A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

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Release Date
November 16th, 1984
Director
Writer
  • Wes Craven
Cast
Official Sites
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James Corden turns himself into Pennywise to join Nightmare on Elm Street slasher Freddy Krueger for one killer time at the office.

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Charlie Sheen Was Almost in A Nightmare on Elm Street

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Charlie Sheen was apparently too expensive for the budget of A Nightmare on Elm Street so they went with another actor who was unknown at the time and later show into super stardom.

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Elm Street's John Saxon Wrote an Insane Freddy Prequel in 1987

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Original Nightmare on Elm Street star John Saxon wrote a prequel treatment that includes Charles Manson, which sold on Ebay for $350.

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Nightmare on Elm Street Is Getting Remade Again

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EXCLUSIVE: Wes Craven Won't Ever Go Back to Elm Street or Freddy Krueger

The creator of Freddy Krueger plans to never revisit the character, saying he has better things to do with his time.

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A Nightmare on Elm Street Will Haunt Your Dreams in Blu-ray on April 6th

We have all the details on thsi 1984 Wes Craven classic in high-def.

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The director hasn't been in the production loop.

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Play the A Nightmare on Elm Street Videogame!

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A Nightmare On Elm Street Infinifilm Edition DVD Details

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New Line Prepping A Nightmare On Elm Street Infinifilm DVD

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