18 certificateHalloween is a Film programme that first aired in 1978 and has been classified a 18 certificate.

Halloween is a 4 star programme

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Halloween (1978)

Directed by
Johnny Carpenter

This 1978 John Carpenter slasher movie - now seen as one of the most influential horror movies of its era - still has unbridled power to shock. The film is also notable as it launched the career of Jamie Lee Curtis.

Michael Myers, a murderous lunatic, escapes from his psychiatric hospital and returns to his home town of Haddonfield, intent on reliving his crime. Fifteen years before, on Halloween night, a young Myers had forsaken trick-or-treating to viciously stab his sister Judith to death with a large kitchen knife. Now he is pursued by child psychiatrist Dr Sam Loomis (Donald Pleasence), who has pronounced him to be evil personified.

In Haddonfield, Myers stalks teenager Laurie Strode (Lee Curtis) and some of her friends, with ghastly results...

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 95 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1978

4/5 Stars

Classification: 18 Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour


Image for Donald PleasenceDonald Pleasence...Dr. Sam Loomis
Image for Jamie Lee CurtisJamie Lee Curtis...Laurie Strode
Nancy Kyes...Annie Brackett
P.J. Soles...Lynda
Charles Cyphers...Sheriff Leigh Brackett
Kyle Richards...Lindsey Wallace
Brian Andrews...Tommy Doyle
John Michael Graham...Bob Simms
Nancy Stephens...Marion Chambers
Arthur Malet...Graveyard Keeper
Mickey Yablans...Richie
Brent Le Page...Lonnie Elamb
Adam Hollander...Keith
Robert Phalen...Dr. Terence Wynn
Tony Moran...Michael Myers at Age 23