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.
According to Robert Englund, he based the physicality of Freddy on Klaus Kinski's performance in Werner Herzog's Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979). Englund also says on his DVD commentary that in his mind, the backstory for Freddy was based on something from his own childhood. On Valentine's Day when Englund was in ... ...
(at around 28 mins) To wake herself up, Nancy smashes the outside of her arm against the boiler. But when she wakes up, the burn mark is on the inside of her wrist.
$1,271,000 (USA) (9 November 1984)
$26,505,000 (USA) (31 May 1985)
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