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Halloween
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P.J. Soles P.J. Soles
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Charles Cyphers Charles Cyphers
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Kyle Richards Kyle Richards
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John Carpenter John Carpenter
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Debra Hill Debra Hill
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The Greatest Horror Film Of All-Time.

8 years, 9 months ago at Nov 1 21:18
4 votes
The Night He Came Home!

I'm not joking when I say that this is easily the greatest horror film ever created. From the music and the suspense, to the creepy yet amazing villain "Micheal Myers", this film did more than just prove itself, it redefined movie history.



Filmed in just several weeks and with a budget of just over 300,000 dollars, Halloween was... read more

A classic

5 years, 4 months ago at Apr 24 9:53
2 votes
Since it is a huge classic, I was really eager to check this flick . Indeed, it is arguably the most famous movie directed by John Carpenter and it is the ultimate slasher flick. I mean, it is basically the blue-print for all the slashers that came afterwards. I think it is rather funny that some viewers would say that it is rather slow and not really gory or scary. Before watching this, you have ... read more

Another classic horror/thriller!!

7 years, 5 months ago at Mar 10 19:10
1 vote
Holy shit! What an absolutely amazing suspensful, non-stop, scary thrill ride this was! At first I didn't really want to watch Halloween because I am not a big horror fan but after hearing that Jamie Lee Curtis was in it and also a few people have recommended it to me, I decided to see what it was like. I wasn't surprised that it was good because I think that's what most horror films are like. Thi... read more
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A psychotic murderer institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish teenage girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets.
Release date: 25 October 1978
UPC: 013131032499
Tags: Horror (60), Slasher (35), 1970s (31), Halloween (27), 1978 (22), Serial Killer (22), Babysitter (18), Mask (16), Knife (15), Thriller (15), Boogeyman (13), Michael Myers (13), Murder (12), Pumpkin (10), Usa (10), John Carpenter (9), Coat Hanger (8), (7), Masked Killer (7), Donald Pleasance (7)
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