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- "Every town has an Elm Street!"
- ―Freddy Krueger
| Freddy's Dead|
The Final Nightmare
The Final Nightmare
|Directed by:||Rachel Talalay|
|Written by:||Rachel Talalay; Michael De Luca|
|Produced by:||Mihael De Luca; Robert Shaye; Aron Warner; Michael Knue|
|Music by:||Brian May|
|Cinematography:||Declan Quinn; James L. Carter|
|Edited by:||Janice Hampton|
|Distributed by:||New Line Cinema|
|Released:||September 13th, 1991|
|Running time:||89 min.|
|Previous:||A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989)|
|Next:||New Nightmare (1994)|
Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare is an American feature film blending elements of supernatural thriller, slasher horror and comedy. It is the sixth installment in the A Nightmare on Elm Street film series and the final canonical film that relates strictly to the original series. It was written and directed by Rachel Talalay and co-written by Michael De Luca. It was produced by New Line Cinema and released theatrically in the United States on September 13th, 1991.
|Robert Englund||Freddy Krueger|
|Lisa Zane||Maggie Burroughs|
|Shon Greenblatt||John Doe|
|Ricky Dean Logan||Carlos|
|Tom Arnold||Childless man|
|Roseanne Arnold||Childless woman|
|Elinor Donahue||Orphanage woman|
|Oprah Noodlemantra||Guy on TV|
|Cassandra Rachel Friel||Little Maggie/Katherine Krueger|
|Marilyn Rockafellow||Mrs. Burroughs|
|Virgina Peters||Woman in plane|
|Lyndsey Fields||Loretta Krueger|
|Angelina Estrada||Carlos' mother|
|Peter Spellos||Tracy's father|
|Tobe Sexton||Teen Freddy|
|Chason Schirmer||Young Freddy|
|Michael McNab||Spencer's father|
|Matthew Faison||Springwood teacher|
|Vic Watterson||Officer #1|
|Carlease Burke||Officer #2|
|L.E. Moko||Ticket seller|
|Warren Harrington||Cop in shelter|
|Mel Scott-Thomas||Security guard|
|Jonathan Mazer||Angry boy|
|Alice Cooper||Freddy's foster father|
Notes & Trivia Edit
- Production on Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare began on November 14th, 1990 and concluded in February of 1991. The movie was shot in Sierra Madre and Los Angeles, California.
- Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare is the only film in the series to include 3D segments. The 3D sequences are actually incorporated into the storyline and details the origin of Freddy Krueger's birth as the master of nightmares.
- Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare was released to home video in VHS format on September 17th, 1996 by New Line Home Video. It was released to DVD, along with the rest of the A Nightmare on Elm Street films on August 22nd, 2000. 
- Freddy's Dead is included on the A Nightmare on Elm Street Collection 7-disc Blu-ray boxset collection, which was released by Warner Home Video on March 5th, 2013.
- Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare was universally panned by both critics and viewers. It received a 19% rotten rating on Rotten Tomatoes.  Ironically, the tagline for the film is, "They saved the best for last", though the low box office receipts would suggest otherwise.
- This film marks the directorial debut of Rachel Talalay. Rachel is a production staff member at New Line Cinema and has been involved with the development of the entire franchise in one capacity or another either as a line producer, an editor or a co-producer.
- This is the only film in the series where the bulk of the action takes place away from Springwood, Ohio. However, as Freddy himself reminds the viewer, "Every town has an Elm Street!"
- The events of this film take place ten years into the future, making it the year 2001.
- Actor Johnny Depp makes a cameo appearance in this film as a man on a television set. He is credited in the film as Oprah Noodlemantra. Depp made his feature film debut in the original A Nightmare on Elm Street as teenage victim Glen Lantz.
- This is the first professional acting work for Chason Schirmer, who plays young Freddy Krueger in this film.
- Playing the role of young Kathryn Krueger is actress Cassandra Rachel Friel's first, and to date, only known film role.
- The film opens with a quotation, "Welcome to Prime Time, bitch!" This was spoken by Freddy Krueger to Jennifer Caulfield in A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors.
- In one scene, Freddy is seen flying on a broomstick intoning the lines, "I'll get you, my pretty! And your little soul, too!" This is a reference to Margaret Hamilton's character, the Wicked Witch of the West from the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz.
See also Edit
External Links Edit
- Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare at Wikipedia
- Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare at AllRovi.com
- Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare at Box Office Mojo
- Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare at Rotten Tomatoes
- Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare at Obscurehorror.com
- Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare at Turner Classic Movies
- Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare at the Nightmare on Elm Street Wiki
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