A Nightmare on Elm Street

Nightmare on Elm Street is a 1984 American horror movie. It was directed by Wes Craven and released to movie theaters by Warner Bros. It is about five teenagers who are followed in their dreams by the ghost of serial killer Freddy Krueger, played by Robert Englund. It also stars John Saxon as Lt. Donald Thompson.

Actor Johnny Depp had his first movie role in A Nightmare on Elm Street.[1]

It is the first in the A Nightmare on Elm Street movie series. The next movie in the series is A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge.


  1. "Johnny Depp Biography". Hollywood Movies, About.com. Retrieved 2008-12-24.

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