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Halloween [1978 film] by John Carpenter

Halloween [1978 film] (1978)

by John Carpenter (Director/Screenwriter), Debra Hill (Screenwriter)

Other authors: Brian Andrews (Actor), Jamie Lee Curtis (Actor), Charles Cyphers (Actor), Nancy Kyes (Actor), Tony Moran (Actor)2 more, Donald Pleasence (Actor), Kyle Richards (Actor)

Series: Halloween films (1)

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An escaped mental patient kills teenagers.

It's an important landmark, and there are a couple of very cool bits. But mostly I was unimpressed.

Concept: B
Story: B
Characters: C
Dialog: C
Pacing: C
Cinematography: B
Special effects/design: A
Acting: B
Music: A

Enjoyment: C plus

GPA: 2.8/4 ( )
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Carpenter, JohnDirector/Screenwriterprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hill, DebraScreenwritermain authorall editionsconfirmed
Andrews, BrianActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Curtis, Jamie LeeActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cyphers, CharlesActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kyes, NancyActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Moran, TonyActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Pleasence, DonaldActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Richards, KyleActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed

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Tricked by his cunning...
Treated to his savagery...
Annie, Linda and Laurie..fresh, pretty, ready to be taken...stalked by a sadistic power who has returned to claim new victims, on this...the most frightening night of the year.
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On a black and unholy Halloween night years ago, little Michael Meyers brutally slaughtered his sister in cold blood. But for the last fifteen years, town residents have rested easy, knowing that he was safely locked away in a mental hospital ... until tonight. Tonight, Michael returns to the same quiet neighborhood to relive his grisly murder again ... and again ... and again. For this is a night of evil. Tonight is Halloween!… (more)

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