A Nightmare on Elm Street

The monstrous spirit of a slain child murderer seeks revenge by invading the dreams of teenagers whose parents were responsible for his untimely death.


Domestic (100%)
Summary Details
DistributorNew Line Cinema
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165 theaters
Release DateNov 9, 1984
Running Time1 hr 31 min
In Release418 days/59 weeks
Widest Release380 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Nov 9-1112$1,271,000-165-$7,703$1,271,0001
Nov 16-189$1,634,000+28.6%274+109$5,963$2,905,0002
Nov 23-2510$1,477,970-9.5%255-19$5,795$4,567,9703
Nov 30-Dec 29$1,130,330-23.5%230-25$4,914$6,116,0004
Dec 7-913$486,700-56.9%207-23$2,351$6,998,0205
Jan 18-202$1,710,894-377-$4,538-11
Jan 25-2714$1,323,175-22.7%380+3$3,482$10,777,65912
Feb 1-31$14,726,854+1,013%---$25,504,51313