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Halloween: Resurrection (2002)

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Three years after he last terrorized his sister, Michael Myers confronts her again, before traveling to Haddonfield to deal with the cast and crew of a reality show which is being broadcast from his old home.

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Rick Rosenthal

Writers:

Debra Hill (characters), John Carpenter (characters) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jamie Lee Curtis ... Laurie Strode
Brad Loree ... Michael Myers
Busta Rhymes ... Freddie Harris
Bianca Kajlich ... Sara Moyer
Sean Patrick Thomas ... Rudy
Daisy McCrackin ... Donna
Katee Sackhoff ... Jen (as Katee Sachoff)
Luke Kirby ... Jim
Thomas Ian Nicholas ... Bill
Ryan Merriman ... Myles Barton
Tyra Banks ... Nora
Billy Kay ... Scott
Gus Lynch Gus Lynch ... Harold
Lorena Gale ... Nurse Wells
Marisa Rudiak Marisa Rudiak ... Nurse Phillips
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Storyline

Serial Killer Michael Myers is not finished with Laurie Strode, and their rivalry finally comes to an end. But is this the last we see of Myers? Freddie Harris and Nora Winston are reality programmers at DangerTainment, and are planning to send a group of 6 thrill-seeking teenagers into the childhood home of Myers. Cameras are placed all over the house and no one can get out of the house... and then Michael arrives home! Written by simon

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Michael Myers is back...and he's ready to clean house! See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, language, some sexuality and brief drug use | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 July 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Halloween: The Homecoming See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,292,121, 14 July 2002

Gross USA:

$30,354,442

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$37,664,855
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Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This is the second Halloween film to make any sort of reference as to what exactly Michael Myers eats. In the original Halloween (1978), when Sheriff Brackett and Dr. Loomis enter the Myers house, they see something on the floor, which turns out to be the corpse of a dog. Dr. Loomis simply says "He got hungry." See more »

Goofs

When Myles is at the party in the office checking out the web broadcast, a guy and a girl bust in and intend to have sex there. What we hear the guy say doesn't match up with his mouth movements. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Laurie Strode: You've heard of the tunnel. The one we all go through sooner or later. At the end, there's a door. And waiting for you on the other side of that door is either Heaven or Hell. This is that door.
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Crazy Credits

Katee Sackhoff's name is misspelled in the opening credits--the "k" is left out. See more »

Alternate Versions

The original ending was alot less scary. After Freddy busts the cameraman, the CSI team investigates the scene. As a CSI women look down a hole where Michael slept, he jumps out and gets her. The theatrical endin was scarier and showed a coroner examining Michael's burnts face. His eyes then pop open as she screams. Also, the theatrical version seems to have longer shots of any death or gore than the original version. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Halloween H20 (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Switchback
Written by Klayton
Performed by Celldweller
By Arrangement with Position Soundtrack Services
Celldweller Music (ASCAP)
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User Reviews

 
You can't fault them for trying, but it's not good.
25 September 2018 | by Sleepin_DragonSee all my reviews

The people behind this film tried to give audiences what they wanted, slasher movies had been big news, and the Halloween franchise seemed to fit well for that genre. The opening scenes I really liked, indeed they're the best part of the movie, slick, menacing, and that music is just incredible. Reality TV was still very popular, and you can see why they came up with this plot.

Sadly that's the end of the good news, from there on it's downhill, I personally disliked the story, they had no qualms about cheapening the legacy of the great Halloween. It's tacky, the production, plot, characters lack any sense of quality, only the music stands out well. The behaviours of all characters are nonsensical, you keep saying to yourself 'would they really do that?'

They tried, but failed. 4/10


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