R | | Comedy, Horror, Thriller
After being sent to the electric chair, a serial killer uses electricity to come back from the dead and carry out his vengeance on the football player who turned him in to the police.
Wes Craven allegedly conceived the story, as well as the character of Horace Pinker, as a response to the diminishing quality of the sequels to A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984). Craven had a hand in writing and producing A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987), which he saw as his way of finishing the franchise.
That was clever of you grabbing that gun and shooting me right through the fuckin' knee, you little peckerhead!
When Jonathan's father is possessed by Pinker and Jonathan is arrested and placed in the squad car, his friend breaks the back passenger window to free him. When Jonathan's father gets in the car to chase him, the window is up and intact as he speeds away.
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