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Wes Craven's New Nightmare
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Directed By
Produced By
Wes Craven,
Robert Shaye
Written By
Wes Craven
Cast
Music By
J. Peter Robinson
Cinematography
Mark Irwin
Editing By
Patrick Lussier

Distributed By
New Line Cinema
Release Date(s)
October 14, 1994
Runtime
112 minutes
Country
Flag of the United States United States
Language
English
Budget
$8,000,000
Gross
$19,721,741
Preceded By
Followed by

Wes Craven's New Nightmare is a 1994 American slasher meta film written and directed by original Nightmare on Elm Street creator Wes Craven. Although it is the seventh film in the franchise, it is not part of the series continuity, instead portraying Freddy Krueger as a fictional movie villain who invades the real world and haunts the cast and crew responsible for his films.

                                                                                                 Eyes filled with determination and justice, he gripped onto Legendary Vampire killer (whip), and looked out towards the renowned castle that has caused pain and suffering to the people of these California Town's lands for centuries. "Tonight, you will die by my hands...,”Jack Henry Dappen told himself as his grip became tighter, knuckles turning white. "Don't worry Dylan porter Heather Elizabeth Langenkamp Porter... I'm coming to save you."


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"Jack Henry Dappen is coming."The City of Los Angeles Was Under Attacked by Dark legions and as Jack Henry Dappen soon as he found out he rode towards the City on his carriage. Unfortunately, he was late as Freddy krueger kidnapped his crush Heather Langenkamp and her son Dylan porter from the City Jack made his way, through many formidable creatures and obstacles. he ultimately managing to saved His crush Heather and her son Dylan and then Defeated the pure Evil Entity, saving the world from Darkness once more.

                                                       Presently the claw, which was only a prop a minute ago, comes to life and starts maiming and killing the special effects crew, Dylan disappears into thin air, and, as the claw advances to attack Chase, Heather screams, waking up in her own bed in her own house with Chase, in the middle of an earthquake in Los Angeles. After the earthquake dies down Chase has a couple of scratches, the same as he had received in the dream. This causes Heather to wonder if they were sustained in the earthquake or in the dream.



She goes to Wes Craven for help making sense of what's happening. Craven tells her he doesn't know much more than she does - he dreams a scene or two each night and wakes up and writes them down. He goes on to tell her that in the script he's been writing, pure evil can be temporarily defeated if its essence is effectively captured in a work of art that is able to allow evil to express itself. Craven explains that the evil has taken the form of Freddy Krueger because it is a familiar one. "Freddy" sees her as the gatekeeper who holds Freddy at bay since Heather's character Nancy defeated Freddy in the first movie. To Freddy, it is Heather that gave the character of Nancy her strength. Freddy is attacking her at her weakest points, trying to break her down before confronting her. She leaves as confused as when she arrived. Freddy forces her to accept the role he wants her to play. At the same time, he eviscerates the toy dinosaur Dylan believes has been protecting him and abducts the boy.

The final showdown between Freddy and the mother-son duo occurs in a steamy and water logged dreams cape ruin, apparently Freddy's home turf. Dylan finds Heather, only for them both to be attacked by Freddy, Heather is knocked out, Dylan is left defenseless. Freddy lures Dylan into a trap and tries to eat him, Heather wakes up in time to save Dylan, but Freddy makes his tongue extend and wrap around Heather's face. Dylan gets out of the trap to save her by taking a kitchen knife that Heather brought in with her, cutting Freddy's tongue in half, making his tongue go back to normal size. Even so, the two succeed in killing Freddy and escaping back to the real world. There they find the script of the film Craven has been working on waiting for them. Dylan asks his mother to read some of it to him, which she does: "We open on an old wooden bench. There's fire and tools, and a man's grimy hands building what's soon revealed as a gleaming set of claws. And the claws are moving now as if awakening from a long and unwanted sleep..."

                                                      List of Deaths Edit

List of deaths in the film, Wes Craven's New Nightmare

Name Cause of Death Killer On Screen Notes
Chuck Wilson Bladed glove in throat Frederick Charles "Freddy" Krueger Entity Yes Dream World
Terry Feinstein Bladed glove in throat Frederick Charles "Freddy" Krueger Entity Yes Dream World
Chase Porter Slashed across chest with bladed glove, car accident Frederick Charles "Freddy" Krueger Entity Yes Dream World, seeing familiar with Dan Jordan's death
Julianna Peyton "Julie" McKenna Bladed glove in back, dragged up wall to ceiling, neck snapped, fell Frederick Charles "Freddy" Krueger Entity Yes Dream World, based on Tina Gray's death in original
Frederick Charles "Freddy" Krueger Entity Melted and exploded in oven Dylan Porter Yes Dream World

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