- "You shouldn't have buried me. I'm not dead."
- ―Freddy Krueger
|A Nightmare on Elm Street 4|
The Dream Master
|Title:||A Nightmare on Elm Street 4|
The Dream Master
|Directed by:||Renny Harlin|
|Written by:||William Kotzwinkle; Brian Helgeland; Jim Wheat; Ken Wheat|
|Produced by:||Stephen Diener; Sara Risher; Robert Shaye; Rachel Talalay|
|Music by:||Craig Safan|
|Cinematography:||Steven Fierberg; Christopher Tufty|
|Edited by:||Michael N. Knue; Jack Tucker; Chuck Weiss|
|Distributed by:||New Line Cinema; Smart Egg Pictures|
|Released:||August 19th, 1988|
|Running time:||93 min.|
|Previous:||A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)|
|Next:||A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989)|
A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master is an American feature film of the slasher and supernatural horror genres. It is the fourth installment in the A Nightmare on Elm Street film series. The movie was directed by Renny Harlin with a script provided by the writing team of William Kotzwinkle, Brian Helgeland, Jim Wheat and Ken Wheat. It was produced by New Line Cinema with international distribution provided by Smart Egg Pictures. It premiered in the United States on August 19th, 1988.
Cast[edit | edit source]
|Lisa Wilcox||Alice Johnson|
|Andras Jones||Rick Johnson|
|Danny Hassel||Dan Jordan|
|Rodney Eastman||Joey Crusel|
|Tuesday Knight||Kristen Parker|
|Ken Sagoes||Roland Kincaid|
|Brooke Bundy||Elaine Parker|
|Nicholas Mele||Dennis Johnson|
|Toy Newkirk||Sheila Kopecky|
|Brooke Theiss||Debbie Stevens|
|Robert Englund||Freddy Krueger|
|Jacquelyn Masche||Mrs. Crusel|
|Hope Marie Carlton||Pin-up girl|
|Mickey Yablans||Buddy in locker room|
|Jody Montana||Buddy in diner|
|Linnea Quigley||Soul from Freddy's chest|
|Joie Magidow||Physics teacher|
|Wanda Bursey||Friend in mourning|
|Renny Harlin||Student in classroom|
Notes & Trivia[edit | edit source]
- A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master redirects to this page.
- Production on A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master began on April 4th, 1988 and concluded in May.
- A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master was released to DVD by New Line Home Video on August 22nd, 2000. It was also packaged with the Nightmare on Elm Street Collection Platinum Series special edition DVD boxset, also by New Line.
- Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master, A (1988) is included on the A Nightmare on Elm Street Collection 7-disc Blu-ray boxset collection, which was released by Warner Home Video on March 5th, 2013.
- The tagline to this film is, "The biggest nightmare of them all."
- This movie marks the horror film debut for director Renny Harlin. Harlin makes a cameo appearance as a student in a classroom in this film. Producer Robert Shaye also makes a cameo appearance as a lecturer.
- Roland Kincaid's dog, Jason, may have been named after Jason Voorhees, a fictional serial killer and competitor to Freddy Krueger in the 1980s slasher market.
- Actor Mickey Yablans, who plays a buddy in a locker room, is also known for playing school-yard bully Richie Castle in the original Halloween.
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