A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master
Release: August 19, 1988
Release: August 19, 1988

I like to think of this movie as “the second hour and a half of "A Nightmare on Elm Street 3”. Aside from some new actors and actresses, the sequel is outwardly similar to its predecessor: in story and cinematography. Although Freddy is dead and buried in the waking world, he’s still very much alive in the dreams of the three remaining Elm street children: Kristen, Joey, and Kincaid. If you’re familiar with the entire franchise, you’d know that this is exactly what Freddy needs to be resurrected. Unfortunately for our anti-hero, he can’t continue his work once he’s acquired all the souls of his initial targets. This is where Alice Johnson comes in. She processes a very special birthright: to guard the bodies and souls of sleeping children while in their dreams. Freddy uses this to his advantage. With the powers of her currently deceased friends, she battles her arch-nemesis before he can invade the dreams of every child in Springwood.

Freddy: "How Sweet, Freash Meat!"
Alice: "Rest in Hell."
Dan, Freddy: "Dan: Krueger! Freddy: Well, it ain't Dr. Suess. -Dan, Freddy"
Shellia: "Mind over Matter -Shellia"
The Dream Children: "Now I lay me down to sleep. The "master of dreams" thy soul I'll keep. In the reflection by mind’s eye, evil will see itself and it shall die. -The Dream Children"
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