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Michael Myers escaped from the Illinois State Mental Hospital after 15 years of treatment for the brutal murder of his sister and has returned to Haddonfield to relieve his crime. What follows is a reign of terror. He came home for Halloween and may return.

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

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