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The Best Robert Englund Movies  

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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 Stree... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Robert Englund Movies
Johnny Depp, Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp
A Nightmare on Elm Street is a 1984 American supernatural slasher horror film written and directed by Wes Craven, and the first film of the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise. The film stars ...more

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#114 of 630 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies #49 of 336 'Old' Movies Every Young Person Needs To Watch In Their Lifetimefeaturing Freddy Krueger Is Based On The Disturbing True Tale Of 18 People Inexplicably Dying In Their Sleep

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Patricia Arquette, Laurence Fishburne, Zsa Zsa Gábor
A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors is a 1987 American slasher fantasy film and the third film in the Nightmare on Elm Street series. The film was directed by Chuck Russell, written by ...more

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#321 of 630 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies #202 of 336 'Old' Movies Every Young Person Needs To Watch In Their Lifetime #69 of 769 The Best Horror Movies of All Time

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Wes Craven, Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp
Wes Craven's New Nightmare is a 1994 American slasher metafilm written and directed by original Nightmare on Elm Street creator Wes Craven. Although it is the seventh film in the franchise, it ...more

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#185 of 769 The Best Horror Movies of All Time #18 of 99 The Best Horror Movie Sequelsfeaturing Heather Langenkamp Is A Horror Legend, But She's Way More Than Her 'Nightmare On Elm Street' Role

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Robert Englund, Lisa Wilcox, Brooke Bundy
A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master is a 1988 American slasher fantasy film and the fourth film in the Nightmare on Elm Street series. The film was directed by Renny Harlin, stars ...more

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#131 of 769 The Best Horror Movies of All Time #351 of 575 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked #23 of 99 The Best Horror Movie Sequels

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Evangeline Lilly, Kelly Rowland, Monica Keena
Freddy vs. Jason is a 2003 American slasher action fantasy film directed by Ronny Yu. The film is a crossover between the Friday the 13th and A Nightmare on Elm Street franchises. It is the ...more

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#155 of 769 The Best Horror Movies of All Time #40 of 136 The Goriest Movies Ever Made #21 of 99 The Best Horror Movie Sequels

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Robert Englund, Lisa Wilcox, Wally George
A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child is a 1989 American slasher horror film and the fifth film in the Nightmare on Elm Street series. It was directed by Stephen Hopkins, stars Robert ...more

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#250 of 769 The Best Horror Movies of All Time #69 of 217 The Worst Sequels Of All Time #55 of 99 The Best Horror Movie Sequels

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Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper, Roseanne Barr
This film is a 1991 American comedy-horror slasher film and the sixth film in the Nightmare on Elm Street series. As the title suggests, it was intended to be the last film in the series and it ...more

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#163 of 217 The Worst Sequels Of All Time #9 of 27 27 Horror Films You Had No Idea Were Directed By Women #5 of 12 12 Horror Films Where You Gleefully Root for the Villain

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Robert Englund, Hope Lange, Clu Gulager
A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge is a 1985 American slasher horror film and the second film in the Nightmare on Elm Street film series. The film was directed by Jack Sholder and ...more

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#211 of 336 'Old' Movies Every Young Person Needs To Watch In Their Lifetime #121 of 769 The Best Horror Movies of All Time #325 of 575 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked

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Molly Shannon, Bill Nighy, Robert Englund
The Phantom of the Opera: The Motion Picture is a 1989 American horror film directed by Dwight H. Little and based on Gaston Leroux's novel of the same name. The film is a newer, gorier version ...more
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Tony Todd, Robert Englund, Mercedes McNab
Hatchet is a 2006 American slasher film written and directed by Adam Green. The film has an all-star horror film cast.

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#385 of 769 The Best Horror Movies of All Time #66 of 136 The Goriest Movies Ever Made #69 of 128 The Best Horror Movie Franchises

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Wishmaster Tony Todd, Verne Troyer, Robert Englund
Wishmaster is a 1997 American horror film directed by Robert Kurtzman. It was executive produced by Wes Craven, the only film of the Wishmaster series with his name attached. The plot of ...more

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#550 of 769 The Best Horror Movies of All Time #58 of 128 The Best Horror Movie Franchises #232 of 499 The Scariest Movies Ever Made

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Urban Legend is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Robert Englund Movies
Jared Leto, Tara Reid, Alicia Witt
Urban Legend is a 1998 slasher film starring Jared Leto and Alicia Witt. The film is based on the premise that a mad man is using the methods of described in certain urban legends as a means to ...more

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#179 of 769 The Best Horror Movies of All Time #55 of 128 The Best Horror Movie Franchisesfeaturing Disquieting Truths About Lilith, The Night Hag

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Eli Roth, Peter Stormare, Robert Englund
2001 Maniacs is a 2005 American comedy horror film directed by Tim Sullivan, starring Robert Englund, Jay Gillespie, Dylan Edrington, and Matthew Carey. It is a remake of the 1964 film Two ...more

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#95 of 136 The Goriest Movies Ever Made #37 of 179 The Best Comedy Horror Movies, Ranked #97 of 181 The Best Slasher Movies

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Robert Englund, Zelda Rubinstein, Scott Wilson
Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon is a 2006 American mockumentary horror film and black comedy directed by Scott Glosserman. It stars Nathan Baesel, Angela Goethals and Robert Englund. ...more

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#650 of 769 The Best Horror Movies of All Time #30 of 112 The Most Horrifying Found-Footage Movies #8 of 12 Slasher Movies You Didn't Realize Are Extremely Intelligent

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Jeff Goldblum, Jacqueline Bissett, Charles Bronson
St. Ives is a 1976 American action film directed by J. Lee Thompson and starring Charles Bronson.

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Susan Sarandon, Henry Fonda, Eileen Brennan
The Great Smokey Roadblock is a 1977 comedy drama film written and directed by John Leone.
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Robert Englund, Pat Hingle, Gregory Harrison
The Fighter is a 1983 drama film written by Jerome Kass and directed by David Lowell Rich.
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Kyle Richards, Robert Englund, Carolyn Jones
Eaten Alive is an American horror film, directed by Tobe Hooper and released in May 1977. It was written by Kim Henkel, Alvin L. Fast and Mardi Rustam and produced by Fast, Larry Huly, Robert ...more
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Robert Englund, Erin Moran, Sid Haig
Galaxy of Terror is a 1981 science fiction/horror film produced by Roger Corman and directed by Bruce D. Clark. It stars Edward Albert, Erin Moran, Ray Walston and Taaffe O'Connell. Produced by ...more
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Robert Englund, Jack Albertson, Barry Corbin
This film is a 1981 horror film directed by Gary Sherman, starring Melody Anderson and James Farentino. With a screenplay written by Dan O'Bannon and Ronald Shusett, the movie was initially ...more
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Gilbert Gottfried, Lauren Holly, Priscilla Presley
The Adventures of Ford Fairlane is a 1990 American action/comedy film directed by Renny Harlin. It stars comedian Andrew Dice Clay as the title character, Ford Fairlane, a "Rock n' Roll ...more
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Robert Englund
Dance Macabre is a 1992 horror film written and directed by Greydon Clark.
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Amy Smart, Linda Cardellini, Dee Snider
Strangeland is a 1998 American horror film written by Dee Snider and directed by John Pieplow. The film focuses on the body modification underground culture's rituals. The film was filmed in the ...more

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#5 of 20 20 Obscure Horror Movies from the '90s You Need to See Right Now #11 of 18 The Best Horror Movies About The Internetfeaturing Strangeland Was An Odd '90s Horror Movie You Definitely Rented From Blockbuster

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Boogeymen: The Killer Compilation Neve Campbell, David Arquette, Robert Englund
Boogeymen: The Killer Compilation is a horror compilation video released in 2001 by FlixMix. Marketed as "The Killer Compilation," the film consists of seventeen scenes from notable, ...more
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Killer Tongue is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Robert Englund Movies
Killer Tongue Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Melinda Clarke, Robert Englund
Killer Tongue is a 1996 comedy horror film written and directed by Alberto Sciamma.