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Summary On Halloween night in 1963, 6-year old Michael Myers stabbed his sister to death. After being in a mental hospital for 15 years, Myers escapes and returns to Haddonfield, Illinois to kill.

Halloween

Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 21 Critic Reviews
must-see
90
User Score Universal Acclaim Based on 709 User Ratings
8.5
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Summary On Halloween night in 1963, 6-year old Michael Myers stabbed his sister to death. After being in a mental hospital for 15 years, Myers escapes and returns to Haddonfield, Illinois to kill.

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 21 Critic Reviews
90
90% Positive
19 Reviews
5% Mixed
1 Review
5% Negative
1 Review

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 21 Critic Reviews
90
90% Positive
19 Reviews
5% Mixed
1 Review
5% Negative
1 Review

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User Score
Universal Acclaim Based on 709 User Ratings
8.5
90% Positive
635 Ratings
6% Mixed
42 Ratings
5% Negative
32 Ratings

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User Score
Universal Acclaim Based on 709 User Ratings
8.5
90% Positive
635 Ratings
6% Mixed
42 Ratings
5% Negative
32 Ratings

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Production Company Compass International Pictures, Falcon International Pictures, Falcon International Productions
Release Date Oct 25, 1978
Duration 1 h 31 m
Rating R
Tagline The trick was to stay alive.
Online Film & Television Association
• 3 Wins & 3 Nominations
Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA
• 2 Wins & 3 Nominations
Avoriaz Fantastic Film Festival
• 1 Win & 2 Nominations