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A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors [DVD] [1987]

  • SKU: 4260953
  • Release Date: 08/22/2000
  • Rating: R
Everyone's favorite pizza-faced serial killer returns for round three in this slick and surreal addition to the popular Nightmare on Elm Street series, arriving on DVD from New Line Home Video. Viewable in either the original 1.85:1 widescreen version or standard 1.33:1 full-screen pan-and-scan and featuring closed-captioned English Dolby Digital 5.1 and Mono soundtracks, this release also offers optional English subtitles. Extra features offer a unique "Jump to a Nightmare" scene navigation option, an original theatrical trailer, and the DVD-ROM options of reading the original screenplay as you watch the feature, as well as a trivia game and up-to-the-minute information on cast and crew.
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    Overview

    Ratings & Reviews


    Overall Customer Rating:
    100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (4 out of 4)

    Special Features


    • Widescreen and full-screen versions
    • "Jump to a Nightmare" scene navigation
    • Original theatrical trailer
    • Original animated menus
    • DVD-ROM:
    • Script to Screen
    • Dream World trivia game
    • Up-to-the-minute cast, crew, and trivia info

    Synopsis


    A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors
    The best of the Elm Street sequels, this creepy, surreal fantasy features terrific effects, a fine young cast, and an air of grim fatalism that sets it apart from its giggly successors. Patricia Arquette stars as Kristen, whose nightmare leads to a slashed wrist which looks suspiciously like a suicide attempt. She is placed in a hospital psychiatric ward with a group of six other troubled teens who all dream about the same horribly burned man (Robert Englund) trying to kill them. Perhaps the most unusual thing about this picture, however, is the unexpected depth of sadness running through it. There are some achingly sweet moments in this otherwise frightening film which, though not disruptive, are impossible to analyze. The first and most bizarre of these is Heather Langenkamp's entrance, which inexplicably causes most viewers to get misty-eyed, and there are several similar scenes throughout the film. One answer can be found in the sensitive direction of Chuck Russell, who emphasizes the tragedy and utter hopelessness in these kids' lives and manages to wring some unexpectedly perceptive turns from his cast. This is a film in which a great deal of care was obviously lavished on individual scenes (the sets are outstanding) and performances. The results are well worth repeated viewings, and prove that sequels don't necessarily have to be inferior films. ~ Robert Firsching, Rovi

    Cast & Crew


    • Heather Langenkamp
      Heather Langenkamp - Nancy Thompson
    • Patricia Arquette
      Patricia Arquette - Kristen Parker
    • Laurence Fishburne
      Laurence Fishburne - Max
    • Priscilla Pointer
      Priscilla Pointer - Dr. Elizabeth Simms
    • Craig Wasson
      Craig Wasson - Dr. Neil Goldman



    Customer rating

    Rating 4.5 out of 5 stars with 4 reviews

    100%
    would recommend to a friend
    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Great classic movie

      Posted
      Sophia707
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      • My Best Buy® MemberMember

      I love nightmare on elm street from part 1 to the last one. Nightmare on elm street is an all time classic horrormovie, I never get bored watching it. I watch them all every week.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      Freddy vs 'Dream' Team

      Posted
      Layz

      A lot better than second Elm Street, but still not as good as the first one. This time Freddy may have met his match with some dreamers who know how to control their dreams.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      1 2 Freddy's coming for you

      Posted
      Horrorman

      This was a good story based that there is a group of kids now that fight Freddy together in their dreams. Fun follow up but not as good as the first one.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      FREDDY'S BACK!!!

      Posted
      gusvelasco94
      • My Best Buy® MemberMember

      ROBERT ENGLAND.. ENOUGH SAID.. GREAT DEATHS. ONE OF A KIND. ENTRAINING AND SUSPENSEFUL!

      I would recommend this to a friend



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