A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge Movie Trivia

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

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Film facts for the 1985 Horror / Occult movie starring Robert Englund, Mark Patton, Kim Myers More Cast

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In the beginning, Jesse's little sister is eating a cereal called Fu Man Chews, which is, among other things, a reference to a film by Boris Karloff.
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Clu Gulager is better known as Burt from "Return of The Living Dead". Which is also a good film.
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In this film they say that Nancy's mother was killed on the front porch, while in number three: Dream Warriors, Nancy says her mother died in her sleep.
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There is no evidence in the first film that the character of Nancy has or is keeping a diary, although one is found in this film.
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David Chaskin claims the script was not meant to have gay tones in it.
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A Nightmare on Elm Street 2 is the only movie in which all of Freddy's victims are awake when they are killed.
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Nightmare on Elm Street 2 outgrossed its predecessor.
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Robert Rusler who played Grady, also starred in Thrashin', another 80's classic.
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This is the only 'A Nightmare on Elm Street'movie to feature a male as the lead hero.
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In the opening scene, when Freddy takes over the bus, in two seperate shots the bus heads straight for the camera which is situated on the floor. Whether these cameras were harmed in any way, who knows?
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It was once reported (whether true or not?) that Robert Englund (who plays freddy), wasnt going to make any more NOES movies, because he was starting to have nightmares himself.
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"Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master", is the only film out of the entire series with a 15 certificate.
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Mark Patton (who plays Jesse) originally applied for the part of Glen, Heather Lagenkamp's boyfriend in the 1st Nightmare On Elm Street, but the part was given to actor Johnny Depp instead. However, he cemented the role of Jesse in Nightmare 2.
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After seeing what New Line Cinema was doing to his characters and plot, Wes Craven agreed to come back and write material for 'Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors.'
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Mark Patton (Jessie) had already starred in "Come back to the five n' Dime, Jimmy Dean, Dimmy Dean," as James Dean on the New York stage. He was also an olympic gymnast at age eight.
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Kim Myers (Lisa) was suprised to see a picture of herself in the pages of Newsweek (9/2/85) with an article pointing out her strong resemblance to Meryl Streep. Kim also starred in the horror movie sequel, 'Hellraiser: Bloodline' as Bobbi.
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Robert Rusler (Grady) also starred in the eighties teen flick, 'Weird Science' as Max.
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(Grady) Robert Rusler's stepfather, Dennis Blake is the owner of the famous L. A hot-dog stand 'Tail of the pup.'
Robert Rusler has also starred in the horror movies, 'Amityville: A new generation' and Stephen King's 'Sometimes they come back' as Richard Lawson.
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Hope Lange, who plays Jesse's mum in nightmare 2, is the only member out of the entire Nightmare series to date, to have sadly passed away.
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In the french dubbed version of the film, during the finding of the diary in Jesse's room, Nancy is misnamed Lisa.

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