A Nightmare On Elm Street 5: The Dream Child

Lists: Horror

Brief Synopsis: "Alice, having survived the previous installment of the Nightmare series, finds the deadly dreams of Freddy Krueger starting once again. This time, the taunting murderer is striking through the sleeping mind of Alice's unborn child. His intention is to be "born again" into the real world. The only one who can stop Freddy is his dead mother, but can Alice free her spirit in time to save her own son?"

Overall Ranking: 2544 (Rank from 1989: # 27)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 0%
Regular 0%
Half-Popped 100%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Darren of Movie Reviews 10158
George Rother of MovieGuy 24/750(full review)
Dave Examines Movies45(full review)
Gorgon Reviews43

People Involved

  • Robert Englund (Freddy Krueger)
  • Lisa Wilcox (Alice Johnson)
  • Erika Anderson (Greta Gibson)
  • Valorie Armstrong (Mrs. Jordan)
  • Michael Ashton (Gurney Orderly)
  • Kelly Jo Minter (Yvonne)
  • Danny Hassel (Dan Jordan)
  • Nicholas Mele (Dennis Johnson)
  • Joe Seely (Mark Gray)
  • Burr DeBenning (Mr. Jordan)
  • Clarence Felder (Mr. Gray)
  • Beatrice Boepple (Amanda Krueger)
  • Matt Borlenghi (Jock)
  • Noble Craig (Merging Freddy)
  • E.R. Davies (Delivery Doctor)
  • Beth DePatie (Anne)
  • Will Egan (Semi-Truck Driver)
  • Stacey Elliott (Girl in Locker)
  • Steven Grives (Dr. Moore)
  • Whit Hertford (Jacob)
  • Jennifer Honneus (Asylum Girl)
  • Jake Jacobs (Trendy Guest)
  • Annie Lamaje (Elm Street Kid)
  • Gerry Loew (Orderly #1)
  • Kara Marie (Baby Jacob)
  • Roxanne Mayweather (Delivery Nurse)
  • Don Maxwell (Coach Ostrow)
  • John R. Murray (Customer)
  • Marnette Patterson (Little Girl)
  • Cameron Perry (Guest)
  • Marc Siegler (Thirty-Something)
  • Michael Bailey Smith (Super Freddy)
  • Pat Sturges (Racine Gibson)
  • Cesar Anthony Torres (Cop)
  • Peter Trencher (Trendy)
  • Wally George (Himself)
  • Ron Armstrong (Hot Seat Band Member)
  • Ted Nugent (Hot Seat Band Member)
  • Rudy Sarzo (Hot Seat Band Member)
  • Eric Singer (Hot Seat Band Member)
  • Jill Adler (Dinner Guest (uncredited))
  • Victor A. Haddox (Asylum Inmate (uncredited))
  • James Vallo (Paramedic (uncredited))
  • Stephen Hopkins (Director)

  • Other Movies in the Series

  • A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master