This Day in Halloween: Actor/director Bill Paxton's "Frailty" starring Mathew McConaughey opens across the U.S. in 2001. / Illustration by Melissa Kim
Frailty opens across the U.S. in 2001. Actor/director Bill Paxton makes his directing debut in the psychological horror thriller about a man who sees demons. Mathew McConaughey and critical raves helped make the indie film a hit.