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R| 1 hr. 25 min.

Plot Summary
Two decades after surviving a massacre on October 31, 1978, former baby sitter Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) finds herself hunted by persistent knife-wielder Michael Myers. Laurie now lives in Northern California under an assumed name, where she works as the headmistress of a private school. But it's not far enough to escape Myers, who soon discovers her whereabouts. As Halloween descends upon Laurie's peaceful community, a feeling of dread weighs upon her -- with good reason.

Cast: Jamie Lee Curtis , Adam Arkin , Josh Hartnett , Michelle Williams , Adam Hann-Byrd , Jodi Lyn O'Keefe , Janet Leigh , LL Cool J

Director: Steve Miner

Genres: Horror

Distributor: Miramax Films

Halloween: H20 (1998)

Release Date: August 5th, 1998|1 hr. 25 min.

critic reviews ( 20 )
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • Not a routine cut-and-paste horror but a full-fledged revenge fantasy -- and a completely satisfying one. show more

  • H20 is the second-best entry into the series, and, although it's nowhere close to the level established by Carpenter's classic, it avoids the excesses that ruin many would-be horror movies. show more

  • He can take a licking and keep on slicing. In the latest Halloween movie, he absorbs a blow from an ax, several knife slashes, a rock pounded on the skull, a fall down a steep hillside and being crushed against a tree by a truck. Whatever he's got, mankind needs it. show more

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