Halloween (1978)

The Night He Came Home!

  • Genre: Horror, Thriller
  • Release Date: 1978-10-24
  • User Rating: 7.5/10 from 2565 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 31min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Compass International Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
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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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  • Donald Pleasence

    as Dr. Sam Loomis
  • Jamie Lee Curtis

    as Laurie Strode
  • P.J. Soles

    as Lynda van der Klok
  • Nancy Kyes

    as Annie Brackett
  • Nick Castle

    as The Shape
  • Tony Moran

    as Michael Myers
  • Will Sandin

    as Michael Myers (age 6)
  • Charles Cyphers

    as Sheriff Leigh Brackett
  • Kyle Richards

    as Lindsey Wallace
  • Brian Andrews

    as Tommy Doyle
  • John Michael Graham

    as Bob Simms
  • Nancy Stephens

    as Marion Chambers
  • Arthur Malet

    as Graveyard Keeper
  • Mickey Yablans

    as Richie
  • Brent Le Page

    as Lonnie Elamb
  • Adam Hollander

    as Keith
  • Robert Phalen

    as Dr. Terence Wynn
  • Sandy Johnson

    as Judith Myers
  • David Kyle

    as Judith's Boyfriend
  • Peter Griffith

    as Morgan Strode
  • Barry Bernardi

    as Dead Mechanic (uncredited)
  • John Carpenter

    as Paul, Annie's Boyfriend (voice) (uncredited)
  • George O'Hanlon Jr.

    as Mr. Peter Myers (uncredited)
  • Darla Rae

    as Student (uncredited)
  • Gwen Van Dam

    as Sanitarium Nurse (uncredited)
Camera Dean Cundey Director of Photography
Writing Debra Hill Screenplay
Production Debra Hill Producer
Writing John Carpenter Screenplay
Directing John Carpenter Director
Sound John Carpenter Original Music Composer
Editing Charles Bornstein Editor
Editing Tommy Lee Wallace Editor
Art Tommy Lee Wallace Production Design
Art Craig Stearns Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Erica Ulland Makeup Artist
Production Don Behrns Production Manager
Sound William L. Stevenson Supervising Sound Editor
Crew Conrad Rothmann Special Effects
Crew James Winburn Stunts
Production Irwin Yablans Executive Producer
Production Moustapha Akkad Producer
Production Kool Marder Associate Producer