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Halloween II (2009)

R | | Horror | 28 August 2009 (USA)
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Laurie Strode struggles to come to terms with her brother Michael's deadly return to Haddonfield, Illinois; meanwhile, Michael prepares for another reunion with his sister.

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Cast

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Chase Wright Vanek ...
Young Michael (as Chase Vanek)
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Dr. Maple
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Gary Scott
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Nurse Daniels
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Buddy the Night Watchman
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Barbara Collier
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Nancy McDonald
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Mya Rockwell
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Storyline

Michael Myers is still at large and no less dangerous than ever. After a failed reunion to reach his baby sister at their old home, Laurie Strode is immediately taken to a hospital to be treated by the wounds that had been afflicted by her brother a few hours ago. However, Michael isn't too far off and will continue his murdering 'Halloween' rampage until he gets his sister all to himself. Written by Anonymous

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You can run. You can hide. Or, you can fight... LIKE HELL. See more »

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong brutal bloody violence throughout, terror, disturbing graphic images, language, and some crude sexual content and nudity | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

28 August 2009 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,349,565, 30 August 2009, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$33,392,973

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$39,421,467
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

(at around 41 mins) Laurie has a picture of Charles Manson over her bed. Later (at around 57 mins), after Lynda's father tries to kill Loomis, it is revealed that the gun was not loaded - just like the gun Manson follower Lynette Fromme pointed at President Gerald Ford. See more »

Goofs

(at around 16 mins) In the opening hospital chase, the bandage on Laurie's head alternates between blood soaked and clean between shots. See more »

Quotes

David Newman: Our next guest gained infamy as a psychologist for America's leading serial killer...
[second guessing his choice of words]
David Newman: "leading" serial killer?
Weird Al Yankovic: I guess.
David Newman: Well, he's probably the most notorious. "leading"? He's number one in his field. Anyway, his new book is called "the Devil Walks Among Us" and it's available somewhere. Please welcome Dr. Samuel Loomis!
David Newman: You've been criticized and in some circles I have to say outright accused of profiteering off the misery of others. How do you even respond...
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Crazy Credits

Stills of crime scene photographs of Michael's murders are shown over the credits. See more »

Connections

References The Shining (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

Transylvania Terror Train
Written by Jesse Dayton
Performed by Captain Clegg and the Night Creatures
Courtesy of Stag/Zombie a Go Go Records
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Bloody Waste of Time
2 September 2009 | by See all my reviews

This movie has badly damaged the Zombie brand of horror movie. I liked Rob Zombie's earlier slasher\horror flicks. Movies like "Devils Rejects" and "House of 1000 Corpses" combined genuine real life psycho characters with tongue-in-cheek humor that made the movie viewer feel in on the joke. These movies didn't take themselves very seriously, and while gory, were also at least a little bit fun to watch.

Zombie obviously tried to bring some of that camp levity to "Halloween II", notably by including "Weird Al" Yankovic in a cameo role, which helped a little. I think the movie could have used a lot more of "Weird Al" and a bit less of Mrs. Zombie (Zombie's wife played a leading role in this turkey, some type of angel of death as Jason's Mommy...don't ask, too stupid for words).

Unfortunately, this move really stunk. It was just bloody disembowelment after decapitation after evisceration. It was a stupid and bloody mess and a complete waste of time.

Stay away from this stinker.


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