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Halloween -- From acclaimed musician and filmmaker Rob Zombie (The Devil's Rejects, House of 1000 Corpses) comes an entirely new take on the highly successful and terrifying Halloween legacy that began in 1978.


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Release Date:
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Evil Has A Destiny See more »
After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution (where he was committed as a 10 year old) and he immediately returns to Haddonfield, where he wants to find his baby sister, Laurie. Anyone who crosses his path is in mortal danger. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Malcolm McDowell ... Dr. Samuel Loomis

Brad Dourif ... Sheriff Lee Brackett

Tyler Mane ... Michael Myers

Daeg Faerch ... Michael Myers, age 10

Sheri Moon Zombie ... Deborah Myers

William Forsythe ... Ronnie White

Richard Lynch ... Principal Chambers

Udo Kier ... Morgan Walker

Clint Howard ... Doctor Koplenson

Danny Trejo ... Ismael Cruz

Lew Temple ... Noel Kluggs

Tom Towles ... Larry Redgrave

Bill Moseley ... Zach 'Z-Man' Garrett

Leslie Easterbrook ... Patty Frost
Steve Boyles ... Stan Payne

Scout Taylor-Compton ... Laurie Strode

Danielle Harris ... Annie Brackett

Skyler Gisondo ... Tommy Doyal
Jenny Gregg Stewart ... Lindsey Wallace

Hanna Hall ... Judith Myers

Kristina Klebe ... Lynda

Adam Weisman ... Steve
Sydnie Pitzer ... Baby Boo
Myla Pitzer ... Baby Boo
Stella Altman ... Baby Boo (as Lela Altman)

Dee Wallace ... Cynthia Strode

Max Van Ville ... Paul

Nick Mennell ... Bob Simms

Pat Skipper ... Mason Strode

Daryl Sabara ... Wesley Rhoades

Richmond Arquette ... Deputy Charles

Ken Foree ... Big Joe Grizzly

Paul Kampf ... Officer Lowery

Sybil Danning ... Nurse Wynn

Micky Dolenz ... Derek Allen

Daniel Roebuck ... Lou Martini

Mel Fair ... Taylor Madison

Sid Haig ... Chester Chesterfield
Nikki Taylor Melton ... Princess

Deven Streeton ... Princess
Andreana Weiner ... Voice Performer (voice)

David Michie ... Voice Performer (voice)
Paige Pollack ... Voice Performer (voice)

Jeremy Maxwell ... Voice Performer (voice)
Barbara Harris ... Voice Performer (voice) (as Barbara Iley)
David Randolph ... Voice Performer (voice)
Noreen Reardon ... Voice Performer (voice)

John DeMita ... Voice Performer (voice)
Nancy Truman ... Voice Performer (voice)

Daamen J. Krall ... Voice Performer (voice) (as Daamen Krall)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Courtney Gains ... Jack Kendall (uncredited)
Kazu Nagahama ... College Student #3 (uncredited)
Linda Sypien ... Detective Joyce Anderson (uncredited)

Amanda Tepe ... Female Student (uncredited)

Directed by
Rob Zombie 
Writing credits
Rob Zombie (screenplay)

John Carpenter (1978 screenplay) and
Debra Hill (1978 screenplay)

Produced by
Malek Akkad .... producer
Patrick Esposito .... associate producer
Andy Gould .... producer
Andrew G. La Marca .... line producer (as Andy La Marca)
Matthew Stein .... executive producer
Bob Weinstein .... executive producer
Harvey Weinstein .... executive producer
Rob Zombie .... producer
Original Music by
Tyler Bates 
Cinematography by
Phil Parmet (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Glenn Garland 
Casting by
Monika Mikkelsen 
Production Design by
Anton Tremblay  (as Anthony Tremblay)
Art Direction by
T.K. Kirkpatrick 
Set Decoration by
Lori Mazuer (key set decorator)
Stephanie Ziemer 
Costume Design by
Mary E. McLeod  (as Mary McLeod)
Makeup Department
Michael Deak .... makeup effects technician (as Mike Deak)
Yvonne Depatis-Kupka .... department head hair stylist
Renee Ferruggia .... key hair stylist
Luis García .... key makeup artist
Vickie Mynes .... key hair stylist
Douglas Noe .... makeup department head
Brian Rae .... makeup effects technician
Wayne Toth .... special makeup effects artist
Chris Zega .... makeup effects technician
Silvina Knight .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Production Management
Patrick Esposito .... post-production supervisor
Andrew G. La Marca .... unit production manager (as Andy La Marca)
Richard Saperstein .... executive in charge of production
Matthew Stein .... executive in charge of production
Ed Tapia .... production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Stephen P. Del Prete .... assistant director: reshoots
Stephen P. Del Prete .... second second assistant director
Alexander H. Gayner .... first assistant director (as Alex Gayner)
Emily McGovern .... second assistant director
Korey Scott Pollard .... second second assistant director (as Korey Pollard)
Tommy Harper .... first assistant director: additional photography (uncredited)
Rawn Hutchinson .... second unit director (uncredited)
John Pontrelli .... first assistant director: second unit (uncredited)
David Waters .... second assistant director: additional photography (uncredited)
Art Department
Todd Bakerian-Devane .... on-set dresser (as Todd Devane)
John Brunot .... property master
Robert J. Carlyle .... construction coordinator
Adam Chambers .... set decorator production assistant
Susan Cho .... set decorator buyer
Don 'Tex' Clark .... leadman: re-shoot
Dennis De George .... set dresser
Jeremy Deal .... on-set greensman
Elixandro Diaz Jr. .... plaster foreman (as Elixandro Diaz [Juju])
Jason Garner .... design department assistant
Michael V. Maurice .... set dresser
Kirstin Mooney .... art department coordinator
James F. Orendorff .... construction foreperson
Enrico Paronelli .... paint supervisor
Neil David Pontecorvo .... greens foreman
Nick Principe .... props
Eugenio Quintero .... plaster foreman
Kelsey Riach .... set decorator production assistant
Mark Richardson .... assistant property master
Andre Sowards .... on-set dresser: additional photography
Gary Stel .... propmaker gangboss
Chad Vachter .... assistant property master
Vanessa Velez Boswell .... assistant property master
Joel Venti .... storyboard artist
Brent Williams .... set dresser
Carl Horner .... special props (uncredited)
James R. Lord .... propmaker (uncredited)
Sound Department
Josh Bower .... boom operator (additional photography)
Barney Cabral .... supervising sound editor
Patrick Cyccone Jr. .... sound re-recording mixer
Paul Drenning .... adr mixer
Rickley W. Dumm .... sound effects editor
Richard Dwan Jr. .... supervising dialogue editor
Alan Freedman .... adr mixer
Michael Kreple .... foley mixer
Daniel J. Leahy .... sound re-recording mixer
Brian Magerkurth .... sound mix technician
Cynthia Merrill .... foley artist
Sterling Moore .... utility sound
Nick Neutra .... foley supervisor
Rick Owens .... foley artist
Perry Robertson .... supervising sound editor
Brian Robinson .... boom operator
Buck Robinson .... sound mixer
Scott Sanders .... supervising sound designer
Steve Schatz .... sound mixing recordist: predubs
Eric Thompson .... adr mixer
Kevin Zimmerman .... assistant sound editor
Special Effects by
Rachel Leigh Arnold .... graphic designer
Mark R. Byers .... special effects coordinator (as Mark Byers)
Wayne Toth .... special effects makeup
Tom von Badinski .... special effects foreman
Visual Effects by
Jamie Baxter .... digital compositor
Ryan Beadle .... digital I/O
Samuel M. Dabbs .... digital compositor
Shaina Holmes .... digital compositor
Nicholas Kim .... digital compositor
Paulina Kuszta .... visual effects coordinator
Amani Williams .... digital compositor
Michael H. Barnett .... stunt player (as Michael Barnett)
Alex Brown .... stunt driver
Allison Caetano .... stunt player
Gokor Chivichyan .... stunt player
Christy Cotton .... stunt player
Lori Crowder .... stunt driver
Ashley Cusato .... stunt player
Casey Hendershot .... stunt player
Sara Holden .... stunt driver
Rawn Hutchinson .... stunt coordinator
Irving E. Lewis .... stunt player (as Irving Lewis)
James Logan .... stunt double: Adam Weisman
Deborah L. Mazor .... stunt player (as Debbie Mazor)
Cassandra McCormick .... stunt player
Chris Nielsen .... stunt driver
Brandon Sebek .... stunt player
Michelle Sebek .... stunt player
Tim Sitarz .... stunt player
Jay Torrez .... stunt player
Joe Davis .... stunt performer (uncredited)
Daeg Faerch .... stunts (uncredited)
Casey Hendershot .... stunt double: Tyler Mane (uncredited)
Shawn Lane .... stunt performer (uncredited)
Deborah L. Mazor .... stunt double: Daryl Sabara (uncredited)
Cassandra McCormick .... stunt double: Hanna R. Hall (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Marsha Blackburn .... still photographer
Curtis Bradford .... chief lighting technician
James Brownlee .... grip
George Canaday .... second company grip
Anthony Cobbs .... additional camera operator
Hector Corona .... electrician
Michael Cruickshank .... second assistant camera: orange team
David Daniel .... camera operator: "a" camera
Bryan Delorenzo .... film loader
Daryl Didier .... electrician
Steve Gilbert .... rigging grip
Matthew Hawkins .... rigging grip (as Matt Hawkins)
Timothy Hedgecock .... assistant chief lighting technician (as Tim Hedgecock)
Craig Hudgins .... rigging grip
Steve Irwin .... 24 frame video operator
Benjamin Kilmer .... grip (as Ben Kilmer)
Kenny King .... second company rigging grip
Matthew Kistenmacher .... rigging electrician
Matthew F. Leonetti .... additional photographer
Jay Levy .... first assistant camera
Justin M. Lubin .... still photographer: pre-production
Daniel L. Magat .... electrician (as Dan Magat)
Chris Martin .... assistant chief rigging electrician
Alexandra Matheson .... additional camera loader (as Alexandra Kanal)
BJ McDonnell .... Steadicam operator
BJ McDonnell .... camera operator: "b" camera
Cameron Lee Michael .... rigging electrician (as Cameron Michael)
Greg Mitchell .... video assist operator
Mike Montgomery .... grip
Kathryn Moss .... additional loader (as Kathryn Comkowycz)
Robert Murphy .... electrician (as Rob Murphy)
Robert Novelli .... rigging electrician (as Rob Novelli)
Rich Paisley .... rigging electrician
Vince Palomino .... first company grip
Scott Parent .... first company rigging grip
Damien Perez .... rigging grip
Michael Piekutowski .... rigging electrician
Ernesto Pérez .... grip (as Ernesto Perez)
Steve Rollins .... electrician
Aaron Schulte .... chief rigging electrician
Tom Schurke .... 24 frame playback supervisor
Grant Smith .... grip
James Sprattley .... first assistant camera: black team
Art Villasenor .... technocrane technician
Chris Walden .... generator operator
Nate Wayman .... grip
Josh Gundling Williamson .... second assistant camera
Kevin Wilt .... electrician
Mark Carlile .... lighting technician (uncredited)
Chris Cotterman .... grip (uncredited)
Aaron Schnobrich .... lighting technician (uncredited)
Casting Department
Barbara Harris .... adr voice casting
Gene Vassilaros .... casting associate
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Artemio Carpio .... costumer
Ivory Stanton .... head costume ager/dyer
Jennifer Wolf .... costumer
Editorial Department
Brian Hayashi .... post-production assistant
Matthew W. Johnson .... iq artist: Post Logic Studios
Joel T. Pashby .... associate editor
Joe Patnaud .... post-production assistant
Matthew Schmidt .... assistant editor
Dennis Virkler .... additional film editor
Scott Freeman .... digitizer (uncredited)
Music Department
John Carpenter .... composer: theme music
Amy Decker .... music coordinator
Michael Farrow .... scoring mixer
Darrell Hall .... music editor
Tom Rowland .... music supervisor
Robin Urdang .... music consultant
Tim Williams .... conductor
Tim Williams .... orchestrator
Rob Zombie .... music supervisor
Transportation Department
Rich Bennetti .... transportation
Rob Byer .... transportation office coordinator
Jack R. Campbell .... driver
Matt DeAmicis .... driver (as Matthew DeAmicis)
Dan Gearhart .... driver
Barry E. Golob .... driver
Billy R. Hass .... transportation co-captain
Jeff Hatten .... driver
Darrell Janson .... driver
Jerry McMullan .... driver
Tony Mercier .... driver
David Muntz .... driver
Kelly Murphy .... transportation
Tina Peterson .... driver
Tommy Rizzo .... driver
Richard C. Ryan .... transportation coordinator: additional photography
Vicki Sousa .... driver
Brian Stackhouse .... driver
Paul Stanbrough .... driver
Chuck Tomasello .... driver
Wayne Williams .... transportation coordinator
Randall Wolff .... driver
Other crew
Renato Avenia .... stand-in: Michael Myers
Hunt Baker .... stand-in: Paul
Michael Beatrice .... assistant accountant
Paul Belenardo .... production accountant
John Bocchicchio .... set medic
Adrian Lee Borden .... stand-in: Laurie Strode (as Adrien Borden)
Alexander T. Carey .... production assistant
Justin Carville .... first assistant accountant
Peter Chase .... craft service
Lana Dandan .... set production assistant
Srdjan Dobic .... set production assistant
Jennifer Dunn .... stand-in: Deborah Myers
Diane Durant .... script supervisor
Glen Evans .... assistant: Mr. Zombie
Jonn Faircrest .... stand-in: Dr. Samuel Loomis
Patrick Fogarty .... production assistant
Alex Franklin .... development executive
Jonathan Fuhrman .... executive in charge of business and legal affairs
Karen E. Gilbert .... key assistant location manager
Jason Michael Hatfield .... assistant to director
Jason Michael Hatfield .... assistant: Rob Zombie, additional photography
Justin Haut .... assistant production coordinator
Nicholas Hiles .... production assistant
Shawn Hueston .... assistant location manager
Michael G. Kehoe .... craft service company (as Michael Kehoe)
Angela Kodicek .... stand-in: Deborah Myers
Dena Kollar .... stand-in: Michael Myers, age 10
Erin Kolpek .... stand-in: Tommy Doyal
Christian Labarta .... set production assistant
Ashley Lamont .... production assistant
Louis A. Lanni .... set production assistant
Sheila Louie .... rigging medic
Robert Lumpkin .... production assistant
Jeff Maynard .... post executive
Julian Meiojas .... production assistant
Don Mink .... post-production accountant
Sammy Montana .... assistant: Mr. Akkad
Michael Neale .... location manager
Mark Noland .... production assistant
Josh Novak .... production assistant
Peter Onsmark .... set production assistant
James Payne .... production accountant
Jeremy Platt .... production executive
Karen Shane .... second assistant accountant
Andrew Stahl .... production assistant
Jessica Jane Stewart .... production assistant
Chris Stiles .... production assistant
Sophia Tapia .... payroll accountant
Nate Taylor .... key assistant location manager
Ronnie Vaccaro .... stand-in: Sheriff Brackett (as Ron Vaccaro)
Sasha Veneziano .... assistant production coordinator
J.D. Woods .... production assistant
Alex L. Worman .... unit publicist
Donald E. Wygal .... production coordinator
Hans Hernke .... photo double: Adam Weisman (uncredited)
Rima Akkad Monla .... thanks
Moustapha Akkad .... in memory of
Patricia Akkad .... thanks
Moustapha Monla .... thanks
Tarek Monla .... thanks
Ziad Monla .... thanks

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Also Known As:
"Rob Zombie's Halloween" - USA (complete title)
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Rated R for strong brutal bloody violence and terror throughout, sexual content, graphic nudity and language
109 min | USA:121 min (unrated version) | Brazil:83 min (cut version)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Argentina:16 | Australia:R | Australia:MA (cable rating) | Brazil:14 (cut) | Brazil:18 (video rating) | Canada:18A (Alberta/British Columbia/Manitoba/Nova Scotia) | Canada:18A (Ontario) | Canada:16+ (Quebec) | Finland:K-18 | France:16 | Germany:Not Rated (SPIO/JK) (uncut) | Germany:18 (cut) | Hong Kong:III | Iceland:16 | Ireland:18 | Italy:VM14 | Italy:VM18 (uncut version) | Japan:R-15 | Malaysia:18PL (heavily cut) | Netherlands:16 | New Zealand:R18 | Norway:18 | Philippines:R-13 (cut) | Portugal:M/18 | Singapore:M18 | South Korea:18 | Spain:18 | Sweden:15 | Taiwan:R-18 | UK:18 | USA:R (certificate #43755)
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At one point, Dimension Studios considered making a crossover film featuring Pinhead from the Hellraiser (1987) series, following in the footsteps of Newline Cinema's horror crossover Freddy vs. Jason (2003). A poll was held on the official site, but response from fans was negative and the studio dropped the concept.See more »
Continuity: In the scene of Michael's sister walking home, when the camera passes the first tree, the bark changes as the camera is turned off and then back on switching to Michael.See more »
[first lines]
Michael Myers - Child:Come on, sweetie pie. Morning, Elvis. You're a pretty Elvis, aren't you? Yes, you are.
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How did Doctor Loomis know the exact location of the Myers House, even though he had never been to Haddonfield before?
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394 out of 681 people found the following review useful.
Way, WAY better than I expected, 31 August 2007
Author: funnygy from Wisconsin

I'm not a big fan of the recent trend of remaking all the classic horror films of the '70s and '80s, but I decided to go see the new "Halloween" anyway, if for no other reason than I'd never seen any of the original films in a theater. (That, and I figured they couldn't do much worse than the god-awful "Halloween: Resurrection", the most recent entry before this remake.) IMHO the original "Halloween" is one of the greatest horror films ever, and certainly the best "slasher" movie (unless you count Hitchcock's "Psycho", but that's another topic.) I really expected to be let down, even though I haven't seen any of Rob Zombie's other movies.

For the first five minutes, I thought, "Great, they took this classic American slasher flick and turned it into a white trash festival." But once Michael started talking (which he never does in the original film) something clicked, and I was hooked. The new film takes the Michael Meyers "mythos" (if you will) and fleshes it out, giving the audience a frightening insight to the true horror that exists all around us before eviscerating us with the shocks and gore we really paid to see.

The movie loses some of its momentum when it jumps to the present day, when too often it reverts back to simply restaging some of the trend-setting scenes from its predecessor - Laurie staring out the window at school and seeing the weirdo in the coveralls and the white mask staring at her, only to vanish seconds later. But hold on, friends - just when you think you know what's coming, the new "Halloween" veers off on its own course, and from then on all bets are off.

One of the most significant updates to the "Halloween" legend is the development of Dr. Loomis, the Van Helsing to Meyers' Dracula. The original Loomis (played memorably by the late Donald Pleasance, who kept returning for sequel after sequel despite his age and - in later years - ill health) was little more than John Carpenter's answer to Captain Ahab. Each film saw him trying to convince another group of skeptical law enforcement officers of the imminent slaughter, never to be believed until the bodies started piling up. The new film's Loomis, however, is a more complex character; he's not the selfless hero the old Loomis was, but he's not quite a villain either, as long as one can forgive him for giving up on Michael to turn his experiences into a cottage industry of "true crime" books and public speaking engagements. When Loomis and Michael are reunited later on, there's more going on then can be seen in a first viewing.

Zombie's "Halloween" succeeds on all fronts. It brings modern touches to a format that had long since fallen into cliché without changing it so much that it becomes unrecognizable. It manages to restore the menace and dread of the iconic Michael Meyers character in an era when masked psychopaths usually prompt the audience to laugh rather than gasp. Most importantly, it delivers the goods horror fans demand but includes enough depth and subtext to make it more than just cinematic junk food.

In short, I was pleasantly surprised with this new version of "Halloween". Like Zach Snyder's redo of "Dawn of the Dead", the 2007 "Halloween" could never replace its predecessor, but does make for a very admirable companion piece to a horror classic, blending the old and the new into an entertaining and thought-provoking fright film.

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