R | | Horror, Thriller
Fifteen years after murdering his sister on Halloween night 1963, Michael Myers escapes from a mental hospital and returns to the small town of Haddonfield to kill again.
John Carpenter was a big fan of the original Canadian slasher film Black Christmas (1974) and asked Bob Clark if he could write a sequel to the film and received his permission. The script eventually evolved into a separate project inspired by the film.
Was that the Boogeyman?
Loomis: As a matter of fact, it was
(at around 1h 28 mins) At the end of the film, there are shots of the interior of the house as it appeared after the events. One shot is taken from an earlier shot because the knife used in the last scene is still sitting on the floor of the living room.
The music for the film -- written and performed by John Carpenter -- is instead credited to "The Bowling Green Philharmonic Orchestra." Carpenter grew up in Bowling Green, Kentucky.