From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Main Details

  • Released in 1978
  • Color
  • Running Time:91 min | USA:101 min (extended version)
  • Production Co: Compass International Pictures | Falcon International Productions
  • Distribution Co: Compass International Pictures (1978) (USA) (theatrical) | Mid-America Releasing (1979) (USA: Midwest) (theatrical) | Warner-Columbia Film (1979) (France) (theatrical) | Joy Pack Film (1979) (Japan) (theatrical) | Warner-Columbia Filmverleih (1979) (West Germany) (theatrical)
  • Directed by John Carpenter
  • Written by John Carpenter and Debra Hill
  • Starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Donald Pleasance, Charles Cyphers, PJ Soles
  • Produced by Moustapha Akkad, Debra Hill, Kool Lusby, Irwin Yablans, John Carpenter
  • Original Music by John Carpenter
  • Cinematography by Dean Cundey
  • Film Editing by Charles Bornstein, Tommy Lee Wallace

Also Known As

  • La Nuit des masques (Belgium) (French title) / Canada (French title) / France | Alla helgons blodiga natt (Sweden) | Halloween (Argentina) | Halloween - A Noite do Terror (Brazil) | Halloween - Die Nacht des Grauens (Germany) | Halloween - naamioiden yö (Finland) | Halloween, la nuit des masques (France) (video title) | Halloween: la notte delle streghe (Italy) | John Carpenter's Halloween (US) (complete title) | Maskernes nat (Denmark) (video title) | De Nacht van de griezels (Belgium) (Flemish title) | Noc vestica (Serbia) | La Noche de Halloween (Spain) | As Noites de Halloween (Portugal) | I Nyhta me tis maskes (Greece) | O Regresso do Mal (Portugal) | The Babysitter Murders (USA) (working title) | Yabanci (Turkey) (Turkish title)


  • The Night HE Came Home! | HE came home for HALLOWEEN. | Everyone is entitled to one good scare | Trick or treat... or die | Let's celebrate the horror | Happy Halloween! | The Trick Is To Stay Alive!