American Nightmare

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American Nightmare (1983, Canada) is a Horror film directed by Don McBrearty.


Main Details

  • Released in 1983 | Color
  • Runtime: 88 min
  • Production Co.: Manesco Films
  • Distribution Co.: Pan-Canadian Film Distributors (1983) (Canada) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Don McBrearty
  • Written by Steven Blake, John Gault, and John Sheppard
  • Starring: Lawrence Day, Lora Staley, Neil Dainard, Lenore Zann, Claudia Udy, Page Fletcher, Michael Ironside (as Mike Ironside), Alexandra Paul, and Nancy Oliver.
  • Produced by Anthony Kramreither, Derrett Lee, Paul Lynch, Ray Sager
  • Original Music by Paul Zaza
  • Cinematography by Daniel Hainey
  • Film Editing by Ian McBride

Also Known As

  • Amerikan painajainen (Finland)


  • Every year girls move to the city determined to make their dreams come true...or die trying. | (American Nightmare) Pray you never have one.


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