A Nightmare on Elm Street


2h 30m 1984

Brief Synopsis

A group of teenagers are terrorized by "Freddy Krueger", an evil being from another world who gets to his victims by entering their dreams and killing them with gloves that have knife blades attached to each finger.

Film Details

Also Known As
Nightmare - Deadly Dreams, Nightmare on Elm Street, Terror på Elm Street, griffes de la nuit
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Horror
Release Date
1984
Production Company
Cinema Research Corporation; New Line Cinema; New Line Cinema; Optical House Inc
Distribution Company
Palace Pictures; Senator Film Verleih; Wild Bunch AG
Location
California, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 30m

Synopsis

A group of teenagers are terrorized by "Freddy Krueger", an evil being from another world who gets to his victims by entering their dreams and killing them with gloves that have knife blades attached to each finger.

Crew

Stephen Abramson

Production Executive

Nicholas Batchelor

Assistant Director

Tassilo Baur

Special Effects

Charles Belardinelli

Special Effects

Annette Benson

Casting

Charles Bernstein

Music

Cynthia Brannon

Stunts

John Burrows

Production Manager

John H. Burrows

Associate Producer

Lou Carlucci

Special Effects Assistant

Bruce Carson

Stunts

Steve Cassling

Production Assistant

Tony Cecere

Stunt Coordinator

Tony Cecere

Stunts

Anne Coffey

Camera Assistant

Lisa C Cook

Production Coordinator

Jack Cooley

Sound Rerecording

Dorree Cooper

Set Dresser

Wes Craven

Screenwriter

Kerrie Cullen

Stunts

Don Diers

Art Department Assistant

Jim Doyle

Special Mechanical Effects

Stanley Dudelson

Executive Producer

Gregg Fonseca

Production Designer

Peter Graupner

Assistant Director

Jeff Habberstad

Stunts

Jacques Haitkin

Director Of Photography

Jacques Haitkin

Dp/Cinematographer

Leslie Hoffman

Stunts

David Householter

Production Assistant (Set)

Anne Huntley

Set Decorator

Lisa Jensen

Costume Supervisor

Christina Johnson

Stunts

Steve Karshner

Song ("Nightmare")

Peter Kelly

Special Effects

Martin Kent

Song ("Nightmare")

Maggie Koehnen

Stunts

Bill Kroyer

Storyboard Artist

Larry Lapointe

Special Effects

James Larue

1st Assistant Director

James Larue

Sound Mixer

Kathy Logan

Makeup

Dana Lyman

Costume Designer

Steve Mcafee

Production Assistant

Terence Mccorry

Costumer

Patrick Mcmahon

Co-Editor

Barbara Metzenbaum

Art Department Assistant

David B Miller

Special Makeup Effects

Al Nahmias

Sound Editor

Dan Perri

Titles

Larry Phillips

Stunts

Jim Picciolo

Animal Wrangler

Don Pike

Stunts

Craig Pointes

Location Manager

Amy Rabins

Production Supervisor

Christina Rideout

Special Effects

Christina Rideout

Stunts

Sara Risher

Co-Producer

Sara Risher

Producer

Tanya Lee Russel

Stunts

Jim Rynning

Special Effects

Henning Schellerup

Camera Operator 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)

Michael Schurig

Song ("Nightmare")

Valerie Schwartz

Assistant Editor

Rick Shaine

Editor

Paul Shaver

Stunts

Robert Shaye

Producer

Jess Soraci

Sound Editor Supervisor (Magnofex)

Jim Stearns

Stunts

Wally Uchida

Production Assistant

James Upham

Special Effects

Thomas P Vanghele

Camera Assistant

Cindy Wills

Stunts

Sandy Wilson

Stunts

Joseph Wolf

Executive Producer

Benjamin Zinkin

Legal Consultant

Film Details

Also Known As
Nightmare - Deadly Dreams, Nightmare on Elm Street, Terror på Elm Street, griffes de la nuit
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Horror
Release Date
1984
Production Company
Cinema Research Corporation; New Line Cinema; New Line Cinema; Optical House Inc
Distribution Company
Palace Pictures; Senator Film Verleih; Wild Bunch AG
Location
California, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 30m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Fall October 31, 1984

Feature film debut for actor Johnny Depp.

Released in United States Fall October 31, 1984