Genres: Horror, Thriller

Classics from the Vault: Women in Danger (1980)

About Halloween

Halloween box art

Michael Myers, who just escaped from a mental hospital, goes on a murderous rampage on Halloween night after returning to his hometown of Haddonfield, Ill. Inexplicably, his prize victim seems to be babysitter Laurie (Jamie Lee Curtis). Psychiatrist Dr. Loomis (Donald Pleasence) is on a mission to stop Myers in this slasher classic, which John Carpenter co-writes and directs. Nancy Kyes and Charles Cyphers co-star.

Cast: Jamie Lee Curtis, Donald Pleasence, Nancy Kyes, P.J. Soles, Charles Cyphers

Director: John Carpenter

Release Year: 1978

Length: 91 minutes

Rating: R

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