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The year is 1963, the night: Halloween. Police are called to 43 Lampkin Ln. only to discover that 15 year old Judith Myers has been stabbed to death, by her 6 year-old brother, Michael. After being institutionalized for 15 years, Myers breaks out on the night before Halloween. No one knows, nor wants to find out, what will happen on October 31st 1978 besides Myers' psychiatrist, Dr. Loomis. He knows Michael is coming back to Haddonfield, but by the time the town realizes it, it'll be too late for many people.

Director: John Carpenter
Writer: John Carpenter (screenplay), Debra Hill (screenplay)
Production: Compass International Pictures
Year: 1978
MetaScore: 87/100
ImdbRating: 7.8
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 27 Oct 1978
Awards: 6 wins & 2 nominations.

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Annie - Nancy Kyes
Lynda - P.J. Soles
Brackett - Charles Cyphers
Lindsey - Kyle Richards
Graveyard Keeper - Arthur Malet
Lonnie - Brent Le Page
Dr. Wynn - Robert Phalen
Michael Myers (age 23) - Tony Moran
Michael Myers (age 6) - Will Sandin
Judith Myers - Sandy Johnson
Boyfriend - David Kyle
Laurie's father - Peter Griffith
The Shape - Nick Castle
Dead Mechanic - Barry Bernardi
Classmate - Joseph Cornelius
Mr. Peter Myers - George O'Hanlon Jr.
Student - Darla Rae
Psych Ward Nurse - Jennifer Rhodes
Sanitarium Nurse - Gwen Van Dam
Michael Myers - Tommy Lee Wallace