History Film / Halloween1978

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* InstrumentalThemeTune: Composed by John Carpenter himself.

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* InstrumentalThemeTune: Composed by [[DoItYourselfThemeTune John Carpenter himself.himself]].
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* InstrumentalThemeTune: Composed by John Carpenter himself.
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* DramaticThunder: Michael's escape from Smith's Grove takes place during a thunderstorm.
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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.
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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.
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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]].
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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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A 1978 independent horror film directed by Creator/JohnCarpenter (who also wrote the screenplay with Debra Hill), which serves as the TropeCodifier for the SlasherMovie formula.

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A 1978 independent horror film directed by Creator/JohnCarpenter (who also wrote the screenplay with producer Debra Hill), which ''Halloween'' serves as the TropeCodifier for the SlasherMovie formula.
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''Halloween'', a 1978 independent horror film directed by Creator/JohnCarpenter (who also wrote the screenplay with Debra Hill), serves as the TropeCodifier for the SlasherMovie formula.

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''Halloween'', a A 1978 independent horror film directed by Creator/JohnCarpenter (who also wrote the screenplay with Debra Hill), which serves as the TropeCodifier for the SlasherMovie formula.
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''Halloween'', a 1978 independent horror film directed Creator/JohnCarpenter (who also wrote the screenplay with Debra Hill), serves as the TropeCodifier for the SlasherMovie formula.

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''Halloween'', a 1978 independent horror film directed by Creator/JohnCarpenter (who also wrote the screenplay with Debra Hill), serves as the TropeCodifier for the SlasherMovie formula.
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