Halloween (1978)
Release: December 15, 1978

Released October 25, 1978, only six days before Halloween, John Carpenter's independent horror-slasher film has become a classic in and of itself. On Halloween night, 1963, young Michael Myers murdered his sister, Judith, with a kitchen knife. After fifteen years of incarceration in Smith's Grove Sanitarium, he returns to his hometown of Haddonfield, Illinois, donning a blue jumpsuit and an ominous white William Shatner mask. Michael begins stalking innocent teenager and babysitter Laurie Strode while psychiatrist Dr. Sam Loomis and police sheriff Leigh Brackett go searching for him. Soon enough, in an effort to get to Laurie, he begins killing off her friends one by one. It's up to Laurie to survive the slow, silent slaughter that Michael brought forth on the night he came home.

Lynda: "See anything you like?"
Dr. Sam Loomis: "(Into a phone) You've got to believe me, Officer, he is coming to Haddonfield... Because I know him - I'm his doctor! You must be ready for him... If you don't, it's your funeral!"
Laurie: "Lynda, if this is a joke, I'll kill you!"
Sheriff: "Everyone is entitled to one good scare."
Dr. Loomis: "You've fooled them, haven't you Michael? But not me."
Dr. Loomis: "He hasn't spoken a word in 15 years."
Dr. Loomis: "He is coming to your little town!"
Dr. Loomis: "I watched him for fifteen years, sitting in a room, staring at a wall, not seeing the wall, looking past the wall - looking at this night, inhumanly patient, waiting for some secret, silent alarm to trigger him off. Death has come to your little town, Sheriff. Now you can either ignore it, or you can help me to stop it."
Sheriff: "A man wouldn't do that."
Dr. Loomis: "This isn't a man."
Sheriff: "It's Halloween, everyone's entitled to one good scare."
Tommy Doyle: "It's the Boogyman!!"
Lynda: "Totally!"
Laurie: "I saw someone standing in Mr. Riddle's back yard."
Dr. Loomis: "I met this six-year-old child, with this blank, pale, emotionless face and, the blackest eyes... the devil's eyes. I spent eight years trying to reach him, and then another seven trying to keep him locked up because I realized what was living behind that boy's eyes was purely and simply... evil."
Dr. Sam Loomis: "The Blackest Eyes, The Devils Eyes"
Linda: "Hey jerk, Speed Kills! -Linda"
Dr. Sam Loomis: "He came home! -Dr. Sam Loomis"
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