Halloween is a 1978 horror film about an escaped psychotic murderer, institutionalized since childhood, who goes on a murderous rampage through the streets of his childhood town on halloween directed by john carpenter and written by john carpenter and debra hill. The rise and fall of the slasher film, 19781986 jefferson, n. Fifteen years after murdering his sister on halloween night 1963, michael myers escapes from a mental hospital and returns to the small town. The latest halloween 1978 film videos on dailymotion. Fifteen years later, he escapes from a psychiatric hospital, returns home, and stalks teenager laurie strode and her friends it was remade in 2007 plot. Laurie strode confronts her longtime foe michael myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on halloween night four decades ago. Halloween 2 movie 1981 while sheriff brackett and dr. The plot tells about a mental patient who was committed to a sanitarium for murdering his teenage sister on halloween night when he was six years old. Directed by john carpenter and starring donald pleasence, jamie lee curtis, nancy kyes and p. Alfred hitchcocks psycho was an influential film for many. The articles will contain the films plot outline, director, cast, a compilation of trivialities, various photos, movie trailer, critical reception and more. Halloween 1978 movie simple english wikipedia, the. I want to also add that the movie has just a great overall feel from the soundtrack, to the way it was filmed.
Halloween h20, the 7th halloween film released 20 years after the original, is supposed to be a direct sequel to halloween and halloween ii. He is not well known and he is driven by pure evil. On a cold halloween night in 1963, six year old michael myers brutally murdered his 17yearold sister, judith. Fifteen years after murdering his sister on halloween night. Alien zone aka the house of the dead 1978 deleted video all hallows eve aka halloweenight 2009 deleted video all hallows eve aka halloweenight 2009. Halloween the 1978 movie, trailers, videos and more at yidio. If the classic horror film halloween was released today, its trailer may have looked something like this. On halloween night 1963, in the town of haddonfield, illinois, sixyearold.
Between our first look at the official teaser poster and confirmation that john carpenter would return to provide the score, its been a good week for fans of the halloween franchise who are looking forward to the allnew sequel. Michael myers, who as a child, butchered his sister with a kitchen knife. Curtis originated the role that would launch her career in 1978, starring alongside donald pleasence and tony moran in the first of many films. Fifteen years later, he escapes and returns to his. Halloween 2 movie trailer 1981 while sheriff brackett and dr. The 1978 version of halloween is a classic in every sense of the word. Halloween horror movies jackos horrors of halloween. Loomis hunt for michael myers, a traumatized laurie is rushed to hospital, and the serial killer is not far behind her. The full original motion picture soundtrack of my favorite horror movie of all time, halloween. By god, halloween is the very reason i work a fulltime job, and yet still dedicate the majority of my spare waking hours as an online film journalist who might as.
Fright rags unveils new halloween 1978 and 2018 tshirt collection kevin burwick sep 2, 2018 fright rags is at it again for their annual october blowout and these new halloween t. Legends 2 a halloween tale complete halloween fan film. Michael myers is the perfect horror character as portrayed by carpenter. The latest halloween ii 2009 film videos on dailymotion. Watch every halloween movie trailer in the franchise hollywood. Halloween 4k rerelease trailer 1978 jamie lee curtis. Halloween 1978 is a genuinely scary, stylistic and tasteful, extremely wellcrafted slasherhorror classic from young film director john carpenter who had previously directed two cult cinema classics, the scifi film dark star 1974 and the riveting crime genre film assault on precinct 1976 a modernday film often compared to howard hawks rio bravo 1959. We live in a generation now where every horror movie is about demonic possession. Also sign me up for fanmail to get updates on all things movies. Notable slasher films include the texas chain saw massacre 1974, black christmas 1974, halloween 1978, phantasm 1979, friday the th 1980, my bloody valentine 1981, a nightmare on elm street 1984, childs play 1988, candyman 1992 film, leprechaun film 1993, scream 1996 and i know what you did last summer 1997. On halloween 1963 in illinois, six year old michael myers murders his sister. With donald pleasence, jamie lee curtis, tony moran, nancy kyes.
With jamie lee curtis, judy greer, andi matichak, james jude courtney. Rating is available when the video has been rented. A cut above the rest, documentary on divimax 25th anniversary edition dvd of halloween 1978. John carpenter and debra hill were not involved, but jamie lee curtis reprised her role as laurie strode, who said to have died following the events of halloween ii this is mentioned in noncanon. Halloween is a 1978 horror movie and the first film in the halloween movie series. Hd, awardwinning film, halloween romantic full movie by bjgtjme free movies. Halloween 4k rerelease trailer 1978 jamie lee curtis horror movie plot.
Halloween will be distributed worldwide by universal pictures. Jamie lee curtis, donald pleasence, charles cyphers. The slasher genre took off in the 70s and 80s, but perhaps none were as famous or impactful as john carpenters halloween in 1978. 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. Committed to a mental institution and watched over by dr.
A psychotic murderer institutionalized since childhood escapes on a mindless rampage, while his doctor chases him through the streets. It was a cold halloween night in 1963 when sixyearold michael audrey myers brutally murdered his 17yearold sister. Enter your location to see which movie theaters are playing halloween 1978 near you. Halloween movie trailer 1978 watch the halloween trailer for the horror movie starring jamie lee curtis as laurie strode, a teenager who along with her friends is stalked by a masked killer who recently escaped from a mental institution. A psychotic murderer institutionalized since childhood escapes on a mindless rampage.1625 1537 267 645 1303 505 1443 910 422 462 659 698 478 837 257 603 1593 344 1190 1282 1169 1466 347 1041 992 1296 442 629 1645 1592 698 1363 638 53 493 192 1383 613 1481 908 1047 159 1316 1198 1433