A Nightmare On Elm Street 5: The Dream Child

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A Nightmare On Elm Street 5: The Dream Child Review


Alice (Lisa Wilcox) survived Nightmare 4, only to find herself knocked up by Freddy in installment #5 -- as he tries to become born for real into the world. Huh? It doesn't make a lick of sense, and gets all the worse when Freddy's mother appears to put a stop to his shenanigans. That said, there's a force-feeding fatality that is so absurd it's worth a peek. Probably the worst of the Nightmare on Elm Street flicks.


A Nightmare On Elm Street 5: The Dream Child

Facts and Figures

Run time: 89 mins

In Theaters: Friday 11th August 1989

Box Office Worldwide: $22.2M

Distributed by: New Line Cinema

Production compaines: New Line Cinema

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 1.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 33%
Fresh: 10 Rotten: 20

IMDB: 5.1 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Starring: as Freddy Krueger, as Alice Johnson, as Greta Gibson, as Mrs. Jordan, Michael Ashton as Gurney Orderly, as Yvonne, as Dan Jordan, Nicholas Mele as Dennis Johnson, Joe Seely as Mark Gray, Burr DeBenning as Mr. Jordan, as Mr. Gray, as Amanda Krueger, Matt Borlenghi as Jock, Noble Craig as Merging Freddy, E.R. Davies as Delivery Doctor, as Anne, Will Egan as Semi-Truck Driver, Stacey Elliott as Girl in Locker, Steven Grives as Dr. Moore, Whit Hertford as Jacob, Jennifer Honneus as Asylum Girl, Jake Jacobs as Trendy Guest, Annie Lamaje as Elm Street Kid, Gerry Loew as Orderly #1, Kara Marie as Baby Jacob, Roxanne Mayweather as Delivery Nurse, Don Maxwell as Coach Ostrow, John R. Murray as Customer, Marnette Patterson as Little Girl, Cameron Perry as Guest, Marc Siegler as Thirty-Something, Michael Bailey Smith as Super Freddy, Pat Sturges as Racine Gibson, Cesar Anthony Torres as Cop, Peter Trencher as Trendy, Wally George as Himself, Ron Armstrong as Hot Seat Band Member, as Hot Seat Band Member, Rudy Sarzo as Hot Seat Band Member, Jill Adler as Dinner Guest (uncredited), Victor A. Haddox as Asylum Inmate (uncredited), James Vallo as Paramedic (uncredited), Eric Singer as Hot Seat Band Member

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