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Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $34,015,591Details
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer


Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
20% - Rotten
34% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

Movie Details

Production Budget:$5,000,000
Domestic Releases: September 13th, 1991 (Wide) by New Line
MPAA Rating: R for horror violence, and for language and drug content.
Running Time: 89 minutes
Franchise: Nightmare on Elm Street
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Keywords: Teenage Slasher
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Companies: New Line Cinema
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,793 $127,405 Nov 15, 1991 66
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,970 $1,212,544 Oct 11, 1991 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,204 $1,831,782 Oct 4, 1991 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,012 $3,422,098 Sep 27, 1991 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,648 $6,626,378 Sep 20, 1991 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,361 $12,966,525 Sep 13, 1991 3
Biggest September Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 98 $12,966,525 Sep 13, 1991 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,342 1,862 Sep 13, 1991 3


   Freddy Krueger
Lisa Zane    Maggie
Shon Greenblatt    John
Lezlie Deane    Tracy
Yaphet Kotto    Doc
Ricky Dean Logan    Carlos
Breckin Meyer    Spencer
Roseanne Arnold    Childless Woman
Tom Arnold    Childless Man
Elinor Donahue    Orphanage Woman
Oprah Noodlemantra    Teenager
Cassandra Rachel Friel    Little Maggie
David Dunard    Kelly
Marilyn Rockafellow    Maggie's Mother
Virginia Peters    Woman on Plane
Stella Hall    Stewardess
Lyndsey Fields    Loretta Krueger
Angelina Estrada    Carlos' Mother
Peter Spellos    Tracy's Father
Toby Sexton    Teen Freddy
Chason Schirmer    Young Freddy
Michael McNab    Spencer's Father
Matthew Faison    Springwood Teacher
Vic Watterson    Police Officer
Carlease Burke    Police Officer
L.E. Moko    Ticket Seller
Warren Harrington    Cop in Shelter
Mel Scott-Thomas    Security Guard
Jonathan Mazur    Angry Boy

Production and Technical Credits

Producer    Robert Shaye
Producer    Aron Warner
Screenwriter    Michael De Luca
Story Creator    Rachel Talalay
Character Creator    Wes Craven
Executive Producer    Michael De Luca
Music Supervisor    Bonnie Greenberg
Music Supervisor    Jill Meyers
Composer    Brian May
Director of Photography    Declan Quinn
Production Designer    C.J. Strawn
Editor    Janice Hampton
Associate Producer    Michael Knue
Second Unit Director    Michael Knue
Assistant Director    Mike Topoozian
Unit Production Manager    Patricia Whitcher
Art Director    James R. Barrows
Set Decorator    Rebecca Carriaga
Second Unit Camera    Phil Parmet
Costume Designer    Nanrose Buchman
Costume Supervisor    C. Parker Poole
Additional Editor    Erica Huggins
Sound Mixer    Mark Weingarten
Re-recording Mixer    Timothy A. Hoggart
Re-recording Mixer    Jeffrey J. Haboush
Re-recording Mixer    Robert Appere
Re-recording Mixer    Walter A. Gest
Re-recording Mixer    Greg G. Best
Supervising Sound Editor    Hari Ryatt
Supervising Sound Editor    Bruce Stubblefield
Sound Effects Editor    Richard Burton
Sound Effects Editor    Andre Bacha
Sound Effects Editor    Edward Fassl
Sound Effects Editor    Jeff Clark
Sound Effects Editor    Maciek Malish
Dialogue Editor    Jennifer Hortin
Dialogue Editor    Christine Danelski
Dialogue Editor    H.L. Hicks
Make-up and Hair Designer    Suzanne Parker Sanders
Special Make-up Effects    John Buechler
Special Make-up Effects    Rodd Matsui
Casting Director    Jane Jenkins
Casting Director    Janet Hirshenson
Casting Director    Roger Mussenden
Stunt Coordinator    Dan Bradley

The shaded area represents the expected performance range for a film, based on its opening weekend box office. 95% of films fall within the shaded area. If a film trends towards the top end of the shaded area, it has good legs compared to the average film; if it trends towards the bottom end of the shaded area, it has poor legs.

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1991/09/13 1 $12,966,525   1,862 $6,964   $12,966,525 3
1991/09/20 1 $6,626,378 -49% 1,860 $3,563   $22,164,988 10
1991/09/27 4 $3,422,098 -48% 1,860 $1,840   $26,896,857 17
1991/10/04 8 $1,831,782 -46% 1,660 $1,103   $29,534,726 24
1991/10/11 10 $1,212,544 -34% 1,255 $966   $31,222,884 31
1991/11/15 35 $127,405   230 $554   $34,015,591 66

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1991/09/13 1 $15,538,610   1,862 $8,345   $15,538,610 7
1991/09/20 1 $7,936,149 -49% 1,860 $4,267   $23,474,759 14
1991/09/27 4 $4,228,185 -47% 1,860 $2,273   $27,702,944 21
1991/10/04 7 $2,307,396 -45% 1,660 $1,390   $30,010,340 28