A group of teenagers are being haunted in their sleep by a mysterious killer. If they die in their dreams, they die in real life too. In order to save their lives, they must uncover a ghastly secret.
Absolute horror classic which has made the production company New Line Cinema a major Hollywood player, established Wes Craven as one of the greatest horror auteurs and launched Robert Englund into international stardom. In 2021, the film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".