A Nightmare on Elm Street
A Nightmare on Elm Street
Directed By Wes Craven
Written By Wes Craven
Cast Heather Langenkamp, Robert Englund, Johnny Depp, John Saxon, Amanda Wyss
Produced By Robert Shaye
Film Editing By Patrick McMahon, Rick Shaine
Cinematography By Jacques Haitkin
Music By Charles Bernstein

Media Home Entertainment, Smart Egg Pictures


United States



Release Date

November 9, 1984


91 Minutes

Rating R
Distributed By

New Line Cinema

Budget $1,800,000
Gross $26,319,961


A group of teenagers living in a small neighborhood, are experiencing strange and violent nightmares all involving a man named Freddy. Freddy appears to be horrible burnt, wearing a dirty red and green sweater, an old fedora hat, and a razor  sharp glove. When all but one begin to die. The surviving teenager realizes that she must stay awaye in order to beat Freddy's game.


  • Heather Langenkamp as Nancy Thompson
  • Robert Englund as Freddy Krueger
  • John Saxon as Lt. Don Thompson
  • Johnny Depp as Glen Lantz
  • Renee Blakley as Marge Thompson
  • Amanda Wyss as Tina Gray
  • Jsu Garcia as Rod Lane
  • Joe Unger as Sgt. Garcia
  • Charles Fleischer as Dr. King
  • Joseph Whipp as Sgt. Parker




A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) - Original Theatrical Trailer01:50

A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) - Original Theatrical Trailer

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