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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  »

Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$6,332,000 (USA) (15 October 1989)

Gross:

$11,642,254 (USA)
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Trivia

In the infamous laundry chute scene, Jamie was originally stabbed in the leg but the shot was cut from the film by the MPAA because it was deemed "too disturbing". Danielle Harris still owns the prosthetic leg. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 29 mins) Dr. Loomis shoots tranquilizer darts at Michael from a bolt-action rifle. He makes two shots in a row without reloading. See more »

Quotes

Rachel: [takes Jamie's hands] I'll be back in two days, okay?
[Jamie nods]
Rachel: Mom and Dad send their love.
[they hug; all of the sudden the window shatters. Tina comes back in, as Loomis picks up a brick with a note taped to it. "The evil child must die!" it reads; cut to Rachel and Loomis outside]
Rachel: How could they? When are they going to realize that she is not him? She's just a child.
Loomis: They know that Michael Myers is her uncle and that she attacked her foster mother. That's why they fear her, especially on ...
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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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