The reason I decided to watch this horror film is simply because I enjoyed the on that came out in 2010 and I figured I'd probably like this one too. I was right. Although this movie lacked the sound effects and the latest special effects of today, it did a good job of keeping my attention. I'm a lot older now so most of the outdated horror films don't really scare me like they used to. Overall I'm happy that I decided to watch the ORIGINAL Freddy Krueger because it "lived" up through the time as a classic horror film.