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While Sheriff Brackett and Dr. Loomis hunt for Michael Myers, a traumatized Laurie is rushed to hospital, and the serial killer is not far behind her.

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It's the same night as the original Halloween. Michael Myers is around the neighborhood, after being gunned by Dr.Loomis six times. Now, he's in a hospital where the girl Laurie Strode was taken. And there's a reason why Michael is after her... Written by Jason Mechalek

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Just when you thought it was safe to go trick or treating... See more »

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30 October 1981 (USA)  »

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Halloween II: The Horror Continues  »

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$2,500,000 (estimated)

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$25,500,000 (USA)
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Trivia

The alternate television version of the movie has been known to be called "The Producer's Cut". See more »

Goofs

Stuntman Dick Warlock's eyes are very noticeably blue throughout the movie, yet Michael's character is supposed to have "the blackest eyes, the devils eyes." Tony Moran's eyes in the original's unmasked shot appeared brown. See more »

Quotes

Sheriff Leigh Brackett: You know, doctor, I'm just about there.
Sam Loomis: What?
Sheriff Leigh Brackett: The point where I stop taking orders from you.
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Mr. Sandman
Courtesy of Barnaby Records
Written by Pat Ballard (uncredited)
Performed by The Chordettes
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A great sequel to a classic horror movie.
31 October 2005 | by (Normal, IL, USA) – See all my reviews

"Halloween II" really is an awesome sequel to a great horror movie,Jamie Lee Curtis,Donald Pleasence,Charles Cyphers and Nancy Stephens reprise their rolls.Lance Guest stars as Jimmy,Leo Rossi as Bud,Pamela Susan Shoop as Karen,and Ford Rainey as Dr. Mixture make up the great supporting cast in the film.

"Halloween II" picks up where the first movie left off,Michael Myers was shot 6 times by Dr. Sam Loomis and is still alive and at large.Michael Myers continues his killing spree to get to his sister and kills anyone who gets in his way.

Laurie Strode goes to the hospital after Michael Myers tried to kill her.Michael ends up going to to hospital and kills a lot of people there.Dr. Loomis finds out later on why Michael Myers returned to Haddonfield,to kill he sister,Laurie Strode.

The ultimate showdown at the hospital really is an awesome scene.

I give this movie 2 thumbs up and 10 stars.Rick Rosenthal did a great job directing this movie like he did with the 1983 Sean Penn drama movie "Bad Boys" and he directed "Halloween: Resurrection".

I love the music to the movie and the song "Mr. Sandman" by "The Clordettes" which was played in the beginning and the end of the movie.


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