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Halloween II (2009)

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Laurie Strode struggles to come to terms with her brother Michael's deadly return to Haddonfield, Illinois; meanwhile, Michael prepares for another reunion with his sister.

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Michael Myers is still at large and no less dangerous than ever. After a failed reunion to reach his baby sister at their old home, Laurie Strode is immediately taken to a hospital to be treated by the wounds that had been afflicted by her brother a few hours ago. However, Michael isn't too far off and will continue his murdering 'Halloween' rampage until he gets his sister all to himself. Written by Anonymous

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They survived the terror...but they can't escape their destiny. See more »

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Rated R for strong brutal bloody violence throughout, terror, disturbing graphic images, language, and some crude sexual content and nudity | See all certifications »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$16,349,565 (USA) (28 August 2009)

Gross:

$33,386,128 (USA) (20 November 2009)
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Trivia

This is the 4 Halloween film to be shot in the 1.85:1 ratio after Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers, Halloween 5, and Halloween 6: The Curse of Michael Myers. See more »

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In the opening hospital chase, the bandage on Laurie's head alternates between blood soaked and clean between shots. See more »

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Dr. Samuel Loomis: Michael Myers is fucking dead!
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References The Professionals (1966) See more »

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Am I Evil
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Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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letdown.
27 August 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Yes I'm one of the few people who thoroughly enjoyed rob zombie's remake of halloween. So I was extremely excited to find out he was making the second one.

I love Zombie's directing style and I do think he is somewhat talented. But this movie just wasn't his best. The style and feel of the film was perfect. But the storyline was complete trash. He should have stuck to the original story.

Zombie's "re-imagining" of the second coming of Michael Myers was way off. Yeah he spiced up the original with Michael's backstory, but he completely redid the second one.

So if you just want to see people get stabbed with a cool directorial style and nice lighting(oh and boobs, lots of those) then yeah you might like it.

But for what it's worth, the backbone of any good movie is good source material, and the source material for this was Zombie's lackluster screenplay.

Shame. The first one was so promising. This one definitely ended it. Not only because Zombie says he won't direct another, but because it went so far downhill from the first one it basically killed itself.

Oh and the final scene in the movie is ridiculously laughable and will most likely give you a WTF look on your face.

5/10 for this one. Just don't take it too seriously and think of it as another slasher flick and you may enjoy it for what it is. Just another slasher flick. Nothing special here.


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