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Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (1989)

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One year after the events of Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988), the Shape returns to Haddonfield once again in an attempt to kill his now-mute niece.

Director:

Dominique Othenin-Girard (as Dominique Otherin-Girard)

Writers:

John Carpenter (characters), Debra Hill (characters) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Donald Pleasence ... Loomis
Danielle Harris ... Jamie
Ellie Cornell ... Rachel
Beau Starr ... Sheriff Ben Meeker
Jeffrey Landman Jeffrey Landman ... Billy Hill
Tamara Glynn ... Samantha Thomas
Jonathan Chapin ... Mikey
Matthew Walker Matthew Walker ... Spitz
Wendy Foxworth ... Tina Williams (as Wendy Kaplan)
Betty Carvalho Betty Carvalho ... Nurse Patsey
Troy Evans ... Deputy Charlie
Frankie Como Frankie Como ... Deputy Nick Ross (as Frank Como)
David Ursin ... Deputy Tom Farrah
Harper Roisman Harper Roisman ... Mountain Man
Karen Alston Karen Alston ... Darlene Carruthers
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Storyline

It's one year later after the events of Halloween 4. Michael survives the shootings and on October 31st he returns with a vengeance. Lurking and stalking, Jamie, Rachel, and Rachel's friends, Michael forms a plan to lure Jamie out of the children's hospital where events lead up to the confrontation at the Myers house. Halloween 5 is a dark, thrill ride that will scare the heck out of you! Written by anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Michael Lives, And This Time They're Ready! See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 October 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Halloween 5: Michael Myers' Revenge See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,093,428, 15 October 1989

Gross USA:

$11,642,254

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$11,642,254
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Don Shanks was also injured when he was filming the scene where the shape crashes Mike's Camaro into the tree, Dominique Othenin-Girard forgot to yell "Cut!" And fire was beginning to emerge from the car (Shanks puts this down to Othenin-Girard being sidetracked by seeing stunts take place during his first major directing job) finally stunt coordinator Don Pike told Othenin-Girard to yell "Cut!". See more »

Goofs

(at around 44 mins) When the cop at the pageant radios Meeker, he refers to him as "Sergeant Meeker", when in fact Meeker is the sheriff. See more »

Quotes

Jamie: [struggling] Stooorrre.
Billy: Store.
Loomis: Store? What kind of store? What do they sell there?
Jamie: [struggles] All nighter.
Billy: All nighter.
Loomis: What do they sell?
Jamie: [trying] Big...
Billy: Big.
Jamie: Woman.
Billy: Woman.
[...]
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Alternate Versions

The German theatrical version was cut to get a "16" rating. On video, two versions were released, the "16"-one for sell-thru and an uncut "18"-rated version for the rental release. See more »


Soundtracks

Romeo Romeo
Written by Michael Hennesy and Paul Wood
Performed by Rebecca Vizcarra (as Becca)
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User Reviews

 
A great Halloween sequel!
15 September 2008 | by sam_aj_01See all my reviews

Supprisingly better than the fourth, Halloween 5: The revenge of Michael Myers kicks of to a good start.

Michael Myers miraculously crawls out of the mine entrance where he was presumed dead. Jamie is recovering from the trauma of killing her foster mum and having some connection with Michaels grisly work. Of course Halloween wouldn't be Halloween without the return of our old friend Dr Loomis...

The first 20 minutes of this film is rather slow and boring, its like watching the fourth film all over again. Finally it gets into a good story, unfortunately it drags on towards the end...

The most annoying thing too is that this film was followed by the sixth instalment, you would of thought after all this time Michael would give it a rest. I guess he really is pure evil...


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