Shot in 21 days for just $300,000, John Carpenter's relentless slasher spawned a string of sequels and a slew of imitations.
The original is still the best though, with Jamie Lee Curtis becoming the ultimate "scream queen" as the babysitter in peril from masked maniac Michael Myers. The mask - based, incidentally, on the face of William Shatner - became a genre staple.
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