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  • Inmate: I'm innocent! Let me outta here! Get me the fuck outta here!


  • Jesse Braun: [Screams]
    Freddy Krueger: Why are you screamin'? I haven't even cut you yet.
    Freddy Krueger: Why are you screamin'? I haven't even cut you yet. [Chuckles]


  • Nancy Holbrook: It hurts, doesn't it? That's because you're in my world now, bitch!


  • Freddy Krueger: [to Nancy] You can't hurt me. This is my world. And you can't ever leave.
    Freddy Krueger: You can't hurt me. This is my world. And you can't ever leave.


  • Freddy Krueger: You really shouldn't fall asleep in class.
    Freddy Krueger: Hi Kris
    Kris Fowles: [backing away from Krueger] Who are you?
    Kris Fowles: Who are you?
    Freddy Krueger: [walking towards Fowles] You look just as beautiful as ever.
    Freddy Krueger: You look just as beautiful as ever.
    Freddy Krueger: You have nothing to worry about. This wont hurt one... little... bit.


  • Quentin Smith: We were wrong. He's not after us because we lied. He's after us because we told the truth.
    Nancy Holbrook: He brought us here so we could remember what he did to us.


  • Quentin Smith: Look, we're running out of time
    Nancy Holbrook: What do you mean?
    Quentin Smith: [Reading a book] But then it says at the 70-hour mark the insomniac will begin to experience micro-naps. "His brain will begin to shut down its functions for several seconds in an attempt to recharge itself." Which basically means you're dreaming, but you don't know it. Like, even if you're awake. And then it says that after that, your brain will shut down, inducing a coma. Which is permanent sleep.
    Quentin Smith: But then it says at the 70-hour mark the insomniac will begin to experience micro-naps. "His brain will begin to shut down its functions for several seconds in an attempt to recharge itself." Which basically means you're dreaming, but you don't know it. Like, even if you're awake. And then it says that after that, your brain will shut down, inducing a coma. Which is permanent sleep.


  • Quentin Smith: [Trying desperately to shake Nancy awake] Wake up, Nancy, wake up. Nancy, please. Please don't do this please. Nancy, come back. Please wake up. You promised.
    Quentin Smith: Wake up, Nancy, wake up. Nancy, please. Please don't do this please. Nancy, come back. Please wake up. You promised.


  • Quentin Smith: Look, if you really wanna talk, how come over the last couple of years, whenever I've invited you out, you've just never shown up?
    Nancy Holbrook: I don't know if you've noticed, but I don't exactly fit in.
    Quentin Smith: Ok, look. If we survive the next 24 hours, then I'll take you out on a real date
    Nancy Holbrook: And what if I say no?
    Quentin Smith: Why don't you sleep on it?


  • Quentin Smith: I'm gonna be here when you wake up. You're gonna make it.


  • Quentin Smith: [Places his cross necklace around her neck] You gotta believe in something, right?
    Quentin Smith: You gotta believe in something, right?


  • Freddy Krueger: How's this for a wet dream?


  • Nancy Holbrook: It hurts, doesn't it? That's because you're in my world now, bitch!


  • Freddy Krueger: Why are you screaming? I haven't even cut you yet.


  • Freddy Krueger: Ahhh. So, what games shall we play next, Nancy?
    Nancy Holbrook: Fuck you!
    Freddy Krueger: Oooh, that sounds fun.


  • Swim Coach: Are you okay?


  • Freddy Krueger: [to Jesse] Did you know that after the heart stops beating, the brain can function for well over 7 minutes? We got 6 more minutes to play!


  • Jesse Braun: Oh God!
    Freddy Krueger: Nope. Just Me!


  • Freddy Krueger: [Kris finds her dog mangled] I was just petting him. [laughs]


  • Freddy Krueger: [Nancy falls into a pool of blood] How's this for a wet dream?


  • Freddy Krueger: Jesse: *Screams* Freddy: Why are you screamin'? I haven't even cut you yet. *Chuckles*


  • Nancy Holbrook: [Cuts off Freddy's hand] It hurts now, doesn't it? That because you're in my world now, bitch.


  • Freddy Krueger: [to Nancy] You can't hurt me. This is my world. And you can't ever leave.


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