A Nightmare On Elm Street 4: The Dream Master

"Weak"

A Nightmare On Elm Street 4: The Dream Master Review


Renny Harlin's big break came with this film, an otherwise forgettable entry into the Nightmare on Elm Street series. Freddy was killed and buried on consecrated ground in #3, but he's resurrected to terrorize teens once again -- notably Kristin (with Tuesday Knight taking over for episode 3's Patricia Arquette), who can pull her friends into her dreams at will. Not much to see here except for the occasional '80s big hairdo and some decent gore shots. The dream girl inside one kid's waterbed is near classic. (Sez Freddy: "How's this for a wet dream?")


A Nightmare On Elm Street 4: The Dream Master

Facts and Figures

Genre: Horror/Suspense

Run time: 93 mins

In Theaters: Friday 19th August 1988

Box Office Worldwide: $72.5M

Budget: $7M

Distributed by: Media Home Entertainment

Production compaines: New Line Cinema

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 2 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 56%
Fresh: 15 Rotten: 12

IMDB: 5.6 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Starring: as Freddy Krueger, as Kristen Parker, as Roland Kincaid, as Joey Crusel, as Alice Johnson, as Rick Johnson, as Dan Jordan, as Debbie Stevens, as Sheila Kopecky, Nicholas Mele as Dennis Johnson, Brooke Bundy as Elaine Parker, as Pin Up Girl, Mickey Yablans as Buddy in Locker Room, as Soul from Freddy's Chest, as Jock, as Lecturer, Jacquelyn Masche as Mrs. Crusel, Richard Garrison as Doctor, John Beckman as Coach, Kristen Clayton as Alice (Girl in Freddy's house), Jody Montana as Buddy in Diner, Cheryl Richardson as Girl, Joie Magidow as Physics Teacher, Joanna Lipari as Nurse, Wanda Bursey as Friend in Mourning, Kisha Brackel as Friend, Pat O'Neal as Student, as Lecturer (as L.E. Moko), as Student in Classroom (uncredited), as Paramedic

Contactmusic


Links



Advertisement

New Movies

The Party Movie Review

The Party Movie Review

Comedies don't get much darker than this pitch-black British movie, written and directed by Sally...

The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) Movie Review

The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) Movie Review

Noah Baumbach (Frances Ha) is on his way to becoming the new Woody Allen, which...

6 Below Movie Review

6 Below Movie Review

Based on an astonishing true survival story, this film is subtitled "Miracle on the Mountain",...

Mother Movie Review

Mother Movie Review

Darren Aronofsky doesn't make fluffy movies, and has only had one genuine misfire (2014's Noah)....

Blade Runner 2049 Movie Review

Blade Runner 2049 Movie Review

It's been 35 years since Ridley Scott's 1982 sci-fi classic, which was set in 2019....

On the Road Movie Review

On the Road Movie Review

Wolf Alice fans are likely to be rather disappointed by this hybrid documentary-drama about the...

Borg/McEnroe Movie Review

Borg/McEnroe Movie Review

Skilfully made by Swedish filmmaker Janus Metz (the award-winning Armadillo), this film is essentially a...

Advertisement
The Glass Castle Movie Review

The Glass Castle Movie Review

There are quite a few terrific moments in this true story, based on the memoir...

Home Again Movie Review

Home Again Movie Review

Reese Witherspoon is so likeable that she can carry even the most hackneyed of romantic...

Brimstone Movie Review

Brimstone Movie Review

An unnerving Western with a sharp female perspective, this film is a series of gruesome...

Kingsman: The Golden Circle Movie Review

Kingsman: The Golden Circle Movie Review

Two years ago, Kingsman: The Secret Service seemed to come out of nowhere, ruffling feathers...

Goodbye Christopher Robin Movie Review

Goodbye Christopher Robin Movie Review

This biopic about Winnie the Pooh author A.A. Milne may look like the usual lushly...

Wind River Movie Review

Wind River Movie Review

After writing the superb Sicario and Hell or High Water, Taylor Sheridan moves back into...

The Vault Movie Review

The Vault Movie Review

Filmmakers Dan Bush and Conal Byrne attempt a mash-up of a frantic heist movie with...

Advertisement
Artists
Actors
    Filmmakers
      Artists
      Bands
        Musicians
          Artists
          Celebrities
             
              Artists
              Interviews
                musicians & bands in the news
                  actors & filmmakers in the news
                    celebrities in the news

                      Go Back in Time using our News archive to see what happened on a particular day in the past.