A Nightmare on Elm Street
Freddy, the psycho-sandman, returns to terrorize the teenagers on
Elm street, but finds himself squared off against the "Dream Master,"
a beautiful young girl who just may have the psychic ability to lay the horror
Shot in Metrocolor.
Budget estimate $6.5 million.
Began shooting April 4, 1988; Released in USA August 19, 1988
Reviewed in the New York Times 8/19/1988.
In this fourth edition in the 'Nightmare' series, Robert Englund
[Freddy Krueger] is given star billing, for the first time.
Finnish director, Renny Harlin, now living in America, previously
directed the films "Prison" and "Born
American." He went on to direct box-office hit action films
such as "Diehard 2" and "Cliffhanger."
Harlin is married to actress Geena Davis.
Rated BBFC 18 by the British Board of Film Censors.
The fourth film and third sequel in the
"Nightmare on Elm Street" series.
To the horror of all, Freddy Krueger is apparently still alive and
on another killing spree. But most horror-struck of all is Alice,
a young, pregnant woman, who fears that Freddy is the father of
Once again, good must do battle with evil, so Alice enlists the
help of Freddy's victims from beyond the grave to help her in her
quest to rid Elm Street of Freddy forever.
"...By far the best of the series, a
superior horror picture that balances wit and gore with
imagination and intelligence..."
Color; Dolby Surround AC-3 Sound; Digitally Re-Mastered;
Surround Sound; Digital Sound; Stereo Sound; Letter Boxed;
Closed Captioned; English Subtitled; Widescreen