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On a black and unholy Halloween night years ago, little Michael Myers brutally slaughtered his sister in cold bold. 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 neighbourhood to relive his grisly murder again…and again…and again. For this is a night of evil. T...

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Directed by

John Carpenter

Written by

John Carpenter (Screenplay)
Debra Hill (Screenplay)

Runtime

91 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The night he came home!

Cast

Keywords

babysitter family violence serial killer police evil stalking mask halloween masked killer psychotic maniac marijuana killing spree escaped killer

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