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A Nightmare on Elm Street [DVD] [2010]

  • SKU: 1245283
  • Release Date: 10/05/2010
  • Rating: R
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    Overall Customer Rating:
    88% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (35 out of 40)

    Special Features


    • Freddy Krueger reborn: find out how the filmmakers dreamt up this new terrifying take on horror's scariest franchise and follow the reinvention of Freddy Krueger

    Synopsis


    A Nightmare on Elm Street
    Platinum Dunes revives the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise with this reworking of slasher film legend Freddy Krueger, a deceased child killer who torments the dreams of the teenagers of Springwood, OH. Jackie Earle Haley picks up the killer's mantle from series veteran Robert Englund with the reboot from music-video director Samuel Bayer. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi

    Cast & Crew


    • Jackie Earle Haley
      Jackie Earle Haley - Freddy Krueger
    • Kyle Gallner
      Kyle Gallner - Quentin Smith
    • Rooney Mara
      Rooney Mara - Nancy Holbrook
    • Katie Cassidy
      Katie Cassidy - Kris Fowles
    • Thomas Dekker
      Thomas Dekker - Jesse Braun



    Customer rating

    Rating 4.1 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews

    88%
    would recommend to a friend

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    • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

      Remake Sadness

      Posted
      Lovecraft1984
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      I was greatly sadend when it was announced they would be "Remaking" A Nightmare On Elmstreet. I mean the Original is a Classic and find nothing at all arong with it. I will admit, my only reason for purchasing this, was because I had purchased the A Nightmare on Elmstreet collection on Blu-Ray & The Friday The 13th collection on blu-ray. And Found that the Friday the 13th Collection included the Remake of the Friday the 13th. And figured, dispite my disappointment, I might as well round it out & purchase the A nightmare on Elstreet remake as well. I will say that dispite my disappointment in having a remake, it's not really that bad. The f/x are much better than the original. They actually show Freddy getting burned to death. And the way they Make Freddy look, is a little scarier. But you know something? Despite that, I am still a die hard fan of the original. I don't regret purchasing the Remake but sometimes a remake isn't needed when the original was allready good.

      No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

      Horrible remake

      Posted
      MK5432
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      It's unfortunate because I was SO excited for this movie. As a huge fan of the Nightmare franchise, especially the original, I was definitely on the hype train. However, what became of this remake was something much less desirable. The dialogue is so poor to where a conversation goes something like this: "x person is dead.' ' I'm coming over.' Okay". Topple that with subpar acting and an extremely bizarre Freddy Krueger whose makeup and glove with confuse you more so than frighten you. This movie is one of those where you get it just to laugh at how bad it is rather than take it seriously. If you see this in a store, you're better off passing it and picking something else.

      No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      Decent Remake

      Posted
      Izen6

      This movie is very different from its original counterpart. The premise is the same as we have Freddy who is still into his kids. Details of the new Freddy are found out as the movie progresses. Cinemetography wise, I feel that this movie is great. The Freddy sequences are really well done. I feel that Jackie Earle Haley voice is very put on. I feel that the original was more believable, though he does have his moments that are reminiscent of the original. The other actors aren't the most believable, and are sometimes a little irritating. The plot, for an updated movie, is good, and does capture your attention. Overall a decent remake.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      GREAT FOR ENTIRE FAMILY VIEWING

      Posted
      MetheMovieLover1
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      I also has all the previous Elm Street movies. But because of adult contents in mostly all the movies, won't be able to watch with my kids. Now finally, this one is not only all in one kind of Elm Street movie with nothing which I can't see with my kids. So if you want to see this movie with your kids, don't worry and watch it with your entire family.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      great movie

      Posted
      Anonymous

      This is a great film, surpasses the original, by far. jackie earle haley was amazing, creepy, and takes the role with amazing dedication and complete transformation. wish they gave oscars for horror movies, because haley was brilliant.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      Pays great homage to original

      Posted
      YellowBird1

      Overall, great movie with great casting. Plot works and brutality is very strong here. Main flaw to the movie though is bad pacing and poor editing. Still is very enjoyable with great re-watch value.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Halloween night

      Posted
      H8T3
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      Bought this movie for Halloween night with my kids. I know it's the remake but I thought it was still a good movie. Obviously not a movie for kids but we enjoyed it. Specs are good, special features were ok, overall decent price for bluray version.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Very Dark and Scary!

      Posted
      Arco
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      This is one of the better horror movie remakes I have seen in recent years! The movie is absolutely phenomenal and it definitely places a different spin on our favorite Elm Street resident! Excellent from start to finish!!!

      I would recommend this to a friend



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