Dimension Films | Release Date: December 20, 1996 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
65
METASCORE
Generally favorable reviews based on 25 Critics
Positive:
16
Mixed:
7
Negative:
2
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Pretty run-of-the-mill stuff. [20 December 1996, Friday, p.J]
80
Craven creates his savviest and most frightening movie since the original "A Nightmare on Elm Street" by spoofing the horror cliches and simultaneously reinventing them to scare you all over again.
100
TNT RoughCutSpencer H. Abbott
Wes Craven continues to explore (and blur) the lines between reelity and reality with his latest, and perhaps best, cinematic slice of horror.