Atom User Reviews for Halloween (1978)

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Metacritic

100

Halloween is an absolutely merciless thriller, a movie so violent and scary that, yes, I would compare it to “Psycho.”

Metacritic review by Roger Ebert
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
100

From a shock-and-suspense point-of-view, Halloween is the rival of Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho. With only a few arguable exceptions (such as The Exorcist), there isn't another post-1970 release that comes close to it in terms of scaring the living hell out of a viewer... A modern classic of the most horrific kind.

Metacritic review by James Berardinelli
James Berardinelli
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