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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, Illinois to kill again.

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 1978-10-24

Runtime 91 minutes

Budget $0.3m

Revenue $70m


TMDB 7.6


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MovieWise shared a tip "Celebrating it's 40th birthday this year! Catch the newest installment in theaters tomorrow!"

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annemarie_dupnick shared a tip "⭐️⭐️"

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abs shared a tip "Cult classic spooky movie everyone loves 🍿 #horrorhouse"

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hymtheria shared a tip "Such a classic, still holds up well today!"

ashley_monique_balo shared a tip "I loved it"

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adrienne_aldridge shared a tip "I didn’t watch this till 2020 & I’ll forever be upset I didn’t grow up these movies!! I was not disappointed"

charles_5933 shared a tip "I enjoyed this and Jamie Lee Curtis did really good"

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emily_clark_701 shared a tip "All time favorite #Horror #movie. Nothing beats #johncarpenter’s original masterpiece, #halloween"

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kate_elizabeth_3748 shared a tip "Even the previews of this movie scared the crap out of me as a child! A must watch for a horror fan(make sure it’s the original)"

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radicalkrista shared a tip "my favorite of all time."

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stealastar shared a tip "My favorite horror movie of all time"

marlena_a._esquivel shared a tip "Absolute fav scary movie."

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william_crawford shared a tip "I was scared to death after seeing Halloween"

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mlhawkins shared a tip "Love everything “Halloween”."

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joey_jenkins_4357 shared a tip "I love this movie this one and the 1981 sequel are my favorite horror movies of all time"

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jd_brink shared a tip "Absolute classic of a horror movie"

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zach_gallegos shared a tip "John Carpenters soundtrack paired with an instantly recognizable killer will always be a classic"

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jessicapenley_ak_ha shared a tip "❤️❤️❤️❤️"

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james_9089 shared a tip "An awesome movie!"

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benny_torres shared a tip "First movie that had me checking the closets and under the bed. Original is the best."

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Joker2E shared a tip "Michael Myers is my favorite amongst the definitive 70s/80s horror villains."

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patrick_murdock shared a tip "The first 2 are the only ones worth watching but the others they made are trash in my opinion haha"

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clara- shared a tip "wasnt scary whatsoever the music was the only part that made it remotely scary"

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clara- shared a tip "still liked it though"

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gretta_albrecht shared a tip "My all time favorite horror movie (and series...although this one is the best)"

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kristinl shared a tip "I don’t think I’ve actually seen this original one? It moves slow."

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whiteyvandam shared a tip "My favorite horror Franchise"

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tom_clews shared a tip "Love this movie 🎦 wasn't crazy about the 2nd one tho 🤔"

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jim_hancock shared a tip "The gold standard for horror movies!"

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psychedelic_human shared a tip "I liked Halloween mainly because it’s a classic"

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Jill_Klopp shared a tip "<3"

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greg_elder shared a tip "Classic, always puts me in the mood for the month of October.!"

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bueller_productions shared a tip "The definition of a horror classic."

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zachary_skiff shared a tip "The 4th"

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katy_clauer shared a tip "Definitely the original!!! Classic horror from the late seventies."

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kate_dulny shared a tip "CLASSIC"

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tony_carboni shared a tip "The original is still the best"

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dawn_currie shared a tip "🤩🥰"

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caroline_corbett shared a tip "Very classic"

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zachary_craig shared a tip "The original Halloween, or part 4"

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jasmine_y_5399 shared a tip "The first one is the best one, they are all good though."

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jeremiah_stanfield shared a tip "Instant classic favorite series seen them all millions of times"

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n._mortensen shared a tip "I finally got to watch this classic"

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sammi_woodbury shared a tip "The BEST classic slasher movie."

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Jordan_Peele shared a tip ""Michael Myers. He's not even evil, he's just curious.""

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joanne_angulo shared a tip "Michael myers..my favorite"

sydney_meadows shared a tip "Classic. Aged well. Still scary."

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denisha_reyezz shared a tip "I love it"

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valerie_861 shared a tip "Didn't age well. The guy did nothing for the whole movie."

brisa_robles shared a tip "ONE OF THE BEST HORROR FILMS EVER‼️😫"

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rikki_tlr shared a tip "80s horror"

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justine_porter_8531 shared a tip "So much creepier than any monster movie could ever be"

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jordan_marshall_5352 shared a tip "Total classic"

chris_2482 shared a tip "The Scream franchise is a great slasher and whodunnit series 👍🏻"

chris_2482 shared a tip "A classic from beginning to end!"

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bee_spirit shared a tip "Probably the greatest horror film."

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cari_delacruz shared a tip "Halloween movies will always be one of my all-time favorites!"

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Nelski14 shared a tip "it's a fun slasher film"

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nick_arquette shared a tip "Very atmospheric. A slow burn slasher."

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callie_watford shared a tip "It’s a classic and I watch it every October to start off my spooky season 🥰"

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hally_wiseman shared a tip "This is a CLASSIC. It’s super cheesy but the ending will have you on the edge of your seat. A must watch for scary movie fans."

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naydja_wren_3695 shared a tip "One of my favorites"

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richard_5034 shared a tip "The first one was always the best"

amanda_hysinger shared a tip "Ive watched this movie so many times. And I tryin watch it on Halloween night too."

derek_campbell_710 shared a tip "My favorite movie."

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trav_d. shared a tip "Where it all started for me. This and part II in 1983-84! 👻🎃"

david_balestrini shared a tip "Nothing gets better than Michael Myers and this is always an instant classic #boogeyman"

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