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

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Laurie has a picture of Charles Manson over her bed. Later, after Lynda's father tries to kill Loomis, it is revealed that the gun was not loaded - just like the gun Manson follower Squeaky Fromme pointed at President Gerald Ford. See more »

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When Loomis is doing the book signing before the guy comes at him with the gun he signs the book with a black pen, this changes to red in the next camera shot. See more »

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Wolfie: What are you supposed to be? A sexy vampire?
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Wolfie: But you are a chick, though, right?
Harley David: Why don't you put your hands down my pants and find out, Wolfman.
Wolfie: At this point I don't really care. But seriously, you have a vagina?
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References Frankenstein (1931) 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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A Brutal, Bloody, Badly Executed Mess
29 August 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I don't know where to begin after coming in from seeing Rob Zombie's Halloween II. The comments/reviews that I've read so far sum it all up perfectly. It's bad beyond belief. It's not scary or suspenseful. There are just back to back ugly, mean-spirited, and brutal killings. The main characters aren't likable at all especially Scout Taylor Compton as Laurie Strode. We cared for and wanted to see Jamie Lee Curtis survive every time she played Laurie. Compton is so bad, she should have been the first to get wiped out. There is no real story either, just ideas and visuals ripped from Freddy, Jason, and Leatherface plus other stuff that must have come from cocaine and or meth usage. Think of the worst Nightmare, Friday, Texas Chainsaw, or SAW volume you've viewed. I guarantee that this is worse. Zombie should start paying people like Sam Raimi, Wes Craven, Sean Cunningham and others to ghost direct his films. Uwe Boll could do a better job.


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