2 wins & 12 nominations.
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Twenty years after Michael Myer's massacre in Haddonfield, Laurie Strode faked her own death, traveled to California, and took on the identity Keri Tate. Michael discovers Laurie's new identity and travels to California to kill his sister. Laurie must now take on her brother with her son's life at risk.
Trick or Treat. Kill or Die. It's That Time of Year Again.
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Did You Know?
Jamie Lee Curtis
' character says, "go down the street to the Beckers..." this was supposed to refer to the line from
(1978), "go down the street to the McKenzie's house..." The name was changed to Becker, which was the last name of
's character in
(at around 1h 3 mins) After Molly hits Michael in the face with the rock and runs away, Michael looks up. It is clearly a different mask.
Hasn't anyone ever told you that second-hand smoke kills?
Yeah, but they're all dead.
The film is dedicated to the memory of
who played Dr. Loomis in previous films in the series.
On October 26, 2003 an alternate version was shown on FX with these additions:
Marion looking around her house is extended. Jimmy taking a look around Marion's house is extended. Michael stalking Marion is extended. Cops are shown bumbling around outside while Marion is chased by Michael. Intro to Laurie is differently Paced. a quick view of the town and school is shown before Laurine and John have breakfast. a reference joke to Psycho made by Charlie is shown as he walks with John to school. Michael is shown watching the Mother and little girl during the restroom scene. Charlie and John are shown talking while they walk the California town outside the school and Michael follows them in his car. Molly is shown walking through the school halls after getting the roses off the dish lift. Laurie is shown watching the buses leave while on the telephone before the Psycho homage with Norma. Laurie walking the school halls at night and walking the school grounds. Adam Arkin chasing the Shape is slightly different. John, Charlie and Molly are shown sneaking in through the kitchen window and get stuck while John sees Michael coming into the school. Adam Arkin carves a pumpkin while he opens up to Laurie about his past; lead in for Laurie to open up to him about Michael. Michael and Laurie stalking each other at the finale is extended. Extended ending shows Michael's car following far behind Laurie but ends where Laurie chops off the guy's head. See more
What's This Life For
(as Stapp) /
Courtesy of Wind-up Records
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5 August 1998 (USA)
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Opening Weekend USA: $16,187,724,
9 August 1998
Gross USA: $55,041,738
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $55,041,738
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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