In 1984, Wes Craven released A Nightmare on Elm Street and changed horror culture forever. Freddy Krueger has become an icon, appearing in eight films and a TV series, but the original film is more than just a great horror movie – it’s a classic in every sense of the word. It’s been over 30 years since its release, but the story of a lunatic attacking teenagers in their dreams is still as fresh and unsettling today as it was when it premiered. It would be difficult to find someone who has not heard of Freddy and A Nightmare on Elm Street, and just as hard to find someone who doesn’t love it. In honor of this cinematic dream, test your knowledge of Wes Craven’s A Nightmare on Elm Street.
Take a listen to our podcast breaking down A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) and its 2010 remake.