Can your nightmares be fatal? In this classic of the horror film genre that launched a movie franchise, a hideously scarred pedophile who was murdered by a lynch mob returns years later in the terrifying nightmares of his killers' teenage children -- and the dreaming teenagers are starting to die in their sleep. Starring Academy Award-nominee and Golden Globe-winner Johnny Depp ("Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street," "Pirates of the Caribbean trilogy"), Golden Globe-winner John Saxon ("Enter the Dragon," "The Appaloosa"), Heather Langenkamp (TV's "Just the Ten of Us") and Robert Englund as Freddy Krueger ("Urban Legend," "The Mangler").
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Ratings and Reviews
- Average 7.8/10
- Fresh 47
- Rotten 3
Critics Consensus: Wes Craven's intelligent premise, combined with the horrifying visual appearance of Freddy Krueger, still causes nightmares to this day.
First feature for knife-handed horror idol Freddy.
Cast & Crew
- New Line
- © 1984 New Line Productions, Inc.
- English (United States) (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
- Japanese (Japan) (Subtitles)
- Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.