Michael Myers Returns to Big Screen at Ogden 6 for 35th Anniversary of 'Halloween'

Just when you thought he was dead, Michael Myers comes back for another scream as Ogden 6 Theatre presents 1978 classic, 'Halloween.'

Thirty-five years ago, Michael Myers terrorized the fictional town of Haddonfield, Illinois and ushered in a slasher movie franchise. 

Now, he's coming to Naperville. 

On Tuesday, Oct. 30 John Carpenter’s original “Halloween” will once again hit the big screen at Ogden 6 Theatre, 1227 E. Ogden Ave., in Naperville. Originally released in 1978, this year marks the 35th anniversary of the film.

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To celebrate the anniversary, the film will include a special bonus short that explores the movie’s impact on the horror genre called “You Can Kill the Bogeyman: 35 Years of Halloween,” directed by Fangoria’s Justin Beahm.

Price: Ogden 6 ticket prices are $6 

Time/Date: Tuesday, Oct. 30, 7:30 p.m.

Rating: R

"Halloween" Facts:

1. "Halloween" was actress Jamie Lee Curtis' first feature film. She was paid a reported $8,000 for the role. 

2. According to screenwriter/producer Debra Hill, the character of Laurie Strode was named after John Carpenter’s first girlfriend.

3. From a budget of $325,000 the film went on to gross $47 million at the US box office. In 2008 takings that would be the equivalent of $150 million.

4. The movie is set in Illinois, but snow-capped mountains can be seen when Doctor Loomis (Donald Pleasence) is using the payphone. 

5. The first movie was filmed on such a tight budget, the famous Michael Myers mask is actually a Captain Kirk Halloween mask painted white. Also, ‘Halloween’ was originally titled ‘The Babysitter Murders’. 


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