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A Nightmare on Elm Street

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Original title
A Nightmare on Elm Street
Running time
101 min.
United States United States
Wes Craven
Charles Bernstein
Jacques Haitkin
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New Line Cinema / Media Home Entertainment / Smart Egg Pictures
Horror | Slasher. Surrealism. Cult Movie
Movie Groups
Nightmare on Elm Street
Synopsis / Plot
Teenager Nancy Thompson finds that she and a group of friends are all experiencing identical nightmares wherein they are pursued by a burn-scarred figure in a hat who wields a razor-tipped glove. However, when the figure starts to mutilate them in their nightmares, the group wake up to find cuts and burns on their skin in reality too. Next, Nancy’s friend Tina is killed in the waking world after she is savagely dismembered by the figure in her dreams. Haunted by the same figure, Nancy discovers that he is Freddy Krueger, a man with a terrible past.
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