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A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

R
91 min | Horror

The monstrous spirit of a slain janitor seeks revenge by invading the dreams of teenagers whose parents were responsible for his untimely death.
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Gregg Fonseca (as Greg Fonseca)
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$ 1,800,000
Opening Wknd
$ 1,271,000
Gross (USA)
$ 25,504,513
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Release date
Nov 16, 1984 (United States)

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32 cast members
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John Saxon
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Ronee Blakley
Marge Thompson Marge Thompson   See fewer
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Heather Langenkamp
Nancy Thompson Nancy Thompson   See fewer
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Amanda Wyss
Tina Gray Tina Gray   See fewer
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Jsu Garcia
Rod Lane (as Nick Corri) Rod Lane (as Nick Corri)   See fewer
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Johnny Depp
Glen Lantz Glen Lantz   See fewer
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Charles Fleischer
Dr. King Dr. King   See fewer
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Joseph Whipp
Sgt. Parker Sgt. Parker   See fewer
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Robert Englund
Fred Krueger Fred Krueger   See fewer
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Lin Shaye
Teacher Teacher   See fewer
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Joe Unger
Sgt. Garcia Sgt. Garcia   See fewer
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Mimi Craven
Nurse (as Mimi Meyer-Craven) Nurse (as Mimi Meyer-Craven)   See fewer
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Jack Shea
Minister Minister   See fewer
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Ed Call
Mr. Lantz Mr. Lantz   See fewer
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Sandy Lipton
Mrs. Lantz Mrs. Lantz   See fewer
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David Andrews
Foreman Foreman   See fewer
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Jeff Levine
Coroner (as Jeffrey Levine) Coroner (as Jeffrey Levine)   See fewer
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Donna Woodrum
Tina's Mom Tina's Mom   See fewer
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Brian Reise
Cop #3 Cop #3   See fewer
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Ash Adams
Surfer #1 (as Jason Adams) Surfer #1 (as Jason Adams)   See fewer
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Don Hannah
Surfer #2 Surfer #2   See fewer
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Leslie Hoffman
Hall Guard Hall Guard   See fewer
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Paul Grenier
Tina's Mom's Boyfriend Tina's Mom's Boyfriend   See fewer
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Charles Belardinelli
Fred Krueger (Building the Glove Scene) (uncredited) Fred Krueger (Building the Glove Scene) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jim Doyle
Fred Krueger (Pressing Through The Wall Scene) (uncredited) Fred Krueger (Pressing Through The Wall Scene) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kathi Gibbs
Girl in Nancy's English Class (uncredited) Girl in Nancy's English Class (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Richard Petersen
John - Kid in Classroom (uncredited) John - Kid in Classroom (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Shaye
Newsreader / KRGR Radio Announcer (voice) (uncredited) Newsreader / KRGR Radio Announcer (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chris Tashima
Boy in Nancy's English Class (uncredited) Boy in Nancy's English Class (uncredited)   See fewer
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Antonia Yannouli
Girl in Nancy's English Class (uncredited) Girl in Nancy's English Class (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.5 / 10 | 175,624 votes