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Still shot from the movie: Halloween (1978).

Halloween (1978)

This now-classic horror film wallows in the blood and gore that follows Michael Myers (Tony Moran), a mentally disturbed man who has spent half of his life in a mental institution for killing his sister. Escaping from the care of Dr. Sam Loomis (Donald Pleasence), he heads home with murderous intentions to find his other, still living sister (Jamie Lee Curtis). Get the movie review and more. »

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Run Time: 90
Theater Release: 25 Oct 1978
Video Release: 14 Aug 2007
MPAA Rating: R
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Release Date: 1978

Because we only review G, PG, and PG-13 movies at Parent Previews we did not review this title. For your convenience, we have provided some brief information about the film’s synopsis and content.

Synopsis: This now-classic horror film wallows in the blood and gore that follows Michael Myers (Tony Moran), a mentally disturbed man who has spent half of his life in a mental institution for killing his sister. Escaping from the care of Dr. Sam Loomis (Donald Pleasence), he heads home with murderous intentions to find his other, still living sister (Jamie Lee Curtis).

Studio: Compass International

Director: John Carpenter

Cast: Tony Moran, Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis.

Of Special Note:

This movie received a makeover in 2007 (which was also called Halloween), with Rod Zombie in the director’s chair.

Click here for a list of Halloween Movies you can share with your family.

Halloween (1978) is rated R:

Cast: John Carpenter, Tony Moran, Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis.
Studio: 1978 Compass International

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