A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

1984 | R | 91 Minutes


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 (Heather Langenkamp) traces the cause to child mo...

Overall Rating

8 / 10
Verdict: Good
  • Elite Reviewer


    7 / 10
    SPOILERS: The original "A Nightmare on Elm Street" is a straight up classic. What makes this film stand out is how well it holds up over time. There are a few scenes in the movie that still terrify today and I contribute that to the incredible spe... Read the full review »
  • A Nightmare On Elm Street is one of the most influential horror films from the 80s. It's fame and popularity managed to spawn an entire franchise, ludicrous amounts of pop culture references and I'm sure a massive sale in gloves with knives as fi... Read the full review »
  • JRhagan


    9 / 10
    A literally surreal horror film that has inspired countless horro films since it hit theatres in 1984. It build brilliant suspense, toying with the audience's very preception of reality. Not to mentio it has perhaos the iconic horror villain of al... Read the full review »