A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge

Lists: Horror

Brief Synopsis: "A new family moves into the house on Elm Street, and before long, the kids are again having nightmares about deceased child murderer Freddy Krueger. This time, Freddy attempts to possess a teenage boy to cause havoc in the real world, and can only be overcome if the boy's sweetheart can master her fear."

Overall Ranking: 1874 (Rank from 1985: # 14)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 25%
Regular 25%
Half-Popped 50%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Thomas Pollock90
Jim Carrier87Comedy: 2
Sex Appeal: 3
Scary: 7
Rewatch: 6
Cassidy Haynes72
George Rother of MovieGuy 24/765(full review)
Gorgon Reviews61
Dave Examines Movies58(full review)
Gordon Maples45(full review)Rewatch: 6
Darren of Movie Reviews 10140

People Involved

  • Robert Englund (Freddy Krueger)
  • Mark Patton (Jesse Walsh)
  • Kim Myers (Lisa Webber)
  • Robert Rusler (Ron Grady)
  • Clu Gulager (Ken Walsh)
  • Hope Lange (Cheryl Walsh)
  • Marshall Bell (Coach Schneider)
  • Melinda O. Fee (Mrs. Webber)
  • Tom McFadden (Mr. Webber)
  • Sydney Walsh (Kerry)
  • Edward Blackoff (Biology Teacher)
  • Christie Clark (Angela Walsh)
  • Lyman Ward (Mr. Grady)
  • Donna Bruce (Mrs. Grady)
  • Hart Sprager (Teacher)
  • Allison Barron (Girl on Bus)
  • JoAnn Willette (Girl on Bus)
  • Steve Eastin (Policeman)
  • Brian Wimmer (Do-Gooder)
  • Robert Chaskin (Bar-B-Que Boy)
  • Kerry Remsen (Girlfriend)
  • Kimberly Lynn (Patty)
  • Steven Smith (Victim)
  • Jonathan Hart (Spike)
  • Tom Tangen (Victim (uncredited))
  • Jack Sholder (Director)

  • Other Movies in the Series

  • A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master
  • A Nightmare On Elm Street 5: The Dream Child