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Halloween (1978)

R
91 min | Horror, Thriller

Fifteen years after murdering his sister on Halloween night 1963, Michael Myers escapes from a mental hospital and returns to the small town of Haddonfield to kill again.
Writers
John Carpenter (screenplay) | Debra Hill (screenplay)
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Tommy Lee Wallace (as Tommy Wallace)
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Budget
$ 300,000
Gross (USA)
$ 47,000,000
Gross (World)
$ 70,000,000
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Release date
Oct 27, 1978 (United States)

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Nancy Kyes
Annie (as Nancy Loomis) Annie (as Nancy Loomis)   See fewer
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Lynda Lynda   See fewer
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Charles Cyphers
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Lindsey Lindsey   See fewer
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Arthur Malet
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Brent Le Page
Lonnie Lonnie   See fewer
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Robert Phalen
Dr. Wynn Dr. Wynn   See fewer
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Tony Moran
Michael Myers (age 23) Michael Myers (age 23)   See fewer
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Will Sandin
Michael Myers (age 6) Michael Myers (age 6)   See fewer
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Sandy Johnson
Judith Myers Judith Myers   See fewer
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David Kyle
Boyfriend Boyfriend   See fewer
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Peter Griffith
Laurie's father Laurie's father   See fewer
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Nick Castle
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Barry Bernardi
Dead Mechanic (uncredited) Dead Mechanic (uncredited)   See fewer
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George O'Hanlon Jr.
Mr. Peter Myers (uncredited) Mr. Peter Myers (uncredited)   See fewer
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Darla Rae
Student (uncredited) Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jennifer Rhodes
Psych Ward Nurse (uncredited) Psych Ward Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gwen Van Dam
Sanitarium Nurse (uncredited) Sanitarium Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tommy Lee Wallace
Michael Myers (uncredited) Michael Myers (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.8 / 10 | 185,374 votes