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Feverish, genuinely frightening horror film about Freddy Krueger (Englund), a scarred maniac in a fedora and razor-fingered gloves who kills neighborhood teens in their dreams and, subsequently, in reality. Of the children-fight-back genre, in which the lead victim (Langenkamp) ingeniously goes to great lengths to destroy Freddy. In the tradition of "Friday the 13th"'s Jason and "Halloween"'s Michael Myers, "Elm Street" spawned a "Freddy" phenomenon: seven sequels (including the upcoming "Freddy Vs. Jason," linking "Elm Street, Part 8" with "Friday the 13th, Part 10"); a TV series ("Freddy's Nightmares," a horror anthology show hosted by Englund to capitalize on his character); and an army of razor-clawed trick or treaters at Halloween.

Image Entertainment, 20525 Nordhoff St., Ste 200, Chatsworth, CA 91311, Phone: (818)407-9100, Email: inquiries@image-entertainment.com, URL: http://www.image-entertainment.com

Available on Running time 92 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Big Battles, Killer Dreams, Slasher Flicks
Screenplay
Wes Craven
Cast
John Saxon, Heather Langenkamp, Ronee Blakley, Robert Englund, Amanda Wyss, Nick Corri, Johnny Depp, Charles Fleischer
Cinematography
Jacques Haitkin
Director
Wes Craven
Music
Charles Bernstein
Producer
Media Home Entertainment, Image Associates, Condor Productions, New Line Cinema

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A Nightmare on Elm Street
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Nicholle

A group of kids discover that they are all having the same nightmare. They dream that a man named Freddy Krueger,who has razor sharp fingers, is chasing them trying to kill them. After investigating, they realize that Freddy's ghost is after them because their parents were responsible for his death. They burned him while he was alive for murdering several children. Now he wants revenge and when the kids dream about him, it not only kills them in their dream, but in real life as well. Now they have to do everything they can to stay awake and not fall asleep. This 1994 movie will give you nightmares because it is a really scary movie. Make sure you leave the lights on when you go to sleep!