Nightmare on Elm Street, A (1984)Nancy is having nightmares about a frightening, badly-scarred figure who wears a glove with razor-sharp "finger knives". She soon discovers that her friends are having similar dreams. When the kids begin to die, Nancy realizes that she must stay awake to survive. Uncovering the secret identity of the dream killer and his connection with the children of Elm Street, the girl plots to draw him out into the real world.
Better upon multiple viewings. - jmd
Directed by: Wes Craven
The cast includes: John Saxon (Lieutenant Donald Thompson), Heather Langenkamp (Nancy Thompson), Robert Englund (Freddy Krueger)
MPAA rating: , Running time: 91 minutes
Presented in: Color
Related titles: Nightmare On Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors, A (1987), Wes Craven's New Nightmare (1994), Freddy vs. Jason (2003)
Related categories: Campy, Fantasy, Horror, Time Travel, Other Dimensions, and Alternate Realities