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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  • Wes Craven and Robert Englund in A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
  • Robert Englund in 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)
  • Amanda Wyss 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

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Quotes

Fred Krueger: Tina.


Goofs

(at around 1h 15 mins) When Nancy checks her watch she is wearing a short-sleeved nightgown, but the closeup shows a wrist with the end of a long blue sleeve on it.

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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