A Nightmare on Elm Street parents guide

A Nightmare on Elm Street

In this remake of the 1984 horror film, the four-bladed claw of serial killer Freddy Krueger (Jackie Earle Haley,) murders his victims in their dreams. The only hope of survival for the likes of Nancy and Quinton (Rooney Mara and Kyle Gallner) is to make sure they don't fall asleep.

Why is A Nightmare on Elm Street rated R? The MPAA rated A Nightmare on Elm Street R for strong bloody horror violence, disturbing images, terror and language.

A Nightmare on Elm Street
Rating & Content Info

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Why is A Nightmare on Elm Street rated R? A Nightmare on Elm Street is rated R by the MPAA for strong bloody horror violence, disturbing images, terror and language.

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This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:

Violence:

- Frequent and prolonged portrayals of graphic violence.

- Visually explicit portrayals of gruesome deaths.

- Frequent disturbing scenes.

- Frequent detailed images that are gory and grotesque.

- Six scenes of explicit violence depicting throat-slitting, stabbing and mutilation.

-Implied child abuse.

Sexual Content:

- Sexual references and innuendo.

- Embracing and kissing.

Language:

- Frequent use of the sexual expletive in non-sexual contexts.

- Frequent use of scatological slang, profanity, and vulgar expressions.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Substance abuse.

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A Nightmare on Elm Street
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 18A Explicit Violence.
Alberta 18A Gory Violence.
Manitoba 18A Gory Scenes, Violence.
Ontario 18A Coarse Language, Violence, Gory Scenes.
Quebec 13+ Horror, Violence
Martimes 18A
Canadian Home Video 18A

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News About "A Nightmare on Elm Street"

Cast and Crew

A Nightmare on Elm Street is directed by Samuel Bayer and stars Jackie Earle Haley, Rooney Mara, Kyle Gallner.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of A Nightmare on Elm Street movie is October 5, 2010. Here are some details…

Nightmare on Elm Street releases to DVD and Blu-ray on OCtober 5, 2010.

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This movie is a re-make of the 1984 A Nightmare on Elm Street, which spawned many sequels. Avoiding sleep is also critical to survival in sci-fi movie The Invasion.