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Halloween II

1981 film by John Carpenter, Rick Rosenthal

Halloween II

Released 1981 (41 years, 10 months ago)

Director Rick Rosenthal and John Carpenter
Duration 92 minutes
Genre horror film and slasher film
Composer John Carpenter
Production company Universal Studios
Country of origin United States of America
Screenwriter John Carpenter and Debra Hill
Producer John Carpenter and Debra Hill

About Halloween II

Halloween II, the 1981 sequel to the iconic horror film, picks up right where the original left off. Jamie Lee Curtis reprises her role as Laurie Strode, who is taken to the hospital after her traumatic encounter with Michael Myers. As Myers continues his killing spree, Dr. Loomis (Donald Pleasence) races to stop him before it's too late.

Director Rick Rosenthal successfully captures the tension and terror of the first film, while also adding his own flair to the franchise. The film's score, composed by John Carpenter and Alan Howarth, is just as haunting as the original, and the use of POV shots adds to the suspense.

While some critics felt that Halloween II didn't quite live up to the first film, it still remains a classic in the horror genre. The film's success led to several more sequels and a remake in 2007.

Overall, Halloween II is a must-watch for horror fans and a worthy continuation of the Michael Myers saga.


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