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A psychotic murderer, institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish teenage girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets.

  1. John Carpenter

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Debra Hill


Top Billed Cast

  1. Donald Pleasence

    Donald Pleasence

    Dr. Sam Loomis

  2. Jamie Lee Curtis

    Jamie Lee Curtis

    Laurie Strode

  3. Nancy Kyes

    Nancy Kyes

    Annie Brackett

  4. P.J. Soles

    P.J. Soles

    Lynda van der Klok

  5. Charles Cyphers

    Charles Cyphers

    Sheriff Leigh Brackett

  6. Kyle Richards

    Kyle Richards

    Lindsey Wallace

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 31m

Budget $300,000.00

Revenue $70,000,000.00

Homepage http://www.theofficialjohncarpenter.com/halloween/

Release Information

  • October 25, 1978
    R, Theatrical



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