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.
New Line Cinema was saved from bankruptcy by the success of the film, and was jokingly nicknamed "The House that Freddy Built".
(at around 37 mins) When Glen is watching over Nancy while she sleeps, the lamp is turned off, darkening the entire room. When she wakes up from her nightmare, her bedroom light is turned on, lighting the entire room. This mistake is digitally fixed in the 2006 Infinifilm release of the film.
$1,271,000 (USA) (11 November 1984)
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