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Laurie Strode is rushed to the hospital, while Sheriff Brackett and Dr. Loomis hunt the streets for Michael Myers, who has found Laurie at the Haddonfield Hospital.

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Storyline

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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30 October 1981 (USA)  »

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Halloween II: The Horror Continues  »

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$2,500,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$25,500,000 (USA)
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Trivia

Halloween II was originally written to take place in a high rise apartment building. Later in script meetings, however, the setting was changed to Haddonfield Hospital. See more »

Goofs

Laurie is on the ground beside Jimmy's car outside the hospital when she sees the Marshal's car pull up. When Loomis tells the Marshal he ought to handcuff him to the wheel, Jimmy's car is visible in the distance but Laurie is gone. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Garrett: I think somebody broke into the store room.
[the walkie talkie that Janet is holding has static, making Mr. Garrett's voice sound inaudible]
Janet: Mr. Garrett? I can't hear you.
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Written by Pat Ballard (uncredited)
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A very good sequel, or a continuation if you prefer
29 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I think this is the best sequel and has a lot of merit. We are of course introduced to many secrets, such as why Michael Myers is so interested in killing Laurie Strode. It picks up right where the other one left off, with Loomis chasing after Myers, and Laurie being taken to the hospital. Michael finds her soon after, and stalks her through the hospital. My favorite part was when Michael was walking through the parking lot, and the trademark music is playing. The end was fabulous, with Loomis blowing up the anesthetic room, and severely wounding Michael. This film is definitely worth seeing, and I recommend it to anyone who wants a good scare.


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