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Halloween 5 (1989)

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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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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13 October 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Halloween 5: Michael Myers' Revenge  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$11,642,254 (USA)
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Trivia

The first Halloween film to go directly to VHS in Australia. It also took almost two years from its initial US release to be released in that country. See more »

Goofs

(at around 35 mins) When Mike is parking his car outside the store where Spitz works, we can see lighting equipment hanging over the car reflected in its shiny surface. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Hart: Jamie, Jamie, Jamie.
[Jamie is struggling to breathe; they start to place something in her throat]
Loomis: No! No!
Dr. Hart: What are you doing?
Loomis: Leave her.
Dr. Hart: This girl is dying; I have to open her trachea, for God's sake.
Loomis: She will stabilize.
Dr. Hart: She's dying.
Loomis: No.
[Jamie becomes calm and can breathe again]
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Connections

Referenced in Black Sheep (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

Willie On The Washboard
Written by Jim Wilson
Performed by Queen Ida And Her Zydeco Band
Blue Northern Publishing Co., BMI
Courtesy of GNP Crescendo Records
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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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