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

Amanda Wyss plays a character whose boyfriend is named Rod Lane. In Better Off Dead... (1985) her boyfriend's name was Lane Meyer. So one boyfriend's first name is the same as the other one's last.


Quotes

Fred Krueger: Tina.


Goofs

In the original, there is a Palm tree at the cemetery during Rod's funeral, but Springwood is supposed to be in Ohio.

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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