R | | Fantasy, Horror
After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution and immediately returns to Haddonfield to find his baby sister, Laurie.
Danielle Panabaker auditioned for the role of Laurie Strode. Scout Taylor-Compton was cast instead. Two years later, Panabaker was cast as the female lead in Friday the 13th (2009), another horror remake. Compton had also auditioned for that role but lost the role against Panabaker.
Michael Myers, age 10:
Come on, sweetie pie. Morning, Elvis. You're a pretty Elvis, aren't you? Yes, you are.
Dr. Loomis purchased several guns on Halloween night, however in Illinois there is a mandatory 24 hour cool off period when purchasing a gun, so he would not have been able to purchase the weapons.
End credits are inter-cut with home video clips depicting Myers childhood.
Brazilian theatrical version was cut by 26 minutes in order to secure a more commercial 14 years old certificate.
$30,591,759 (USA) (2 September 2007)