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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.

Director:

David Gordon Green

Writers:

John Carpenter (based on characters created by), Debra Hill (based on characters created by) | 3 more credits »
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3 wins & 24 nominations. See more awards »

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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.

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Taglines:

Face Your Fate See more »

Genres:

Crime | 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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Did You Know?

Trivia

While John Carpenter intended for this film, with his involvement, to be the last definitive Halloween specifically featuring antagonist Michael Myers, co-writer Danny McBride and co-writer/director David Gordon Green quickly indicated that possible sequels were not out of the question, with the concept of creating a rounded trilogy. Carpenter later said that he was open to suggestions as long as he is being paid. McBride and Green got their wish, with Halloween Kills (2021) and Halloween Ends (2022) completing their trilogy, with Carpenter's involvement. See more »

Goofs

When Dr. Sartain lies on the floor after he is being pulled out of the van by Michael his head is smashed to pulp by Michael his foot. When the cops investigate his body his head is more or less recomposed back together. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Dr. Sartain: You're not cold or anything, are you? Everything all right? Are you taking any medication?
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Crazy Credits

On the opening credits, the Jack-O-Lantern gets slowly resurrected as the camera very slowly zooms towards it, white the credits is in the same position as the original 1978 version. See more »

Connections

Follows Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

The Power of Love
Written by Johnny Colla (as John Victor Colla), Chris Hayes (as Christopher John Hayes), and Huey Lewis
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User Reviews

 
I don't like slashers but I loved this 9/10
9 September 2018 | by alicepetitSee all my reviews

Not a slasher fan but my we caught the world premiere at the film festival. And... wow, just great. "It does what it says on the tin" - only better. No spoilers - but scary, gory, engaging and surprisingly funny. Great acting. I'm not converted to be a slasher fan, but this gets my big thumbs up. Bravo.


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Details

Country:

USA | UK

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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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Dolby Atmos | DTS (DTS: X)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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