COLLECT WATCH TRACK RATE REVIEW APP
Manage your own movie collection and always keep it with you with our Apps. Price track movies and get price drop notifications instantly. Become a member to take full advantage of all site features.
GET STARTED

Best Blu-ray Deals

Best Blu-ray Deals, See All the Deals »
Top deals | Price drops  
 All countries United States United Kingdom Canada Germany France Spain Italy Japan
Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase One - Avengers Assembled (Blu-ray)
$129.99
The Dark Knight Trilogy (Blu-ray)
$38.99
The Big Chill (Blu-ray)
$27.59
Man of Steel Limited Collector's Edition (Blu-ray)
$24.99
Love Lab: Complete Collection (Blu-ray)
$37.28
Mr. Peabody & Sherman 3D (Blu-ray)
$30.98
Man of Steel Exclusive Action Figure Gift Set (Blu-ray)
$14.99
Marvel Bundle (Blu-ray)
$64.99
Nymphomaniac: Volumes I and II (Blu-ray)
$17.99
Noah (Blu-ray)
$17.99
The Rodgers & Hammerstein Collection (Blu-ray)
$59.99
Godzilla (Blu-ray)
$31.99
Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourth Season (Blu-ray)
$44.99
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (Blu-ray)
$22.99
Samurai Bride: Complete Collection (Blu-ray)
$34.99
My Week with Marilyn (Blu-ray)
$5.00
The Fault in Our Stars (Blu-ray)
$24.99
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns (Blu-ray)
$11.99
The Legend of Korra - Book Two: Spirits (Blu-ray)
$19.99


Deals


 Best deals
 New deals
 Lowest prices
 New price drops
 New lowest prices
 Big price drops


Reviews


 New reviews
 Browse reviews
 Search reviews

Releases


 Release calendar
 Now available
 New releases
 Coming soon
 Recently listed
 New pre-orders
 New covers

Top lists


 Top movies
 Top collected
 Top Blu-ray
 Top sellers
 Top pre-orders

Database


 Search movies
 Blu-ray movies
 Blu-ray box sets
 TV on Blu-ray
 3D movies

Community


 Latest reviews
 Top reviewers
 Top contributors

By genre


 Action (34065)
 Adventure (25982)
 Animation (8010)
 Anime (4251)
 Biography (3568)
 Comedy (25702)
 Comic book (4636)
 Coming of age (1638)
 Crime (17988)
 Dark humor (3468)
 Documentary (4730)
 Drama (41151)
 Epic (4904)
 Erotic (996)
 Family (11113)
 Fantasy (14761)
 Film-Noir (1098)
 Foreign (5603)
 Heist (1549)
 History (5420)
 Holiday (1136)
 Horror (12766)
 Imaginary (837)
 Martial arts (2999)
 Melodrama (2187)
 Music (7988)
 Musical (3572)
 Mystery (10437)
 Nature (1767)
 Other (686)
 Period (6370)
 Psychological thriller (2941)
 Romance (14972)
 Sci-Fi (16676)
 Short (353)
 Sport (2649)
 Supernatural (3877)
 Surreal (1276)
 Teen (3005)
 Thriller (30403)
 War (5352)
 Western (2239)

By studio


 20th Century Fox
 Criterion
 Disney / Buena Vista
 DreamWorks
 Lionsgate Films
 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
 New Line Cinema
 Paramount Pictures
 Sony Pictures
 Studio Canal
 Universal Studios
 Warner Bros.

 Show all studios


About


 Blu-ray movies
 Blu-ray studios


A Nightmare on Elm Street Blu-ray

United States
New Line Cinema | 1984 | 91 min | Rated R | Apr 13, 2010

A Nightmare on Elm Street (Blu-ray)
Large:


Video
Codec: VC-1 (27.58 Mbps)
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.78:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 (48kHz, 24-bit)
English: Dolby Digital Mono
French: Dolby Digital Mono
German: Dolby Digital Mono
Italian: Dolby Digital Mono

Subtitles
English SDH, French, Spanish, German SDH, Dutch, Greek, Italian, Italian SDH… (more)

Discs
50GB Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD)

Playback
Region free

Price
List price: $14.98, Price history
Amazon: $10.99 (Save 27%)
New from: $7.00 (Save 53%)
Usually ships in 24 hours

Buy A Nightmare on Elm Street on Blu-ray

Movie rating
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
8.2
393
ratings.


Blu-ray rating
Video 4.2 of 54.2
Audio 4.0 of 54.0
Extras 4.2 of 54.2
Based on 31 user reviews

Movie appeal

 
Horror100%
Thriller45%
Mystery17%
Surreal7%
91%
popularity
2739
collections
138
fans




A Nightmare on Elm Street

 (1984)

A Nightmare on Elm Street Blu-ray delivers great video and solid audio in this excellent Blu-ray release

Nancy is having nightmares about a frightening, badly-scarred figure who wears a glove with razor-sharp "finger knives". She soon discovers that her friends are having similar dreams. When the kids begin to die, Nancy realizes that she must stay awake to survive. Uncovering the secret identity of the dream killer and his connection with the children of Elm Street, the girl plots to draw him out into the real world.

For more about A Nightmare on Elm Street and the A Nightmare on Elm Street Blu-ray release, see A Nightmare on Elm Street Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 4.0 out of 5.

Starring: John Saxon, Ronee Blakley, Heather Langenkamp, Amanda Wyss, Nick Corri, Johnny Depp
Director: Wes Craven

» See full cast & crew


A Nightmare on Elm Street Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.0 of 5

A Nightmare on Elm Street delivers a dreamy 1080p, 1.78:1-framed transfer. The 1080p resolution allows for some of the lesser special effects to stand out as particularly phony in look, but the tradeoff is a substantially improved image over standard definition releases. New Line has restrained from wiping the film clean of grain; as a result, the image retains many fine details and textures throughout, even if some darker scenes appear particularly busy and grainy, but the end result is a high quality film-like transfer through and through. The aforementioned detailing is solid whether in the picture's many darker scenes or the several bright exterior or well-lit interiors, for instance Nancy's school or a hospital room. There's a good sense of depth across the board, and while Freddy Krueger's make-up is a bit obscured in the darker scenes, this transfer does reveal the fine definition found on various character faces, whether pores, beads of sweat, or freckles and moles. The image is constantly sharp, and the color palette -- as varied as it is -- impresses throughout. Whether the darker and grimier interiors or the various and vibrant shades found in some of the less intensely-scary scenes, the transfer never wants for a better color presentation. Skin tones remain nicely rendered throughout, and shadow detail -- crucial to so many of the film's more important scenes -- remains nicely presented and stable throughout with no extensive crushing or washed out blacks. Despite a few fleeting speckles, the print is very clean and lends another element to what is a handsome 1080p transfer from New Line that's sure to satisfy even fans that have seen A Nightmare on Elm Street dozens of times on lesser home video formats over the years.


A Nightmare on Elm Street Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  3.5 of 5

A Nightmare on Elm Street slashes onto Blu-ray with an impressive DTS-HD MA 7.1 lossless soundtrack. This disc provides a hearty and aggressive sonic presentation that delivers plenty of back-channel information; the opening chase scene in particular is awash in music and sound effects that pour from every speaker and create a hopeless but exciting atmosphere that sets a strong tone for the rest of the movie and, indeed, its lossless soundtrack. Surround information both discrete and atmospheric impress; from blowing steam and screams to more subtle effects such as heavy breathing or buzzing insects heard during a nighttime scene, the track delivers a full, mostly clear, and solidly immersive listen during both action/horror scenes as well as those more dialogue-intensive segments. There's even a chilling realism to a shot featuring Freddy scraping his sharp blades against a surface that plays like the old fingernails-on-chalkboard sound, and it's every bit as shiver-worthy and spine-tingling here as that sound is in real life. The synth-heavy score, too, plays aggressively and with a good bit of clarity, the music seeming to spread evenly all over the soundstage to help truly engulf the listener in the entire A Nightmare on Elm Street experience as played via this lossless soundtrack. Though a few lines of dialogue can play as slightly muffled, there are no lines that are unintelligible of unclear. Overall, this is a fine presentation of an aging but still immersive and chilling soundtrack.


A Nightmare on Elm Street: Other Editions



1-disc

1-disc
Best Buy
1-disc
Best Buy

Blu-ray bundles with A Nightmare on Elm Street (1 bundle)





Similar titles you might also like

What is this?

Show more titles »

Similar titles suggested by members





   



A Nightmare on Elm Street Blu-ray, News and Updates



A Nightmare on Elm Street Collection Blu-ray - January 9, 2013

One, two, Freddy's coming for you. Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has officially announced the wide Blu-ray release of the five-disc, seven-film A Nightmare on Elm Street Collection, currently available as a Best Buy exclusive and from third party sellers. Freddy ...

Today on Blu-ray - April 13th - April 13, 2010

Days after we reach the half-way point in Tom Hanks' latest historically inspired series, The Pacific, Universal is today releasing on Blu-ray the film which initiated the actor's infatuation with documenting and revisiting the past – Apollo 13. Documenting one ...

A Nightmare on Elm Street Blu-ray Announced (Update) - January 7, 2010

Warner Home Video, in conjunction with New Line Home Entertainment, has announced the Blu-ray release of Wes Craven's modern horror classic 'A Nightmare on Elm Street' for April 6. This BD release will exclusively include a BonusView feature titled Ready Freddy ...

» Show more related news posts for A Nightmare on Elm Street Blu-ray


A Nightmare on Elm Street Blu-ray, Forum Discussions



Topic Replies Last post
A Nightmare On Elm Street (US) on April 13t... (

Official Thread

)
868 Jul 17, 2014

» Show more forum discussions for A Nightmare on Elm Street Blu-ray



A Nightmare on Elm Street Blu-ray


$14.98 $10.99


Buy A Nightmare on Elm Street on Blu-ray


Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase One - Avengers Assembled (Blu-ray)
Gold Box Deal of the Day
Today only: $129.99

Buy Now


 


Get Daily Blu-ray Deals



* We do not share your email and you may opt out at any time.



Top Blu-ray Deals

 


The best Blu-ray deals online. Don't miss out on these great deals.

See Today's Deals »


 Top movies


Latest Deals United States



The latest deals on Blu-ray movies
at Amazon.

Show new deals »


Trending Blu-ray Movies
1. Sabotage
2. Insomnia
3. Scanners
4. Ginger Snaps
5. Transcendence
6. The Essential Jacques Demy
7. The Legend of Billie Jean
8. Under the Skin
9. American Hustle
10. Heaven Is for Real
11. The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
12. A Hard Day's Night
13. Appleseed Alpha
14. The LEGO Movie
15. Flatliners

Trending in Theaters
1. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
2. Under the Skin
3. The Purge: Anarchy
4. The LEGO Movie
5. Godzilla
6. Sabotage
7. X-Men: Days of Future Past
8. Transformers: Age of Extinction
9. 22 Jump Street
10. Sex Tape
11. 300: Rise of an Empire
12. Captain America: The Winter Soldier
13. Transcendence
14. The Grand Budapest Hotel
15. RoboCop

Top 10 Sellers United States
1.  The LEGO Movie
2.  Divergent
3.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
4.  Heaven Is for Real
5.  Noah
6.  Les Misérables
7.  The Dark Knight Trilogy
8.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
9.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
10.  Man of Steel Exclusive Action Figur...
  » See more top sellers


Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  Divergent
2.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
3.  Noah
4.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
5.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
6.  Godzilla 3D
7.  Batman: The Complete Series
8.  How to Train Your Dragon 2
9.  The Fault in Our Stars
10.  The Amazing Spider-Man 2 3D
  » See more pre-orders


Top 10 Bargains United States
1.  The LEGO Movie
$17.96, Save 50%
2.  Divergent
$19.96, Save 50%
3.  Noah
$17.99, Save 55%
4.  Les Misérables
$8.99, Save 61%
5.  The Dark Knight Trilogy
$38.99, Save 61%
6.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
$19.99, Save 50%
7.  Man of Steel Exclusive Action Figur...
$14.99, Save 75%
8.  Rio 2 3D
$22.99, Save 54%
9.  Rise of the Planet of the Apes
$9.00, Save 74%
10.  The Wolf of Wall Street
$11.99, Save 56%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase One - Avengers Assembled

 United States


$219.00 $129.99





The Dark Knight Trilogy

 United States


$99.97 $38.99





The Big Chill

 United States


$39.95 $27.59





Best Blu-ray Movie Deals »



This web site is not affiliated with the Blu-ray Disc Association.
All trademarks are the property of the respective trademark owners.
© 2002-2014 Blu-ray.com. All rights reserved.
Registration problems | Business/Advertising Inquiries | Privacy Policy | Legal Notices