Wes Craven A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Wes Craven\‘s A Nightmare on Elm Street stirred up a huge cult following and made the franchise huge with Freddie Krueger played by Robert Englund. Comedy mixed in with horrific imagery made this an instant hit. Child murderer Freddy returns from the dead to exact revenge on the children of those who killed him. He haunts their dreams and when they die in their dreams, they die for real.
Director: Wes Craven
Writer: Wes Craven
Synopsis:Several people are hunted by a cruel serial killer who kills his victims in their dreams. When the survivors are trying to find the reason for being chosen, the murderer won't lose any chance to kill them as soon as they fall asleep.