VINTAGE FILM Halloween

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Halloween

The ur-slasher movie. Masked Michael Myers chases the original “final girl” Laurie Strode, leaving a trail of tropes recycled by the Friday the 13th, A Nightmare on Elm Street and other franchises. True to the genre it created, the killer keeps coming back; a 10th Halloween sequel is expected in 2020.

Director: John Carpenter

Screenplay by: John Carpenter, Debra Hill

Starring: Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, Nancy Loomis, P.J. Soles

Major nominations on original release : None

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