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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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David Gordon Green

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John Carpenter (based on characters created by), Debra Hill (based on characters created by) | 3 more credits »
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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 ... 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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Details

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:

$254,342,015, 11 January 2019
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Jamie Lee Curtis previously tied with Danielle Harris for the second most amounts of appearances in the Halloween films. Now that Curtis is to star in this film, she and Donald Pleasence are tied for most amounts of appearances. See more »

Goofs

There's a sign in the background at the jail in the beginning where the word "insure" is used instead of "ensure". See more »

Quotes

Julian: I saw someone in the hallway standing outside my door!
Dave: What's up, buddy?
Julian: There was a fucked up face watching me from the dark!
Dave: Ghosts and goblins, little buddy?
Julian: Shut up, Dave! I heard the breathing and then a thump. He's in here! The Boogeyman's in this house!
Vicky: All right, come on. I got you. Let's check it out.
Julian: Send Dave first!
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Halloween (2018) (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Burn This City
Written by Danielle Parente and Julian Pollack
Performed by Danielle Parente
Courtesy of GRAVELPIT MUSIC
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Evil is real!!
8 February 2019 | by lojitsuSee all my reviews

Here's The Lowedown on "Halloween" (R - 2018 - US)...Evil is Real!

Genre: Horror/Slasher My Score: 8.2

Cast=7 Acting=6 Plot=9 Ending=9 Story=7 Scare=7 Jump=8 F/X=10 Kills=10 Blood=9

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.

"He was not her brother, that's something that people made up." I think my favorite part is that it brought back some of the feel of the original films. The story pulls a days of future past and resets the timeline...turning the franchise into a giant etch-a-sketch. The dynamic of Laurie and Michael's lives was really fascinating and adds depth to the plot. I think this is a solid watch for slasher fans and a must see for fans of the franchise.


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