John Carpenter's 1978 'Halloween' Is One of the Best, Scariest Horror Movies of All Time—Here's Why (2023)

John Carpenter's 1978 'Halloween' Is One of the Best, Scariest Horror Movies of All Time—Here's Why (1)

There are so many great and scary horror movies out there you can watch to get in the Halloween spirit, but there is only one Halloween.Upon its release in 1978,John Carpenter's nerve-frying thriller became the most successful independent movie of all time, setting the bar for modern horror while influencing young filmmakers for generations to come.

Shot in just 20 days on a $325,000 budget in Southern California, the scare-fest set in Haddonfield, Illinois, about white mask-sporting psychopath Michael Myers, who stalks and terrorizes three young babysitters on Halloween night, is now a TV staple. Itcontinues to play to sold-out audiences at midnight showings across the country.

Made with real artistry and considerable taste—funny, exciting and above all terrifying, the first Halloween moviethrills us year after year. Its reputation among fans and critics has only grown.

Prepare for "theater of the mind." Here are seven key reasons why John Carpenter's first Halloween movie is one of the most beloved horror movies of all time.

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Halloween is in love withthe art of filmmaking, andit doesn't disrespect women.

Halloweenis sometimes credited as the first slashermovie. That title more likely belongs to eitherAlfred Hitchcock‘sPsychoorMichael Powell‘sPeeping Tom,both of whichwere released in 1960—andTobe Hooper‘sThe Texas Chain Saw MassacreandBob Clark‘sBlack Christmas (both 1974) followed a similar formula. That's not even mentioning the Italian giallo movement.

Halloweenis, unquestionably, the film that popularized the subgenre. With a production budget of just over $300,000 (shoestring even in 1978),Halloweenwas wildfire at the box office, grossing over $70 million—themostprofitable independent film of all time until 1999’sThe Blair Witch Project. In the wake ofHalloween‘s success, the slasher became themostprominent brand ofhorrorfilm on the market, which it remained until roughly around the turn of the century.

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It’s no secret that thehorrorgenre—in particular slasher films—has a sometimes-spotty reputation for its depiction of women. And this is not wholly undeserved: so many of the legions of 1980’s slasher films released afterHalloween, with titles likeSilent Scream,Don’t Answer the Phone!andI Spit on Your Grave, present us with unsympathetic, underwritten and objectified female characters who are little more than cannon fodder. Even more problematic is that so many of the countless far-less-well-remembered-thanHalloweenslasher movies out there seem to suggest that the audience sympathizes with the killer and not the victims.

This isn’t the case withHalloween. WhileCarpenterwrote much of the screenplay himself, producerDebra Hillwrote the dialogue between the three female high school-aged leads (Jamie Lee Curtisas Laurie,Nancy Loomisas Annie andP.J. Solesas Lynda)to give it authenticity. They’re funny, they small-talk about boys and they’re believable. Also, despiteCarpenter’s use of the killer’s POV in the opening shot, Michael is never more than an enigma and our sympathies are always with the people he’s stalking.

Fans and critics judgeHalloweensolely by themoviethat it is, not by the countless imitators it inspired. ComparingHalloweento more cynical, far less artistic fare likeFriday the 13th doesn’t even seem fair. Halloweenis simply a better film than nearly all other slashers, made with the kind of tact and artistic flourishes the copycats wouldn’t even attempt.

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Halloweenis highly influential to this day.

Carpenter, 30 at the time, madeHalloweenon a shoestring budget andworked with a small, young crew. One of the thingshorrorfans love about this movie is that it really feels like a bunch of kids went outside with their equipment and made the scariest movie they could. To be clear: a bunch of highly skilled and gifted kids. A masterclass in slow-burn suspense, the film is a stunning display of raw, young talent. Cinematographer Dean Cundey would go on to become one of the most sought-after talents in his field for his stunning widescreen ingenuity here.

Halloween‘s low budget shows here and there if you're really looking for it, or watching for the millionth time: the film was shot in Southern California and had to pass for middle America in autumn, so the crew hand-painted several trash bags full of leaves, throwing them in front of the camera before every outdoor shot, then gathering them back up for the next take. Also, a few palm trees are visible on occasion. But this only adds to the appeal. This thriller feels handmade, a breath of low-fi fresh air.

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While the slasher formula has been duplicated for decades, Carpenter’s distinct style continues to inspire young filmmakers, perhaps in modern times more than ever. The attention-grabbing synth music and retro feel of Netflix’sStranger Things are heavily inspired by Carpenter. The cinematography in 2016’s surprise smashDon’t Breathecalls to mindHalloweendirector ofphotographyDean Cundey‘s highly effective, chilling and sometimes startling use of widescreen space. 2015’sIt Follows, a terrific film in its own right, wouldn’t existwithoutHalloween; writer/directorDavid Robert Mitchellfullyadopted Carpenter’s audiovisual aesthetic, but made it so fresh and scary that it felt like a sincere homage.

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This is just scratching the surface; the touch of early Carpenter is everywhere these days. So why are we seeing such a resurgence in popularity and influence of vintage Carpenter right now? We live in the age of the $250 million blockbuster—or in the pandemic era, possibly in the wake of it. While several of these massive films turn out quite good or even great, others are overstuffed. There’s something infinitely appealing and resonant today about the way John Carpenter was able to get maximum impact out of minimal ingredients, and big excitement from small-scale and stripped-down stories.Below is a video in which esteemed BBC film criticMark Kermodesayshe sees the early work of Carpenter, in particularHalloween, as “Year Zero” for up-and-coming filmmakers.

The element of mystery

One of the greatest strengths of the originalHalloweenis how much goes unexplained. Michael Myers is evil. He is a psychopath. He kills people, and on this night, he's set his sights on an ordinary American town. That's it. We know nothing else about him, we barely even see his face, and that's what makes him frightening. If anything, one can readHalloweenas simply a metaphor for the unfortunate truth that there is evil in the world, and sometimes bad things happen to good people, but there's really no subtext here.What sets Halloween apart from other films of its ilk is how extraordinarily well crafted and entertaining it is.

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The music

Oh, the music! John Carpenter's father, a music teacher, taught him how to play 5/4 time on a set of bongos when he was a child. That rhythm becameCarpenter's signature musical composition—perhaps the most famous horror score of all time apart fromJohn Williams's work onJaws.Like the film itself,Halloween's theme music is stripped-down, gorgeous,primal, tantalizing— and it gets a little more ominous as it goes along. It's impossible to get it out of your head, too.

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Below, check outTrent ReznorandAtticus Ross's atmospheric, hard-rocking and windchime-tastic new take on Carpenter's iconic theme. Go for a jog and listen to this on a cold autumn night, and you'll never forget it.

Jamie Lee Curtis as Laurie Strode

There are two qualities about Jamie Lee Curtis as an actress that stand out the most: her intelligence and her likability. Curtis is one of the smartest people in the entertainment industry, and no matter what role she's playing, we always root for her. In her big screen debut, Curtis was perfectly cast as the clever and good-natured Laurie Strode, the quintessential "final girl."

Laurie Strode is recognizable and relatable; she's someone you'd want to be friends with in high school. She is strong and resourceful. The pleasant surprise we get when the mild-mannered babysitter fights back, frequently getting the high ground, is one the many reasonsthis movie is so insanely fun to watch.

Curtis' huge appeal as a screen presence caught on quick, and Halloweencatapulted her to the A-list and gave her a film career. She is as much a vital and fondly remembered part ofHalloweenlore as the film's iconic villain. When it was announced she would return forDavid Gordon Green's 2018soft reboot, fans rejoiced.

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6. Good old-fashioned suspense over buckets of blood

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Halloween earned its reputation as one of the most merciless and frightening of all thrillers ever with virtually no graphic violence onscreen. It's not that gore is inherently a bad thing in a horror film, not at all; gore for the sake of gore is just nowhere near as exciting or impressive as genuine suspense and atmosphere. The myriad slasher imitators that followed includingHalloween's direct sequels relied heavily on bloodshed. The mostly well-received, hugely lucrativereboot would have been a stronger film if it had harkened back to the quiet, nimble and inventive thrills that made the 1978 picture so special.Halloween Kills, unfortunately, took the series back into the gutter.

Compare anything in the numbing, repetitiveKills toHalloween's climactic battle of the wits and wills between a masked killer and a teenage girl? That's genuinely thrilling. Or how about that scene inHalloween where a young woman's boyfriend pulls a funny prank on her by appearing in her bedroom doorway wearing a ghost sheet costume—only that’s not actually her boyfriend under there? That is terr-i-fy-ing.

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Halloweenis the quintessential popcorn horror film—a thrill ride with few equals.

Halloween is a lot of fun, pure and simple. It’s a lot of fun to go into a dark theater to have an experience—to leap into the air and grab the person sitting next to you. John Carpenter wrote the book on contemporary popcorn horror with Halloween, and the film has been copied relentlessly for over four decades, but never improved upon. The American Film Institute has christenedHalloweenone of the most heart-pounding American films of all time,and in 2006the Library of Congressadded it to the National Film Registry, calling it "uniquely artistic, frightening and a horror film keystone."

In conclusion, here's a glorious YouTube nugget, a video of a 1979 audience's reaction toHalloween's final heart-stopping moments.This was recorded at a movie house in the heart of Hollywood during the film's initial theatrical run. Listen to this screaming, cheering, laughing and gasping. This is why we go to the movies, folks!

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FAQs

Why is Halloween 1978 the best horror movie? ›

Halloween Is The Best: It Set The Template For Slashers

John Carpenter's Halloween has a claim to the title of the greatest slasher ever made for the same reason. It established a template that was later emulated by dozens of horror movies throughout the '80s and '90s.

Is Halloween the scariest movie ever? ›

John Carpenter's 1978 'Halloween' Is One of the Best, Scariest Horror Movies of All Time—Here's Why. There's no denying John Carpenter's Halloween 1978 movie is one of the world's favorite horror movies.

What is the #1 horror movie of all time? ›

1. The Exorcist (1973) You may not agree that The Exorcist is the scariest movie ever, but it probably also isn't much of a surprise to see it at the top of our list — with a whopping 19% of all the votes cast.

Why is the Halloween theme so scary? ›

What makes the Halloween theme so unsettling? John Carpenter's famous theme for Halloween is distinctive for a couple of reasons. The main thing is that it's in 5/4 time, an asymmetrical meter. It's got five pulses instead of just a group of two or of three.

How many kills does Michael Myers have in 1978? ›

Myers killed just five people in the first movie, including his older sister Judith (Sandy Johnson), which is the murder that started it all.

Is Michael Myers immortal? ›

In the original continuity, yes, Michael Myers is indeed immortal. However, in the new continuity, he appears to be a supernatural being, but he is certainly flesh and blood (for now).

Which Halloween movie is the most brutal? ›

Halloween Kills is the movie with the highest death count in the franchise, topping 29 kills in under 2 hours of movie, and it also offers the most brutal death in the new trilogy of movies about Laurie Strode and Michael Myers.

What's the least scary horror movie? ›

Coming out on top as the least scary movie was The Silence of the Lambs with no jumpscares..but we think that might be dependent on who you ask. Also included in the top twenty were Cannibal Holocaust (1980), The Blair Witch Project (1999) and Bone Tomahawk (2015).

What is the most liked horror movie? ›

Top 10 most loved horror movies by people who have seen them
  • The Silence of the Lambs. ...
  • The Shining. ...
  • It. ...
  • The Conjuring. ...
  • The Birds. ...
  • The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. ...
  • The Hills Have Eyes. ...
  • Jaws.
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What was voted the scariest horror movie? ›

Critic's Picks: 15 Scariest Movies of All Time
  • Don't Look Now (1973) ...
  • Halloween (1978) ...
  • Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975) ...
  • The Shining (1980) ...
  • The Exorcist (1973) ...
  • The Blair Witch Project (1999) ...
  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) Photo : Everett. ...
  • Funny Games (1997) Photo : Attitude Films/ Courtesy Everett Collection.
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Who is the most iconic horror movie killer? ›

1. Michael Myers. This should come as no surprise. The name Michael Myers is practically synonymous with horror slasher films, and his 1978 character from "Halloween" has spawned countless sequels.

What is the truth behind Halloween? ›

Yet, the Halloween holiday has its roots in the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain (a Gaelic word pronounced “SAH-win”), a pagan religious celebration to welcome the harvest at the end of summer, when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts.

Who was the first person Michael Myers ever killed? ›

Michael Myers made his first appearance in the film Halloween (1978). At the beginning of Halloween, a six-year-old Michael (Will Sandin) murders his teenage sister Judith (Sandy Johnson) on Halloween, 1963.

How old was Michael Myers when he killed his sister? ›

Little does she know the danger she is in. October 31, 1963, Haddonfield, Illinois. Possessed by an unfathomable urge to kill, six-year-old Michael Myers butchers his fifteen-year-old sister, Judith, on the night of Halloween.

Who has more kills Jason or Michael Myers? ›

But by 1993, Jason continued his streak and killed over 100 people. However, his last film happened in 2009, and he's surpassed Michael Myers' body count with close to 200 victims.

What does Michael Myers eat? ›

Halloween Deleted Scene Pays Sick Tribute to Michael Myers' Appetite for Dog. A cut scene for Halloween shows the brutal aftermath of Michael Myers targeting a pet in Haddonfield.

What made Michael Myers evil? ›

It is revealed that Michael's reason for targeting his own family, as well as the source of his supernatural strength, was a curse placed on him by the Thorn Cult. The curse of Thorn tasks the bearer to sacrifice his/her own family on Halloween night to spare the community from death and natural disasters.

What disease does Michael Myers have? ›

His disorders

Michael has a disorder called catatonia. Michael Myers is sometimes disabled from moving whenever he either sits or stands. This makes sense because it explains why Michael walks after his victims rather than running.

Which Halloween has the most kills? ›

However, and to the surprise of many, the movie with the highest kill count in the Halloween franchise is the one unrelated to Michael Myers: Halloween III: Season of the Witch, with a total of 21 deaths, including that of Ellie, who is assumed to have been killed when she was captured.

How many kills does Michael Myers have? ›

Michael Myers is the main antagonist of the Halloween franchise and one of the longest-living killers in the horror genre. Over the course of 8 movies (Excluding Rob Zombie Remakes) Michael has killed 92 people.

What is the easiest horror movie to survive? ›

WARNING: Spoilers below.
  • The Babadook (2014).
  • The Amityville Horror (2005). ...
  • Dawn of the Dead (1978). ...
  • It (1990). CHANCES OF SURVIVAL: 97% ...
  • Child's Play (1988). CHANCES OF SURVIVAL: 98% ...
  • The Exorcist (1973). CHANCES OF SURVIVAL: 100% ...
  • The Ring (2001). CHANCES OF SURVIVAL: 100% ...
  • Candyman (2021). CHANCES OF SURVIVAL: 100% ...
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What are horror movies without jump scares? ›

The 10 Best Horror Movies Without Jump Scares, According To...
  • The Mist (2007) ...
  • As Above So Below (2014) ...
  • The Fly (1968) ...
  • The Blair Witch Project (1999) ...
  • The Silence of the Lambs (1991) ...
  • The Innocents (2021) ...
  • Eden Lake (2008) ...
  • Rosemary's Baby (1968)
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Who is the most powerful horror? ›

Though there are many to choose from, here is the list of the strongest horror movie villains in cinema history.
  1. Death (Final Destination)
  2. Pennywise the Dancing Clown (It) ...
  3. Pazuzu (The Exorcist) ...
  4. Deadites (The Evil Dead) ...
  5. The Thing (The Thing) ...
  6. Mister Babadook (The Babadook) ...
  7. Pinhead (Hellraiser) ...
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What is the top 5 scary movies? ›

The List: Top 5 Horror Movies Of All-Time, As Ranked By Experts
  • The Exorcist (1973) ...
  • Halloween (1978) ...
  • Paranormal Activity (2007) ...
  • The Shining (1980) ...
  • It Follows (2014)
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Which horror movie has the best story? ›

The Best Horror movies with great storyline
  • The Conjuring (2013) ...
  • Shutter (II) (2004) ...
  • The Sixth Sense (1999) ...
  • The Conjuring 2 (2016) ...
  • The Omen (1976) ...
  • The Silence of the Lambs (1991) R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller. ...
  • Get Out (I) (2017) R | 104 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller. ...
  • Manichithrathazhu (1993)

What is the scariest movie ever made scientifically? ›

“In 2021, our study ranked Rob Savage's low budget, Zoom-based horror, 'Host' (2020), as the scariest movie of all time, narrowly edging our previous winner, Scott Derrickson's 'Sinister' (2012) as the most scientifically scare movie ever made, but would a newcomer be able to take its crown in 2022?” reads the study.

Who is the smartest horror killer? ›

Jigsaw [IQ: 158]

One of the most influential factors which make Jigsaw the #1 Smartest Horror Movie Killer, is that he planned all of these additional killings (in one fashion or another) in advance of his own predicted death. If planning weren't enough, Jigsaw's traps absolutely reek of genius.

What horror killer has the most kills? ›

Best Slashers, Ranked by Kill Count
  • 7/7 Freddy Krueger — Kill Count: 60+
  • 6/7 Hannibal Lecter — Kill Count: 98.
  • 5/7 The Invisible Man / Jack Griffin — Kill Count: 100+
  • 4/7 Chucky — Kill Count: 100+
  • 3/7 Jason Voorhees — Kill Count: 157-170.
  • 2/7 Michael Myers — Kill Count: 170.
  • 1/7 Pinhead — Kill Count: 246+ (at least)
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Who is stronger Jason or Michael Myers? ›

Jason is physically stronger than Myers and can take more damage. His only real weakness seems to be water which won't necessarily kill him since he is already dead. Myers on the other hand focuses too much on wiping out his own bloodline. He can get easily distracted, giving Jason the window to kill him.

What does Halloween mean in the Bible? ›

The word Halloween or Hallowe'en dates to about 1745 and is of Christian origin. The word « Hallowe'en » means « Saints' evening ».

Should Christians celebrate Halloween? ›

For a Christian, there is no pressure to participate in this holiday. If your discernment leads you to abstain from participating or focus on the harvest festival activities associated with Halloween, wonderful.

What does Halloween stand for? ›

The word "Halloween" comes from All Hallows' Eve and means "hallowed evening." The history of Halloween dates back to a pagan festival called Samhain. Hundreds of years ago, people dressed up as saints and went door-to-door, which is the origin of Halloween costumes and trick-or-treating.

What is the scariest monster ever? ›

The Scariest Movie Monsters, Ranked
  • 7/7 The Bear - Annihilation.
  • 6/7 Death Angels - A Quiet Place.
  • 5/7 The Entity - It Follows.
  • 4/7 The Babadook - The Babadook.
  • 3/7 The Alien - The Thing.
  • 2/7 Xenomorph - Alien.
  • 1/7 Pennywise - It.
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Who is the most famous Halloween monster? ›

Top 10 Best Halloween Monsters
  1. 1 Werewolf A werewolf or lycanthrope is a mythological or folkloric human with the ability to shapeshift into a wolf or a therianthropic hybrid wolf-like creature, either purposely or after being placed under a curse or affliction. ...
  2. 2 Frankenstein's Monster. ...
  3. 3 Vampire. ...
  4. 4 Zombie. ...
  5. 5 Candyman.

What is the scariest creature alive? ›

Summary of the Top 10 Scariest Animals in the World
RankAnimal
1Nile Crocodile
2Blue-ringed Octopus
3Golden Poisonous Dart Frog
4Stonefish
6 more rows
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What are 3 facts about Halloween? ›

Read on for everything you should know about Halloween.
  • The word "witch" comes from the Old English wicce, meaning "wise woman." ...
  • The world's heaviest jack-o'-lantern weighed 2,350 pounds. ...
  • In Ireland, where Halloween originated, people celebrate by setting off fireworks. ...
  • Americans spend more than $100 on Halloween.
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What dangers exist on Halloween night? ›

Here is a look at why Halloween is so dangerous for children who trick-or-treat.
  • Unsafe costumes. Often, the risks start with unsafe costumes. ...
  • Lack of visibility. Speaking of a lack of visibility, some efforts to make children more noticeable to drivers can backfire. ...
  • Group effect. ...
  • Distracted drivers. ...
  • Alcohol.

What is a scary fact? ›

46 Pigs can eat anything, and that includes humans. 47 Fatal familial insomnia makes it impossible for someone to sleep for months. 48 Medical errors cause around 250,000 deaths every year. 49 Locked-In Syndrome is a scary condition where you are conscious while in a coma.

What is the best Halloween movie and why? ›

Every Halloween Movie Ranked
  • #1. Halloween (1978) 96% 89% ...
  • #2. Halloween (2018) 79% 71% ...
  • #3. Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998) 52% 49% ...
  • #4. Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982) 48% 28% ...
  • #5. Halloween Ends (2022) 41% 39% ...
  • #6. Halloween Kills (2021) ...
  • #7. Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988) ...
  • #8. Halloween II (1981)

What is Dean Winchester's favorite horror movie? ›

In the episode, Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) must take on the monster of Dean's favorite slasher film, All Saint's Day — a fictional movie in the world of the show, yet reminiscent of the many real-world holiday-themed horror films.

Why hocus pocus is the best Halloween movie? ›

9 reasons why 'Hocus Pocus' is the best Halloween movie of all...
  • The cast is legendary. ...
  • You can quote the movie till the cows come home. ...
  • There's actually some history behind the movie. ...
  • The physical comedy is gold. ...
  • It's perfect if you don't love scary movies. ...
  • It is the definition of a 'campy' movie.
7 Oct 2020

Which Michael Myers is the strongest? ›

Although each version of Michael brings something strong to the table, none can compete with the original Curse of Thorn iteration. While the H20 version is strong, Thorn Michael's supernatural drive makes him infinitely more capable of overpowering the H20 Michael.

Is Michael Myers Based on a true story? ›

Surprisingly, Halloween isn't inspired by a real-life crime or serial killer, but Carpenter has admitted that his character, Michael Myers, does have real-life influences.

Who is the scariest Halloween killer? ›

1. Michael Myers. This should come as no surprise. The name Michael Myers is practically synonymous with horror slasher films, and his 1978 character from "Halloween" has spawned countless sequels.

What horror movie has the most kills? ›

Dawn of the Dead (2004) - 140+ Kills

George Romero's iconic Dawn of the Dead from 1978 featured over 100 human and zombie deaths and could easily hold a top spot all on its own. However, the 2004 remake pushed the boundaries on the genre and managed to overtake the original with over 140 kills.

What is Dean Winchesters favorite pie? ›

Dean Winchester: Apple Pie.

Is Michael Myers evil or good? ›

A common characterization of Michael Myers is that he is pure evil. John Carpenter has described the character as "almost a supernatural force—a force of nature. An evil force that's loose," a force that is "unkillable".

Why did Michael Myers choose his mask? ›

Michael Myers wears a mask to hide his actual identity so he can cause torment and chaos to others without them ever achieving a clear look at him. The use of his mask immediately enacts fear, which gives him an unimaginable power on top of his already intimidating madness.

What is the number 1 Halloween movie? ›

Warner Bros.
  • Practical Magic (1998) Cast: Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, Dianne Wiest, Stockard Channing. ...
  • Hocus Pocus (1993) ...
  • Hocus Pocus 2 (2022) ...
  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) ...
  • A Babysitter's Guide To Monster Hunting (2020) ...
  • Ghostbusters (1984) ...
  • Edward Scissorhands (1990) ...
  • Hubie Halloween (2020)
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