Four full-length documentaries have been produced about the Nightmare on Elm Street series. Each of these documentaries include comprehensive interviews with cast and crew members and take an in-depth look at the series as a whole, its impact on our culture, and Freddy Krueger’s rise from bogeyman to anti-hero.

  • Elm Street U.S.A.: The Making of A Nightmare on Elm Street 4 (1989)
    An extensive behind-the-scenes look into the production of A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master. Learn about the filmmaking process and the secrets to the film’s gruesome special effects. Starring Robert Englund, Lisa Wilcox, Tuesday Knight, Renny Harlin, and more.
  • The Nightmare Series Encyclopedia (1999)
    Bonus DVD to The Nightmare on Elm Street Collection. This disc includes thorough interviews with cast and crew, along with an exhaustive list of special features. Choose to explore the terrifying labyrinth and solve mind-bending puzzles for even more special footage!
  • Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010)
    Perhaps the definitive documentary about the Nightmare on Elm Street series. Never Sleep Again is narrated by Heather Langenkamp and includes never-before-seen photos, behind-the-scenes footage, conceptual art, publicity materials and exclusive new interviews with over 100 key cast and crew from every Nightmare film.
  • I Am Nancy (2011)
    Heather Langenkamp produced this thoughtful documentary that asks the question, Why are horror villains popular and not their protagonists? Langenkamp interviews horror fans, co-star Robert Englund, and director-writer Wes Craven to find out the answer.
  • Scream, Queen! My Nightmare on Elm Street (2020)
    Some have called it the ‘gayest horror movie ever made!’ But for the star of A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge, Mark Patton, it was anything but a dream come true. 30 years after its initial release, Patton is hitting the road to set the record straight about the experience that ended his career just as it was about to take off.
  • Hollywood Dreams & Nightmares: The Robert Englund Story (2023)
    A classically trained actor and director, Robert Englund has become one of the most revolutionary horror icons of our generation. Throughout his career, Englund starred in many well-known movies but shot to super-stardom with his portrayal of supernatural serial killer Freddy Krueger in the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise. This unique and intimate portrait captures the man behind the glove and features interviews with Englund and his wife Nancy, Lin Shaye, Eli Roth, Tony Todd, Heather Langenkamp and more