A Nightmare on Elm Street | 1984 | 91 Minutes | R Directed by Wes Craven | Starring Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp, John Saxon, Ronee Blakley, Amanda Wyss
In this classic of the horror film genre that launched a movie franchise, a hideously-scarred criminal who was murdered by a lynch mob returns years later in the terrifying nightmares of his killers’ teenaged children. . . And the dreaming teenagers are starting to die in their sleep.