18 certificateA Nightmare on Elm Street is a Film programme that first aired in 1984 and has been classified a 18 certificate.

A Nightmare on Elm Street is a 4 star programme

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A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

Directed by
Wes Craven

Wes Craven's horror thriller stars Robert Englund as Freddy Krueger, a child-murderer burned alive by the parents of his victims, who returns from the dead to terrorise unsuspecting teenagers in their dreams. Heather Langenkamp plays the unfortunate target of Freddy's attention, starring alongside Johnny Depp, John Saxon and Ronee Blakley.

Written by

Genre: Film

Running Time: 95 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1984

4/5 Stars

Classification: 18 Certificate

Filmed in Colour

When is A Nightmare on Elm Street next on TV?

It's next showing on 5STAR October 26th, 11:05pm and on 5STAR October 27th, 12:10am. See more...


John Saxon...Lt. Thompson
Ronee Blakley...Marge Thompson
Heather Langenkamp...Nancy Thompson
Amanda Wyss...Tina Gray
Jsu Garcia...Rod Lane
Image for Johnny DeppJohnny Depp...Glen Lantz
Charles Fleischer...Dr. King
Joseph Whipp...Sgt. Parker
Image for Robert EnglundRobert Englund...Fred Krueger
Lin Shaye...Teacher
Joe Unger...Sgt. Garcia
Mimi Craven...Nurse
Jack Shea...Minister
Ed Call...Mr. Lantz
Sandy Lipton...Mrs. Lantz