Twenty years after Michael Myer's massacre in Haddonfield, Laurie Strode faked her own death, traveled to California, and took on the identity Keri Tate. Michael discovers Laurie's new identity and travels to California to kill his sister. Laurie must now take on her brother with her son's life at risk.Written by
Kevin Williamson was one of the screenwriters hired to write a script after Jamie Lee Curtis agreed to return, and he was said to have actually finished a draft or two with Curtis' input, involving a radically different ending. His version was not officially used, but he did several re-writes on set based on his treatment for the movie that became the final, filmed version. Williamson was not credited in the end as per WGA rules, which state that additional writers on sequels have to write at least 33% of the script to receive an on-screen credit. See more »
Scream 2 is playing in the background in one of the scenes. However, the original Scream had the first Halloween playing in one of its scenes, thus effectively negating the universe the Halloween movies take place in. See more »
Paging Inconsiderate: Party of One. Okay Charlie, no sex games till I've eaten.
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The film is dedicated to the memory of Donald Pleasence who played Dr. Loomis in previous films in the series. See more »
The FX televison cut includes the following:
A Micheal POV shot of the kid trying to grab the corkscrew from the drain
The FX televison cut removes the following:
The entire "pierce my nipples" line from Will(the counselor) is cut along with the "date-rape" response. The scene is edited as if the conversation never took place.