A Nightmare on Elm Street 2 - Freddy's Revenge
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A Nightmare on Elm Street 2 - Freddy's Revenge
Five years have passed since the malevolent Freddy Krueger was sent back into the bowels of Hell where he could no longer murder teen-aged dreamers. Life on Elm Street goes back to normal, until a new family moves into Freddy's house. They have a teen-aged boy and it isn't long before Freddy begins a new reign of terror.
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 42%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Episodic treatment is punched up by an imaginative series of special effects."
‑ Variety Staff, Variety
"...a weak retread of its marginally superior predecessor..."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"Much better than expected."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
"Although Jesse and Lisa are granted some much-needed time to get it on, he and the film would appear in unison in that they're still waiting to come out of the closet."
‑ Rob Humanick, Projection Booth
"A work of high camp, even if Freddy himself is often reduced to an annoying nocturnal emission that will inevitably ruin a pool party."
‑ Leo Goldsmith, Not Coming to a Theater Near You
"The film hangs reasonably well together, not least because of good performances from all concerned."
‑ , Time Out
"An uneven, tedious, and sloppy sequel with plot holes, lapses in logic and horrible performances..."
‑ Felix Vasquez Jr., Cinema Crazed
"As is the prevalent case with most sequels, the film is inferior to its predecessor. It is still very, very good, however, more so than most viewers give it credit for."
‑ Dustin Putman, DustinPutman.com
"The second film of the series departs from the storyline dramatically, leaving the impression that it doesn't fit into the series."
‑ Wesley Lovell, Cinema Sight
"Freddy's nails are a little blunt here"
‑ Clint Morris, Moviehole
"Mr. Patton and Miss Myers make likable teen-age heroes, and Mr. Englund actually turns Freddy into a welcome presence."
‑ Janet Maslin, New York Times
"Possibly the lamest of all the sequels, although Five and Six later set the bar particularly low."
‑ Kim Newman, Empire Magazine
"Very weird, homoerotic flick, but very entertaining in a 80s kindofaway"
‑ Stefan Birgir Stefansson, sbs.is
"I must give credit where it's due: this is pretty unique in its stupidity."
‑ Tim Brayton, Antagony & Ecstasy
"Kim Myers is an engaging heroine, but otherwise this is little more than a repeat of the original (it even takes place in the same house), just with less originality."
‑ Christopher Null, Filmcritic.com
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