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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

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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Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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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, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$159,342,015

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$254,342,015, 11 January 2019
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Allyson mentions that Halloween is a school night. Halloween in 2018 was in fact on Wednesday, a school night. See more »

Goofs

At the site where the bus has gone of the road the young boy with the gun is told by the police officer lying directly in front of him to 'run!' In the next shot the police officer is gone. 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

Follows Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Sweet Moon
Written and Performed by John Carpenter, Cody Carpenter and Daniel A. Davies (as Daniel Davies)
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Suffering from a serious case of earlyseeitis
19 October 2018 | by jjdauseySee all my reviews

The movie geeks who saw this early have been overpraising this to the skies. What i saw was an adequate revival with Jamie Lee doing her best with a totally unbelievable, over the top survivalist version of Laurie Strode, sequences taken whole cloth from the original and the myriad sequels, and strange moments of comedy that belonged in another movie and created weird tone issues. I might be alone in this but H20 was a far superior Laurie vs Michael rematch.


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