Its $133.6 was the fifth best opening weekend of all time.
A Nightmare on Elm Street Director Samuel Bayer: From Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit" Video to Freddy Krueger
The director talks about going darker with the film, keeping Freddy's original look, and having nightmares of his own.
Plus: Jackie Earle Haley to haunt your dreams.
We're just as surprised as you are.
The former child star has won the female lead in the not-at-all anticipated remake of 'A Nightmare On Elm Street.'