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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
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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

In October 2018, forty years after the massacre in Haddonfield, true-crime pod-casters Aaron Korey and Dana Haines travel to Warren County Smith's Grove Sanitarium to visit Michael Myers. They briefly interview Michael's psychiatrist Dr. Ranbir Sartain, a former student of Dr. Samuel Loomis, before meeting with Michael in hopes of gaining some insight into his past actions before his transfer to a new facility. Aaron brandishes Michael's mask at him, to no effect. In Haddonfield, Illinois, Laurie Strode is living an isolated life, having been divorced twice, developed a strained relationship with her family and turned to alcohol. Laurie has prepared for Michael's potential return through combat training. The following night, Michael's transport crashes. Michael kills a father and his son who stumble upon the crashed bus on the road, and steals their car. The following day, on Halloween, Michael resumes his killing spree, killing several people at a gas station, including a clerk, a ...

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Trick or Treat 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

Official Sites:

Official Site

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, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$159,278,560, 13 December 2018
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

When Oscar sees Michael, he calls him Mr Elrod. In Halloween 2, Michael's actions are mistaken for Mr Elrod's. 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

Julian: I hear you telling your friends to come over here and you're gonna smoke some weed.
Vicky: No, no.
Julian: That alakazam?
Vicky: Julian, I'm talking about like, a... you know, like a magic trick. Abracadabra!
Julian: I know you're talking about smoking weed. Don't lie to me. That's against the rules, I'm telling my mom.
Vicky: Well, I'm gonna tell your mom about your browser history.
Julian: You better not.
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Crazy Credits

The opening and closing credits is stylized after the original 1978 version. See more »

Connections

Features Repo Man (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Dragon Shark
Written by Joseph Stephens
Performed by Joseph Stephens
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User Reviews

 
It's just not that good
19 October 2018 | by raqueldavis-89137See all my reviews

As a super fan I was expecting A LOT out of this movie. Truth is, it's just not scary. The slow stalking, hiding in shadows, and eerie music are all but gone in this movie. There are also weird points of humor which just distract from the scene. Laurie is now a extreme survivalist who is just not endearing at all. Even the fight scenes were weak. The H2O version of Laurie Strode was a way better match for Michael than this one.


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