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For other projects of the same name, see A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (disambiguation).

A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge is the 1987 novelization of the film of the same name.

It is based on the screenplay.

It shouldn't be confused with the book adaptation by Bob Italia.

It is a part of the book The Nightmares on Elm Street Parts 1, 2, 3: The Continuing Story.


  • It is stated that Jesse Walsh previously lived in an urban environment, and is unused to a suburban environment.
  • Lisa is Lisa Poletti instead of Lisa Webber.
  • It is stated that the parakeets are named Mr. Blue and Mr. Green.
  • Driving out to the beach is mentioned. (It was also mentioned in the screenplay and book adaptation by Bob Italia.)
  • Shirley(?) says to Ken, "Blow it out your ass, Ken!".
  • In the end scene, Freddy's gloved hand comes out of Lisa's chest, instead of Kerry's.


  • Jesse Walsh
  • Lisa Poletti
  • Ron Grady
  • Ken Walsh
  • Shirley Walsh
  • Coach Schneider
  • Mrs. Poletti
  • Eddie(?) Poletti
  • Kerry
  • Freddy Krueger
  • Joe the Bus Driver
  • Mr. Able
  • Angela Walsh
  • Mr. Grady
  • Mrs. Grady


  • It is stated that Angela Walsh is 11.
  • It is stated that Coach Schneider was a former Marine.
  • A newspaper reports the mob burning Freddy Krueger to death. This would pretty much defeat the whole purpose of Donald Thompson hiding Freddy Krueger's body.