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Original ‘Halloween’ Returning to Theaters This October

Before Jamie Lee Curtis returns in next year’s Halloween, why not revisit the original classic that forever changed the landscape of the horror genre?

As it usually does, we’re happy to report today that John Carpenter’s Halloween will be returning to theaters across the world this coming October, digitally restored and remastered by the original cinematographer. Plus, catch an exclusive interview and retrospective with the legendary master of horror, John Carpenter.

“Introducing the film, this special bonus explores the history of the film and the indelible influence Halloween has had on not only the horror genre, but the entire film industry. Carpenter explains why the film is meant for the big screen, the influences that inspire his filmmaking and how Halloween became the highest grossing independent film of all time.”

Screenings will be taking place in the US, UK, Canada, Australia, Germany and Ireland throughout October, and you can find listings through Specticast.



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COMMENTS

13 Comments
  • Damn, I was hoping that this was a wide release.

    • Homeless Joe

      I am in California, checking to see the nearest theatre near me, Cannot wait!

  • Kyle Cole

    Thank god this is going to be playing here in omaha, I always live to see this on the big screen each year!!

  • BCB

    Not close enough. Bummer. Oh well, my HT will have to do, as it does every October.

  • Darren Kerr

    Shit…nearest showing in the UK is London.
    About 9 hours away…could have almost watched all of them in that time.

    • Dave

      That all?? Disappointed.

      • Darren Kerr

        Forgot I had a catapult in the back garden

  • Demented Daniel

    Aww yeah! Looking forward to seeing this on the big screen!

  • Paulo Victor Mascarenhas

    Last week a cinema in my city showed a bunch of horror classics for free, it was pretty awesome. People had the chance to watch Dracula, Bram Stroker’s Dracula, Frankenstein, The Bride of Frankenstein, The Shining, Rosemary’s Baby, A Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream in a movie theater. It was an experience I’ll never forget. Too bad they didn’t show movie like Halloween and Texas Chainsaw Massacre, that would have made it perfect.

  • Sky Commander

    Well somebody is dressing up as Michael Myers

  • JamieG

    Can’t wait! Huge Halloween fan here! Just put together this silly but fun homage to one of my favorite deaths in the series. So awesome that Jamie Lee Curtis is returning!

  • Khy

    I hope they do a double feature of Halloween ’78 and Halloween ’18 next year.

  • D/J

    anyone in the Connecticut area, check out Connecticut Cult Classics on October 21st. showing Halloween 1&2 with trailers, raffles and more!

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