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A Nightmare on Elm Street -- Freddy's back in the update of Wes Craven's classic tales of the hideously disfigured dream-stalker and his prey.
A Nightmare on Elm Street -- A re-imagining of the horror icon Freddy Krueger, a serial-killer who wields a glove with four blades embedded in the fingers and kills people in their dreams, resulting in their real death in reality.
A Nightmare on Elm Street -- Clip: If You Keep Falling Asleep
A Nightmare on Elm Street -- Featurette: Sweater
A Nightmare on Elm Street -- Interview: Connie Britton "On Jackie Earle Haley"


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Writers (WGA):
Wesley Strick (screenplay) and
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30 April 2010 (USA) See more »
Never Sleep Again. See more »
The spectre of a dead child rapist haunts the children of the parents who murdered him, stalking and killing them in their dreams. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Jackie Earle Haley ... Freddy Krueger

Kyle Gallner ... Quentin Smith

Rooney Mara ... Nancy Holbrook

Katie Cassidy ... Kris Fowles

Thomas Dekker ... Jesse Braun

Kellan Lutz ... Dean Russell

Clancy Brown ... Alan Smith

Connie Britton ... Dr. Gwen Holbrook

Lia D. Mortensen ... Nora Fowles (as Lia Mortensen)
Julianna Damm ... Little Kris

Christian Stolte ... Jesse's Father

Katie Schooping Knight ... Creepy Girl #1
Hailey Schooping Knight ... Creepy Girl #2

Leah Uteg ... Creepy Girl #3
Don Robert Cass ... History Teacher

Kurt Naebig ... Dean's Father

Kyra Krumins ... Little Nancy
Brayden Coyer ... Little Jesse
Max Holt ... Little Dean

Andrew Fiscella ... Inmate
Bob Kizer ... Swim Coach

Peter A Kelly ... Police Officer
Jason Brandstetter ... County Jail Cop
Rob Riley ... Minister

Scott Lindvall ... Paramedic
Dominick Coviello ... Pharmacist

Parker Bagley ... Paxton (Friend in Diner)
Jennifer Robers ... Dean's Mom
Tania Randall ... Nurse
Logan Stalzer ... Little Logan
Christopher Woods ... Little Christopher
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Tommy Bartlett ... Springwood Dectective (uncredited)
Shirin Caiola ... Hospital Patient (uncredited)
Christine Crawley ... Ms. Winton (uncredited)
Joe DeVito ... ER Patient (uncredited)
Tony Domino ... Mourner at Cemetery (uncredited)
Janea Granville ... College Girl (uncredited)

Holly Hawkins ... Waitress (uncredited)

Judith Hoag ... Medical Resident (uncredited)
Bill Ibrahim ... Posse Parent (uncredited)
Thomas Kosik ... Customer in Bookstore (uncredited)
Tim Krueger ... Parental Mob Member (uncredited)
Greg Kuk ... Boy at the Party (uncredited)
Dan Latham ... Angry Mob Parent (uncredited)

Blaine Mallory ... Girl in bookstore (uncredited)
Joseph Mazurk ... Father of ER Patient (uncredited)
Christopher Midkiff ... ER Patient (uncredited)
Thorpe Schoenle ... Firefighter (uncredited)

Jessica J. Stowes ... Hospital Patient (uncredited)

Charles E Tiedje ... Officer Delaney (uncredited)

Giota Trakas ... Cashier (uncredited)

Roger Wiggins ... Springwood Police Officer (uncredited)

Aaron Yoo ... Marcus Yeon (uncredited)

Directed by
Samuel Bayer 
Writing credits
Wesley Strick (screenplay) and
Eric Heisserer (screenplay)

Wesley Strick (story)

Wes Craven (characters)

Produced by
Michael Bay .... producer
Richard Brener .... executive producer
Mike Drake .... executive producer
Andrew Form .... producer
Bradley Fuller .... producer (as Brad Fuller)
Walter Hamada .... executive producer
Erik Holmberg .... associate producer: Los Angeles & insert units
Michael Lynne .... executive producer
Dave Neustadter .... executive producer
John Rickard .... co-producer
Robert Shaye .... executive producer
Original Music by
Steve Jablonsky 
Cinematography by
Jeff Cutter (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Glen Scantlebury 
Casting by
Lisa Fields 
Production Design by
Patrick Lumb 
Art Direction by
Craig Jackson 
Set Decoration by
Karen Frick 
Costume Design by
Mari-An Ceo 
Makeup Department
Karen Lynn Accattato .... makeup department head (as Karen Lynn)
Mary 'Dugan' Buono .... key hair stylist (as Mary E. Buono)
Andy Clement .... special prosthetic effects designer (as Andrew Clement)
Deborah K. Dee .... additional makeup artist
Latrice Edwards .... makeup artist (as Latrice L. Edwards)
Kathleen Fatigato .... hair stylist
Bill Forsche .... makeup effects lab technician
Andy Krawiec .... makeup effects lab technician
James MacKinnon .... special makeup effects artist
Dominic Mango .... hair department head
Ross Martucci .... key makeup artist
Pamela Milone-McLaughlin .... hair stylist
Cheri Minns .... department head makeup: Los Angeles & insert units
Tony Mirante .... hair stylist (as Anthony Mirante)
Bart Mixon .... prosthetic makeup artist
Earl J. Nickolson .... makeup artist
Kelly O'Leary .... hair department head: Los Angeles & insert units
Kelly O'Leary .... makeup department head: Los Angeles & insert units
Cheryl Pickenback .... hair stylist (as Cheryl Pickenpack)
Trefor Proud .... hair department head: Los Angeles & insert units
Trefor Proud .... makeup department head: Los Angeles & insert units
Brian Rae .... makeup effects lab technician
Janine Rath .... department head hair: Los Angeles & insert units (as Janine Thompson)
Linda Rizzuto .... hair stylist (as Linda R. Rizzoto)
Joyce Taft .... additional makeup artist
Chad Washam .... makeup effects lab technician
Victoria Wood .... wigmaker
Kimberly L. Boundas .... contact lens technician (uncredited)
Erin Dell'amore .... makeup effects lab technician (uncredited)
Kelly Golden .... prosthetic silicone technician (uncredited)
Kelly Golden .... prosthetics painter (uncredited)
Hiroshi Katagiri .... sculptor: Creative Character Engineering inc. (uncredited)
Kevin Kirkpatrick .... makeup effects lab technician (uncredited)
Cristina Patterson .... contact lens painter (uncredited)
Lancel Reyes .... shop effects supervisor (uncredited)
Thomas Terhaar .... hair stylist (uncredited)
Production Management
Kate Amer .... production supervisor: Los Angeles & insert units
Demetra Diamantopoulos .... unit production manager
Elaine Dysinger .... unit production manager: Los Angeles & insert units
Steven Kaminsky .... post-production supervisor
Karyn McCarthy .... unit production manager: Los Angeles & insert units
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Kwame Amoaku .... additional second assistant director
Dieter Busch .... first assistant director: Los Angeles & insert units
Mark Carter .... second assistant director: Los Angeles & insert units
Mark Cotone .... first assistant director: Los Angeles & insert units
Carlos De La Torre .... second second assistant director: Los Angeles & insert units
Myron Hoffert .... first assistant director
Aiman A. Humaideh .... additional second assistant director (as Aiman Humaideh)
Ivan Kraljevic .... second assistant director: Los Angeles & insert units
Robert Legato .... second unit director: Los Angeles & insert units (as Rob Legato)
Traci M. Lewis .... second assistant director (as Traci Lewis)
Milos Milicevic .... first assistant director: Los Angeles & insert units
W. Michael Phillips .... first assistant director: Los Angeles & insert units (as Michael Phillips)
Stefan Rand .... second second assistant director
Amaranda Soria .... second second assistant director: Los Angeles & insert units (as Amaranda Lilac Sakamoto)
Andy Spellman .... second assistant director: Los Angeles & insert units
Yumiko Takeya .... second assistant director: Los Angeles & insert units
Art Department
Rich Andrade .... leadman: Los Angeles & insert units
Josh Bayer .... conceptual artist
Kelly Berry .... set decorator: Los Angeles & insert units
Troy Borisy .... leadman
David J. Chamerski .... assistant property master
Frank D. Dambra .... painter supervisor
William Dambra .... property master
Chewie K. Darsow .... art department production assistant
Jeff Dieter .... greens foreman
Phillip Ellman .... greensman
Stephanie Gilliam .... assistant art director
Thomas J. Glynn .... on-set dresser
Trevor Goring .... storyboard artist
Harry N. Haase .... paint foreman
Kristin Hanson .... art department coordinator (as Kristin Hanson Turpin)
Aaron C. Holden Jr. .... assistant property master
Gregory S. Hooper .... art director: Los Angeles & insert units (as Greg Hooper)
Kevin Kavanaugh .... art director: Los Angeles & insert units
John P. Kenny III .... carpenter foreman
Ritchie Kremer .... property master: Los Angeles & insert units (as Ritchie Kramer)
David W. Krummel .... set designer
Robert Lucas .... leadman: Los Angeles & insert units (as Bob Lucas)
Joe D. Mack .... propmaker
Quentin Matthys .... greensman
Thomas P. Mulroe .... construction medic
Brian Murray .... concept artist
Brian Murray .... storyboard artist
Tom Osman .... labor foreman
Troy Osman .... carpenter foreman (as Troy O. Osman)
Tyler Osman .... construction coordinator
James Oxford .... illustrator
Walter J. Piers .... greensman
Jami Primmer .... set designer
Marquee Reno .... set decoration coordinator
Thomas J. Ridgen .... greensman
John Rigden .... greensman (as John J. Rigden)
Daniel R. Sarich .... paint foreman
Constantine Sekeris .... conceptual artist
Jessica Sheehy .... creator: Nancy's artwork
Thomas D. Sullivan III .... construction medic (as Thomas Sullivan III)
Larry Szymanowski .... scenic artist
Bret August Tanzer .... graphic artist (as Bret Tanzer)
Sally Thornton .... set designer: Los Angeles & insert units
Christian Washburn .... on-set dresser: Los Angeles & insert units
Nathaniel West .... illustrator
Jane Wuu .... set designer: Los Angeles & insert units
Daryl Ziemke .... greensman (as Daryl C. Ziemke)
Chris Cleek .... graphic artist (uncredited)
Jeno Delli Colli .... gang boss (uncredited)
Anthony Joseph Fatigato .... painter (uncredited)
Rob Garlow .... construction general supervisor (uncredited)
Robert Gau .... painter (uncredited)
Jerad Marantz .... concept artist (uncredited)
Elise Candace Miller .... art department production assistant (uncredited)
Mike Monckton .... signwriter painter (uncredited)
Jon Neill .... concept artist (uncredited)
Kailey Newman .... set dec production assistant (uncredited)
Darren Patnode .... on-set dresser (uncredited)
Mike Piccirillo .... art department coordinator: Los Angeles & insert units (uncredited)
Ryan Roberts .... carpenter (uncredited)
David Samo .... set dresser (uncredited)
Tully Summers .... concept artist (uncredited)
John Warner .... assistant property master (uncredited)
Pete Washburn .... on-set dresser (uncredited)
Missy Weimer .... assistant photographer (uncredited)
Erica Willis McCormick .... buyer: reshoots (uncredited)
Sound Department
Walter Anderson .... sound mixer: Los Angeles & insert units (as Walter P. Anderson)
Paul Aulicino .... sound effects editor
Courtney Bishop .... adr mix technician
Beau Borders .... sound re-recording mixer
Charlie Campagna .... supervising sound editor
Kerry Ann Carmean .... supervising foley editor (as Kerry Carmean Williams)
Patrick Cusack .... first assistant sound editor
Andrew DeCristofaro .... supervising sound editor (as Andrew De Cristofaro)
Jed M. Dodge .... adr editor (as Jed Dodge)
Karl Dondlinger .... boom operator (as Karl H. Dondlinger)
David Farmer .... sound designer
Jim Gaudio .... sound utility
Nerses Gezalyan .... foley mixer
Glynna Grimala .... supervising adr editor
Glynna Grimala .... supervising dialogue editor
Gary A. Hecker .... supervising foley artist (as Gary Hecker)
Dan Hegeman .... sound effects editor
Michael Hertlein .... dialogue editor
Daniel S. Irwin .... dialogue editor
Michael Miller .... adr mixer
Nancy Nugent .... adr editor (as Nancy Nugent Title)
Kevin O'Connell .... sound re-recording mixer
David Obermeyer .... production sound mixer
Michael Payne .... supervising sound effects editor
Lisa Pinero .... sound mixer: Los Angeles & insert units
Stuart Provine .... sound effects editor
Stephen P. Robinson .... sound effects editor
Katherine Rose .... foley artist (as Catherine Rose)
Geoffrey G. Rubay .... sound effects editor (as Geoff Rubay)
Steve Schatz .... sound re-recording mix technician
Danial Shimiaei .... sound re-recording stage engineer
John C. Stuver .... dialogue editor
Jon Title .... sound effects editor
Tim Walston .... sound effects editor
Scott Wolf .... sound effects editor
Ronald L. Wright .... boom operator
Toby Cohen .... foley editor (uncredited)
Ryan Davis .... additional sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Rick Hernandez .... sound designer (uncredited)
Chris Navarro .... adr mixer (uncredited)
Brian Seagrave .... audio post-conform (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Michael Ahasay .... special effects foreman
Jay Appleberry .... key set special effects
Frank Battaglia .... special effects
Theodore A. Corso .... special effects (as Ted Corso)
Allen Hall .... special effects supervisor: Los Angeles & insert units
Matthew Hall .... special effects foreman: Los Angeles & insert units
Matthew A. Jahnke .... special effects (as Matthew Jahnke)
Darryl Johnson .... special effects
William D. Kennedy .... special effects foreman (as William Kennedy)
Frank Krenmuller .... special effects (as Frank R. Krenmuller)
Blake E. Matthys .... special effects
John D. Milinac .... special effects coordinator
Michael Milinac .... special effects (as Mike Milinac)
Danny Sokolowski .... special effects (as Daniel Sokolowski)
H. David Stephenson .... special effects
James Topel .... special effects
Richard Jacobs .... special effects technician (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
Jeff Allen .... visual effects: Method Studios
Jan Beran .... motion control technician
Brian Burke .... visual effects: Method Studios
Janelle Croshaw .... visual effects: Method Studios
Matt Dessero .... visual effects: Method Studios
Olivier Dumont .... visual effects artist: Method Studios
Sean Andrew Faden .... visual effects: Method Studios (as Sean Faden)
Stephanie Gilgar .... visual effects: Method Studios
Jason Greenblum .... visual effects: Method Studios
Leighton Greer .... visual effects producer: Pixomondo
Annemarie Griggs .... visual effects producer
Peter Gvozdas .... visual effects editor
Alexa Hale .... visual effects: Method Studios
Dion Hatch .... visual effects: Digiscope
Jaimie Lee Jota-Finnerty .... visual effects: Method Studios (as Jaimie Lee Jota)
Viviana Kim .... visual effects: Method Studios
James Kirk .... visual effects: Method Studios
Marc Kolbe .... visual effects supervisor
James LeBloch .... visual effects: Method Studios (as James Lebloch)
Alexander Lee .... visual effects: Method Studios (as Alex Lee)
Seong Joon Lee .... visual effects: Method Studios (as Joon Lee)
Dan Letarte .... visual effects: Method Studios
Björn Mayer .... visual effects supervisor: Pixomondo (as Bjørn Mayer)
Masa Narita .... visual effects: Method Studios
Vinh Nguyen .... visual effects: Method Studios
Brennan Prevatt .... visual effects: Digiscope
Juan-Luis Sanchez .... visual effects: Method Studios
Dan Seddon .... visual effects: Method Studios
Wendy Seddon .... visual effects: Method Studios
Mary Stuart-Welch .... visual effects: Digiscope (as Mary Stuart)
Chris Toth .... motion control operator
Sean Araki .... systems administrator: Pixomondo (uncredited)
David Brickley .... previs artist: Halon Entertainment (uncredited)
Christian Brierley .... matchmove artist: Method Studios (uncredited)
Cecile Tecson Broas .... digital paint artist (uncredited)
Thomas R. Bryant .... visual effects editor: Method Studios (uncredited)
Howard Cabalfin .... compositor (uncredited)
Irfan Celik .... lighting/shading artist: Pixomondo (uncredited)
Chad E. Collier .... data technician: Method Studios (uncredited)
Brian Delmonico .... visual effects: Method Studios (uncredited)
Ian Doss .... plate coordinator: Method Studios (uncredited)
Boris T. Duepré .... cg artist: Pixomondo (uncredited)
Patrick Esposito .... visual effects producer (uncredited)
Sean Andrew Faden .... visual effects supervisor: Method (uncredited)
Marco Fanari .... texture artist (uncredited)
Felix Fissel .... senior it manager: Pixomondo (uncredited)
Nathan Fleming .... visual effects editor: Pixomondo (uncredited)
Jason Forster .... compositor (uncredited)
Pam Gonzales .... compositor (uncredited)
Kerry Graham .... tracking (uncredited)
Steven Hansen .... matchmove artist: Method Studios (uncredited)
Ian A. Harris .... compositor: Method LA (uncredited)
Oliver Heinrich .... digital compositor: Pixomondo (uncredited)
Joe Henderson .... animator (uncredited)
Nicole Herr .... senior character animator: Method (uncredited)
David Hipp .... visual effects artist (uncredited)
Melissa Huerta .... digital artist: Method Studios (uncredited)
Dan Knight .... compositor (uncredited)
Peter Lang .... digital artist (uncredited)
Michael Lankes .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Tim LeDoux .... digital compositor: Pixomondo (uncredited)
Richard S. Lee .... digital matte painter: Pixomondo (uncredited)
Justin Lewers .... character artist (uncredited)
Lori C. Miller .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Troy Moore .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Mohsen Mousavi .... cg effects supervisor: Pixomondo VFX (uncredited)
Andy Mower .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Knuth Möde .... texturing & shading (uncredited)
Emmi Nakagawa .... texture artist (uncredited)
Matt Neapolitan .... previs artist (uncredited)
Philip Nussbaumer .... digital compositor: Pixomondo (uncredited)
Marlon Perez .... tracking (uncredited)
Marlon Perez .... visual effects: Method Studios (uncredited)
Terron Pratt .... digital effects producer: Digiscope (uncredited)
Daniel Keith Raffel .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Francisco Ramirez .... visual effects editor: Method (uncredited)
Lance Ranzer .... compositor: Method Studios (uncredited)
Sean Rourke .... visual effects editor: Digiscope (uncredited)
Sean Rowe .... digital film scanner (uncredited)
Boris B. Schmidt .... cg artist: pixomondo (uncredited)
Florian Schroeder .... lead digital compositor: Pixomondo (uncredited)
Patrick Schuler .... digital effects artist (uncredited)
Emil Stefanov .... digital effects artist: Pixomondo (uncredited)
Andy Tamandl .... matchmove artist: Method LA (uncredited)
Ryan Urban .... visual effects: Method Studios (uncredited)
Jonathan Vaughn .... visual effects artist (uncredited)
Christine Verzosa .... tracking (uncredited)
Christian Vogt .... executive producer: Pixomondo (uncredited)
Malik Williams .... pipeline technical director (uncredited)
Ned Wilson .... lead compositor: Method (uncredited)
Mattaniah Yip .... compositor: Method Studios (uncredited)
Travis Yohnke .... visual effects artist (uncredited)
Jack Zaloga .... visual effects artist (uncredited)
Michael Zavala .... visual effects coordinator: Method Studios (uncredited)
Henrik Zähringer .... digital artist (uncredited)
Bradley James Allan .... fight choreographer: Los Angeles & insert units (as Brad Allan)
Kurt Bryant .... stunt coordinator
Jay Caputo .... stunts
Brian Christensen .... stunts
Danny Downey .... stunts
Richard Epper .... stunts
James Fierro .... stunts
Mark Ginther .... stunt coordinator
Mark Harper .... stunts
Lisa Hoyle .... stunts
Daniel Maldonado .... stunts
Natalie M. Meyer .... stunts
Michael Owen .... stunts
Tarah Paige .... stunts
Shawn Robinson .... stunts
Joe Ross .... stunts
Jeff Shannon .... stunts
Nathan Siebring .... stunts
Karin Silvestri .... stunts (as Karin Silvestri-Coye)
Bryan Thompson .... stunts
Trampas Thompson .... stunts
Merritt Yohnka .... stunts
Nikki Hester .... stunt double: Rooney Mara (uncredited)
Tom McComas .... stunt double: Kellan Lutz (uncredited)
David Schultz .... utility stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Robert E. Arnold .... video assist operator
Kevin Boyd .... video assist operator (as Kevin P. Boyd)
Philippe Carr-Forster .... camera operator: "b" camera, Los Angeles & insert units
James Elton Davis .... chief lighting technician
James Elton Davis .... chief lighting technician: Los Angeles & insert units (as Jamie Davis)
Shannon DeWolfe .... film loader (as Shannon Dewolfe)
Lukas Ettlin .... director of photography: Los Angeles & insert units
Joseph Guerino .... rigging best boy electric (as Joseph F. Guerino)
Todd Heater .... chief lighting technician: Los Angeles & insert units
Chris Hudecek .... assistant chief lighting technician (as Christopher R. Hudecek)
Gary Jay .... camera operator: "a" camera, Los Angeles & insert units
Timothy Jipping .... rigging grip best boy (as Tim Jipping)
James Johenning .... video assist operator: Los Angeles & insert units (as Jimmy Johenning)
Jeb Johenning .... video assist operator: Los Angeles & insert units
Jacques Jouffret .... camera operator: "a" camera
Jacques Jouffret .... steadicam operator
Robert Krzeminski .... best boy grip
Peter Kuttner .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Eric Leach .... director of photography: second unit, Los Angeles & insert units
Bob Leitelt .... key grip: Los Angeles & insert units
Morgan Michael Lewis .... key grip (as Mike Lewis)
Anthony J. Lullo .... rigging gaffer
Todd A. Marks .... 24 frame playback operator: Los Angeles & insert units (as Todd Marks)
Lance Mayer .... technician: Libra head
BJ McDonnell .... camera operator: "a" camera, Los Angeles & insert units
BJ McDonnell .... steadicam operator: Los Angeles & insert units
Phil Miller .... key grip: Los Angeles & insert units
David Morenz .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Neal Norton .... camera operator: "a" camera, Los Angeles & insert units
Neal Norton .... steadicam operator: Los Angeles & insert units
Michael C. Price .... key grip: Los Angeles & insert units (as Mike Price)
Mark Purkart .... dolly grip
Cynthia Pusheck .... underwater camera operator
Scott Rolf .... additional first assistant camera (as Scott Rolfe)
Dan Schroer .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Andy Smith .... video assist operator (as Andrew A. Smith)
Peter Sorel .... still photographer
David Tolsky .... camera operator: "b" camera, Los Angeles & insert units (as Dave Tolsky)
Glen Weiberg .... video assist operator
Joe 'Jody' Williams .... camera operator: "b" camera (as Joe Williams)
Chris Wittenborn .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Mark N. Woods .... crane operator: Technocrane
Jay W. Yowler .... chief lighting technician: Los Angeles & insert units (as Jay Yowler)
Maryan Zurek .... underwater first assistant camera
Dominic Aluisi .... first assistant camera: main titles (uncredited)
Denise Brady .... rigging grip (uncredited)
Brian Branton .... grip (uncredited)
Lisa Clauson .... second assistant camera: splinter unit (uncredited)
Chris Dame .... additional first assistant camera (uncredited)
Jaime Dawkins .... technocrane operator (uncredited)
Andrew Dumas .... camera assistant (uncredited)
Jeffery Garland .... additional still photographer (uncredited)
Daniel Hanych .... first assistant camera: "a" camera, additional photography (uncredited)
Matt Johnson .... additional electrician (uncredited)
Chuck May .... additional grip (uncredited)
Rj Erin Reilly .... rigging grip: Los Angeles unit (uncredited)
Robert J. Reilly .... best boy rigging grip: reshoots (uncredited)
Dale Robinette .... additional still photographer (uncredited)
Spencer M. Rohan .... light balloon technician (uncredited)
Peter M. Smith .... best boy electric: re-shoots (uncredited)
Danny Vincent .... lighting technician: Los Angeles Unit (uncredited)
Animation Department
Tom Narey .... animator: Pixomondo Studios (uncredited)
Casting Department
John Barba .... casting associate
Caitlin McKenna .... voice casting
Mickie Paskal .... casting: Chicago
Joan Philo .... extras casting
Melissa Pryor .... casting associate: Chicago
Jennifer Rudnicke .... casting: Chicago (as Jennifer S. Rudnicke)
Jaime Harlan .... additional casting (uncredited)
Naomi Heilmann .... extras casting intern (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Tiffany Busche .... costume supervisor: Los Angeles & insert units
Patrick Caulfield .... set costumer
Lizzie Cook .... costumer
Stella Cottini .... key costumer (as Stella C. Cottini)
Amy Glenn .... costumer
Melissa Grzybek .... costumer (as Melissa A. Grzybek)
Christine Hawes .... costumer
Vanessa King .... costumer
Eileen McCahill .... costume supervisor
Sukari McGill .... costumer
Gina Panno .... costume supervisor
Grace Pyke .... costume supervisor: Los Angeles & insert units
Julie Yrjanson .... costumer
Tracy Reuter .... costume assistant (uncredited)
Editorial Department
Gary Burritt .... negative cutter
Danielle Daly .... post-production coordinator
Adrian DeLude .... dailies colorist: Company 3 LA (as Adrian Delude)
Matthew W. Johnson .... on-line editor: Company 3 LA
Missy Papageorge .... producer: Company 3 LA
Jim Passon .... film color timer
Erik Rogers .... digital intermediate producer: Company 3 LA
Jeremy Sawyer .... dailies colorist: Company 3 LA
Stefan Sonnenfeld .... colorist: Company 3 LA
Stefan Sonnenfeld .... executive producer: Company 3 LA
Ellen Stafford .... post-production coordinator
Kat Thomas .... assistant editor
Arthur Tremeau .... dailies producer: Company 3 LA
Byron Wong .... first assistant editor
Andrew Woolley .... post-production assistant
Joe Pestana .... dailies assistant (uncredited)
Kyle C. Smith .... dailies assistant (uncredited)
Location Management
Robin Citrin .... location manager: Los Angeles & insert units
Brian L. Fairley .... location assistant
Nicholas Jamison .... assistant location manager
Martha Lafage .... location manager
Darrin Lipscomb .... location manager: Los Angeles & insert units
Natasha Parker .... location coordinator
Nick Rafferty .... key assistant location manager
Richard Wolgemuth .... location assistant (as Rich Wolgemuth)
David J. Lind .... location scout (uncredited)
Music Department
Jeffrey Biggers .... score mixer (as Jeff Biggers)
Clay Duncan .... music programmer
Steve Durkee .... music editor
Elizabeth Finch .... orchestrator
Jay Flood .... composer: additional music
Nick Glennie-Smith .... conductor
Frank Macchia .... orchestrator
Yvonne S. Moriarty .... orchestrator (as Y. Suzette Moriarty)
Geoff Stradling .... orchestrator
Mario A. Vitale .... assistant music editor (as Mario Vitale)
Farnaz .... score production assistant (uncredited)
Farnaz .... scoring intern (uncredited)
Daniel Kresco .... score mix assistant (uncredited)
Yarone Levy .... additional orchestrator (uncredited)
Aaron Meyer .... music preparation (uncredited)
Czarina Russell .... music studio manager: Remote Control Productions (uncredited)
Transportation Department
James Hogan .... transportation coordinator (as James A. Hogan)
Armand Paoletti .... transportation captain
Armand Paoletti .... transportation dispatcher
Joseph Paoletti .... transportation captain (as Joe Paoletti)
Mitch Friedman .... driver (uncredited)
Geno Hart .... transportation consultant: Los Angeles (uncredited)
Jay Krueger .... driver (uncredited)
John Lux Jr. .... driver: honeywagon (uncredited)
David Morales .... dot coordinator (uncredited)
Robert Wallace .... driver (uncredited)
Other crew
Amy Allen .... assistant: Michael Bay
John Baer .... assistant: Mr. Form and Mr. Fuller
Jeremy Beiermann .... production office coordinator
Senica Billingsley .... set production assistant
Carrie Bush .... set production assistant
Kristin Bree Calabrese .... script supervisor: Los Angeles & insert units (as Kristen Calabrese)
Don Robert Cass .... assistant: Mr. Haley (as Don Cass)
Jonelle Castillo .... office production assistant
Al Cohn .... additional location manager
Rhonda DeVictor .... production coordinator: Los Angeles & insert units (as Rhonda Devictor)
Sara Ellingen .... assistant production office coordinator
P.J. Fishwick .... office production assistant (as PJ Fishwick)
Drew Fulton .... office production assistant
Corey Gibbons .... set production assistant
Will Higgins .... set production assistant
Chris Hoggard .... assistant: Mr. Bayer
Andre King .... set production assistant (as Andre E. King)
Samantha C. Kirkeby .... script supervisor: Los Angeles & insert units (as Samantha Kirkeby)
Irec Kriske .... assistant: Mr. Bayer
Ross L. Kulma .... set medic
Nancy Lumb .... researcher
Lisa Nichols .... studio teacher (as Lisa Marie Breen)
Wendy Price .... production accountant (as Wendy M. Price)
Terrie Quinlan .... studio teacher
Ana Maria Quintana .... script supervisor: Los Angeles & insert units
James Reem .... set medic
Sharron Reynolds .... script supervisor (as Sharron Reynolds-Enriquez)
Paul Ruffolo .... assistant: Mr. Form and Mr. Fuller
Loriel Samaras .... set production assistant
Sarah Smith .... assistant: Mr. Form and Mr. Fuller
Ryan Steinhouse .... craft service (as Ryan D. Steinhouse)
Jessica Jane Stewart .... assistant production coordinator: Los Angeles & insert units (as Jessica Stewart)
Michael Swafford .... first assistant accountant
Moral Turgeman .... assistant: Mr. Bayer
Linda Warrilow .... production coordinator: Los Angeles & insert units
Cameron M. Wood .... assistant: Mr. Drake
Alex L. Worman .... unit publicist (as Alex Worman)
Kenneth Yoder .... production secretary (as Kenneth J. Yoder)
Ryan Young .... set production assistant
Edward Albolote .... assistant: Michael Bay (uncredited)
Unjoo Lee Byars .... main title producer (uncredited)
Richie Elson .... set production assistant: reshoots (uncredited)
Nick Ferrin .... stand-in (uncredited)
Peter R. Gordon .... location intern (uncredited)
Andrew Litvak .... production assistant: Los Angeles (uncredited)
Andrew Paulo .... layout board (uncredited)
Robert J. Williams .... local location assistant (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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Rated R for strong bloody horror violence, disturbing images, terror and language
95 min
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At a Comic Con festival, Robert Englund supported Jackie Earle Haley as the new Freddy after he saw his performance of Rorschach in Watchmen (2009).See more »
Continuity: (at around 30 mins) When Jesse runs out of Kris' room he grabs his pants and shoes. In the next scene when he runs out of the house he is wearing them without having taken the time to stop and put them on.See more »
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125 out of 172 people found the following review useful.
A Remake on Elm Street, 30 April 2010
Author: Vaughn Fry (Legendary_Badass) from United States

With remakes being inevitable, I'd prefer that they be based on flawed originals. The new Clash of the Titans, in concept tried to do this. This is my stance on remakes. The trouble is that Hollywood green lights remakes of popular, good, movies because of their justifiable built-in fan bases. The 1984 A Nightmare on Elm Street was a refreshing, novel, approach to the slasher subgenre film. I can understand why Platinum Dunes would have was well-known music video director Samuel Bayer helm its remake.

A Nightmare on Elm Street focuses on a group of teens that share haunting nightmares. When they go to sleep, they have demented dreams of a maniacal burn victim named Freddy Krueger (Jackie Earle Haley). Freddy chases the kids through his world and if he can get his knife-tipped glove on them, they die in the real world. The remaining teenagers are then tasked with insomnia as they search for the reason why Freddy wants them dead.

I'll start with the positives. From an acting and casting standpoint Jackie Earle Haley is the guy you want in this role. He has a haunting voice that he modulates with perfection, coming up with his own unique take on the notorious Mr. Krueger. When combining his talents with the usual high production values (for horror films) provided by Platinum Dunes, you get a workable formula. Unlike the other films, but like Platinum Dune's other remakes, there is an attempt at a Freddy Krueger origin story. It just so happens I like the way this part of the movie is told and having the cursed teens see it in their dreams is interesting.

With these elements working in the film's favor, there are many conflicts elsewhere. Notable among these are redundant dream sequences. The settings sometimes change but they almost all play the same way: teenagers walk through eerie environments followed by a Freddy attack. For a screenwriter to be so lacking in imagination is mind-boggling. Freddy's costume is easily recognizable, but the new burn victim look of his face is unappealing. Chances are a real life Freddy would look more like this than he did in the '80s, but The English Patient is not a frightening countenance.

What mars the first half of the film is an insistence on not developing characters. We assume these are high school kids, who mysteriously are devoid of personalities, and then they die. I understand the concept of an ensemble cast, but when main players take such a backseat that when they finally move to the front of the minivan we don't know them.

Despite a rocky start things do turn around, but our unfortunately thickheaded protagonists are slow to put things together. They should be going on about a week of sleep deprivation, but the new Nancy (Rooney Mara) seems only mildly annoyed. When Heather Langenkamp played Nancy, she was just as active but with more lines we had a better understanding of her frustration.

The biggest problem of all is that the 2010 A Nightmare on Elm Street is not scary. Scare tactics all center on sound effects and it gets old fast. Every time Freddy appears there is a scream of some kind that pierces the ears of the audience. No one is jumping at fright; maybe some will jump at the surprise. This is silly, outdated, and uncreative.

After Remake on Elm Street, Platinum Dunes is seemingly out of horror franchise fodder. Almost all of their remakes have been critically lambasted, but most of them managed to be profitable. I wouldn't jump to the conclusion that they plan to shell out as many sequels as the original franchises generated, but I'd prefer that action since it would keep them busy and off of more esteemed films.

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