Two siblings and three of their friends en route to visit their grandfather's grave in Texas end up falling victim to a family of cannibalistic psychopaths And must survive the terrors of leatherface and his family.
On Elm Street, Nancy Thompson and a group of her friends (comprising Tina Gray, Rod Lane and Glen Lantz) are being tormented by a clawed killer in their dreams named Fred Krueger. Nancy must think quickly, as Fred tries to pick them off one by one. When he has you in your sleep, who is there to save you?Written by
When checking the backyard, Glen calls for a cat, saying, "Chow, chow, chow." This is taken from a TV spot for Purina Cat Chow using reverse looping a cat to make it seem like it was dancing the cha-cha while singing chow, chow, chow. See more »
(at around 16 mins) When Freddy scrapes his claws with his arms elongated while chasing Nancy down the lane, you can clearly see the skin under his glove is normal. Anyone who was burned to death would be scarred from head to toe. See more »
Nancy is having grisly nightmares. Meanwhile, her high-school friends, who are having the very same dreams, are being slaughtered in their sleep by the hideous fiend of their shared nightmares. When the police ignore her explanation, she herself must confront the killer in her shadowy realm.
This Film Starred: John Saxon, Heather Langenkamp & Johnny Depp.
A Nightmare on Elm Street was released in 1984 was written and directed by Wes Craven.
In my personal opinion this was a great film, it had it's scary moments which every horror should have unfortunately they did go a bit far on a couple of the sequels which got rather low ratings on here. Not all of the sequels are bad, for example I am a fan of 3 & 4 but sequels like 2 & 5 ARE GIVING THE Freddy movies a bad name and are shadowing the excellence of this movie in particular. People seem to recognise Freddy Krueger as the burnt serial killer with knives for fingers who appeared in all them bad films. A Nightmare on Elm Street 1984 is not one of them films and should be recognised as a the great movie it is. I highly recommend this film to all fans of the horror genre.
****/***** Very Good.
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