Wes Craven's New Nightmare

Wes Craven's New Nightmare (1994)

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Corrected entry: In the end of the movie where Heather and her son are running away from the flames towards the water, the son holds his nose as if at his young age he knows his mother is going to take them under water to get out of the dream.

Correction: They're running towards the water and there's nowhere else to go except into the water; and the child is aware of the strangeness of the whole situation, there's no reason he wouldn't put 2 and 2 together. He might be young but he knew the circumstances weren't exactly normal.

Corrected entry: At the funeral Heather trips over Rex and falls, yet in the next shot Rex is nowhere to be seen on the floor. (00:35:30)

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Correction: When Heather tripped over Rex, it was in the dream. Heather is knocked from her chair by the earthquake and is knocked unconscious. In the dream she tips over the toy and the vision of the dead husband and Freddy go from there, until Robert Englund wakes her up.

Corrected entry: Near the end of the film, when Dylan and Heather are in the bed with Freddy, Freddy has his tongue wrapped around Heather, and she can't get unwrapped, so Dylan grabs the knife and stabs Freddy. The knife goes into Freddy and he cries out in pain. But in Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's revenge, Lisa, (the main character's girlfriend) is fighting Freddy. She takes a knife just like the one Dylan had and tries to stab Freddy, but it does nothing.

Correction: In Wes Craven's New Nightmare, Freddy is supposed to be real to the characters, the previous Nightmares were just "movies".

Corrected entry: In the scene where Heather and Miko return home from having finally killed Freddy, Heather is reading over the script that she finds on the floor. She opens it and flips to the back in which it reads exactly what they are saying at the time except when the camera switches to a different angle, the script is only opened to the first page.

Correction: You might have to pause the movie to catch it, but when Heather is on the page that has the last bit of dialog for the movie and the camera pans down you will see some direction that tells you she's going to be on the first page.

Corrected entry: When Heather is being driven to her interview and the limo driver is talking to her, in one of the shots the limo driver has the steering wheel off center, but the car as seen through the windshield is still moving perfectly straight. (00:14:25)

Floyd1977

Correction: It's not uncommon for a steering wheel to get misaligned during a front end alignment, in which case the car may be traveling straight, but the wheel is off center.

rswarrior

Corrected entry: Before the limo arrives near the start to take Heather to the chat show 10 year special, she receives 2 phone calls quoting the Freddy rhyme. When the second call happens she puts the phone down and goes to the door, the phone is off the hook. When she comes back into the house the phone is on the hook again.

Correction: When Heather comes back into the house she's talking to Julie and hangs the phone up.

Corrected entry: When Heather becomes Nancy, she watches the final clip from the original "Nightmare." In the clip, Nancy says "Fred Krueger did it, Daddy." Her father responds "Yeah, sure." This is not how the dialogue appears in the original "Nightmare." In the original, she says, "Break the door down in exactly twenty minutes. Can you do that?" He then responds, "Yeah, sure." (01:29:20)

Correction: When Heather is watching the clip she has already changed into Nancy. She is already in the dream and what she is seeing is 'her fathers' disbelief, which was witnessed only moments before. This was intentionally done.

Continuity mistake: When Julie scares the nurse with the needle, the nurse turns around. When it cuts, she turns around again. (01:15:10)

Mortug

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Robert Englund: I think they'd like to see us together again.
Heather Lagenkamp: In what? A romantic-comedy?
Robert Englund: Just because it's a love story doesn't mean it can't have a decapitation or two.

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Trivia: Wes Craven wanted to bring Johnny Depp in for a cameo as himself, as Depp had co-starred in the original "Nightmare on Elm Street", and this film featured cameos by various alum of the franchise. However, Craven decided not to ask, believing that Johnny Depp would not be interested in being in another Elm Street movie. Johnny Depp later stated that if Wes Craven had asked him he would have said yes.

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Question: It is said that in the original script, Julie the babysitter was meant to be Freddy's pawn, and even though they removed that part, there are still elements in the film that point fingers at her. What are some of these elements?

JohnShel91

Chosen answer: Mostly just very subtle hints. In the beginning when she arrives right around the same time that Heather gets a call from the psycho-stalker, suggesting a possible connection. And the fact she's alone with Dylan many times during the film, as she could be subtly manipulating him to act out.

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