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Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995)

R  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  29 September 1995 (USA)
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Six years ago, Michael Myers terrorized the town of Haddonfield, Illinois. He and his niece, Jamie Lloyd, have disappeared. Jamie was kidnapped by a bunch of evil druids who protect Michael... See full summary »

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Six years ago, Michael Myers terrorized the town of Haddonfield, Illinois. He and his niece, Jamie Lloyd, have disappeared. Jamie was kidnapped by a bunch of evil druids who protect Michael Myers. And now, six years later, Jamie has escaped after giving birth to Michael's child. She runs to Haddonfield to get Dr. Loomis to help her again. Meanwhile, the family that adopted Laurie Strode is living in the Myers house and are being stalked by Myers. It's the curse of Thorn that Michael is possessed by that makes him kill his family. And it's up to Tommy Doyle, the boy from Halloween, and Dr. Loomis, to stop them all. Written by Jason Mechalek

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Everyone knows his name. Now, everyone will know the truth. See more »

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Horror | Thriller

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Rated R for strong horror violence, and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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29 September 1995 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$15,126,948 (USA)
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Trivia

Daniel Farrands stated in an interview that Joe Chappelle used little to no ideas from his script. He had completely re-written the entire third act which included a completely (confusing) different ending. Daniel's original script dealt more with the cult and rune of Thorn. See more »

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Despite being depicted as an expert on The Cult of Thorn, Tommy mispronounces "Samhain," pronouncing it phonetically as SAM-hane. As a Gaelic word, its pronunciation is closer to "SAH-win" or "SOW-in." See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Jamie Lloyd: Oh god Michael, please don't hurt me.
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Crazy Credits

The film is dedicated in memory of Donald Pleasence. See more »

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Follows Halloween II (1981) See more »

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This should have been the final film in the Halloween series.

Halloween 666 (1995) The producer's cut review!

Halloween 666 starts of with a recap of the horrific ending to Part five. If you thought the last chapter was dark, this one will really blow your mind. A mysterious "Man in Black" has raided the Haddonfield Police Department freeing Micheal Myers. In the process poor Jamie Lloyd was abducted by strange cultists. What they want with her? Who knows, but let's just say her long suffering will end soon. Doctor Loomis is back spending the rest of his twilight years trying to stop Michael Myers from killing any more innocents (good luck). A friend of Loomis, Doctor Wynn comes back after a four sequel hiatus to help the good doctor. Another old face from part one guest stars as well.

This dark and dreary sequel was dismantled during the post production editing. For some reason the distributors felt that the final product wasn't worth the average horror film watcher's time. So they decide to dumb it down. Then after having the film sit on the shelf for several months it laid an egg at the box office. No matter what they did to the film, they made it worse. They should have left well enough alone. Hey, the film company knows better than the filmmakers now....don't they?

Producer's Cut :Highly recommended

Released version: Not recommended


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