Halloween

Release Date: October 19th, 2018

R |1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary

It's been 40 years since Laurie Strode survived a vicious attack from crazed killer Michael Myers on Halloween night. Locked up in an institution, Myers manages to escape when his bus transfer goes horribly wrong. Laurie now faces a terrifying showdown when the masked madman returns to Haddonfield, Ill. -- but this time, she's ready for him.

Cast: Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, Will Patton, Ginny Gardner, Nick Castle, Haluk Bilginer, James Jude Courtney

Director: David Gordon Green

Genres: Horror , Thriller

Production Co: Rough House Pictures, Malek Akkad

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Gripping , House , Revenge , Escape , Rivalry , Murder , Tense , 2010s ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    The picture has a good shock or two up its sleeve before getting to Laurie's armored, booby-trapped home, and once it's there, it surprises us again. show more

  • 70
    Tim GriersonScreen International

    This sequel can’t compare to John Carpenter’s ingenious 1978 original, but director David Gordon Green delivers a crowd-pleasing chiller that doubles as an existential commentary on horror itself, both on the screen and in our lives. show more

  • 70
    E. Oliver WhitneyScreenCrush

    Green serves up everything we love about the first Halloween, completely playing off our nostalgia for the slasher classic, and to me, that’s not necessarily a bad thing. show more

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