R | | Horror, Thriller
Fifteen years after murdering his sister on Halloween night 1963, Michael Myers escapes from a mental hospital and returns to the small town of Haddonfield, Illinois to kill again.
John Carpenter told broadcaster Fox 5 DC during promotion for Halloween (2018) that the opening shot of the original film had only five takes. The eye holes of the mask were added in post-production by MGM's optical department.
It's Halloween; everyone's entitled to one good scare.
(at around 10 mins) When Michael breaks the car window behind the nurse's head you can see a wrench tied to his hand.
The music for the film -- written and performed by John Carpenter -- is instead credited to "The Bowling Green Philharmonic Orchestra." Carpenter grew up in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
Additional scenes were shot by director John Carpenter for the 1981 Television Network premiere. These include: