A Nightmare on Elm Street

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984, USA) is a Slasher film directed by Wes Craven.

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Main Details

  • Released in 1984 | Color
  • Running Time: 91 Min | 101 Min (extended version)
  • Production Co: New Line Cinema | Media Home Entertainment | Smart Egg Pictures | Elm Street Venture, The (copyright owner)
  • Distribution Co: New Line Cinema (1984) (USA) (theatrical) | Artisti Associati (1985) (Italy) (theatrical) | NEF Diffusion (1985) (France) (theatrical) | Senator Film (1985) (West Germany) (theatrical) | Seven Keys (1985) (Australia) (theatrical) | Succéfilm AB (1985) (Sweden) (theatrical) | Lucernafilm - Gama (1992) (Czechoslovakia) (theatrical) | Pan-Canadian Film Distributors (Canada) (theatrical) | Paraiso Films S.A. (1985) (Spain) (theatrical)
  • Written and Directed by Wes Craven
  • Starring John Saxon, Ronee Blakley, Heather Langenkamp, Robert Englund
  • Produced by John H. Burrows, Stanley Dudelson, Sara Risher, Robert Shaye, Joseph Wolf
  • Music by Charles Bernstein
  • Cinematography by Jacques Haitkin
  • Film Editing by Patrick McMahon, Rick Shaine

Plot Summary

  • Teenager Nancy Thompson must uncover the dark truth concealed by her parents after she and her friends become targets of the spirit of a serial killer with a bladed glove in their dreams, in which if they die, it kills them in real life.

Also Known As

  • Argentina - Pesadilla
  • Argentina (cable TV title) - Pesadilla en lo profundo de la noche
  • Bulgaria - Кошмари на Елм Стрийт
  • Brazil - A Hora do Pesadelo
  • Canada (French title) Les griffes de la nuit
  • Colombia (original subtitled version) Pesadilla sin fin
  • Czechoslovakia (Czech title) - Nocní mura v Elm Street
  • Czech Republic - Nocní mura v Elm Street
  • Germany - Nightmare - Mörderische Träume
  • Denmark - Mareridt på Elm Street
  • Spain - Pesadilla en Elm Street
  • Finland (Swedish title) - Mardrömmen på Elm Street
  • Finland - Painajainen Elm Streetillä
  • France - Freddy 1 - Les griffes de la nuit
  • France - Les griffes de la nuit
  • Greece - Efialtis sto dromo me tis lefkes
  • Croatia - Strava u Ulici brijestova
  • Hungary - Rémálom az Elm utcában
  • Italy - Nightmare - Dal profondo della notte
  • Japan - Erumu gai no akumu
  • Lithuania Kosmaras Guobu gatveje
  • Mexico - Pesadilla en la calle del infierno
  • Peru - Pesadilla en Elmo Street
  • Poland - Koszmar z ulicy Wiazów
  • Portugal - Pesadelo em Elm Street
  • Serbia Strava u Ulici brestova
  • Sweden - Terror på Elm Street
  • Slovenia - Mora v ulici brestov
  • Soviet Union - Кошмар на улице Вязов
  • Turkey - Elm sokaginda kâbus
  • Venezuela - Pesadilla en la calle del infierno
  • Germany Nightmare - Mörderische Träume

Taglines

  • She is the only one who can stop it... if she fails, no one survives.
  • If Nancy Doesn't Wake Up Screaming She Won't Wake Up At All...
  • Sleep Kills
  • A scream that wakes you up, might be your own...
  • Whatever you do, don't fall asleep...or you'll meet the terrifying Freddy.
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