Bad Dreams
Bad Dreams (1988)

The only survivor of a mass suicide awakens after 13 years in a coma. When she begins to have visions of the cult leader she once followed, members of her therapy group start coming up dead.

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Rated: R
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: April 8, 1988
DVD Release Date: April 18, 2006
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Critic Score: 18% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a fairly disastrous trainwreck of a thriller that'll test the patience of even the most ardent horror fan.

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Andreas Samuelson

"Nightmare on Elm Street" rip-off with talky script, predictable plot twists, off-screen murders and no gore.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Almost funny enough to be entertaining, but not quite.

Heather Wixson
Daily Dead

Bad Dreams is a highly effective but deeply flawed psychological horror story that boasts a couple of nasty kills, some great shock moments and great performances from a cast who elevates the material.

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Chuck O'Leary

A solid, underrated horror film.

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Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

The twist ending isn't bad, but everything else is dreary and derivative.

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Scott Weinberg

Aside from a suitably intimidating performance from Richard Lynch (and a handful of semi-creative kill scenes), there's not a whole lot to recommend the thing.

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Flixster Audience Score: 41% Flixster User Reviews
Cassandra Maples
I'm kind of caught here. I somewhat liked it, but came away rather under-whelmed because it was all too familiar and there was something more interesting… More
Dean McKenna
Not a bad horror cult-classic of being haunted and hunted by the ghost.