over 1 year
Was that supposed to be Freddy Krueger? Where was his sinister humor? Bring Englund back!
over 4 years
Landfill. Jackie Earle Haley relies far too heavily on Rorschach.
A criminally unnecessary remake. Better effects & budget add nothing new to the mix.
over 5 years
Not like the old ones. His face is not as scary. Its more defined. NOT SCARY
An adequate, if not predictable reboot to the series
over 6 years
This is bad...
almost 8 years
A bunch of humourless shite with Fred the ped
A Nightmare on Elm Street is a 2010 American slasher film directed by Samuel Bayer, and written by Wesley Strick and Eric Heisserer. The film stars Jackie Earle Haley, Kyle Gallner, Rooney Mara, Katie Cassidy, Thomas Dekker and Kellan Lutz. It is a remake of Wes Craven's 1984 film of the same name and the ninth Nightmare film in total, produced by Michael Bay and Platinum Dunes, it is designed to reboot the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise. The film centers around a group of teenagers being stalked and murdered in their dreams by a man named Freddy Krueger, ultimately discovering they all share a common link from their childhood that is making them targets for Freddy.
A Nightmare on Elm Street was originally going to follow the same design as Platinum Dunes' other remake, Friday the 13th, with the writers taking what they thought were the best elements from each of the films and creating a single storyline with them. Eventually, they decided to use Craven's original storyline, and...