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Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)

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Laurie Strode, now the dean of a Northern California private school with an assumed name, must battle the Shape one last time and now the life of her own son hangs in the balance.

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On Halloween in 1963, Michael Myers murdered his sister, Judith. In 1978, he broke out to kill his other sister, Laurie Strode. He killed all of her friends, but she escaped. A few years later, she faked her death so he couldn't find her. But now, in 1998, Michael has returned and found all the papers he needs to find her. He tracks her down to a private school where she has gone under a new name with her son, John. And now, Laurie must do what she should have done a long time ago and finally decided to hunt down the evil one last time. Written by Will

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Trick or Treat. Kill or Die. It's That Time of Year Again. See more »

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Rated R for terror violence/gore and language | See all certifications »

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5 August 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Halloween 7  »

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$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,038,646 (UK) (23 October 1998)

Gross:

$55,004,135 (USA) (27 November 1998)
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The teenagers at the beginning are watching Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959). See more »

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Donald Pleasence's name is misspelled at the end of the credits when it says "In Memory of Donald Pleasance". See more »

Quotes

[Holding a Hockey Stick]
Jimmy Howell: Jimmy's been suspended five times this year already for gettin' a little crazy with the STICK.
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Referenced in Board James: Dream Phone (2013) See more »

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WHAT'S THIS LIFE FOR
Written by Scott Stapp (as Stapp) / Mark Tremonti (as Tremonti)
Performed by Creed
Courtesy of Wind-up Records
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best Halloween movie i've seen
8 April 2000 | by (Ohio) – See all my reviews

This and the original one is the best of them. H2O was scary. It didn't need gore to make it good, it had old fashion scares. I was glad that Jamie Lee Curtis's character was in this one. I heard that there is going to be another Halloween movie, but it will not be as good as the original, and H2O. I recommend this movie to anyone who likes the original Halloween movie and likes a good slasher movie.


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