A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master 1988

Critics score:
56 / 100

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Caryn James, New York Times: Though the Elm Street series contains the most intelligent premise in current genre films, none of the movies take much advantage of their potential. Read more

Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader: Consistently watchable and inventive. Read more

Time Out: While some of the monotonous effects are strikingly surreal, Harlin's direction creates an atmosphere which is more morbid than scary. Read more

Variety Staff, Variety: Robert Englund, receiving star billing for the first time, is delightful in his frequent incarnations as Freddy, delivering his gag lines with relish and making the grisly proceedings funny. Read more

Richard Harrington, Washington Post: As always, the teen actors are disposable, and even Robert Englund seems to be sleepwalking through Freddy. Read more