"Halloween" (also known as "John Carpenter's Halloween", "Halloween: la notte delle streghe", "Babysitter Murders, The") is a Horror/Thriller film directed by John Carpenter, released on October 25 of 1978 in the USA . Donald Pleasence is starring, alongside Jamie Lee Curtis, P.J. Soles, Charles Cyphers, Kyle Richards and Brian Andrews.
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Who is the director of "Halloween":
Halloween was directed by John Carpenter, an American writer, actor, director, composer, and producer.
Before directing Halloween, John Carpenter had directed Assault on Precinct 13, released in 1976, Dark Star (1974). Since, he directed The Fog, released in 1980, Escape from New York (1981), The Thing (1982), Christine (1983), Starman (1984), and Big Trouble in Little China (1986).
What was the release date of "Halloween":
Halloween was first released on Wednesday, October 25, 1978, in the United States. Also released on this day was Comes a Horseman (dir. Alan J. Pakula). This was forty (40) years ago.
It has been released on Wednesday, March 14, 1979 in France; Friday, July 06, 1979 in Germany; Friday, June 22, 1979 in Italy; Friday, June 01, 1979 in Australia and on Saturday, August 11, 1979 in Japan.
What is the casting of "Halloween":
At the casting of Halloween we find Donald Pleasence, previously seen in Power Play (1978) and Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978); Jamie Lee Curtis (The Fog (1980), Prom Night (1980)); P.J. Soles (Our Winning Season (1978), Carrie (1976)) [ more... ]
- Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, Charles Cyphers, Kyle Richards, Brian Andrews, Nancy Stephens and Tony Moran can be seen in Halloween II, released in 1981.
- Nancy Stephens and Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, Charles Cyphers can also be seen in Escape from New York, released in 1981.
- Nancy Stephens and Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis have all also be seen in Halloween: Resurrection, released in 2002.
- Nancy Stephens and Jamie Lee Curtis also appeared together in Halloween H20: 20 Years Later, released in 1998.
What is the Storyline of "Halloween":
On Halloween night, 1963, in fictional Haddonfield, Illinois, 6-year-old Michael Myers (Will Sandin) murders his older teenage sister Judith (Sandy Johnson), stabbing her repeatedly with a butcher knife, after she had sex with her boyfriend. Fifteen years later, on October 30, 1978, Michael escapes the hospital in Smith's Grove, Illinois where he had been committed since the murder, stealing the car that was to take him to a court hearing.
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( 1995 )Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers
Directed by: J. Chappelle, starring D. Pleasence, M. Hagan, K. Darby, B. English...
( 2007 )Halloween
Directed by: R. Zombie, starring M. McDowell, B. Dourif, T. Mane, D. Faerch...
( 2002 )Halloween: Resurrection
Directed by: R. Rosenthal, starring J. Lee Curtis, B. Loree, B. Rhymes, B. Kajlich...
( 1998 )Halloween H20: 20 Years Later
Directed by: S. Miner, starring J. Lee Curtis, J. Hartnett, A. Arkin, M. Williams...
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