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Graveyard Shift The Best Nightmare on Elm Street Movies  

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A list of the Best Nightmare on Elm Street Movies. Are you a fan of the Nightmare on Elm Street movies& Are you curious to see which Nightmare on Elm Street movies are ranked the highest& Browse through our list of the best Nightmare on Elm Street movies to see which ones are considered the best by voters just like you. Ranked in order of the most popular Nightmare on Elm Street movie to the least popular, you can see which ones were not considered as good as the others. If you don’t agree with the rankings, you can vote for your personal favorite Nightmare on Elm Street movie to get it placed higher on the list.

Renowned throughout the country, the ever-popular Nightmare on Elm Street movie series continues to awe and scare today, making the movies a long-running favorite scary movie series. However, even among movie series, there are usually a few that are better than the others. It is the same with the Nightmare on Elm Street movies, with some of them more frightful than others. If you are hoping to make a marathon night of Nightmare on Elm Street movies, choose the ones at the top of the list for your marathon and ensure a great, terror-filled evening, just in time for Halloween.

So pull up your favorite chair, get some bowls of your favorite Halloween candy and a favorite beverage, and prepare yourself for a night of scares with only the best Nightmare on Elm Street movies to watch. Or, you can watch the entire series and decide for yourself which Nightmare on Elm Street movies are the best, then come back and place your vote and enjoy a fun, dream-filled night of sleep!
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1
209 30
A Nightmare on Elm Street is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Nightmare on Elm Street Movies
Johnny Depp, Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp

2
201 25
A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: D... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Nightmare on Elm Street Movies
Patricia Arquette, Laurence Fishburne, Zsa Zsa Gábor

3
125 56
A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: T... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Nightmare on Elm Street Movies
Robert Englund, Lisa Wilcox, Brooke Bundy

4
135 68
Wes Craven's New Nightmare is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Nightmare on Elm Street Movies
Wes Craven, Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp

5
110 80
Freddy vs. Jason is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Nightmare on Elm Street Movies
Evangeline Lilly, Kelly Rowland, Monica Keena

6
90 85
Freddy's Dead: The Final Night... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Nightmare on Elm Street Movies
Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper, Roseanne Barr

7
87 84
A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: T... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Nightmare on Elm Street Movies
Robert Englund, Lisa Wilcox, Wally George

8
88 95
A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: F... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Nightmare on Elm Street Movies
Robert Englund, Hope Lange, Clu Gulager

9
77 110
A Nightmare on Elm Street is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Nightmare on Elm Street Movies
Rooney Mara, Connie Britton, Katie Cassidy