A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

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Several people are hunted by a cruel serial killer who kills his victims in their dreams. While the survivors are trying to find the reason for being chosen, the murderer won't lose any chance to kill them as soon as they fall asleep.


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Cast & Crew

Top Billed Cast



Director:

Wes Craven

Writer:

Wes Craven

Did You Know?

Trivia

The idea behind the glove was a practical one on Wes Craven's part, as he wanted to give the character a unique weapon, but also something that could be made cheaply, and wouldn't be difficult to use or transport. At the time he was studying primal fears ... ...


Quotes

Fred Krueger: Tina.


Goofs

(at around 22 mins) When Rod is cornered by the police, he stops and raises his hands and you hear him say "I'm cool, I'm cool", but his mouth clearly isn't moving.

Details

Release Date:

16 November 1984

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$1,800,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,271,000 (USA) (11 November 1984)

Gross:

$25,504,513 (USA)

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