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A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)

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Mark Patton Mark Patton
Jesse Walsh
Kim Myers Kim Myers
Lisa Webber
Robert Rusler Robert Rusler
Ron Grady
Clu Gulager Clu Gulager
Mr. Walsh
Hope Lange Hope Lange
Mrs. Walsh
Marshall Bell Marshall Bell
Coach Schneider
Melinda O. Fee Melinda O. Fee
Mrs. Webber
Tom McFadden Tom McFadden
Mr. Webber


Written by
David Chaskin David Chaskin
(written by)
Wes Craven Wes Craven
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An average movie

11 years, 6 months ago at Mar 14 13:52
Obviously, since  'Nightmare on Elm street' was a success at the box-office, they quickly came up with a sequel. Since I really liked the first installment, I was quite eager to see this sequel but it turned out to be a disappointment. Apparently, it was an even bigger success at the box-office but it has been rightfully criticized ever since its release. Indeed, pretty much everything going from... read more

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11 years, 1 month ago at Sep 5 14:04
Mention the second ELM STREET film to a movie geek and they’ll probably look ponderous before exclaiming ‘oh yeah, the gay one!”. The reputation is totally deserved as well, but that doesn’t make it a bad film.
A failure to provide a reasonable rationale for the actions of your main antagonist however does a good job of making it a bad film. Every horror franchise seems to have a fi... read more

This revenge is more damp than it is terrifying

1 month, 2 weeks ago at Aug 16 16:00
The original 'A Nightmare on Elm Street' is still to me one of the scariest and best horror films there is, as well as a truly great film in its own right and introduced us to one of the genre's most iconic villains in Freddy Krueger. It is always difficult to do a sequel that lives up to a film as good as 'A Nightmare on Elm Street' let alone one to be on the same level. 'A Nightmare on Elm Stree... read more
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A teenage boy is haunted in his dreams by Freddy Krueger who is out to possess him to continue his murdering in the real world.
Release date: 1 November 1985
UPC: 794043501722
Tags: Horror (26), Slasher (13), 1985 (12), Sequel (9), Freddy Krueger (9), Revenge (8), 1980s (7), Gore (6), Nightmare (5), Mystery (4), High School (4), Thriller (3), Usa (3), Murder (3), Serial Killer (3), Surrealism (3), Split Personality (3), Splatter (3), Stabbed In The Back (3), Supernatural (2)
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Kyle Ellis posted a review 1 month, 2 weeks ago

This revenge is more damp than it is terrifying

“The original 'A Nightmare on Elm Street' is still to me one of the scariest and best horror films there is, as well as a truly great film in its own right and introduced us to one of the genre's most iconic villains in Freddy Krueger. It is always difficult to do a sequel that lives up to a film as good as 'A Nightmare on Elm Street' let alone one to be on the same level.

'A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge' is not to me the dreadful film as reputed, but, while its attempts to do something different is admirable, it should have been much better than it turned out to be. It is very difficult to not feel disappointed when you inevitably compare 'A Nightmare on Elm Street' to its first sequel and find that the drop in quality is so significant and hard to ignore. Whether ” read more

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mm1321 posted a review 3 months, 2 weeks ago

“Ah, Nightmare On Elm Street. The franchise that has made us all afraid to sleep at night and introduced people to the concept of a killer who can kill people in their dreams in the form of Mr Freddy Krueger, of course Freddy became so popular that merchandise of the character was made and he got his own tv show in the form of Freddy's Nightmares. I think it's time I talked about the second movie Freddy's Revenge. In the franchise in general this one is often dubbed the 'homoerotic' Elm Street movie because of the supposed subtext which probably wasn't intentional, but the lead actor is gay in real life so maybe it was...I don't know, originally they didn't want Robert Englund back as Freddy and were considering getting someone else but they brought Robert Englund back and he reprised the r” read more

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“In the franchise in general this one is often dubbed the 'homoerotic' Elm Street movie because of the supposed subtext which probably wasn't intentional, but the lead actor is gay in real life so maybe it was...I don't know, originally they didn't want Robert Englund back as Freddy and were considering getting someone else but they brought Robert Englund back and he reprised the role in this and all of the others up until Freddy VS Jason. I like a lot of things about this, mainly the idea of Freddy possessing someone and controlling them into killing others while under his control, and also the scene of Freddy coming out of the main character's body....is one impressive sequence.

This definitely handled the monstrous transformation as a sort of metaphor better than My Demon Lov” read more

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