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A Nightmare on Elm Street 4
The Dream Master
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Credits
Title: A Nightmare on Elm Street 4
The Dream Master
Directed by: Renny Harlin
Written by: William Kotzwinkle; Brian Helgeland; Jim Wheat; Ken Wheat
Produced by: Stephen Diener; Sara Risher; Robert Shaye; Rachel Talalay
Music by: Craig Safan
Cinematography: Steven Fierberg; Christopher Tufty
Edited by: Michael N. Knue; Jack Tucker; Chuck Weiss
Production
Distributed by: New Line Cinema; Smart Egg Pictures
Released: August 19th, 1988
Rating: R
Running time: 93 min.
Country: USA
Language: English
Budget: $7,000,000
Gross: $49,369,899 (US)
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A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master is an American feature film of the slasher and supernatural horror genres. It is the fourth installment in the A Nightmare on Elm Street film series. The movie was directed by Renny Harlin with a script provided by the writing team of William Kotzwinkle, Brian Helgeland, Jim Wheat and Ken Wheat. It was produced by New Line Cinema with international distribution provided by Smart Egg Pictures. It premiered in the United States on August 19th, 1988.

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  • Production on A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master began on April 4th, 1988 and concluded in May.
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master was released to DVD by New Line Home Video on August 22nd, 2000. It was also packaged with the Nightmare on Elm Street Collection Platinum Series special edition DVD boxset, also by New Line.
  • The tagline to this film is, "The biggest nightmare of them all."
  • This movie marks the horror film debut for director Renny Harlin. Harlin makes a cameo appearance as a student in a classroom in this film. Producer Robert Shaye also makes a cameo appearance as a lecturer.
  • Roland Kincaid's dog, Jason, may have been named after Jason Voorhees, a fictional serial killer and competitor to Freddy Krueger in the 1980s slasher market.

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