Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010)

Explore the origins of everyone's favorite hideously charred boogeyman, discover the secrets of the horror franchise that keeps coming back, and find out just what an impact Wes Craven's creation has had on the world of pop culture… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 2010
DVD Release Date: January 21, 2014
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Martin Unsworth

For a four-hour film, it sure does fly by, and you certainly won't be snoozing during it.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews interesting, sporadically fascinating documentary that should leave Elm Street enthusiasts more than satisfied.

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Bill Gibron

Never Sleep Again won't be winning any awards as the kind of documentary that changes and rearranges the genre. Instead, it is a wildly informative summary of a seminal horror icon - and the people who populated his dark, disturbing dreamscapes.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

An absolute must have and should be a key ingredient in any horror library...

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Scott Weinberg

It's almost like something Ken Burns would make if he were a huge horror geek.

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JoBlo's Movie Emporium

"Don't... fall... asleep!" until you finish watching this incredible two disc Nightmare on Elm Street bit of greatness.

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Flixster Audience Score: 94% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Never Sleep Again is the definitive documentary about The Nightmare on Elm Street franchise. This is a well crafted documentary that goes in depth about this… More
Dann Michalski
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy is a documentary that covers the history of the Nightmare on Elm Street series. It's a very thorough and in-depth… More
Reid Volk
An utterly exhaustive, but absolutely fascinating look at the entire Elm Street series. Even though I have never been the biggest fan of the series, I loved how… More
Aldo Gandia
Freddie Krueger fans will love this in-depth documentary of the Nightmare series
Tim Salmons
I was thrilled to bits when I first heard that Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy was being put together. For die-hard Nightmare on Elm Street fans (like… More
Sylvester Kuo
A good documentary on the A Nightmare on Elm Street franchise, from the inspiration to the production of the films, every details that you needed are in the… More