Halloween is a 1978 American independent slasher film directed and scored by John Carpenter, co-written with producer Debra Hill, and starring Donald Pleasence and Jamie Lee Curtis in her film debut. The film was the first installment in what has become the Halloween franchise. The plot is set in the fictional Midwestern town of Haddonfield, Illinois. On Halloween night in 1963, a six-year-old Michael Myers inexplicably murders his sister and is committed. Fifteen years later, he escapes and returns home to kill again, all the while eluding his psychiatrist, Dr. Sam Loomis, who suspects Michael’s intentions, following him back to Haddonfield.
Genre: Horror , Thriller Rating: 7.8/10 Release on: 27 October 1978 (USA) Director: John Carpenter Writers: John Carpenter (screenplay), Debra Hill (screenplay) Stars: Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tony Moran