A Nightmare on Elm Street: The Dream Child (1989)

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  • A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 5: The Dream Child Alternative
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street 5 Alternative
  • The Dream Child Alternative


Freddy is now preying on the friends of the girl surviving from the last picture, materialising through the dreams of the foetus she is carrying. The key to battling Freddy is contacting the spirit of his dead mum, a nun who committed suicide following his birth.

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