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Release: Tuesday, October 17, 1978
Company: Trancas International Films
Length: 93 Minutes
Tagline: The Night He Came Home
Budget: $325,000
Domestic Box Office: $47 Million
Global Box Office: $70 Million
Opening Weekend: $5.8 Million
TV Debut: Friday, October 30, 1981
Sound Quality: Mono
Film Location: Pasadena, California
Film Availability: VHS, DVD, BLU-RAY, ANNIVERSARY BLU-RAY, 4K UHD, BOX SET, DIGITAL
Soundtrack Availability: CD, ANNIVERSARY CD, VINYL, DIGITAL
Novelization: 1979

CORONER'S REPORT

1. JUDITH (Sandy Johnson)- Stabbed to death with kitchen knife
2. TRUCK DRIVER (Barry Bernardi)- Knifed in chest offscreen
3. DOG IN MYERS HOUSE (uncredited)- Killed and eaten offscreen
4. LESTER (LINDSEY'S DOG, uncredited)- Strangled to death
5. ANNIE (Nancy Loomis)- Strangled, then slashed in throat
6. BOB (John Michael Graham)- Pinned to wall with kitchen knife
7. LYNDA (P.J. Soles)- Strangled with telephone cord

*NOTE: In the novelization of the film, Michael broke a guard's neck during his escape, and also ripped out half of a nurse's head of hair. In addition, Annie was strangled, but instead of having her throat slit, she was stabbed in the stomach.

Film Total: 7
Series Total: 176

MICHAEL'S BATTLE SCARS

1. Hand into car window
2. Hand through door
3. Sewing needle into neck
4. Clotheshanger into left eye
5. Stabbed in chest with knife
6. Shot 6 times
7. Fell off porch balcony

Film Total: 7
Series Total: 109

SOUNDS

CHILDREN: "Trick or Treat!"
JUDITH: "Michael?!!!"
MR. MYERS: "Michael?"
DR. LOOMIS: "He Hasn't Spoken A Word In 15 Years..."
DR. LOOMIS: "The Evil Is Gone!"
DR. LOOMIS: "2 Roadblocks And All-Points Bulletin Wouldn't Stop A 5-Year-Old..."
CHILDREN: "The Boogeyman Is Coming!"
ANNIE: "Hey Jerk, Speed Kills!"
SHERIFF BRACKETT: "Everyone's Entitled To One Good Scare..."
DR. LOOMIS: "He Came Home..."
DR. LOOMIS' Speech To Sheriff Brackett
DR. LOOMIS: "I Met Him 15 Years Ago...I Was Told There Was Nothing Left..."
DR. LOOMIS: "He Had The Blackest Eyes...The Devil's Eyes..."
DR. LOOMIS: "Living Behind That Boy's Eyes Was Purely And Simply...Evil..."
TOMMY: "The Boogeyman's Outside, Look!!!"
ANNIE: "No Tricks For Annie Tonight..."
DR. LOOMIS: "Hey Lonny, Get Your Ass Away From There..."
SHERIFF BRACKETT: "I Have A Feeling That You're Way Off On This..."
DR. LOOMIS: "You Have The Wrong Feeling..."
DR. LOOMIS: "Death Has Come To Your Little Town, Sheriff..."
SHERIFF BRACKETT: "You're Telling Me They're Lined Up For A Slaughterhouse?"
DR. LOOMIS: "They Could Be..."
SHERIFF BRACKETT: "Damn You For Letting Him Go!"
LYNDA: "See Anything You Like?!"
LYNDA: "Can't I Get Your Ghost, Bob?"
LAURIE: "I'll Kill Ya If This Is A Joke!"
LAURIE: "Was That The Boogeyman?"
DR. LOOMIS: "As A Matter Of Fact, It Was..."

CAST AND CREW

DR. LOOMIS- DONALD PLEASENCE
LAURIE STRODE- JAMIE LEE CURTIS
THE SHAPE- NICK CASTLE
THE SHAPE (CLOSET)- TOMMY LEE WALLACE
MICHAEL MYERS (AGE 21)- TONY MORAN
MICHAEL MYERS (AGE 6)- WILL SANDIN
MICHAEL'S HAND (OPENING)- DEBRA HILL
ANNIE- NANCY LOOMIS
LYNDA- P.J. SOLES
SHERIFF BRACKETT- CHARLES CYPHERS
BOB- JOHN MICHAEL GRAHAM
LINDSEY WALLACE- KYLE RICHARDS
TOMMY DOYLE- BRIAN ANDREWS
MARION CHAMBERS- NANCY STEPHENS
GRAVEYARD KEEPER- ARTHUR MALET
RICHIE- MICKIE YABLANS
LONNIE- BRENT LE PAGE
KEITH- ADAM HOLLANDER
DR. WYNN- ROBERT PHALEN
JUDITH MYERS- SANDY JOHNSON
JUDITH'S BOYFRIEND- DAVID KYLE
LAURIE'S FATHER- PETER GRIFFITH
STUNT DOUBLE- DAVID WINBURN
PAUL'S VOICE- JOHN CARPENTER
MR. PETER MYERS- GEORGE O'HANLON
MECHANIC- BARRY BERNARDI
CLASSMATE- JOSEPH CORNELIUS
STUDENT- DARLA RAE
PSYCH WARD NURSE- JENNIFER RHODES
SANITARIUM NURSE- GWEN VAN DAM

Directed By- John Carpenter
Written By- John Carpenter & Debra Hill
Executive Producer- Moustapha Akkad
Associate Producers- Debra Hill, Kool Lusby, Irwin Yablans
Camera Operator- Ray Stella
Assistant Cameraman- Fred Victar
2nd Assistant Cameraman- Krishna Rao
Set Decorator/Property Master- Craig Stearns
Assistant Art Director- Randy Moore
Set Painter- Richard Girod
Script Supervisor- Louise Jaffe
Assistant Director- Rick Wallace
2nd Assistant Director- Jack DeWolf
Sound Mixer- Tommy Causey
Boomman- Joe Brennan
Makeup- Erica Ulland
Wardrobe- Beth Rodgers
Stills- Kim Gottlieb
Gaffer- Mark Walthour
Best Boy- Josh Miller
Best Boy- Steve Mathis
Electrician- Reed Freeman
Key Grip- Dylan Shepard
Grip- Walt Hill
Panaglide- Ray Stella
Production Assistant- Barry Bernardi
Production Assistant- Paul Fox
Cinematography- Dean Cundey
Film Editing- Charles Bornstein, Tommy Lee Wallace
Production Design- Tommy Lee Wallace
Supervising Sound Editor- William Stevenson, MPSE
Re-Recording- Samuel Goldwyn Studios
Music Recording- Sound Arts
Orchestration- Dan Wyman
Music Recordist And Mixer- Peter Bergren
Music Coordinator- Bob Walters
Original Music By- John Carpenter
Music Performed By- The Bowling Green Philharmonic Orchestra

"The Thing From Another World"
Courtesy of RKO General

"Forbidden Planet"
Courtesy MGM

Filmed In- Panavision In Metrocolor
Titles And Opticals By- MGM
Copyright 1978 By Falcon International Productions
All Rights Reserved


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