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Halloween II (1981)

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While Sheriff Brackett and Dr. Loomis hunt for Michael Myers, a traumatized Laurie is rushed to hospital, and the serial killer is not far behind her.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jamie Lee Curtis ... Laurie Strode
Donald Pleasence ... Sam Loomis
Charles Cyphers ... Leigh Brackett
Jeffrey Kramer ... Graham
Lance Guest ... Jimmy
Pamela Susan Shoop ... Karen
Hunter von Leer Hunter von Leer ... Gary Hunt
Dick Warlock ... The Shape / Patrolman #3
Leo Rossi ... Budd
Gloria Gifford ... Mrs. Alves
Tawny Moyer ... Jill
Ana Alicia ... Janet
Ford Rainey ... Dr. Mixter
Cliff Emmich ... Mr. Garrett
Nancy Stephens ... Marion
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Storyline

After Doctor Samuel Loomis shoot's Michael Myer's Six Times and falls off a Balcony. Michael escapes and continues his massacre in Haddonfield, Laurie is also sent to the Hospital and Dr Loomis gathers a Group of Police Officer's to hunt Down Michael and put an end to his Murderous Rampage.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

It's not only a murderer... It's an indestructible terror! See more »

Genres:

Horror

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 October 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Halloween II: The Horror Continues See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,676,836, 1 November 1981

Gross USA:

$25,533,818

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$25,533,818, 30 October 1981
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Stereo

Color:

Color (MGM Color)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The exterior hospital scenes shot with Dick Warlock as The Shape were shot at Morningside Hospital in Los Angeles. In Society (1989) the exterior hospital scenes are shot at Morningside Hospital with Billy Warlock, Dick's son, as the lead actor. See more »

Goofs

All of the deputies (patrolmen) are credited wrong in their order or numbering. Dick Warlock is credited as Patrolman#3, when he is actually the first one seen, crashing the car into Bennett Tramer. Ken Smolka is credited as Patrolman#1, when he is the second one seen, at the Meyers house and at the morgue. Roger Hampton is credited as Patrolman#2, when he is the third one seen, at the elementary school. See more »

Quotes

Karen: [hesitating to give Darcy a ride home] Can't you ask Eddie Lee?
Darcy: He's in Russellville!
Karen: It's five minutes to your house, another five minutes to the hospital. Mrs. Alves is going to kill me!
Darcy: You promised.
Karen: [giving in] I know I did.
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Crazy Credits

Michael Myers (age 23) is listed in the ending credits. The film takes place in 1978 when Michael Myers is 21 years old, which is also stated by Dr. Loomis in the movie. See more »


Soundtracks

He Knows Where She Is!
(uncredited)
Written and Performed by John Carpenter
Produced by Alan Howarth
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User Reviews

 
The last good horror movie featuring Michael Myers.
4 February 2004 | by Aaron1375See all my reviews

As far as I am concerned this was the last Halloween movie with Myers worth watching. I prefer the third movie which has nothing to do with him to all the mess that follows. This movie is a continuation of the first as it is still the same night. Myers has of course gotten up and Jamie Lee has been taken to a hospital to recuperate from her wounds. Of course this one tries to shock us with its revelations and such, but nothing to shocking. There are kills and once again Dr. Loomis is obsessed with getting Myers. Some good kills are to be found as is to be expected. Though I always feel sorry for the guy that gets hit by the car as he is obviously not Myers. There is a television version of this one that totally blows as it is very toned down and they even have a happier ending. Watch the uncut theater version as it is much better.


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