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Halloween (original 1978; edition 1978)

by John Carpenter (Director), Jamie Lee Curtis (Primary Contributor), Donald Pleasence (Primary Contributor), Jamie Lee Curtis (Actor), Donald Pleasence (Actor)

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Title:Halloween
Authors:John Carpenter (Director)
Other authors:Jamie Lee Curtis (Primary Contributor), Donald Pleasence (Primary Contributor), Jamie Lee Curtis (Actor), Donald Pleasence (Actor)
Info:Anchor Bay (2006)
Collections:Movies
Rating:***1/2
Tags:horror, US - 70s, thomson1000

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Halloween [1978 film] by John Carpenter (Director/Screenwriter) (1978)

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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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