A Nightmare on Elm Street
A Nightmare on Elm Street is a series of horror films that were exceptionally popular beginning in the 1980s. The series takes its name from the first film, A Nightmare on Elm Street, which was released in 1984 and was written and directed by Wes Craven. The central character of the films is supernatural serial killer Freddy Krueger, who is able to attack and kill people through their dreams and does so with considerable violence and gore. Whatever happens to someone in their dream happens to them in real life.
The series consists of the following films:
- A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
- Wes Craven's New Nightmare (1994)
- Freddy vs. Jason (2003)
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