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Teenagers in a small town are dropping like flies, apparently in the grip of mass hysteria causing their suicides. A cop's daughter, Nancy Thompson, traces the cause to child molester Fred Krueger, who was burned alive by angry parents many years before. Krueger has now come back in the dreams of hi

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 1984-11-09

Runtime 91 minutes

Budget $1.8m

Revenue $26m


TMDB 7.3


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abs shared a tip "Perfect summer thrill for the family 😂"

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gordon_scobie shared a tip "Halloween tradition. Can't go wrong with Johnny Depp in a crop top 🤤"

claire_freeman_8903 shared a tip "Love the young Johnny Depp!"

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imperfection_x-unde shared a tip "CLASSIC!"

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build_a_bear shared a tip "One of the most iconic 80s horror movies"

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jamie_hmn shared a tip "A great classic horror movie from the '80s! It also gets you thinking about reality and dreams."

laura_ivankovic shared a tip "the nightmare on elm street movies are truly horrifying. great to watch if you’re big in horror"

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kate_elizabeth_3748 shared a tip "A true 80’s classic!"

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birdsbeesflowersandthetrees shared a tip "First horror movie I ever watched. This is what got me hooked on horror. Lol"

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sloan_christopher shared a tip "This is probably my favorite horror movie ever!"

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melissa_m_654 shared a tip "A classic killing but scarry if they lived on your street with you kids."

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deppheads_united shared a tip "Johnny's first movie 🥰"

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jody_baer-swanson shared a tip "I loved this movie franchise!!"

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lyndon_bray shared a tip "Probably one of my favourite childhood horror movie franchises. You'll definitely not want to sleep again. LOL"

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miki_colvin shared a tip "Such a classic horror movie and even well made for this era"

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james_9089 shared a tip "Awesome surprise given the lead actor as Freddy!"

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lanasavannah shared a tip "If this is the original, it is one of the scariest movies I’ve ever seen."

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sarah_beth_stalica shared a tip "Quintessential horror movie. Breaks the fourth wall."

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Jill_Klopp shared a tip "YOUNG JOHNNY>>>"

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oreothe_gachagurl shared a tip "Literally the best movie ever I watched it a year ago such a good movie"

reece_satter shared a tip "Great Horror-Fantasy movie with a great horror movie villain"

summer_langell shared a tip "Love this horror classic! It’s your typical slasher film, except it features young Johnny Depp in a crop top. 10/10 for me!"

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lori_soderlund shared a tip "Love this scary one"

morgan_lake_7222 shared a tip "Johnny Depp was in it and was an amazing movie"

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horror_buff_gal shared a tip "Freddy Krueger will always be my favorite classic slasher villain!"

adam_hrebeniuk shared a tip "Classic 80s nostalgic scare."

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angel33 shared a tip "good start! It brought me old memories! 👍🎬😇"

cobblestone_jones shared a tip "Johnny Depp"

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valeria_carranza shared a tip "This is one amazing movie!!"

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josiefawkes shared a tip "Gave me nightmares as a kid, so if course I love it. Lol"

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patsy_locklear shared a tip "I remember this scaring my sons."

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tree05 shared a tip "Classic!"

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ainsproclaims shared a tip "I see why this is a classic!"

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mp11 shared a tip "Great late night movie love this movie I have never found this very scary so it’s a good starter if you want to get into horror"

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roger_bundridge shared a tip "First and best of the franchise. Never gets old. :)"

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kenna_bee shared a tip "What can I say, it's one of the big 3."

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josefine_banda shared a tip "Classic horror comfort movie"

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crissy_ritch shared a tip "I love freddy cruger one of my favorite movies"

areon_terrazas shared a tip "A classic love me some Freddy?"

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april_eckert shared a tip "I liked all of them"

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jake_plowski shared a tip "A classic. Nothin but pure joy while I view it."

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jesse_matthew shared a tip "It's a fun ride slasher film! Kinda equal parts hokey and a scary. Definitely recommend it!"

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hayley_calvert shared a tip "Favorite classic horror"

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tea_is_tired shared a tip "It was lowkey scary and and highkey funny"

jilliane_nguenti shared a tip "I just a classic slasher horror movie, perfect for a group hangout or to set you in a Halloween-y mood"

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red_mann shared a tip "Classic slasher, best when under 12 yrs old."

Phinneaus_Phreak shared a tip "The original"

phoebe_angerer shared a tip "It's a really good movie."

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robert_bab shared a tip "I don't know who you are but I never said anything on here"

tyler_trapp shared a tip "A classic horror film that stands the test of time #horror #lovedit #classic"

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lucian_x shared a tip "The first time where you see freddy is such a classic scene! I love it."

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trentonlovesmovies shared a tip "iconic."

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Mesim shared a tip "Classic horror"

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kyamarie shared a tip "makes me laugh for some reason"

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janet_woody shared a tip "Favorite horror movie"

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chaoticdummy shared a tip "A classic!"

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tania_villman shared a tip "Truly terrifying film ❤❤❤"

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