Thursday, October 28, 2010

The Opening Credits and Theme of the Halloween Films

"I met him, fifteen years ago. I was told there was nothing left. No reason, no conscience, no understanding; even the most rudimentary sense of life or death, good or evil, right or wrong. I met this six-year-old child, with this blank, pale, emotionless face and, the blackest eyes... the *devil's* eyes. I spent eight years trying to reach him, and then another seven trying to keep him locked up because I realized what was living behind that boy's eyes was purely and simply... *evil*. "

-Dr. Loomis

The iconic opening theme of Halloween scared the crap out of me as a kid. Every time I listen to it, it gives me goosebumps. If you're a noob and the only version of Halloween you saw were those rubbish Rob Zombie versions, do yourself a favor and see the original and Part 2.

Those are guaranteed to scare the crap out of you.

So as we approach Halloween this week, why don't you check out the various incarnations of the famous theme song through the opening credits of the movie. (I did not include Part 3, 4 or 5 just because and why is H20 and Resurrection included? Its got the theme songs so there.)

Yikes. That theme song and Sandman still gives me chills. ::SHIVERS::

John Carpenter's Halloween

Halloween 2

Halloween: H20

Halloween: Resurrection


  1. good call, no great call... pumpkins, mmmm
    i love the one opening that features the pumpkin getting slashed open.
    part 5 or six, need to confirm...


  2. If I had to pick a movie that formed my person, it would be Halloween. And yes...the quote from Loomis, the music, the atmosphere...chill worthy indeed!