A Nightmare On Elm Street

"Very Good"

A Nightmare On Elm Street Review


In 1984, A Nightmare on Elm Street revived the teen horror genre, later spawning six sequels about Freddy, the burn victim/child killer who kills you when you fall asleep. Who knew that the sheep were homages to Buñuel? Or that this was Johnny Depp's first movie? The DVD has a commentary track with Craven and the then-idolized Langenkamp, among others, to clear this all up for you.


A Nightmare On Elm Street

Facts and Figures

Run time: 91 mins

In Theaters: Friday 16th November 1984

Box Office Worldwide: $25.5M

Budget: $1.8M

Distributed by: New Line Cinema

Production compaines: New Line Cinema, Smart Egg Pictures

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Fresh: 44 Rotten: 3

IMDB: 7.5 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Producer:

Starring: as Freddy Krueger, as Nancy Thompson, as Glen Lantz, as Marge Thompson, as Lt. Thompson, as Tina Gray, as Rod Lane, as Dr. King, as Sgt. Parker, as Teacher, Joe Unger as Sgt. Garcia, Mimi Craven as Nurse, as Foreman

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