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"Nightmare on the 13th Floor", being the classic film that it is, has received mention in many books that attempt to catalog every movie ever made. Other book references include mention because of the film being listed in a cast or crew member's filmography, or for any other reason as to why the film might be listed by name in a printed reference guide. Books that mention the movie, even as a single reference to the title, are listed below, in alphabetical order.













Barnabas & Company: The Cast of the TV Classic Dark Shadows



Page:
226
Writer(s):
Craig Hamrick & R.J. Jamison
ISBN:
 
Notes
Mentions John Karlen playing Sgt. Madden.





Cinematographers, Production Designers, Costume Designers and Film Editor's Guide

 

Page:
399
Writer(s):
David Pecchia
ISBN:
 
Notes
Lists Tom Richmond as Cinematographer and Sidney Katz as Film Editor.

Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television, Volume 26

 

Page:
 
Writer(s):
Gale Group, Joshua Kondek, Yvonne Jones Angela
ISBN:
 
Notes
Mentions Letti Gordon and "Nightmare on the 13th Floor" under Louise Fletcher filmography.




DVD & Video Guide (2005)

 
Page:
790
Writer(s):
Mick Martin & Marsha Porter
ISBN:
 
Notes
Lists the movie as a "Haunted Hotel Chiller".





Emilio Estevez: Everything You Need To Know (178 Success Facts)



Page:
 
Writer(s):
Christine Melton
ISBN:
 
Notes
Mentions "Nightmare on the 13th Floor" being filmed at the Ambassador Hotel. This is the exact same passage that appears in the book "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: 163 Most Asked Questions - What You Need To Know".

The Encyclopedia of Fantastic Film: Ali Baba to Zombies



Page:
446
Writer(s):
R. G. Young
ISBN:
 
Notes
Incorrectly lists the runtime at 95 minutes.

Encyclopedia of Hell



Page:
221-222
Writer(s):
Miriam Van Scott
ISBN:
 
Notes
Note that the passage incorrectly refers to events taking place in Room 1313. There is also an unsourced reference on the producer's thoughts on hell.

Encyclopedia of Television Film Directors





Page:
210-211
Writer(s):
Jerry Roberts
ISBN:
 
Notes
Mentions the film under a list of films directed by Walter E. Grauman.





Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: 163 Most Asked Questions - What You Need To Know



Page:
 
Writer(s):
Deborah Fowler
ISBN:
 
Notes
Mentions "Nightmare on the 13th Floor" being filmed at the Ambassador Hotel. This is the exact same passage that appears in the book "Emilio Estevez: Everything You Need To Know (178 Success Facts)".

Film Directors

 
Page:
602
Writer(s):
 
ISBN:
 
Notes
The page lists Walter Grauman as director. (CTF) G.C. Group Ltd./ Wilshire Court Productions, 1990





Gopen's Guide to Closed Captioned Video

 
Page:
378
Writer(s):
Stuart Gopen
ISBN:
1001373027
Notes
The page lists Walter Grauman as director. (CTF) G.C. Group Ltd./ Wilshire Court Productions, 1990





Horror Film Stars

 

Page:
518
Writer(s):
Michael R. Pitts
ISBN:
 
Notes
Mentions Letti Gordon and "Nightmare on the 13th Floor" under Louise Fletcher filmography.





International Television & Video Almanac (2001)

 
Page:
490/520/471
Writer(s):
 
ISBN:
 
Notes
 





James Brolin: Everything You Need To Know (145 Success Facts)



Page:
 
Writer(s):
Arthur Rodriguez
ISBN:
 
Notes
Simple article mentioning the movie, Michele Greene, James Brolin, and Louise Fletcher.

The James Brolin Handbook: Everything You Need To Know about James Brolin



Page:
5
Writer(s):
Emily Smith
ISBN:
 
Notes
Includes the film in a filmography listing. The third column is for "Role", which only lists "N/A" and the fourth column is for "Notes", of which there are none.










Leonard Maltin's Movie and Video Guide (1996)

 
Page:
928
Writer(s):
Leonard Maltin
ISBN:
 
Notes
 

Lords of the Sunset Strip: An Autobiography of Blackie Dammett



Page:
286
Writer(s):
Blackie Dammett & Craig Weeden
ISBN:
0615803768 
Notes
Did you know Blackie Dammett could have landed the roll of Peddler? He read for the roll, but his "heart wasn't in [it]". Micheal Melvin ended up landing the roll of Peddler, instead.





Michael Singer's Film Directors: A Complete Guide

 
Page:
928
Writer(s):
Michael Singer
ISBN:
 
Notes
The page lists Walter Grauman as director. (CTF) G.C. Group Ltd./ Wilshire Court Productions, 1990

Movies Made for Television, 1964-2004: 1990-1999

 
Page:
586
Writer(s):
Alvin H. Marill
ISBN:
 
Notes
The book inadvertantly states the movie was released "11/4/1990". The film predates this date by four days. The film was released on 10/31/90, even though it did show again on 11/4/1990.










Obituaries in the Performing Arts, 2009

 
Page:
278
Writer(s):
Harris M. Lentz III
ISBN:
0786441747
Notes
Listed the film in the obituary of Sidney Katz















Regional Horror Films, 1958-1990: A State-By-State Guide with Interviews



Page:
152
Writer(s):
Brian Albright
ISBN:
 
Notes
 





Science Fiction, Horror & Fantasy Film and Television Credits Supplement 2: Through 1993

 

Page:
 
Writer(s):
Harris M. Lestz, III
ISBN:
 
Notes
Mentions Jacob Rogas and "Nightmare on the 13th Floor" under Alan Fudge filmography.

Spinegrinder: The Movies Most Critics Won't Write About (2013 & 2015)



Page:
 
Writer(s):
Clive Davies
ISBN:
1909394068 (2015)
Notes
Not the most flattering review but calls attention to the fact that the film could have achieved so much more, given less restrictions.















The Video Sourcebook

 
Page:
4055
Writer(s):
Brian Albright
ISBN:
 
Notes
 

Video Source Book: Video program listings J-T (2006)

 
Page:
2021
Writer(s):
James M. Craddock, Thomson Gale (Firm)
ISBN:
 
Notes
Small synopsis mentions a travel writer at an old hotel glimpses murder on a supposedly non-existent floor and that nasty devil-worshippers are afoot.

Video Source Book: Video program listings J-T (2007)

 
Page:
2064
Writer(s):
James M. Craddock, Thomson Gale (Firm)
ISBN:
 
Notes
Small synopsis mentions a travel writer at an old hotel glimpses murder on a supposedly non-existent floor and that nasty devil-worshippers are afoot.

Videohound's Golden Movie Retriever (2005)

 
Page:
587
Writer(s):
Brian Albright
ISBN:
 
Notes