1984 Horror Rated R 91 Minutes
|In Theaters||November 9, 1984|
|On 4K UHD||Not Available|
|On Blu-ray||January 7, 2010|
|On DVD||Not Available|
"1, 2, Freddy's coming for you." And here he is, phantom fiend Freddy Krueger in all his razor-fingered infamy. Wes Craven ("Scream" movies) directs this trend-setting first in the slash-hit series.
The premise is simple: Freddy (Robert Englund) homicidally haunts the sleep of Elm Street teens. The results are terrifying and mind-blowingly innovative. There's another film debut too: Johnny Depp. He plays the ready steady of the hottie mcsmarty (Heather Langenkamp) who figures a clever way to flambe the fiend. But never-say-die Freddy will be 3, 4 back for even more returning to the screen in a killer 2010 remake of this diabolical original. Sweet dreams!
Released by New Line. See more credits.
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