Nightmare on Elm Street

Nightmare on Elm Street is an American horror film released in 1984. The film was written and directed by Wes Craven and was the first film A Nightmare on Elm Street franchise. Stars of the film include John Saxon, Ronee Blakley, Jsu Garcia, Johnny Depp, Heather Langenkamp, ??Amanda Wyss, Robert Englund. Set in a fictional town of Springwood Ohio Midwest, the film's plot revolves around teens who are terrorized by the ghost in the nightmares of Fred Krueger, a serial murderer of children.

The estimated budget of the film was $ 1.8 million to be won again in the first week of release of the film. Raising about $ 25.5 million in U.S. box office, the film is one of the most popular films in the genre of horror films. Because of this, Fred Krueger, the villain of the film, has become famous villains in cinema history. According to Craven and critics, the film also owes something to the success of Halloween, which was very influential in spawning line of horror films.

Amanda Wyss, Tina Gray, a teenager has a nightmare in which it sees itself being brutally murdered and she is found dead in reality as well. Her boyfriend, who slept with her that night stopped on the suspicion that he killed Tina. Nancy attack similar dreams now, a friend of Tina, which are released to the police only to find that Rod, Tina's boyfriend, has also been strangled by her bed sheets. After a few dreams, Nancy is a battered hat that is to be owned by Fred Krueger who had killed many children around a decade ago. He was buried alive by the parents of dead children vengeance and now it seems he is taking his revenge on other kids. Ultimately, Nancy Krueger drags his dreams and puts it on fire and it drained all their energy.

The premise of the film is the distinction between reality and dreams. Fred Krueger, the villain of the film in the world of dreams, yet has the ability to kill in reality. The performance of the commercial film was moderately well, counting for much of the word of mouth. It opened in 165 theaters in the U.S. in November 1984 and eventually earned $ 25 million at the box office in America. Moreover, the film was released in Australia, Canada, China and Europe. Rentals and sales of the film was strong and reached cult classic status soon. Since then, has also been released in DVD form.

Since the release of the film, critics have praised for its ability to break the boundaries between the real and imaginary. The Rotten Tomatoes has given a rating of 94% to the film and is ranked # 17 on 100, Bravo's scariest movie moments of 2004. This is a four-hour program selects scariest moments of cinema.