Freddy's Dead - The Final Nightmare details
|Starring:||Alice Cooper, Robert Englund, Tom Arnold, Yaphet Kotto, Lisa Zane, Breckin Meyer, Johnny Depp, Roseanne|
|Genre:||Horror - General|
|Studio:||ENTERTAINMENT IN VIDEO|
Freddy's Dead - The Final Nightmare
|Run time:||1 hour 36 minutes|
|Rental release:||10 May 2004|
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In other words A ...By loz#6 from BRISTOL , 24 Sep 2004
[Highly rated reviewer]In other words A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 6, this essentially marks the end of the film series proper. To be fair this film has a decent idea at it's heart, as Freddy attempts to relocate from his old killing grounds via his daughter, and we get to see a lot of Freddy backstory that has previously only been alluded to - but unfortunately the execution isn't much cop. Despite some good gorey special effects Freddy himself has never seemed less scary - almost every appearance is puntuated by dire puns and comedy poses (the opening where Freddy is cast as the broomstick riding witch from the Wizard of Oz sets the tone), and every time the film starts to get interesting the mood is ruined by a moment of pure cheesiness (witness:the kickboxing abused teen girl character; the jokey video game nightmare; a 90's teen going on a stereotypical 60's hippie drug trip; the junkie clinic with an armoury in the basement, etc). If you've come this far with the series Freddy's Dead will just about be watchable, but it squanders a decent premise by jettisoning any atmosphere for teen movie-style wisecracks and cheesy action sequences.
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Nightmare is rightBy RJNeb2 (922 reviews) from London , 04 Jun 2011Sadly, this was not to be the final nightmare but this is unquestionably the worst of the series so far. As if the teenagers that Freddy gleefully slaughters in their dreams weren't obnoxious enough, this collection is particularly loathesome. And director Talalay's inexperience behind the camera results in terrible acting and inept staging - she even blows the 3D climax which is startlingly bad.
Definitely a nightmareBy Dante3000 (56 reviews) from Liverpool , 02 May 2011For anyone who has been following the series through... this lives up to it's name by being nightmarish and the last of them. And by nightmarish I mean it's an unscary horror and an unfunny comedy as Freddy becomes a charicature of his once evil self. An embarassment really... saved by a 10second special little cameo.
One, Two Freddy's Coming For YouBy Richie77777 (250 reviews) from Essex , 06 Feb 2011Freddie's Dead The Final Nightmare does have similarities with the third film, Dream Warriors but it is better. When co fighting in dreams there is no crazy use of magic powers, just straight forward fighting, keeping the films a little more realistic. Yet at the end of the day they are dreams!
Not the best in the series up until this point, but certainly not a bad effort. Johnny Depp from A Nightmare On Elm Street returns in a cameo and we see a couple of other cameos.
There is the same, 'Acting,' and Freddie's wisecracking, (first introduced in film four). It goes too far and Freddy actually seems like a pantomine character. Watch out for when he is walking behind a non hearing Carlos in the Boiler Room making funny movements and as he toys with him, (having implemented a sensitive hearing aid) scrapping his blades over a blackboard.
He litterally does become a computer graphic as he battles Spencer. This is ridiculous, especially given the appalling state of computer graphics at the time.
The film follows troubled kids in some sort of behavioural institution and (just as in Dream Warriors) a thearpist who can reach the kids through dream thearpy. It introduces us to Freddie's past and his daughter. No revelations of any kind but an extra dimension to the Franchise. As has to be the case a plan is hatched against Freddy leading to fairly swift and mundane ending.
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o.kBy River T Richardson from Slough,berks , 15 Nov 2009so-so film, but i guess if ur a fan ull have to watch this. as with a lot of horror films,its becomin stale, but do hollywood make new horror movies to rival classics----NO OF COURSE NOT,THEY MAKE CRAPPY REMAKES AND SEQUELS.
freddys deadBy troyboy1 (9 reviews) from Bampton , 07 Jun 2009awful!, found it sooo boring!