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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.

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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 psychopathic killer police evil stalking mask halloween masked killer psychotic maniac marijuana killing spree escaped killer

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#457 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#461 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

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#68 on AFI's 100 years...100 thrills AFI