History Film / Halloween1978

28th Jul '16 10:51:42 PM PaulA
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** Annie's father, [[TheSheriff Sheriff]] Leigh Brackett, is named for the female screenwriter of ''Film/RioBravo'' (one of John Carpenter's favorite films).

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** Annie's father, [[TheSheriff Sheriff]] Leigh Brackett, is named for [[Creator/LeighBrackett the female screenwriter screenwriter]] of ''Film/RioBravo'' (one of John Carpenter's favorite films).
19th Jul '16 3:03:31 PM WoozyJack
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* CutPhoneLines: Laurie finds them at the Doyle house she's chased into towards the end after being chased there by Michael when he slashed her.
14th May '16 9:30:24 PM AnotherGuy
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** In fact, actor Tony Moran is credited as the 22 year old Michael, while Nick Castle - who plays Michael during most of the film - is only referred to as "The Shape". Michael with the mask on really ''is'' the Boogeyman.
12th Apr '16 3:25:05 PM Mdumas43073
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* InstrumentalThemeTune: Composed by John Carpenter himself.

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* InstrumentalThemeTune: Composed by [[DoItYourselfThemeTune John Carpenter himself.himself]].
12th Apr '16 3:23:08 PM Mdumas43073
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* InstrumentalThemeTune: Composed by John Carpenter himself.
12th Apr '16 1:52:51 PM Mdumas43073
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* DramaticThunder: Michael's escape from Smith's Grove takes place during a thunderstorm.
12th Apr '16 1:50:51 PM Mdumas43073
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* BookEnds: We open with a POV of Michael approaching his house on Halloween night, 1963 and we close with a shot of the Myers house, broken down and abandoned on Halloween, 1978.

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* BookEnds: We open with a POV of Michael approaching his house on Halloween night, 1963 and we close with a shot of the Myers house, broken down and abandoned on Halloween, Halloween night, 1978.
9th Apr '16 9:17:14 PM Mdumas43073
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* AntiClimacticUnmasking: Michael is unmasked while struggling with Laurie, and he is revealed to be a normal looking 20-something. The most unusual thing about his appearance is the injury that Laurie inflicted to his left eye in the previous scene.

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* AntiClimacticUnmasking: Michael is unmasked while struggling with Laurie, and he is revealed to be be... a normal looking 20-something.normal-looking young man. The most unusual thing about his appearance is the injury that Laurie inflicted to his left eye in the previous scene.
6th Apr '16 8:43:00 PM Mdumas43073
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Produced on a shoestring budget, the film became a massive success on its release and [[FollowTheLeader inspired]] countless other slasher films in its wake. It also spawned a [[Film/HalloweenII1981 sequel]] and with that, [[Franchise/{{Halloween}} an extensive franchise]] as well as [[Film/{{Halloween 2007}} a remake/franchise reboot in 2007]].

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Produced on a shoestring budget, the film ''Halloween'' became a massive success on its release and [[FollowTheLeader inspired]] countless other slasher films in its wake. It also spawned a [[Film/HalloweenII1981 sequel]] and with that, [[Franchise/{{Halloween}} an extensive franchise]] as well as [[Film/{{Halloween 2007}} a remake/franchise reboot in 2007]].
6th Apr '16 8:42:25 PM Mdumas43073
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The film became a massive success on its release and [[FollowTheLeader inspired]] countless other slasher films in its wake. It also spawned a [[Film/HalloweenII1981 sequel]] and with that, [[Franchise/{{Halloween}} an extensive franchise]] as well as [[Film/{{Halloween 2007}} a remake/franchise reboot in 2007]].

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The Produced on a shoestring budget, the film became a massive success on its release and [[FollowTheLeader inspired]] countless other slasher films in its wake. It also spawned a [[Film/HalloweenII1981 sequel]] and with that, [[Franchise/{{Halloween}} an extensive franchise]] as well as [[Film/{{Halloween 2007}} a remake/franchise reboot in 2007]].
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