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1970's Haunting Halloween Movies, Videos, Films, DVD's


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Alien Halloween Movie 1979Alien (1979)
Horrifying, riveting tale of alien invading space ship was enormously popular. Critics agree this slime-fest is one of most effective sci-fi/horror films ever. Compulsory viewing for suspense, horror, terror fans.
Starring: Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver
Director: Ridley Scott
Runtime: 117 minutes
Rating: R
Dawn Of The Dead Halloween Movie 1979Dawn Of The Dead (1979)
A shopping mall into a fortress for the living to hide out against the dead in a world over run with zombies in this decent sequel. Major gore and in color this time!!
Stars: David Emge, Ken Foree
Director: George A. Romero
Rating: NR
Runtime: 130 minutes
Zombie Halloween Movie 1979Zombie AKA Island Of The Living Dead (1979)
Lucio Fulci's graphically violent tale of undead-on-the-loose flick has no redeeming qualities but excels at stomach-churning effects (including infamous wood splinter scene). Horror mavens eat this up (pun intended); others will want barf bag.
Stars: Tisa Farrow, Ian McCulloch
Director: Lucio Fulci
Rating: NR
Runtime: 91 minutes
Dracula Halloween Movie - 1979Dracula (1979)
A more modern  version of Stoker's vampire tale. With its big-name cast and love story emphasis, this version will please romance lovers as well as vampire enthusiasts.
Starring: Frank Langella, Laurence Olivier
Director: John Badham
Runtime: 109 minutes
Rating: R
Halloween Michael Myres Movie 1978Halloween (1978)
This film started the slasher genre rolling. A masked murderer is stalking the teenagers of Hadenfield on Halloween, trying to finish something he started many years before. A huge smash, even the critics loved it and it still holds up today as one of the best suspenseful, well done horror flicks of our time.
Starring: Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis
Director: John Carpenter
Runtime: 93 minutes Rating: R
Close Encounters Of The Third Kind Halloween Movie 1977Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
Tension-building sci-fi drama about a brush with extraterrestrials. Despite a somewhat dated feel, still thrilling for sci-fi buffs. Also widely appealing to drama and character study fans.
Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Francois Truffaut
Director: Steven Spielberg
Runtime: 137 minutes
Rating: PG
Martin Halloween Movie 1977Martin (1977)
Low-budget thriller about a vampire who uses a razor to pierce victims' veins. Blackly humorous film has a cult following. Appeals to those seeking mix of horror and crime genres.
Starring: John Amplas, Lincoln Maazel
Director: George A. Romero
Runtime: 95 minutes
Rating: R
The Legend Of Hell House Halloween Movie 1973The Legend Of Hell House (1973)
Richard Matheson story of a group of people that are staying in a haunted house to try and dispel the ghost. Suspenseful mystery unfolds as they figure out who the ghost is and why he's still there.
Stars: Pamela Franklin, Roddy McDowall
Director: John Hough
Rating: PG
Runtime: 94 minutes
The Devils Halloween Movie 1971The Devils (1971)
Over-the-top surreal chronicle of 17th century witchcraft. Highly sexual, graphically violent cult favorite is a must-see for none-too-squeamish viewers in the mood for extremely offbeat, crazed, frenzied fare. Typical Ken Russell movie.
Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Oliver Reed
Director: Ken Russell
Rating: R
Runtime: 108 minutes

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