Top 3 Nightmare On Elm Street Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Nightmare On Elm Street facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Nightmare On Elm Street film message.

Best line goes to ol' crazy pants here: "I've told you a million times, hundreds of people die in those things every year." She's talking about Nancy in the bathtub. She's talking about the bathtub.
Best line goes to ol' crazy pants here: "I've told you a million times, hundreds of people die in those things every year." She's talking about Nancy in the bathtub. She's talking about the bathtub.

Nightmare On Elm Street Trivia

These trivia from Reddit and other sources can be used as questions with answers in quizzes or games.

  1. The effect of blood rushing to the ceiling during Glen's (Johnny Depp) demise was achieved using an upside down set. It was actually spilling onto the floor. Director Wes Craven and DP Jacques Haitkin captured the scene strapped to the wall in race car seats.

Nightmare On Elm Street Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - Wes Craven and Sam Raimi trolled each other by leaving Easter eggs in their movies. The Evil Dead (1983) was featured in Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) when Nancy falls asleep in front of her TV, and Evil Dead 2 (1987) features two shots of Freddy Krueger's glove.
    Wes Craven and Sam Raimi trolled each other by leaving Easter eggs in their movies. The Evil Dead (1983) was featured in Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) when Nancy falls asleep in front of her TV, and Evil Dead 2 (1987) features two shots of Freddy Krueger's glove.
Nightmare On Elm Street poster
Nightmare On Elm Street poster

Nightmare On Elm Street Plot

The monstrous spirit of a slain child murderer seeks revenge by invading the dreams of teenagers whose parents were responsible for his untimely death.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Nightmare On Elm Street. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Horror
Director Wes Craven
Stars John Saxon, Ronee Blakley, Heather Langenkamp, Amanda Wyss
IMDB score 7.5