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


November 1, 1985


Mark Patton

Kim Myers

Robert Rusler

Clu Gulager

Hope Lange

Marshall Bell

Robert Englund

A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge is a 1985 American slasher film and the second film in the Nightmare on Elm Street film series.

The film was directed by Jack Sholder and stars Mark Patton, Kim Myers, Robert Rusler and Robert Englund as Freddy Krueger. It is the sequel to A Nightmare on Elm Street and is followed by A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors.


Five years have passed since Freddy Krueger was seemingly defeated. A new family, the Walshes, have moved into the former home of Nancy Thompson.

Jesse happens to move into Nancy's old room and begins to have nightmares of Krueger demanding that Jesse kill for him using Jesse as a host body to come back to life in the real world.

Jesse's girlfriend, Lisa finds Nancy's old diary in Jesse's closet in which she had been keeping track of her nightmares and her encounters with Freddy.

Reading the diary strikes a chord with Jesse as he is experiencing similar nightmares himself. He goes to his parents in a panic, but they argue and Jesse storms out.

Jesse later finds himself walking the streets late at night and walks into a leather bar where he runs into his gym coach. His coach takes him back to the gym to run laps as detention.

The coach has Jesse hit the showers while he goes back to his office. While he is in his office, the shelves begin to come alive, hurling balls and other sports equipment at him.

Two ropes grab him by the wrists and drag him into the shower that begins to fill with steam. Freddy appears from the steam and slashes the coach's back, killing him.

As the steam clears, Jesse is the one with the glove on his hand. Jesse screams and runs, but he is later returned home to his parents after wandering the neighborhood naked.

His father believes him to be on drugs while his mother seems genuinely concerned about him.

Lisa begins to do some digging and uncovers information about Krueger including the location of the abandoned power plant where he used to work and where he brought his victims.

Meanwhile, Freddy visits Jesse's younger sister, Angela but when she wakes up, it's actually Jesse standing there with the glove on his hand.

Jesse enlists his classmate, Ron Grady, to watch over him while he sleeps. Once Jesse falls asleep, Grady turns out the lights for himself.

As soon as Grady is asleep, Jesse awakens and begins to scream in pain as Krueger begins to claw his way out of him.

With the door jammed, Grady is helpless against Krueger, who stabs him to his door and slashes down the inside of his torso, gruesomely killing him.

When Krueger looks in the mirror it turns out to be Jesse, with Krueger staring back at him from the mirror.

Jesse runs to Lisa's house where she is having a pool party. However, Freddy takes control of Jesse once again and attacks Lisa until Lisa was able to fight off Freddy who runs from the house and out to the party.

Some party guests try to take Freddy down, but are killed immediately. With all the guests cornered against the back fence, he stabs one and throws him through a barbecue.

After Lisa saves him from being shot by her father, he vanishes into a fiery ball.

Lisa drives to the old power plant, thinking that she might save Jesse there. Then, she finds him, tells him that she loves him and that he can fight from the inside. Then, she removes Freddy's hat and kisses him.

Then, Freddy begins to lose control. As the power plant begins to burn to the ground, Freddy himself starts burning.

After he dies, the rest of the power plant suddenly extinguishes. When Lisa thinks it is all over, Freddy's burnt corpse begins to move and Jesse crawls out of Freddy's ashes.

The following morning, Jesse goes back to school. He climbs the bus, finally relieved that it is all over.

When the bus begins traveling too fast, Jesse panics and jumps up, only to find out there is nothing wrong and the bus is coming to its regular stop.

As he and Lisa rest at ease, Freddy's hand impales through their friend Kerry's chest, killing her while Jesse and Lisa scream in horror and the bus speeds off the main road and into the open land just like Jesse's nightmare at the beginning of the film, as Freddy's evil laugh is heard in the background.