Spooktastic Movie Marathon: 10 Halloween Movies to Make You Shiver


4. Halloween (1978)

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Directed by John Carpenter, Halloween routinely appears at or near the top of best Halloween movie lists. The film had a lot to do with Jamie Lee Curtis’ rise to horror film fame. Halloween has a simple, but sinister story that appeals to horror film fans. It tells the tale of a psychotic killer who escapes the mental institution just in time to go on a killing rampage for Halloween.