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Halloween (2007)

R | | Horror | 31 August 2007 (USA)
After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution and immediately returns to Haddonfield to find his baby sister, Laurie.

Director:

Rob Zombie

Writers:

Rob Zombie (screenplay), John Carpenter | 1 more credit »
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2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Malcolm McDowell ... Dr. Samuel Loomis
Brad Dourif ... Sheriff Lee Brackett
Tyler Mane ... Michael Myers
Daeg Faerch ... Michael Myers, age 10
Sheri Moon Zombie ... Deborah Myers
William Forsythe ... Ronnie White
Richard Lynch ... Principal Chambers
Udo Kier ... Morgan Walker
Clint Howard ... Doctor Koplenson
Danny Trejo ... Ismael Cruz
Lew Temple ... Noel Kluggs
Tom Towles ... Larry Redgrave
Bill Moseley ... Zach 'Z-Man' Garrett
Leslie Easterbrook ... Patty Frost
Steve Boyles Steve Boyles ... Stan Payne
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Storyline

The residents of Haddonfield don't know it yet... but death is coming to their small sleepy town. Sixteen years ago, a ten year old boy called Michael Myers brutally kills his step father, his elder sister and her boyfriend. Sixteen years later, he escapes from the mental institution and makes his way back to his hometown intent on a murderous rampage pursued by Dr Sam Loomis who is Michael's doctor and the only one who knows Michael's true evil. Elsewhere a shy teenager by the name of Laurie Strode is babysitting on the night Michael comes home... is it pure coincidence that she and her friends are being stalked by him? Written by TheSteph

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When darkness fell, he arrived See more »

Genres:

Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Did You Know?

Trivia

On Rob Zombie's Official Halloween Myspace page, he announced that the film's trailer will be shown with the double-featured film Grindhouse (2007). See more »

Goofs

(at around 56 mins) When Michael's sister is walking home and the camera passes the first tree, the bark changes as the camera is turned off and then back on switching to Michael. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Michael Myers, age 10: Come on, sweetie pie. Morning, Elvis. You're a pretty Elvis, aren't you? Yes, you are.
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Crazy Credits

End credits are inter-cut with home video clips depicting Myers childhood. See more »

Alternate Versions

Brazilian theatrical version was cut by 26 minutes in order to secure a more commercial 14 years old certificate. See more »

Connections

References The Wolf Man (1941) See more »

Soundtracks

Let It Ride
Written by Randy Bachman and Charles Turner
Performed by Bachman-Turner Overdrive
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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User Reviews

 
New breathe of the old story
27 December 2007 | by cabarthaSee all my reviews

Until now, all we know about Michael Myers was his strange and powerful will of killing. But in this one, we witness the born of his rage, disappointments, the reason of his unlimited hate on people and the sense of being wild. So far, I was thinking that he will not stop until his last family member is finished. But when you watch it, you will find the "real" answer of his purpose. The story is different than the original and I think you will like, even you will ask yourself if Michael is totally guilty or not. I mean, I believe that you will start to think he is not a callous killing machine. Recommend you to watch it in a late time of the day.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 August 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Halloween: Retribution See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$26,362,367, 2 September 2007

Gross USA:

$58,272,029

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$80,460,948
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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