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

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

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

  • Dylan = 7.5 / 10;
  • Eloise = 7 / 10;
  • Raoul = 8 / 10;
  • Andrew = 4 /10.

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

A new family has moved into Elm Street, giving the opportunity for Freddy Krueger to reappear. He does it by haunting and possessing the young boy of the house, so that he can kill for him in the real world.


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

It is always very difficult to make a sequel of an instant cult such as the original A Nightmare on Elm Street, but I think the first two sequels of the franchise (see our review of A Nightmare on Elm Street 3) are very good ones, disputably superior to the orignal. The only thing that bugs me in this one is that the authors have modified a bit the rules by which Freddy’s can interact with his victims. Freddy can now interact in the real world via possessing his victim. As a Krueger purist, I did not like it so much, but I confess that it actually results in some really interesting face-off between Krueger and his main victim.

This results is a hit nevertheless. The movie contains a few interesting twists and many cult scenes. In any case, it is always nice to see one sequel that is not just a repetition of the first chapter

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

Mark PattonMark PattonJesse Walsh
Kim MyersKim MyersLisa Webber
Robert RuslerRobert RuslerRon Grady
Clu GulagerClu GulagerMr. Walsh
Hope LangeHope LangeMrs. Walsh
Marshall BellMarshall BellCoach Schneider
Melinda O. FeeMelinda O. FeeMrs. Webber
Tom McFaddenTom McFaddenMr. Webber (as Thom McFadden)
Sydney WalshSydney WalshKerry
Robert EnglundRobert EnglundFreddy Krueger
Edward BlackoffEdward BlackoffBiology Teacher
Christie ClarkChristie ClarkAngela Walsh
Lyman WardLyman WardMr. Grady
Donna BruceDonna BruceMrs. Grady
Hart SpragerHart SpragerTeacher

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