One year after the events of Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988), the Shape returns to Haddonfield once again in an attempt to kill his now-mute niece.

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Storyline

It's one year later after the events of Halloween 4. Michael survives the shootings and on October 31st he returns with a vengeance. Lurking and stalking, Jamie, Rachel, and Rachel's friends, Michael forms a plan to lure Jamie out of the children's hospital where events lead up to the confrontation at the Myers house. Halloween 5 is a dark, thrill ride that will scare the heck out of you! Written by anonymous

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He's Back With A Vengeance See more »

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Release Date:

13 October 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Halloween 5: Michael Myers' Revenge  »

Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$11,642,254 (USA)
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Trivia

On the audio commentary for the DVD, it is stated that Greg Nicotero and Wendy Foxworth were seeing each other during filming. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 23 mins) When Jamie climbs into the laundry chute, her right shoe falls off then reappears on her foot. See more »

Quotes

Tina Williams: Just great the old silent treatment, huh, Mike? What I do wrong this time? Huh? Is it because I wanna see Jamie? Nothing Mike, that's what I get, Nothing. Stop here. I want a pack of cigarettes.
[Car speeds up, past the store]
Tina Williams: I said stop the goddamn car. I wanna pack of cigarettes.
[slams breaks]
Tina Williams: Come on, well?
[car backs up]
Tina Williams: Great. Psycho boyfriend.
[she gets out]
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Connections

Followed by Halloween: The Night Evil Died (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Second Time Around
Written by Thomas Guzman-Sanchez (as Thomas) and Paul Guzman-Sanchez (as Paul Guzman Sanchez)
Performed by Rhythm Tribe (as The Rhythm Tribe)
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User Reviews

 
The town's infamous bad boy returns home.
26 October 2002 | by (Muskogee OK) – See all my reviews

More or less a disappointing continuance of the Halloween saga. It has been a year since Michael Myers somehow survived massive gunfire and falling down a mine shaft. Upon healing his wounds he once again returns home to seek out his niece Jamie(Danielle Harris), who now herself is hospitalized and telepathic...knowing when the slasher is about to attack. Donald Pleasence, Ellie Cornell and Beau Starr reprise their previous roles. Also notable are Wendy Kaplan and Tamara Glynn. It is hard to tell if there are more squeals than thrills. My main complaint is they kill off Rachel(Cornell)way too quickly. Miss Harris is left with the most serious acting and does very well. This time it is Don Shanks playing the maniacal white masked menace. The finale is quite brutal, but is it brutal enough?


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