Halloween (1978)

The Night He Came Home!

  • Genre: Horror, Thriller
  • Release Date: 1978-10-24
  • User Rating: 7.5/10 from 5228 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 31min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Compass International Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: John Carpenter
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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
  • 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
  • Nick Castle

    as Michael Myers
  • Arthur Malet

    as Graveyard Keeper
  • Mickey Yablans

    as Richie
  • Brent Le Page

    as Lonnie
  • Adam Hollander

    as Keith
  • Robert Phalen

    as Dr. Wynn
  • Tony Moran

    as Michael Myers (age 21)
  • Will Sandin

    as Michael Myers (age 6)
  • Sandy Johnson

    as Judith Myers
  • David Kyle

    as Boyfriend
  • Peter Griffith

    as Laurie's Father
  • Barry Bernardi

    as Dead Mechanic (uncredited)
  • Joseph Cornelius

    as Classmate (uncredited)
  • George O'Hanlon Jr.

    as Mr. Peter Myers (uncredited)
  • Darla Rae

    as Student (uncredited)
  • Gwen Van Dam

    as Sanitarium Nurse (uncredited)
  • Tommy Lee Wallace

    as Michael Myers (uncredited)
  • John Carpenter

    as Paul (voice) / Michael Myers (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
Art Craig Stearns Property Master
Production Don Behrns Production Manager
Sound William L. Stevenson Supervising Sound Editor
Crew Conrad Rothmann Special Effects
Crew James Winburn Stunts
Art Randy Moore Assistant Art Director
Camera Raymond Stella Camera Operator
Production Irwin Yablans Executive Producer
Production Moustapha Akkad Producer
Production Kool Marder Associate Producer
Costume & Make-Up Erica Ueland Makeup Artist
Lighting Mark Walthour Gaffer
Sound Thomas Causey Sound Mixer
Directing Louise Jaffe Script Supervisor
Camera Kim Gottlieb Still Photographer