Halloween (1978)

The trick was to stay alive.

Blu-ray, 1h 31min
Rating: 7.7
Votes: 237048
Languages: English
Director: John Carpenter


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. - ahmetkozan

The year is 1963, the night: Halloween. Police are called to 43 Lampkin Ln. only to discover that 15 year old Judith Myers has been stabbed to death, by her 6 year-old brother, Michael. After being institutionalized for 15 years, Myers breaks out on the night before Halloween. No one knows, nor wants to find out, what will happen on October 31st 1978 besides Myers' psychiatrist, Dr. Loomis. He knows Michael is coming back to Haddonfield, but by the time the town realizes it, it'll be too late for many people. - Massive Fan

In 1963, Michael Myers stabbed his 15 year-old sister to death. He was institutionalized and according to his doctor, Sam Loomis, is the personification of evil. On the day before Halloween 15 years later, Myers manages to escape and heads for his home town. On Halloween night, he goes on a rampage while Loomis and the local sheriff search Myers' neighborhood for him. Meanwhile Laurie Strode, a serious student who rarely goes out on dates, is babysitting a neighbor's child. Little does she know the danger she is in. - garykmcd

Possessed by an unfathomable urge to kill, six-year-old Michael Myers butchers his fifteen-year-old sister, Judith, on the night of Halloween, on October 31, 1963. Precisely fifteen long years later, on the anniversary of the brutal murder, Michael escapes from Smith's Grove Sanitarium, a mental health facility and detainment centre for the criminally insane, and returns to his hometown of Haddonfield, Illinois. Before long, emotionless Michael becomes fixated on the blissfully unsuspecting high school student, Laurie Strode, and her friends, Annie and Lynda, while Myers' psychiatrist, Dr Samuel Loomis, and sceptical Sheriff Leigh Brackett comb the town in search of the mentally unstable inmate. However, the shadows are thick, and he is always one step ahead of them. Has Michael Myers returned to pick up where he left off? - Nick Riganas

On a cold Halloween night in 1963, six year old Michael Myers brutally murdered his 17-year-old sister, Judith. He was sentenced and locked away for 15 years. But on October 30, 1978, while being transferred for a court date, a 21-year-old Michael Myers steals a car and escapes Smith's Grove. He returns to his quiet hometown of Haddonfield, Illinois, where he looks for his next victims.

Fifteen years ago, 6 year old Michael Myers brutally killed his older sister. The silent child was incarcerated in the Smith's Grove Sanitarium under the care of psychiatrist Sam Loomis. The town of Haddonfield had slowly began to forget the tragic crime, until Loomis returned to the town to warn of Myers escape from Smith's Grove. With Michael set on killing a group of high school students, Loomis seeks the help of the hesitant town sheriff to stop him before it's too late. - bleedforme