Tommy Jarvis goes to the graveyard to get rid of Jason Voorhees' body once and for all, but inadvertently brings him back to life instead. The newly revived killer once again seeks revenge, and Tommy may be the only one who can defeat him.
Picking up where the original Nightmare left off, Nancy has grown up and become a psychiatrist specializing in dream therapy. She meets a group of children at a local hospital facing Freddy Krueger, the same demon she once encountered in her sleep. One of them is Kristen, who has the power to draw other people into her dreams. Working with a male doctor assigned to the case, Nancy helps the kids realize their special abilities within the nightmare world. When Freddy captures one of her charges, she leads a rescue attempt into Krueger's domain, in hopes of putting his spirit to rest once and for all.Written by
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Buoyed by Wes Craven's strong screenplay, sure-handed direction by Chuck Russell and a compelling cast of characters, this second sequel to Craven's 1984 classic is much stronger than one might expect. The nightmare sequences are brimming with imagination and brought to life by impressive practical effects, while all the characters are likable and well-acted by a group of largely inexperienced but sincere performers. In addition this is where Freddy Krueger himself becomes a one-liner-spouting killing machine and it's the perfect continuation of the Krueger story, allowing Robert Englund to finally deliver on the star-making malevolence he deployed conservatively in the first two movies. This is one of the finest entries in the long-running series.
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