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A Nightmare on Elm Street

Fancy watching 'A Nightmare on Elm Street' in the comfort of your own home? Finding a streaming service to buy, rent, download, or watch the Wes Craven-directed movie via subscription can be confusing, so we here at Moviefone want to do right by you.

Read on for a listing of streaming and cable services - including rental, purchase, and subscription alternatives - along with the availability of 'A Nightmare on Elm Street' on each platform. Now, before we get into all the details of how you can watch 'A Nightmare on Elm Street' right now, here are some finer points about the New Line Cinema horror flick.

Released 1984, 'A Nightmare on Elm Street' stars John Saxon, Ronee Blakley, Heather Langenkamp, Amanda Wyss The R movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 31 min, and received a score of 76 (out of 100) on Metacritic, which collated reviews from 12 top critics.

You probably already know what the movie's about, but just in case... Here's the plot: "In Wes Craven's classic slasher film, several Midwestern teenagers fall prey to Freddy Krueger (Robert Englund), a disfigured midnight mangler who preys on the teenagers in their dreams -- which, in turn, kills them in reality. After investigating the phenomenon, Nancy (Heather Langenkamp) begins to suspect that a dark secret kept by her and her friends' parents may be the key to unraveling the mystery, but can Nancy and her boyfriend Glen (Johnny Depp) solve the puzzle before it's too late?"

'A Nightmare on Elm Street' is currently available to rent, purchase, or stream via subscription on iTunes Store, Amazon.com, VUDU, and YouTube .

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