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A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010 movie)

33 Ratings: 0.7
A 2010 movie

Michael Bay (Transformers,Pearl Harbor) produced this remake of Wes Craven's 1985 horror classicA Nightmare on Elm Street, which means updated shocks, computer-driven special effects, and a brand-new Freddy Krueger, this time played by Oscar nominee … see full wiki

Director: Samuel Bayer
Genre: Horror
Release Date: April 10th 2010
MPAA Rating: R
21 reviews about A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010 movie)
review by . March 23, 2011
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* out of ****     The remake of "A Nightmare on Elm Street" is a mad failure of a horror film; a horror movie trying to seduce us through visuals that aren't even the creation of the director or the writer (or even the visual effects designer), as well as that ever-so generic feeling of horror. Yes, I know that this remake isn't the first, of many, to suck. But since "A Nightmare on Elm Street" was originally a good movie, with all its surrealism and intelligent ideas, I would …
review by . May 01, 2010
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Whenever I Want To, All I Have To Do is...Drreeaaamm...Dream...Dream....Dream....
   ...of a world with NO Remakes. Hurm....Hurm...      The original “Nightmare on Elm Street” was a film experienced that broadened the scope of “Slasher” films. Wes Craven managed to bring an imaginative twist to the 80’s slasher fare that “Friday the 13th” or “Halloween” could not match; “Nightmare” brought forth a deformed, burned entity that preys on his victims when they are most vulnerable--while …
review by . November 12, 2010
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FEELS LIKE A MURDER MYSTERY MORE SO THAN HORROR
      A NIGHTMARE ON ELM ST.      Remakes are a crazy thing because no matter what people will have certain expectations for it, even if they don't mean to. In this day and age remakes are becoming the norm while originality is becoming a thing of the past, kinda. Don't get me wrong I like remakes for the most part because I believe that they help to showcase something that once was off to a new generation. But the end results are mostly negative with …
review by . June 24, 2010
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Please Tell Me It's Only A Dream
I'll admit that Wes Craven's ANOES was perhaps one of the most influential, if not innovative scripts of the eighties. In light of that, it's almost impossible to believe that any sequels or needless remakes could ever recapture that charm in it's entirety. Nevertheless, I've seen virtually every sequel ever made & even had a razor glove as a kid which I bought from Toy R Us. Naturally, it would only make sense that I'd manage to find a way of seeing the remake in opening …
review by . June 11, 2011
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I'm honestly not sure why they bothered to make this movie.      It's not that this new take of Wes Craven's classic Nightmare on Elm Street is bad. It's well-made, polished and dark and gleaming, and has some truly memorable scenes. There's a scene in a supermarket, flickering in and out of dreams, that I found particularly effective and well-done.      But here's the thing - it's not very engaging, it's not very funny, and …
review by . March 25, 2011
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If asked to describe the man of your dreams, what would you say?  Would you call him "dreamy" or any other cliche term? Although this particular man has been known by many since the '80s to be associated with dreams, I bet only a few if any would think of him in this context.  In fact, Freddy would probably be the last person you'd name, however after this weekend he will be the one man in everyone's dreams.      From the opening scene and straight …
review by . October 14, 2010
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While there's really no reason to remake Wes Craven's cult original, I wondered what 20 years and a pile of mediocre sequels would breathe into the franchise and, of course, who would play Freddy. Following in the footsteps of Robert Englund is no small feat but Jackie Earle Haley (of Watchmen fame) was a great casting decision, and carries out the sadomasochistic teen-slashing quite convincingly. He does this despite the script so kudos for making something out of nothing.      …
review by . May 03, 2010
   In 1984 Wes Craven introduced us to a little character named Freddy Kruger, a true boogeyman.  This film introduced us to a new type of slasher featuring one of the scariest villians ever created, pretty much jump started Johnny Depp's acting career and spawned 8 sequels.  This is one of the best horror movies ever made and when I heard that a re-make was being made I was really disappointed as I feared it would suffer the fate of well...all horror remakes and end up being …
review by . December 03, 2010
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There's no doubt that if you're looking for a film to give you some jolts, you won't do wrong renting this piece. On the other hand, if you're more selective, there are other adventures that are more worthwhile. I've never actually seen the 1984 classic, which gives me all the advantages and disadvantages that come with seeing only the remake. This dream sequence slasher film is done effectively enough by Jackie Earle Haley in the title role, but the mayhem gets tiresome with …
review by . August 07, 2010
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A midget Freddy and
Nightmare on Elm Street reboot was terrible.  I didn't care for the cheap scares, the bad acting, the terrible writing and the plain Jane actresses.  When the women wear less make-up than the guys, somethings wrong.  I wished the made a sequel to the series a la Predators instead of this ill advised remake for the "Twilight" crowd.  The use of twenty something teenagers is starting to bother me.  The new Freddy was real laughable and not scary at all.  …
review by . May 20, 2010
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A Nightmare on elm street? more like A Nightmare of filmmaking......
I am not a fan of the original  "A Nightmare on Elm Street" in fact I did not like it much at all  mostly due to the fact that for a movie with it's reputation it lacked everything a great horror film  needs it just fell flat when I needed it to soar. Sometime in mid to late '09, I started hearing rumors that New Line Cinema was looking to reboot the famed Nightmare on Elm Street franchise but then I had not seen the original so I had no interest in watching the …
Quick Tip by . November 16, 2010
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This is not horrible since Freddy is evil again but it feels more like a murder mystery than a horror film.
review by . October 18, 2010
My husband and I are addicted to scary movies. We went to Blockbuster and rented A Nightmare on Elm Street. We both enjoyed it - the plot was good and so was the acting. The only thing I would change is that I would have kept Kellan Lutz in it longer.
review by . June 30, 2010
I ventured out to see this remake and it was not like the classics. I enjoyed the new comer attempting to creep it up a bit to portray Freddy, but it just didn't carry it for me. The filming looked awesome. The graphics and special effects were awesome quality, but the guy portraying him just didn't do it for me. I feel like they captured the lure but not the spirit. Freddy was a child murder. So he had a perversion to him that went along with his demonic overtone. This movie didn't …
review by . April 30, 2010
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I have to give the people behind "A Nightmare on Elm Street" credit for avoiding two mistakes that easily could have been made. Firstly, they did not try to make it a parody, which is more than I can say for last year's very disappointing remake of "Friday the 13th." Second, they remembered that Freddy Krueger is meant to be frightening; he's not meant to be a pizza-faced comedian with a repertoire of really bad puns and cheesy sight gags. After many, many years, he's once again a figure of fear, …
Quick Tip by . July 12, 2010
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Being a nightmare on elm street fan i was disappointed in this i give it a 5 out of 10
Quick Tip by . June 09, 2010
LOVE IT! LOVE IT! LOVE IT!
Quick Tip by . May 01, 2010
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Now, this is a nightmare... another remake that should never have happened. Modernizing this classic was pointless without Robert Englund...
review by . May 11, 2010
A not so fresh blast from the past
   Back in the 80’s, razor-fingered Freddy Krueger (Robert Englund) became an iconic figure of horror and mainstream pop culture with the film “A Nightmare on Elm Street”. Thanks to great special effects, macabre humor, and the charismatic Freddy, audience flocked to theaters and launched a highly successful series that spanned several films. Eventually the series ran its course, but the title character remained a mainstay of horror fans everywhere. Last seen in “Freddy …
review by . May 02, 2010
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Pros: Good premise and Haley.     Cons: Not as scary or entertaining as past films.     The Bottom Line: For hardcore fans only.     Back in the 80’s, razor-fingered Freddy Krueger (Robert Englund) became an iconic figure of horror and mainstream pop culture with the film “A Nightmare on Elm Street”. Thanks to great special effects, macabre humor, and the charismatic Freddy, audience flocked to theaters and launched a …
Quick Tip by . September 29, 2009
1, 2, Freddys Coming for you!! Yea he's comin back. The New Nightmare on Elm Street Trailer is here ->
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1984 American horror film directed and written by Wes Craven

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