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Halloween II (2009)

 -  Horror  -  28 August 2009 (USA)
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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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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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28 August 2009 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£522,661 (UK) (9 October 2009)

Gross:

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

In the director's cut, Micheal takes off his mask and yells "Die" before stabbing Dr. Loomis. Based on this scene, it marks the first time ever in the series where Michael Myers actually speaks. This is also the first time the characters face can be seen clearly. See more »

Goofs

During Loomis's interview in front of the dilapidated Myer's house it is obviously not the same house used in the previous film. See more »

Quotes

Annie Brackett: Want some egg whites?
Sheriff Lee Brackett: Oh, no. I think I'm gonna get me one of them sticky buns on the way in.
Annie Brackett: Oh, that's great. Pastry for breakfast. Seriously, 500 calories of sugar and shit.
Sheriff Lee Brackett: I know it. I know it.
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Crazy Credits

Stills of crime scene photographs of Michael's murders are shown over the credits. See more »

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References Paint Your Wagon (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

Violin Sonata No. 2 in A Major
Written by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performed by Takako Nishizaki (as Tanako Nishizaki) (violin) and Jenõ Jandó (piano)
Courtesy of Naxos
By Arrangement with Source/Q
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Good for a sequel.
19 September 2010 | by See all my reviews

I thought this film was good, despite all the negative reviews I've found.

The "Halloween" franchise has always been about insane indestructible Michael Myers hunting down Laurie Strode. In this movie, precisely that happens. Expectations fulfilled.

But in this movie, Rob Zombie creates a world of carnivalesque violence. He also creates (in my opinion) a believable character in Laurie Strode, if not a likable one. Following the events of the first film, Laurie now suffers nightmares and crippling anxiety attacks.

YES there are some clichés but on the whole, I found this film to be a great slasher flick with the unique atmosphere of insanity that Rob Zombie creates. I think it is very telling that the girls are dressed up as Rocky Horror characters for the second half of the film.

In conclusion: this is one of the best horror sequels I've ever seen.


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