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Rating: 4.5 stars


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Seen on: 08/04/2019, 10/02/2012 (rewatch)

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A Nightmare on Elm Street: The Dream Child (1989)

Directed by Stephen Hopkins


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Alice, having survived the previous installment of the Nightmare series, finds the deadly dreams of Freddy Krueger starting once again. This time, the taunting murderer is striking through the sleeping mind of Alice’s unborn child. His intention is to be “born again” into the real world. The only one who can stop Freddy is his dead mother, but can Alice free her spirit in time to save her own son?

Rated R | Length 89 minutes


Robert Englund | Burr DeBenning | Michael Bailey Smith | Erika Anderson | Steven Grives | Kelly Jo Minter | Lisa Wilcox | Valorie Armstrong | Michael Ashton | Marnette Patterson | Beth DePatie | Clarence Felder | E.R. Davies | Matt Borlenghi | Nicholas Mele | Don Maxwell | Marc Siegler | Wally George | Danny Hassel | Joe Seely | Peter Trencher | Whit Hertford | Rudy Sarzo | Ted Nugent | Pat Sturges | Beatrice Boepple | Jake Jacobs | Roxanne Mayweather | Noble Craig | Will Egan | Stacey Elliott | Jennifer Honneus | Annie Lamaje | Gerry Loew | Kara Marie | John R. Murray | Cameron Perry | Cesar Anthony Torres | Ron Armstrong | Jill Adler | Victor A. Haddox | James Vallo | Crisstyn Dante | Eric Singer

Viewing Notes

This is where the series goes off the rails (and probably why I’ve never seen another NOES sequel since). NOES 2-4 do something fun within the same formula whereas this movie tries a different approach that just doesn’t work within the rules established in prior films. It’s not completely without merit but also makes the previous films look much better.


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