3. Halloween (1978)
Halloween is a 1978 American independent slasher film directed, co-written, and scored by John Carpenter1. The film stars Donald Pleasence and Jamie Lee Curtis, with P. J. Soles and Nancy Loomis in supporting roles1. The plot centers on a mental patient, Michael Myers, who was committed to a sanitarium for murdering his teenage sister on Halloween night when he was a child1.