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A Nightmare on Elm Street

One, two, Freddy's coming for you... Don't you dare fall asleep, or Freddy Krueger will haunt you in your dreams with a glove armed with razor-sharp knives and a relentless arsenal of punny one-liners.
Highest Rated Movie: 94% A Nightmare on Elm Street

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Critics Consensus: Visually faithful but lacking the depth and subversive twists that made the original so memorable, the Nightmare on Elm Street remake lives up to its title in the worst possible way.
Starring: Rooney Mara, Kyle Gallner, Thomas Dekker
Director: Samuel Bayer
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Critics Consensus: Fans of the two horror franchises will enjoy this showdown. But for everyone else, it's the same old slice and dice.
Starring: Robert Englund, Ken Kirzinger, Monica Keena
Director: Ronny Yu
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Critics Consensus: Wes Craven's New Nightmare adds an unexpectedly satisfying - not to mention intelligent - meta layer to a horror franchise that had long since lost its way.
Starring: David Newson, Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp
Director: Wes Craven
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Starring: Robert Englund, Lisa Zane, Shon Greenblatt
Director: Rachel Talalay
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Starring: Robert Englund, Lisa Wilcox, Danny Hassel
Director: Stephen Hopkins
Freddy's Nightmares (TV Show, 1988 - 1990)
Synopsis: People are haunted by nightmares that depict their deaths in this violent anthology series based on the 'Nightmare on Elm Street' films and hosted by the razor-gloved maniac from those films, Freddy Krueger.
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Number of Seasons: 0
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Critics Consensus: A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master marks a relative high point in this franchise's bumpy creative journey, although the original remains far superior.
Starring: Robert Englund, Lisa Wilcox, Danny Hassel
Director: Renny Harlin
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Critics Consensus: A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors offers an imaginative and surprisingly satisfying rebound for a franchise already starting to succumb to sequelitis.
Starring: Robert Englund, Patricia Arquette, Laurence Fishburne
Director: Chuck Russell
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Starring: Robert Englund, Mark Patton, Kim Myers
Director: Jack Sholder
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Critics Consensus: Wes Craven's intelligent premise, combined with the horrifying visual appearance of Freddy Krueger, still causes nightmares to this day.
Starring: Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp, John Saxon
Director: Wes Craven

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