The trick was to stay alive.
The year is 1963, the night; Halloween. Police are called to 43 Lampkin Ln. only to discover that a 17 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 just days before Halloween. No one knows, nor would wish 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 to late for many people.
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Directed by: John Carpenter
Starring: Donald Pleasence (Dr. Sam Loomis), Jamie Lee Curtis (Laurie Strode), Nancy Kyes (Annie Brackett), P.J. Soles (Lynda van der Klok), Charles Cyphers (Sheriff Leigh Brackett), Kyle Richards (Lindsey Wallace)
Screenplay: John Carpenter, Debra Hill
Score: 77 %