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A Nightmare on Elm Street

Cast

John Saxon, Ronee Blakley, Heather Langenkamp, Amanda Wyss View All


Crew

Wes Craven (Screenplay), Wes Craven (Director) View All

Released: Nov. 15th, 1984
Runtime: 1 hour, 31 minutes
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 (Heather Langenkamp) traces the cause to child molester Fred Krueger (Robert Englund), 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 (Johnny Depp), must...
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MovieMeditation
But screw it A Nightmare on Elm Street came along after the likes of Halloween and Friday the 13th, two films of which could be categorized respectively as the slasher originator and the one spawning directly from its very success.
Optimus
A Nightmare On Elm Street is a true horror classic and one of my all time favourite movies.
Masterman
Thank god we still have the old Horror movies like Halloween, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and of course A Nightmare On Elm Street.
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