What does the ending of A Nightmare on Elm Street mean?

In Wes Craven’s original script, the film ends with Nancy, Tina, Rod and Glen driving away from the house, and Marge smiling as they leave; the car never imprisons them and Marge is never attacked. In this sense, the implication is that the whole film is a dream.

What was the first Nightmare on Elm Street?

Street (1984)
Box office

Film Release date (US) Box office revenue
Other territories
1. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) November 9, 1984 $31,500,000
2. A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge November 1, 1985
3. A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors February 27, 1987

What did Freddy Krueger do to the kids?

Freddy worked in a power plant boiler room where he would take kids and kill them. He killed twenty children in Springwood before his wife, Loretta Krueger found out, so he strangled her to death in front of his daughter, Katherine who later told the authorities that he was a child murderer.

Is Nancy in every Nightmare on Elm Street?

Although Nancy does not appear in A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge, she maintains a presence when a new family moves into the house where she battled Freddy. The film ends with Nancy dying while stabbing him with his glove. Wes Craven’s New Nightmare (1994) takes a meta approach to the character.

Is Freddy a child molestor?

In the original script, Freddy was a child molester. According to IMDb, the villain was changed to a child killer because producers wanted to avoid comparisons to a story in California about a series of child molestations at the time of filming.

Does anyone survive Nightmare on Elm Street?

A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) The only two major characters to survive were Nancy herself (Heather Langnkamp), and her father Donald Thompson (John Saxon). The ending makes things really confusing, but future movies confirmed that only those two survived among the Wes Craven film’s main cast.