Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare
Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)

Adolescent therapist Maggie leads her patients on a trip to Springwood, hometown of her newest patient -- and vicious dream-killer Freddy Krueger. When strange deaths follow, Maggie must face the secrets of her own childhood in order to… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: September 13, 1991
DVD Release Date: August 21, 2001
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Critic Score: 20% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff

Sixth and final edition in the Nightmare on Elm Street feature series delivers enough violence, black humor and even a final reel in 3-D to hit paydirt with horror-starved audiences.

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Richard Harrington
Washington Post

So long, Freddy, it's been good to know you.

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Steve Newton
Georgia Straight

Freddy Krueger's 3-D death is about as lame as the rest of this crummy flick, the sixth and supposedly last in the often imaginative but ultimately numbing Nightmare on Elm Street series.

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Time Out

Even the much-heralded 3-D finale is murky and unimaginative.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

An admitted guilty pleasure and one that delivers the corn ball gags by the dozens.

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TV Guide

One of the weaker entries.

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Janet Maslin
New York Times

The Elm Street films have always been a cut above the competition, so to speak, with their playfully malevolent dream sequences and their mocking, ever-resourceful villain.

David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

Undoubtedly the nadir of the Elm Street series...

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Kim Newman
Empire Magazine

The one interesting idea -- what would a town be like if all the teenagers in it had been slaughtered in five movies? -- is thrown away with a few cheap jokes.

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Flixster Audience Score: 33% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
Yeah, this one is exceptionally bad. Lol. I bought the box set of first 7 movies, so slowly working my way through. Liked the series, but some are definitely… More
Conner Rainwater
Definitely a little more comical that I would've liked, but it does have a lot more back story and screen time for Freddy. None of the sequels besides part… More
jd cryptic
Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare may not be one of the best in the series, but you have to admit it's hilarious. This is Krueger at his funniest.… More
Jason Owens
"Freddy's Dead" could've been a lot better than it was. It's the worst movie from the Nightmare On Elm Street series. The main thing I… More
Alex roy
This is the weakest film in the series, yet. Just when you thought Freddy's Revenge was the worst sequel, this one tops it. At first, I used to love it,… More
Dean King
A half decent entry to the long running series.