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A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET (2010)

A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET <span>(2010)</span> artwork

A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET (2010)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 93

Release dates 25/10/2010, 07/05/2010

BBFCInsight Contains strong bloody violence and threat

Genre(s) Thriller, Horror, Fantasy

Director(s) Samuel Bayer

Cast includes Jackie Earle Haley, Kyle Gallner, Katie Cassidy, Rooney Mara, Thomas Dekker, Kellan Lutz, Clancy Brown, Connie Britton

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 27/04/2010

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET is a US horror in which a group of teenagers are terrorised by Freddie Kruger, a monster who murders them in their dreams.

Violence

There are frequent scenes of strong blood violence which dwell on the infliction of pain and injury, including a sequence in which a victim is made to cut his own throat with a knife, and scenes of gory and mutilation. In another sequence, a man is disemboweled and hung upside down while still alive to endure a prolonged painful death.

Threat

The antagonist is revealed to be a paedophile who has previously abused his victims, and there are scenes in which he threatens female victims with sexualised violence.

There is frequent use of strong language ('f**k').

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Details

Title
A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET
Year
2010
Formats
DVD, Cinema
Distributor(s)
Warner Home Video Ltd,Warner Brothers Entertainment UK Ltd
Classified date(s)
20/10/2010
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF263599

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