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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  • Robert Englund and Heather Langenkamp in A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
  • Heather Langenkamp in A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
  • Heather Langenkamp and Jsu Garcia in A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
  • Robert Englund in A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

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Cast & Crew

Top Billed Cast



Director:

Wes Craven

Writer:

Wes Craven

Did You Know?

Trivia

Pro wrestler Tommy Gilbert wrestled for a while in Memphis as "Nightmare Freddy". His son Doug Gilbert would take the gimmick to the Japanese hardcore wrestling promotion Wrestling International New Generation (W*ING), and bring his brother Eddie Gilbert into the promotion in 1993, ... ...


Quotes

Fred Krueger: Tina.


Goofs

(at around 34 mins) When Nancy watches The Evil Dead on TV, the scene playing is from the end of the film; however, the screaming heard during the scene is from the famous "Tree Rape" scene, a scene which happens near the beginning of the film.

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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