Halloween (1978)

Halloween (1978)


The night HE came home.

John Carpenter's seminal independent slasher horror, featuring Jamie Lee Curtis in her film debut. Having stabbed his sister to death as a six-year-old, Mike Myers escapes from a psychiatric hospital 15 years later and returns home to Haddonfield, Illinois, to stalks teenager Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) and her friends. Psychiatrist Dr. Loomis (Donald Pleasence) follows Myers to try and stop him before it's too late.... More

Halloween was produced on a budget of $US 325,000 and grossed nearly $120 million at the worldwide box office, making it one of the most profitable independent films ever. The film inspired modern slasher films, a genre with roots in Hitchcock's Psycho (1960).Hide

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