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Halloween II (1981)

R | | Horror | 30 October 1981 (USA)
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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In a continuation of the plot of Halloween, Michael Myers shows off his indestructability by resuming his murder spree despite being gunned down with six bullets in the original movie. Laurie Strode is once more his intended victim, with Dr. Sam Loomis again in hot pursuit. Written by Rob Hartill

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It's not only a murderer... It's an indestructible terror! See more »

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Horror

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30 October 1981 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Halloween II: The Horror Continues  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$7,676,836 (USA) (1 November 1981)

Gross:

$25,533,818 (USA)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

(at around 8 mins) The chalkboard hanging in the Elrods' kitchen displays a name and number (minus the area code) of someone to "call before 9am". See more »

Goofs

When Michael is putting Karen's face in the boiling water, her face is getting burned. But Michael's hands are not getting burned and Michael does not seem to have any reflex on this kind of heat. See more »

Quotes

Budd: [singing] Amazing Grace, come sit on my face / Don't make cry / I need your pie...
Jimmy: Look why don't you just shut up, all right?
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Crazy Credits

Michael Myers (age 23) is listed in the ending credits. The film takes place in 1978 when Michael Myers is 21 years old, which is also stated by Dr. Loomis in the movie. See more »

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Referenced in Halloween: 25 Years of Terror (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Mr. Sandman
Courtesy of Barnaby Records
Written by Pat Ballard (uncredited)
Performed by The Chordettes
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A Good Horror Movie
29 June 1999 | by (Haddonfield, IL) – See all my reviews

I agree that this movie is not the original. However, I still appreciate this one greatly. Maybe its just because I am a big horror fan that I like this movie. I think the movie is a good sequel to the original classic. For one thing, it takes place right after the end of the original. Also, it is scary. Something a horror movie must be. Another good thing is that it explains why Michael is going after Laurie. Just go see it.


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