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Released 1978
Distributor Compass International Pictures

The sleeper of the century and the first of the modern horror franchises. John Carpenter’s low budget suburban slasher movie lurched out of nowhere to become one of the most influential pictures of all time, changing the face of the genre for decades. Followed by ten sequels and a Rob Zombie remake series.

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About Adam Rifkin

Adam Rifkin is the versatile writer/director known for writing family fare like Disney’s Underdog, Dreamwork’s MousehuntSmall Soldiers and Zoom. From his darker, grittier side Rifkin wrote and directed the cult hits The Dark BackwardDetroit Rock CityNight at the Golden Eagle, The Chase and his critically acclaimed and award winning surveillance drama Look.  Most recently Rifkin wrote and directed Reality Show,  a dark satire about the world of reality television that had its world premiere on the opening night of the 2013 SXSW Film Festival. Follow Adam on Twitter Adam on Facebook

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