Synopsis: Several teenagers are hunted in their dreams by a horrifying serial killer known as Freddy Kruger.
Director: Wes Craven
Runtime: 91 minutes
MPAA Rating: R
Netflix (US): No
Jump Scares: 11 (2 major, 9 minor)
Jump Scare Rating: Most of the scares in this movie are relatively low-key however the final 10 minutes do contain a couple of effective scares.
Jump Scare Times
3:34 – Freddy Krueger appears suddenly behind Tina.
9:17 – Rod tackles Glen.
16:21 – Tina runs into Freddy.
25:23 – Nancy runs into a girl in the school hallway.
40:33 – Freddy jumps out at Nancy from behind a bush.
41:25 – Freddy crashes through a mirror.
1:07:20 – A tongue comes out of the phone and licks Nancy.
1:08:18 – Freddy’s claw comes out of the bed.
1:20:12 – Freddy suddenly jumps out at Nancy.
1:21:12 – Freddy jumps out from behind Nancy’s bed, just after she has woken from a nightmare. [Video]
1:28:52 – Freddy’s hand bursts through the door and grabs Nancy’s mother. [Video]
(Major scares in bold)
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