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?

  1. Leslie Bohem


  2. Wes Craven


  3. Stephen Hopkins


Top Billed Cast

  1. Robert Englund

    Robert Englund

    Freddy Krueger

  2. Lisa Wilcox

    Lisa Wilcox

    Alice Johnson

  3. Erika Anderson

    Greta Gibson

  4. Valorie Armstrong

    Mrs. Jordan

  5. Michael Ashton

    Gurney Orderly

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child
A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child


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Status Released

Release Information

  • August 11, 1989
    R, Theatrical

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 29m

Budget $8,000,000.00

Revenue $22,168,359.00

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