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It's October 31, 1978 - Halloween - and Haddonfield is awakening to the horror that Michael Myers (who escaped from a mental institution) has returned to the sleepy little town, murdered three teenage students and attempted to murder student, Laurie Strode before being shot by Dr. Loomis only to walk away (events from "Halloween"). Laurie is taken to the Haddonfield Clinic to get her injuries doctored and to rest from the shock but she starts to question about why is Michael after her? She also starts to fall in love with Jimmy, a driver at the clinic. Meanwhile, Dr. Loomis and the Haddonfield police search the town looking for Michael who, upon hearing that Laurie is still alive, makes his way to the clinic and starts to murder the small clinic's staff in an attempt to get to Laurie. Nurse Marion arrives and gives Loomis the key answer to Michael's madness but is also there to order him back to Smith's Grove (to stop the officials looking bad.) Can Loomis find Michael and stop him from succeeding in his plans by killing Laurie?
More Of The Night He Came Home
Also Known As:
Halloween II: The Horror Continues
Halloween II: The Nightmare Isn't Over!
Title: Halloween II
Release Date: October 30, 1981
Runtime: 92 mins
All Genres: Horror, Thriller
IMDB Rating: 6.3
Brimstone Pit Rating: 7.3 - (Rate This Horror Movie)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With H
MPAA Rating: R
Jamie Lee Curtis ...Laurie Strode
Donald Pleasence ...Dr. Sam Loomis
Charles Cyphers ...Sheriff Leigh Brackett
Jeffrey Kramer ...Graham
Lance Guest ...Jimmy
Pamela Susan Shoop ...Karen
Hunter von Leer ...Deputy Gary Hunt
Dick Warlock ...The Shape / Patrolman #3
Leo Rossi ...Budd
Gloria Gifford ...Mrs. Alves
Tawny Moyer ...Jill
Ana Alicia ...Janet
Ford Rainey ...Dr. Mixter
Cliff Emmich ...Mr. Garrett
Nancy Stephens ...Marion
John Zenda ...The Marshal
Catherine Bergstrom ...Producer
Alan Haufrect ...Announcer
Lucille Benson ...Mrs. Elrod
Howard Culver ...Man in pajamas
Dana Carvey ...Assistant
Billy Warlock ...Craig (as Bill Warlock)
Jonathan Prince ...Randy
Leigh French ...Gary's Mother
Ty Mitchell ...Gary
Nancy Kyes ...Annie Brackett (as Nancy Loomis)
Pamela McMyler ...Laurie's mother
Dennis Holahan ...Laurie's father
Nichole Drucker ...young Laurie Strode
Ken Smolka ...Patrolman #1
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Halloween II Horror Film Trailer 1
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- [after Michael disappears] Doyle Neighbor: What's going on out here? Sam Loomis: Call the police! Tell the sheriff I shot him! Doyle Neighbor: Who? Sam Loomis: Tell him, he's still on the loose! Doyle Neighbor: Is this some kind of joke? I've been trick-or-treated to death tonight. Sam Loomis: [looks at the blood on his hand] You don't know what death is!
Janet: Julie saw him, you know. Bud: Who? Janet: Michael Myers. Bud: Come on...! Janet: I swear, yesterday when she was coming to work. Bud: Where'd she see him? Janet: You know the Shop And Bag out by the mall? She stopped at the light and saw him walking in that field behind the Lost River Drive In. Julie said he was so creepy. Bud: Julie's full of shit. He didn't escape until last night. Janet: You don't have to swear about it. Bud: She's a goddamn moron anyway. Janet: Every other word you say is either hell or shit or damn. Bud: Sorry. I guess I just fuck up all the time.
[after discovering Laurie is Michael's sister] Sam Loomis: [to the Marshall] Turn this car around, now! Marshal: I can't do that. I have orders. [draws gun and points it at him] Sam Loomis: Well those orders have changed! Marshal: Doctor, you're getting yourself into a lot of trouble. Sam Loomis: What is it you guys usually do? Fire a warning shot, right? [Loomis shoots out the window, and the car screeches and turns about]
Bud: Look, Jimmy, rule number one, never get involved with a patient. Nurses, that's another story. But patient is no good, it never works out.
Sam Loomis: I shot him 6 times! I shot him in the heart-but... HE'S NOT HUMAN!
- Dana Carvey made his movie debut in this movie playing an assistant. He can be seen receiving instructions from a blond reporter in front of the Wallace house.
The film is set immediately after the first Halloween (1978). Since Jamie Lee Curtis had begun to wear a much shorter hairstyle in the 1980s, she had to wear a wig that matched her original hairstyle for the film.
Halloween II was originally written to take place in a high rise apartment building. Later in script meetings, however, the setting was changed to Haddonfield Hospital.
This is the only Halloween film to show the morning after the 31st, every other movie ends on Halloween night.
John Carpenter turned down an offer to direct, but remained involved with the production by writing the screenplay.
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