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Halloween (2018)

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Laurie Strode confronts her long-time foe Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.

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David Gordon Green

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John Carpenter (based on characters created by), Debra Hill (based on characters created by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jamie Lee Curtis ... Laurie Strode
Judy Greer ... Karen
Andi Matichak ... Allyson
James Jude Courtney ... The Shape
Nick Castle ... The Shape
Haluk Bilginer ... Dr. Sartain
Will Patton ... Officer Hawkins
Rhian Rees ... Dana Haines
Jefferson Hall ... Aaron Korey
Toby Huss ... Ray
Virginia Gardner ... Vicky
Dylan Arnold ... Cameron Elam
Miles Robbins ... Dave
Drew Scheid ... Oscar
Jibrail Nantambu ... Julian
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Storyline

Jamie Lee Curtis returns to her iconic role as Laurie Strode, who comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers (Nick Castle and James Jude Courtney), the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

You don't believe in the Boogeyman? You should. See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for horror violence and bloody images, language, brief drug use and nudity | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 October 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Halloween See more »

Filming Locations:

Charleston, South Carolina, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$76,221,545, 21 October 2018

Gross USA:

$159,342,015

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$255,485,178
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Dolby Digital | Dolby Atmos | DTS (DTS: X)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Right before the father (Brien Gregorie) and son (Vince Mattis) find the crashed bus and escaped Smith's Grove patients, the son is telling his father about how much he enjoys his dance classes. Prior to his involvement on Halloween (2018), director David Gordon Green spent almost a decade working on a re-imagining of Dario Argento's Suspiria (1977), about the horrors going on inside a revered dance academy, eventually leaving the project due to budgetary restraints and legal concerns. An updated Suspiria (2018) was eventually made - directed by Luca Guadagnino, who'd personally hired Green to direct the film first when he was working on it as a producer - and released a week after "Halloween". See more »

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Laurie Strode: Do you know that I prayed every night that he would escape?
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Laurie Strode: So I can kill him.
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Evil is real!!
8 February 2019 | by lojitsuSee all my reviews

Here's The Lowedown on "Halloween" (R - 2018 - US)...Evil is Real!

Genre: Horror/Slasher My Score: 8.2

Cast=7 Acting=6 Plot=9 Ending=9 Story=7 Scare=7 Jump=8 F/X=10 Kills=10 Blood=9

Laurie Strode confronts her long-time foe Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.

"He was not her brother, that's something that people made up." I think my favorite part is that it brought back some of the feel of the original films. The story pulls a days of future past and resets the timeline...turning the franchise into a giant etch-a-sketch. The dynamic of Laurie and Michael's lives was really fascinating and adds depth to the plot. I think this is a solid watch for slasher fans and a must see for fans of the franchise.


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