Overall Rank: 18429
Average Rating: 2.1/4
# of Ratings: 82
Theatrical Release Date: 08/11/1989
Genre: Horror, Comedy
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Stephen Hopkins
Actors: Robert Englund, Lisa Wilcox, Beatrice Boepple, Erika Anderson, Valorie Armstrong, Danny Hassel
Plot: Alice, who survived Freddy in the past, is pregnant but is finding that Freddy has different plans for her unborn baby.
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Matthew Brady - wrote on 02/02/2014
Alice, who survived Freddy in the past, is pregnant but is finding that Freddy has different plans for her unborn baby. the visual effect's and the make-up are the only good things in the movie because this movie stinks of shit.
Snoogans - wrote on 03/16/2011
Good ideas are found in moments throughout that show what a more descent movie this could've been. The main problem with 4 and 5 is that they were both rushed to quickly to theaters.
CJP - wrote on 02/02/2009
Action: 2/3 + Comedy: 0/2 + Love/Sex: 0.5/1 + Plot: 0.5/1 + Music: 0.5/1 + Good vs. Evil: 0.5/1 + Special Effects: 1/1 = 5/10 or 50%. It's over man, game over! Freddy attempts to possess an unborn child so that he can be reborn. The Exorcist it ain't, the special effects get a shot in the arm, but this ended things on a "Damn, we need a reboot! Bad!" note.
Full Movie Reviews
Delorted - wrote on 03/26/2008
When Alice Johnson (Lisa Wilcox) began having dreams that Freddy Krueger (Robert Englund) was coming back, she knew she had to warn her friends. Once again, the last remaining person in the Elm Street chain must conquer over evil in “A Nightmare on Elm Street: The Dream Child.”
And now we begin the descent into madness as the Elm Street series begins to wrap up. You could tell from the beginning of this one that they were seriously desperate for ideas and that anything would do at this point. Once again we have Freddy resurrecting for no apparent reason other than cash for the studio. As a horror figure, he's not even interesting anymore, rather the movies have become more about the subpar deaths than the fear factor.
Another rather large and obvious downfall is the soundtrack, …
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