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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 1984-11-14

Runtime 91 minutes

Budget $1.8m

Revenue $57m


TMDB 7.3


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

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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!"

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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tree05 shared a tip "Classic!"

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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"

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."

dale_exley shared a tip "The original"

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

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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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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deleted_user_1618670181039 shared a tip "One of my favorites since I was little. I love that Freddy is creepy and terrifying but at the same time funny and lovable"

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april_eckert shared a tip "I liked all of them"

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

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

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