as Little Maggie / Katherine Krueger, David Dunard as Kelly, Marilyn Rockafellow as Mrs. Burroughs, Virginia Peters as Woman in Plane, Stella Hall as Stewardess, Lindsey Fields as Loretta Krueger, Angelina Estrada as Carlos' Mother, Peter Spellos as Tracy's Father, Tobe Sexton as Teen Freddy, Chason Schirmer as Young Freddy, Michael McNab as Spencer's Father, Matthew Faison as Springwood Teacher, Vic Watterson as Officer #1, as Officer #2, as Ticket Seller (as L.E. Moko), Warren Barrington as Cop in Shelter, Mel Scott-Thomas as Security Guard, Jonathan Mazer as Angry Boy, Frank Catalano as Various (uncredited), as Freddy's Father (uncredited), Joshua Weisel as Freddy (uncredited)

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