R | | Horror, Thriller
Laurie Strode, now the dean of a Northern California private school with an assumed name, must battle the Shape one last time, as the life of her own son hangs in the balance.
LL Cool J's line, "Comb your hair!" was ad-libbed, inspired by Josh Hartnett's messy haircut.
My name's not Keri Tate.
Will Brennan: Oooh, what is it?
Laurie Strode: Laurie Strode.
Will Brennan: Strode?
(at around 1h 10 mins) When Michael hangs from the pipe at the school, Laurie's wound is visible before he stabs her.
After the final credits have ended, the words "In Memory of Donald Pleasance" appear before the Dimension Films logo and the movie is finished.
On the FX Network Premire, there are several additonal scenes added for running time, and a lot has been edited.
$16,187,724 (USA) (9 August 1998)