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  1. "A Nightmare on Elm Street" is a 2010 American slasher film directed by Samuel Bayer and written by Wesley Strick and Eric Heisserer as a remake of Wes Craven's 1984 film of the same name, which revolves around a group of teenagers who are being stalked in their dreams by an enigmatic man named Freddy Krueger.
  2. "A Nightmare on Elm Street" is a 1984 American supernatural slasher horror film written and directed by Wes Craven, and the first film of the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise. The film stars Heather Langenkamp, John Saxon, Ronee Blakley, Amanda Wyss, Jsu Garcia, Robert Englund, and Johnny Depp in his feature film debut. Set in the fictional Midwestern town of Springwood, Ohio, the plot revolves around several teenagers who are stalked and killed in their dreams by Freddy Krueger. The teenagers are unaware of the cause of this strange phenomenon, but their parents hold a dark secret from long ago.


A Nightmare on Elm Street is a horror film series.

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Gothic (2015)

by William Hughes, David Punter, Andrew Smith

Wes Craven's A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) doles out Gothic horror in a contemporary ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Women in Today's World (2011)

by Mary Zeiss Stange, Carol K. Oyster, Jane E. Sloan

Freddy Krueger (A Nightmare on Elm Street), and Michael Myers (Halloween)—all of whom have become major pop culture ...

Google previewBoy Culture: An Encyclopedia [2 volumes] (2010)

An Encyclopedia by Shirley R. Steinberg, Michael Kehler, Lindsay Cornish

From Karate Kid II to A Nightmare on Elm Street 5 to Star Trek V: The Final Frontier to Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan to Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, the summer was crammed wall to wall with sequels and sequels of ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1999)

by John Clute, John Grant

A Nightmare on Elm Street US movie (1984). New Line Cinema/Media Home Entertainment/Smart Egg/Elm Street Venture. Pr Robert Shaye. Exec pr Stanley Dudelson, Joseph Wolf. Dir Wes CRAVEN. Spfx Jim Doyle, Theatrical Engines.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Superheroes on Film and Television, 2d ed. (2004)

by John Kenneth Muir

A Nightmare on Elm Street [1984], Scream [1996]), a horror icon, took the reins ofa feature film adaptation of Swamp Thing. Michael Uslan and Ben ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Scandinavian Cinema (2012)

by John Sundholm, Isak Thorsen, Lars Gustaf Andersson, Olof Hedling, Gunnar Iversen, Birgir Thor Møller

starring a young Viggo Mortensen, and the slasher film A Nightmare on Elm Street 4 ( 1988). The latter turned out to be a good investment, and, in 1990, Harlin achieved ...

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