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The film's poster.

A Nightmare on Elm Street is a 1984 horror slasher film. It is the first movie in the A Nightmare on Elm Street series. It was directed and written by Wes Craven. It stars Heather Langenkamp as Nancy Thompson, Johnny Depp (in his first major role) as Glen Lantz and Robert Englund as Freddy Krueger. The movie is mainly about the monster Freddy Krueger stalking children in their dreams where their parents cannot protect them.

The movie was a moderate box office success. It was made on a budget of $1.8 million and earned more then $26,000,000. A Nightmare on Elms Street was rated R by the Motion Picture Association of America.

In 1985, a sequel, A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge, was released. Six more sequels followed. The movie was remade in 2010.

Plot

In the dreams of his victims, a spectral child murderer stalks the children of the members of the lynch mob that killed him.

Videos

A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984) - HD01:51

A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984) - HD

Theatrical trailer. Fully licensed video from Fandom Video.

10 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About Nightmare on Elm Street02:50

10 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About Nightmare on Elm Street

This age restricted video can only be watched by people aged 18 and older. Fully licensed video from Fandom Video.

History of Awesome - Nightmare on Elm Street02:43

History of Awesome - Nightmare on Elm Street

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External links

See the article on A Nightmare on Elm Street on Fandom's Nightmareonelmstreet wiki.

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