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A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

A Nightmare on Elm Street
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John Saxon John Saxon
Lt. Donald Thompson
Ronee Blakley Ronee Blakley
Marge Thompson
Heather Langenkamp Heather Langenkamp
Nancy Thompson
Amanda Wyss Amanda Wyss
Christina 'Tina' Gray
Jsu Garcia Jsu Garcia
Rod Lane
Johnny Depp Johnny Depp
Glen Lantz
Joseph Whipp Joseph Whipp
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Horror Mastermind

9 years, 6 months ago at Nov 5 7:48
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I sat next to Robert Englund at the bar yesterday and let me tell you, those eyes could still give me nightmares. What has become a horror cult classic, A Nightmare on Elm Street sits well in any tep ten horror list for a reason, it preys on what every viewer fears the most, nightmares, where your biggest fears can come without warning. Freddy Kruger will always remain one of the most recognizeabl... read more

A Nightmare On Elm Street

8 years, 4 months ago at Jan 18 8:53
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"I probably could have saved her if I'd have moved sooner. But I thought it was just another nightmare, like the one I had the night before. There was... there was this guy; he had knives for fingers."

The story of this film is based around a group of teenagers who all begin to have nightmares about the same person (if you can call him that). They work out that this guy, named Fred ... read more

Whatever you do, don't fall asleep!

6 years, 11 months ago at Jun 24 23:29
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It's hard to believe that there are people that haven't seen this movie. There is a man who follows you in your dreams. He kills you because that is the only place he can truly strike fear. Leaving a teenager alive to tell all their friends just makes business go up in Freddy's book; and gives him alot more minds to invade and lives to take. Killed after being burned by the townspeople after being... read more
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In the dreams of his victims, a spectral child murderer stalks the children of the members of the lynch mob that killed him.
Release date: 16 November 1984
UPC: 794043466427
Tags: Horror (68), Slasher (33), Dreams (22), Serial Killer (21), 1980s (19), 1984 (19), Freddy Krueger (15), Coffee (14), Revenge (12), Johnny Depp (12), Nightmares (11), Teens (11), Murder (11), Sleep Deprivation (11), Sleep (10), Wes Craven (10), Gore (10), Heather Langenkamp (9), Robert Englund (9), (8)
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