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Test your knowledge on A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984).


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  • 1. 

    Who directed the original "Nightmare on Elm Street"?

    • A.

      Sean S. Cunningham

    • B.

      John Carpenter

    • C.

      Wes Craven

    • D.

      David Cronenberg

    Correct Answer
    C. Wes Craven
    Explanation
    Wes Craven is the correct answer because he directed the original "Nightmare on Elm Street." Craven is known for his work in the horror genre and is credited with creating the iconic character Freddy Krueger. His direction in the film helped establish the franchise and set the tone for future installments.

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  • 2. 

    Who was in the third "A Nightmare on Elm Street" movie and not in its sequel?

    • A.

      Rodney Eastman

    • B.

      Patricia Arquette

    • C.

      Robert Englund

    • D.

      Ken Sagoes

    Correct Answer
    B. Patricia Arquette
    Explanation
    Patricia Arquette was in the third "A Nightmare on Elm Street" movie but did not appear in its sequel. This implies that the other three options - Rodney Eastman, Robert Englund, and Ken Sagoes - were all in both the third movie and its sequel.

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  • 3. 

    Who played Nancy in "A Nightmare on Elm Street"?

    • A.

      Neve Campbell

    • B.

      Paula Marshall

    • C.

      Drew Barrymore

    • D.

      Heather Langenkamp

    Correct Answer
    D. Heather Langenkamp
    Explanation
    Heather Langenkamp played Nancy in "A Nightmare on Elm Street".

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  • 4. 

    In the movie "A Nightmare On Elm Street #5", what was the name of Alice's baby?

    • A.

      Jack

    • B.

      Dan

    • C.

      Jacob

    • D.

      Bob

    Correct Answer
    C. Jacob
    Explanation
    In the movie "A Nightmare On Elm Street #5", the name of Alice's baby is Jacob.

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  • 5. 

    In which of the "Nightmare On Elm Street" series did Patricia Arquette play a lead?

    • A.

      4: The Dream Master

    • B.

      5: The Dream Child

    • C.

      3: Dream Warriors

    • D.

      Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare

    Correct Answer
    C. 3: Dream Warriors
    Explanation
    In the "Nightmare On Elm Street" series, Patricia Arquette played a lead role in "Dream Warriors."

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  • 6. 

    "If Nancy doesn't wake up screaming, she won't wake up at all!" is from what movie?

    • A.

      Dreams Come True

    • B.

      Don't Go To Sleep

    • C.

      A Nightmare On Elm Street

    • D.

      Nightmare In Clearview

    Correct Answer
    C. A Nightmare On Elm Street
    Explanation
    The quote "If Nancy doesn't wake up screaming, she won't wake up at all!" is from the movie "A Nightmare On Elm Street". This line is spoken by one of the characters in the film, emphasizing the terrifying nature of the dreams that haunt the protagonist, Nancy. The quote suggests that waking up screaming is a necessary condition for Nancy to survive her encounters with the villain, Freddy Krueger, making it a memorable and chilling line from the movie.

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  • 7. 

    Which 1987 movie has this as it's tagline, "Sleep. Those little slices of death. How I loathe them."?

    • A.

      Angel Eyes

    • B.

      A Nightmare On Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

    • C.

      Empire Records

    • D.

      Tin Men

    Correct Answer
    B. A Nightmare On Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "A Nightmare On Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors". The tagline "Sleep. Those little slices of death. How I loathe them." is a reference to the movie's plot, where the characters are haunted by Freddy Krueger in their dreams and are forced to confront their fears while asleep. The tagline emphasizes the fear and dread associated with falling asleep, as it becomes a gateway for Freddy to attack his victims.

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  • 8. 

    The tagline, "Terror Beyond Your Wildest Dreams.", comes from which 1988 movie?

    • A.

      Superman Iv: The Quest For Peace

    • B.

      The Fly

    • C.

      Big Fat Liar

    • D.

      A Nightmare On Elm Street 4: The Dream Master

    Correct Answer
    D. A Nightmare On Elm Street 4: The Dream Master
    Explanation
    The tagline, "Terror Beyond Your Wildest Dreams.", is associated with the 1988 movie "A Nightmare On Elm Street 4: The Dream Master". This tagline suggests that the movie will deliver a level of terror that exceeds what the audience could even imagine.

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  • 9. 

    Which 1989 movie has this as it's tagline, "It's A Boy!"?

    • A.

      The Godfather: Part III

    • B.

      A Nightmare On Elm Street 5: The Dream Child

    • C.

      Mimic

    • D.

      Half Baked

    Correct Answer
    B. A Nightmare On Elm Street 5: The Dream Child
    Explanation
    The correct answer is A Nightmare On Elm Street 5: The Dream Child. This movie from 1989 has the tagline "It's A Boy!" which suggests that the storyline involves the birth of a male child.

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  • 10. 

    Who is Heather Langenkamp?

    • A.

      Appeared As Ricky Fitts In The Film "American Beauty"

    • B.

      Nancy Thompson In "A Nightmare On Elm Street"

    • C.

      Marty Mcfly In "Back To The Future"

    • D.

      Star Of "Body Heat", "Broadcast News", & Movie Version Of "Lost In Space"

    Correct Answer
    B. Nancy Thompson In "A Nightmare On Elm Street"
    Explanation
    Heather Langenkamp is best known for her role as Nancy Thompson in the film "A Nightmare on Elm Street." She portrayed the character who was the main protagonist and one of the survivors of Freddy Krueger's attacks. Langenkamp's portrayal of Nancy Thompson became iconic in the horror genre and she is often associated with the character.

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  • 11. 

    In "A Nightmare on Elm Street", how did Freddy Krueger originally die?

    • A.

      He Was Shot

    • B.

      He Was Run Over

    • C.

      He Was Stabbed

    • D.

      He Was Burned Alive

    Correct Answer
    D. He Was Burned Alive
    Explanation
    Freddy Krueger originally died by being burned alive. This is revealed in the movie "A Nightmare on Elm Street" where it is explained that the parents of Elm Street took justice into their own hands after Freddy was released from prison due to a technicality. They set fire to the building where he lived, resulting in his death. This traumatic event led to Freddy becoming a vengeful spirit who haunts and kills teenagers in their dreams.

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  • 12. 

    In "Nightmare on Elm Street", what does Nancy bring back from her dream?

    • A.

      Freddy's Hat

    • B.

      Freddy's Glove

    • C.

      Freddy's Sweater

    • D.

      Iron From The Boiler Room

    Correct Answer
    A. Freddy's Hat
    Explanation
    In "Nightmare on Elm Street," Nancy brings back Freddy's Hat from her dream. This item serves as proof of the existence of Freddy Krueger and the connection between the dream world and reality. It also symbolizes Nancy's bravery and determination to confront and defeat Freddy.

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  • 13. 

    In "A Nightmare On Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors", who was the last person to die?

    • A.

      Kincaid

    • B.

      Nancy

    • C.

      Kristin

    • D.

      Karin

    Correct Answer
    B. Nancy
    Explanation
    In "A Nightmare On Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors", Nancy is the last person to die. This is significant because Nancy is a recurring character in the "A Nightmare On Elm Street" series, and her death marks a significant turning point in the storyline. The fact that she is the last person to die suggests that her death has a profound impact on the events and characters in the film.

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  • 14. 

    How many of his fingers did Freddy Krueger cut off in "Nightmare on Elm Street"?

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      1

    • D.

      2

    Correct Answer
    D. 2
    Explanation
    In the movie "Nightmare on Elm Street," Freddy Krueger, a fictional character, is known for his disfigured appearance and his signature weapon, a glove with sharp blades. While he inflicts harm on his victims in various ways, including cutting off body parts, the question specifically asks about his fingers. The correct answer is 2, indicating that Freddy Krueger cut off two of his fingers.

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  • 15. 

    What is Freddy's address in the "Nightmare on Elm Street" horror series?

    • A.

      1428 Elm Street

    • B.

      4512 Elm Street

    • C.

      6970 Elm Street

    • D.

      1625 Elm Street

    Correct Answer
    A. 1428 Elm Street
    Explanation
    In the "Nightmare on Elm Street" horror series, Freddy's address is 1428 Elm Street.

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  • 16. 

    How does Rod die in "A Nightmare on Elm Street"?

    • A.

      Strangled With His Sheets

    • B.

      Drowned In A Waterbed

    • C.

      Thrown Through A Window

    • D.

      Cut Open With Knives

    Correct Answer
    A. Strangled With His Sheets
    Explanation
    In "A Nightmare on Elm Street," Rod dies by being strangled with his sheets. This occurs when he falls asleep and enters the dream world, where the villain, Freddy Krueger, has the ability to manipulate and attack his victims in their dreams. Freddy uses Rod's own sheets to strangle him, causing his death. This method adds to the horror and fear of the movie, as it shows that even seemingly safe and ordinary objects can become deadly in the dream world.

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  • 17. 

    Who was Freddy's first victim in "A Nightmare on Elm Street"?

    • A.

      Glen Lantz

    • B.

      Rod Lane

    • C.

      Tina Grey

    • D.

      Nancy Thompson

    Correct Answer
    C. Tina Grey
    Explanation
    In "A Nightmare on Elm Street," Tina Grey is Freddy's first victim. This is evident from the events in the movie where Tina is brutally murdered by Freddy Krueger in her dreams. The film revolves around Freddy haunting and killing teenagers in their dreams, and Tina's death sets the stage for the rest of the story.

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  • 18. 

    What actor was destroyed by a water bed in "A Nightmare on Elm Street"?

    • A.

      John Cusack

    • B.

      Matthew Broderick

    • C.

      Peter DeLuise

    • D.

      Johnny Depp

    Correct Answer
    D. Johnny Depp
    Explanation
    In the movie "A Nightmare on Elm Street," Johnny Depp's character was destroyed by a water bed. This means that Johnny Depp is the correct answer to the question.

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  • 19. 

    Who produced "Nightmare on Elm Street"?

    • A.

      Robert Shaye

    • B.

      Wes Craven

    • C.

      New Line Cinema

    • D.

      Tobe Hooper

    Correct Answer
    A. Robert Shaye
    Explanation
    Robert Shaye is the correct answer because he is the producer of "Nightmare on Elm Street". He co-founded New Line Cinema, the production company responsible for the film, and played a crucial role in bringing the iconic horror franchise to life. Wes Craven, Tobe Hooper, and New Line Cinema are not the producers of the film, making Robert Shaye the correct choice.

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  • 20. 

    Who directed the 1987 science fiction, "A Nightmare On Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors"?

    • A.

      Chuck Russell

    • B.

      Ridley Scott

    • C.

      Jeremiah S. Chechik

    • D.

      John G. Avildsen

    Correct Answer
    A. Chuck Russell
    Explanation
    Chuck Russell directed the 1987 science fiction film "A Nightmare On Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors".

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  • 21. 

    The movie, "A Nightmare On Elm Street 4: The Dream Master", was directed by whom?

    • A.

      Mark Pellington

    • B.

      Peter Hyams

    • C.

      John Dahl

    • D.

      Renny Harlin

    Correct Answer
    D. Renny Harlin
    Explanation
    Renny Harlin directed the movie "A Nightmare On Elm Street 4: The Dream Master".

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  • 22. 

    Who directed the 1989 thriller, "A Nightmare On Elm Street 5: The Dream Child"?

    • A.

      David Mamet

    • B.

      James Frawley

    • C.

      Steven Soderbergh

    • D.

      Stephen Hopkins

    Correct Answer
    D. Stephen Hopkins
    Explanation
    Stephen Hopkins directed the 1989 thriller, "A Nightmare On Elm Street 5: The Dream Child".

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  • 23. 

    In "A Nightmare on Elm Street", what movie does Nancy stay up watching?

    • A.

      Dawn Of The Dead

    • B.

      The Evil Dead

    • C.

      Horror Hospital

    • D.

      Friday The 13th

    Correct Answer
    B. The Evil Dead
    Explanation
    In "A Nightmare on Elm Street," Nancy stays up watching "The Evil Dead." This is a horror movie directed by Sam Raimi, which was released in 1981. The film follows a group of friends who go to a cabin in the woods and accidentally unleash evil spirits. Nancy's choice to watch this movie is significant as it foreshadows the supernatural and terrifying events she will soon experience in her own life.

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  • 24. 

    In "A Nightmare on Elm Street", what animal is seen in Tina's nightmare?

    • A.

      Goat

    • B.

      Lamb

    • C.

      Dog

    • D.

      Cat

    Correct Answer
    B. Lamb
    Explanation
    In the movie "A Nightmare on Elm Street", the animal seen in Tina's nightmare is a lamb. This is evident from the context of the question, which asks about an animal in Tina's nightmare. A lamb is a young sheep, and it is often associated with innocence and vulnerability. The presence of a lamb in Tina's nightmare could symbolize her fear and vulnerability in the face of the terrifying events happening in the movie.

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