A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)

Year:1984
Director:Wes Craven
Written by:Wes Craven (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis: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 molester Fred Krueger (Robert Englund), who was burned alive by angry parents many years before. Krueger has now come back in the dreams of his killers' children, claiming their lives as his revenge. Nancy and her boyfriend, Glen (Johnny Depp), must devise a plan to lure the monster out of the realm of nightmares and into the real world...
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A Nightmare on Elm Street

Year:1987
Director:Chuck Russell
Written by:Chuck Russell (Screenplay), Wes Craven (Screenplay), Frank Darabont (Screenplay), Bruce Wagner (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:It's been many years since Freddy Krueger's first victim, Nancy, came face-to-face with Freddy and his sadistic, evil ways. Now, Nancy's all grown up; she's put her frightening nightmares behind her and is helping teens cope with their dreams. Too bad Freddy's decided to herald his return by invading the kids' dreams and scaring them into committing suicide.
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