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Halloween (2018)

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Laurie Strode confronts her long-time foe Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jamie Lee Curtis ... Laurie Strode
Judy Greer ... Karen
Andi Matichak ... Allyson
James Jude Courtney ... The Shape
Nick Castle ... The Shape
Haluk Bilginer ... Dr. Sartain
Will Patton ... Officer Hawkins
Rhian Rees ... Dana Haines
Jefferson Hall ... Aaron Korey
Toby Huss ... Ray
Virginia Gardner ... Vicky
Dylan Arnold ... Cameron Elam
Miles Robbins ... Dave
Drew Scheid ... Oscar
Jibrail Nantambu Jibrail Nantambu ... Julian
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Storyline

In October 2018, forty years after the massacre in Haddonfield, true-crime pod-casters Aaron Korey and Dana Haines travel to Warren County Smith's Grove Sanitarium to visit Michael Myers. They briefly interview Michael's psychiatrist Dr. Ranbir Sartain, a former student of Dr. Samuel Loomis, before meeting with Michael in hopes of gaining some insight into his past actions before his transfer to a new facility. Aaron brandishes Michael's mask at him, to no effect. In Haddonfield, Illinois, Laurie Strode is living an isolated life, having been divorced twice, developed a strained relationship with her family and turned to alcohol. Laurie has prepared for Michael's potential return through combat training. The following night, Michael's transport crashes. Michael kills a father and his son who stumble upon the crashed bus on the road, and steals their car. The following day, on Halloween, Michael resumes his killing spree, killing several people at a gas station, including a clerk, a ...

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You don't believe in the Boogeyman? You should. See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for horror violence and bloody images, language, brief drug use and nudity | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official Site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 October 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Halloween See more »

Filming Locations:

Charleston, South Carolina, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$76,221,545, 21 October 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$159,342,015

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$253,688,035, 6 January 2019
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Roth Cornet nicknamed the movie "Grambo" after watching the first trailer. See more »

Goofs

The cemetery woman describes another cemetery not far away and says both Bernie Mac and Muddy Waters are buried there. But those two men are buried in two different Illinois towns. See more »

Quotes

Laurie Strode: He is a killer. But he will be killed tonight.
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Crazy Credits

The opening and closing credits is stylized after the original 1978 version. See more »


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Written by Johnny Colla (as John Victor Colla), Chris Hayes (as Christopher John Hayes), and Huey Lewis
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User Reviews

 
You might find yourself rooting for Michael Myers
13 January 2019 | by brandonk93See all my reviews

There's a way to do horror in a manner that is compelling. This is not that.

So much of the dialogue and "teenage" situations in this sequel are cringeworthy. I found myself rooting for Michael because some of the characters behaved so ridiculously. Now I understand it's hard to make a slasher horror picture since its been done hundreds of times at this point but look to recent films like It Follows or A Quiet Place, it can be done. These films bring the suspense and don't rely on forty-year-old nostalgia franchises to sell tickets.

I'd recommend skipping this one. There's plenty of great films being made, no reason to waste almost two hours here.


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