R | | Horror
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.
The inspiration for the character of Freddy came from several sources in Wes Craven's childhood. Fred Krueger was a schoolmate of his, with whom he had shared a paper route, and who had bullied him for several years. In The Last House on the Left (1972), Craven also used this experience as ... ...
When Nancy smashes Freddy's head on the coffee pot, she takes the pot off the top of the TV. But that was the coffee pot that the mom took off of her TV.
$1,271,000 (USA) (9 November 1984)
$26,505,000 (USA) (31 May 1985)
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