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The Best Robert Englund Movies

Updated September 24, 2019 1.4k votes 124 voters 8.3k views52 items

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List of the best Robert Englund movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Robert Englund's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Robert Englund movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Robert Englund movies will be at the top of the list. Robert Englund has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Robert Englund movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Robert Englund films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Robert Englund role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Robert Englund performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

List films include Hatchet, Wes Craven's New Nightmare and more.

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    A Nightmare on Elm Street is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Robert Englund Movies
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    A Nightmare on Elm Street

    Johnny Depp, Robert Englund

    Released1984

    Directed byWes Craven

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    A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: D is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Robert Englund Movies
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    A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

    Patricia Arquette, Laurence Fishburne

    Released1987

    Directed byChuck Russell

    A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors is a 1987 American slasher fantasy film and the... more on Wikipedia

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    Freddy vs. Jason is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Robert Englund Movies
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    Freddy vs. Jason

    Evangeline Lilly, Kelly Rowland

    Released2003

    Directed byRonny Yu

    Freddy vs. Jason is a 2003 American slasher action fantasy film directed by Ronny Yu. The film... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button

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    Wes Craven's New Nightmare is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Robert Englund Movies
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    Wes Craven's New Nightmare

    Wes Craven, Robert Englund

    Released1994

    Directed byWes Craven

    Wes Craven's New Nightmare is a 1994 American slasher metafilm written and directed by... more on Wikipedia

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    A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: T is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Robert Englund Movies
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    Released1988

    Directed byRenny Harlin

    A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master is a 1988 American slasher fantasy film and the... more on Wikipedia
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    A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: T is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Robert Englund Movies
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    Released1989

    Directed byStephen Hopkins

    A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child is a 1989 American slasher horror film and the... more on Wikipedia
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    A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: F is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Robert Englund Movies
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    Released1985

    Directed byJack Sholder

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    Freddy's Dead: The Final Night is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Robert Englund Movies
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    Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare

    Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper

    Released1991

    Directed byRachel Talalay

    This film is a 1991 American comedy-horror slasher film and the sixth film in the Nightmare on... more on Wikipedia

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    St. Ives is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Robert Englund Movies
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    St. Ives

    Jeff Goldblum, Jacqueline Bissett

    Released1976

    Directed byJ. Lee Thompson

    St. Ives is a 1976 American action film directed by J. Lee Thompson and starring Charles... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    The Phantom of the Opera: The  is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Robert Englund Movies

    Released1989

    Directed byDwight H. Little

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    Dance Macabre is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Robert Englund Movies
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    Dance Macabre

    Robert Englund

    Released1992

    Directed byGreydon Clark

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    Wishmaster is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Robert Englund Movies
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    Wishmaster

    Tony Todd, Verne Troyer

    Released1997

    Directed byRobert Kurtzman

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    Hatchet is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Robert Englund Movies
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    Hatchet

    Tony Todd, Robert Englund

    Released2006

    Directed byAdam Green

    Hatchet is a 2006 American slasher film written and directed by Adam Green. The film has an... more on Wikipedia

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    Eaten Alive is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Robert Englund Movies
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    Eaten Alive

    Kyle Richards, Robert Englund

    Released1977

    Directed byTobe Hooper

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    The Fighter is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Robert Englund Movies
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    The Fighter

    Robert Englund, Pat Hingle

    Released1983

    Directed byDavid Lowell Rich

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    The Great Smokey Roadblock is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Robert Englund Movies
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    The Great Smokey Roadblock

    Susan Sarandon, Henry Fonda

    Released1977

    Directed byJohn Leone

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    Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Robert Englund Movies
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    Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer

    Robert Englund, Rachel Skarsten

    Released2007

    Directed byJon Knautz

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    Killer Tongue is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Robert Englund Movies
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    Killer Tongue

    Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Melinda Clarke

    Released1996

    Directed byAlberto Sciamma

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    Boogeymen: The Killer Compilat is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Robert Englund Movies
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    Boogeymen: The Killer Compilation

    Neve Campbell, David Arquette

    Released2001

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    Galaxy of Terror is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Robert Englund Movies
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    Galaxy of Terror

    Robert Englund, Erin Moran

    Released1981

    Directed byBruce D. Clark

    Galaxy of Terror is a 1981 science fiction/horror film produced by Roger Corman and directed... more on Wikipedia
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    Dead & Buried is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Robert Englund Movies
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    Dead & Buried

    Robert Englund, Jack Albertson

    Released1981

    Directed byGary Sherman

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    Urban Legend is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Robert Englund Movies
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    Urban Legend

    Jared Leto, Tara Reid

    Released1998

    Directed byJamie Blanks

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    The Adventures of Ford Fairlan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Robert Englund Movies
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    The Adventures of Ford Fairlane

    Gilbert Gottfried, Lauren Holly

    Released1990

    Directed byRenny Harlin

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    Land of Canaan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Robert Englund Movies
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    Land of Canaan

    Christina Applegate, Tara Reid

    Released2010

    Directed byReginald LaFrance

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    Underground Entertainment: The is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Robert Englund Movies
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    Underground Entertainment: The Movie

    Kris Kristofferson, Danielle Harris

    Released2010

    Directed byJim O'Rear, Bryan Wilson

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