Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) Parent Guide
Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Rating & Content Info
Why is Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) rated R? Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) is rated R by the MPAA
This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Frequent depictions of violent deaths (some blood and gruesome detail shown).
- Frequent grotesque and nightmarish images.
- Use of mild sexual language and references.
- Sexual activity implied (no nudity or detail shown).
- Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in non-sexual contexts.
- Use of scatological slang, profanity, and vulgar expressions.
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Cast and Crew
Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) is directed by and stars Wes Craven, Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp, Amanda Wyss, Jsu Garcia, Johnny Depp, John Saxon..
The most recent home video release of Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) movie is September 26, 2006. Here are some details…
A Nightmare on Elm Street releases to DVD on September 26, 2006, and on Blu-ray April 6, 2010.
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This movie spawned several sequels and a 2010 remake also titled A Nightmare on Elm Street. Writer/director Wes Craven has made lots of horror films, most of which have been rated R by the MPAA. The exceptions have been his thriller Red Eye (rated PG-13) and Music of the Heart (an inspirational story based on the life of an influential violin teacher.) Actor Johnny Depp went on to star in many films, including The Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.