Six years after Michael Myers last terrorized Haddonfield, he returns there in pursuit of his niece, Jamie Lloyd, who has escaped with her newborn child, for which Michael and a mysterious cult have sinister plans.
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.
An apparent murder-suicide in a hospital emergency room leads to an investigation by the on-call doctor, which reveals a plot by an insane toymaker to kill as many people as possible during Halloween through an ancient Celtic ritual involving a stolen boulder from Stonehenge and Halloween masks.Written by
(at around 1h 19 mins) It took over forty takes to get the shot when Tom Atkins throws the skull mask on the security camera. Director Tommy Lee Wallace revealed during the casts' 2015 reunion that it was a longer process that he foresaw because during the shoot, he playfully tossed the mask up and it caught on the very first try. See more »
When Dan is peering through the ventilation grate at the control room, we see Cochran hanging up the phone. In the next shot (close-up) Cochran still hasn't put the phone down. See more »
Previous movies be damned, we're going to make a sequel with no connection to the first two films...
John Carpenter, who gave us one of the classic horror films of all time, hands over the reins to his one time editor, Tommy Lee Wallace. But where is Michael Myers and Jamie Lee Curtis, you may ask? They were replaced with some Young Republicans and tubby Tom Atkins,another Carpenter conspirator, who looks like he took his salary on this film in beer. With possibly the most annoying song ever recorded (next to Tommy Tutone's "Jenny (867-5309)") as a constant theme in the film, you might just want to put on the mask and let snakes pour out of your skull rather than watch this film...
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