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A Nightmare on Elm Street

1984-11-14 | Horror
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Teenagers in a small town are dropping like flies, apparently in the grip of mass hysteria causing their suicides. A cop's daughter, Nancy Thompson, traces the cause to child molester Fred Krueger, who was burned alive by angry parents many years before. Krueger has now come back in the dreams of his killers' children, claiming their lives as his revenge. Nancy and her boyfriend, Glen, must devise a plan to lure the monster out of the realm of nightmares and into the real world...
Director: Wes Craven
Stars: John Saxon, Ronee Blakley

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A Nightmare on Elm Street FAQ

The genre of A Nightmare on Elm Street is Horror.
A Nightmare on Elm Street won 2021 Online Film & Television Association, 1985 Avoriaz Fantastic Film Festival.
The director of A Nightmare on Elm Street is Wes Craven.
The sequels of A Nightmare on Elm Street are A Nightmare on Elm Street, A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge, A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors, A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master, A Nightmare on Elm Street: The Dream Child, Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare, New Nightmare.
The casts of A Nightmare on Elm Street are John Saxon starring as Lieutenant Thompson, Ronee Blakley starring as Marge Thompson, Heather Langenkamp starring as Nancy Thompson, Amanda Wyss starring as Tina Gray, Jsu Garcia starring as Rod Lane, Johnny Depp starring as Glen Lantz.
The revenue of A Nightmare on Elm Street was 57,000,000 USD.
The certification of A Nightmare on Elm Street is R.
The full version of A Nightmare on Elm Street is provided by HBO Max , Amazon Video , YouTube , Google Play Movies , Apple iTunes , FandangoNOW , Vudu , Microsoft Store , Redbox , DIRECTV , AMC on Demand
On June 11, 2021, there were 5290 public reaction to A Nightmare on Elm Street including more rewarding, build a scene, whodunit, mischievous, female lead cast.
The production budget of A Nightmare on Elm Street was 1,800,000 USD.
The release date of A Nightmare on Elm Street is November 14, 1984.
On June 11, 2021, the IMDB rating of A Nightmare on Elm Street is 7.5/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 94/100, Metacritic rating is 76/100, TMDB rating is 7.0/10.
Teenagers in a small town are dropping like flies, apparently in the grip of mass hysteria causing their suicides. A cop's daughter, Nancy Thompson, traces the cause to child molester Fred Krueger, who was burned alive by angry parents many years before. Krueger has now come back in the dreams of his killers' children, claiming their lives as his revenge. Nancy and her boyfriend, Glen, must devise a plan to lure the monster out of the realm of nightmares and into the real world....