Nightmare on Elm Street

Nightmare on Elm Street

 

A Nightmare on Elm Street is a 1984 American supernatural slasher film written and directed by Wes Craven and produced by Robert Shaye. It is the first installment in the A Nightmare on Elm Street franchise and stars Heather LangenkampJohn SaxonRonee BlakleyRobert Englund as Freddy Krueger,[6][7] and Johnny Depp in his film debut. The plot concerns four teenagers living on one street in the fictitious town of Springwood, Ohio[N 1], who are invaded and killed in their dreams, and thus killed in reality, by a burnt killer with a bladed leather glove.