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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?
A Nightmare on Elm Street is rated R 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:
- 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 references and innuendo.
- Embracing and kissing.
- 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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Canadian Movie Ratings
Canadian Home Video Rating: 18A
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Details on home video releases of A Nightmare on Elm Street...
Nightmare on Elm Street releases to DVD and Blu-ray on OCtober 5, 2010.