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John Carpenter's Classic 'Halloween' Returns to Theaters Today

Michael Myers is returning back to theaters today as John Carpenter's horror classic Halloween gets a limited nationwide re-release in 560 theaters.

With the 35th anniversary of the film coming up next year, now seems the perfect time to resurrect the horror classic for fans who have never had the chance to watch it in a theater.

"A majority of the people who are fans of the franchise, most of them have never seen any of these movies in the theater," Trancas International Films vice president of licensing and new media Justin Beaham said.

"A lot of the originals, especially for people who don't live in major cities with revival houses, they've never had a chace to experience them at all in the theater before. This is a nice way to reintroduce fans to Michael Myers as the Shape.

Myers has anchored nine films, with a new installment due out next year, but it's safe to say nothing packs the punch of the original film, which opens in 1963 and shows young Michael wearing a brightly colored clown costume, stabbing his older sister on Halloween night.

Tickets are currently on sale for this limited re-release. We included the original trailer below to refresh your memory. Don't miss out on this Halloween horror classic!

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