A Nightmare On Elm Street 4: The Dream Master
Are you ready for Freddy?
( Fantasy / Horror / Sci-Fi / Thriller )

A Nightmare On Elm Street 4: The Dream Master Poster

US Runtime: 99 min

Premiere Date:
Aug 19, 1988   [USA]
Director: Renny Harlin
Writers: Wes Craven   [character]
William Kotzwinkle   [story]
Brian Helgeland   [story]
Brian Helgeland   [screenplay]
Jim Wheat   [screenplay]
Ken Wheat   [screenplay]
Michael De Luca
Renny Harlin
Rachel Talalay
Producers: Stephen Diener   [Executive Producer]
Karen Koch   [Associate Producer]
Sara Risher   [Executive Producer]
Robert Shaye   [Producer]
Rachel Talalay   [Producer]
Music by Craig Safan
Cinematography: Steven Fierberg
Edited by: Michael N. Knue
Jack Tucker
Production Companys: Heron Communications
New Line Cinema
Smart Egg Pictures


Tuesday Knight
Kristen Parker
Ken Sagoes
Roland Kincaid
Rodney Eastman
Joey Crusel
Lisa Wilcox
Alice Johnson
Andras Jones
Danny Hassel
Dan Jordan
Brooke Theiss
Debbie Stevens
Toy Newkirk
Sheila Kopecky
Robert Englund
Freddy Krueger
Nicholas Mele
Mr. Dennis Johnson
Brooke Bundy
Elaine Parker
Jacquelyn Masche
Mrs. Crusel
Hope Marie Carlton
Pin Up Girl
Richard Garrison
John Beckman
Mickey Yablans
Buddy in Locker Room
Kristen Clayton
Little Girl
Jody Montana
Buddy in Diner
Cheryl Richardson
Linnea Quigley
Soul from Freddy's Chest
Joie Magidow
Physics Teacher
Joanna Lipari
Wanda Bursey
Friend in Mourning
Kisha Brackel
Duane Davis
Jeff Levine
Robert Shaye


Craig Caton
creature crew
Bundy Chanock
set medic
Peter Cox
singer: "Don't Be Afraid of Your Dreams"
Richard Drummie
musician: "Don't Be Afraid of Your Dreams"
Annette Haywood-Carter
script supervisor
Philip Maldonado
set costumer

Filming Locations: (Now With Clickable Links To Location On Google Maps)


Tech Info:

$13,000,000 (USA)
Color Info:
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1
Cinematographic Process:
Film Negative Format:
35 mm
Printed Film Format:
35 mm


  • Kirstin: We have matching luggage again: the bags under your eyes.
  • Rick: It's avoid-all-contact day.

Credits Fun:

  • Quote before the opening credits reads:

    "When deep sleep falleth on men, fear came apon me. And trembling which made all my bones to shake"
    -Job IV, 13-14

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