Halloween (franchise)

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Halloween is an American horror franchise that consists of eleven films, as well as novels, comic books, merchandise, and a video game.wikipedia
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Michael Myers (Halloween)

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The franchise primarily focuses on serial killer Michael Myers who was committed to a sanitarium as a child for the murder of his sister, Judith Myers.
Michael Myers is a fictional character from the Halloween series of slasher films.

Halloween III: Season of the Witch

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Michael Myers is the antagonist in all of the films except Halloween III: Season of the Witch, the story of which has no direct connection to any other film in the series.
Halloween III: Season of the Witch is a 1982 American science fiction horror film and the third installment in the Halloween film series.

John Carpenter

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The original Halloween, released in 1978, was written by John Carpenter and Debra Hill, and directed by Carpenter.
He returned to the Halloween franchise as both composer and executive producer for the horror sequel Halloween (2018).

Halloween (2018 film)

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A direct sequel to the original film that ignores all other films in the franchise was released in 2018. On February 9, 2017, John Carpenter announced that a new Halloween film was going to be written by David Gordon Green and Danny McBride and will be directed by Green.
It is the eleventh installment in the Halloween film series and a direct sequel to Halloween (1978) while effecting a retcon of all previous sequels.

Halloween (2007 film)

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In 2007, writer-director Rob Zombie made a remake of the 1978 film.
The film is a remake/reimagining of the 1978 horror film of the same name and the ninth installment in the Halloween franchise.

Halloween (1978 film)

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The original Halloween, released in 1978, was written by John Carpenter and Debra Hill, and directed by Carpenter.
Halloween spawned a film franchise comprising eleven films which helped construct an extensive backstory for its antagonist Michael Myers, sometimes narratively diverging entirely from previous installments.

Halloween II (2009 film)

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A sequel to the 2007 remake was released two years later.
The film is a sequel to Zombie's 2007 remake of 1978's Halloween and the tenth installment in the Halloween franchise.

Halloween II (1981 film)

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Halloween II (1981) picks up where the events of Halloween left off.
It is the second installment in the Halloween film series and originally served as a direct sequel to Halloween (1978) until it was retconned by the 2018 film.

Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers

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Picking up directly where the previous film ends, Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (1989) has Michael (Don Shanks) surviving the gunshots, and the fall down the mine; he stumbles upon a hermit who bandages him up.
Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (also known simply as Halloween 5 and Halloween V: The Revenge of Michael Myers) is a 1989 American slasher film and the fifth installment in the Halloween film series.

Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

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Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988), as the title suggests, features the return of Michael Myers (George P. Wilbur) to the film series.
The fourth installment in the Halloween film series, it focuses on Michael Myers returning to Haddonfield to kill his niece Jamie Lloyd, the daughter of Laurie Strode, with his former psychiatrist Dr. Sam Loomis once more pursuing him.

Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers

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Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995) picks up the story six years after the events of The Revenge of Michael Myers.
The sixth installment in the Halloween film series, it follows Dr. Sam Loomis coming out of retirement to face Michael Myers once more.

Alan B. McElroy

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McElroy's screenwriting debut was Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers, the fourth entry in the long-running horror franchise.

List of Halloween characters

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The franchise primarily focuses on serial killer Michael Myers who was committed to a sanitarium as a child for the murder of his sister, Judith Myers.
The following are fictional characters in the American Halloween film series.

Samuel Loomis

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Fifteen years later, Michael (Nick Castle) escapes from Smith's Grove and returns to his hometown while being pursued by his psychiatrist, Dr. Sam Loomis (Donald Pleasence).
Dr. Samuel "Sam" Loomis is a fictional character in the Halloween franchise.

Laurie Strode

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Michael stalks high school student Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) and her friends as they babysit.
Laurie Strode is a fictional character in the Halloween franchise, portrayed by actresses Jamie Lee Curtis and Scout Taylor-Compton.

Donald Pleasence

Fifteen years later, Michael (Nick Castle) escapes from Smith's Grove and returns to his hometown while being pursued by his psychiatrist, Dr. Sam Loomis (Donald Pleasence).
Pleasence gained widespread recognition for his role as psychiatrist Dr. Samuel Loomis in Halloween (1978) and four of its sequels, a role for which he was nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Actor.

Jamie Lee Curtis

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Michael stalks high school student Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) and her friends as they babysit.
She reprised the role of Laurie in four sequels, including Halloween II (1981), Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998), Halloween: Resurrection (2002), and Halloween (2018).

Halloween: Resurrection

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Halloween: Resurrection (2002) picks up three years after H20, and reveals that Michael swapped clothes with a paramedic—crushing the paramedic's larynx so that he could not talk—and that was whom Laurie killed.
The eighth installment in the Halloween franchise, it follows Michael Myers continuing his murderous rampage in his hometown of Haddonfield, when his old, derelict childhood home is used for a live internet horror show.

Halloween Kills

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In July 2019, the titles and release dates of two sequels were announced: Halloween Kills, set to be released on October 16, 2020, and Halloween Ends, set to be released on October 15, 2021.
It is a sequel to 2018's Halloween and the twelfth installment in the Halloween franchise.

Danielle Harris

While being transferred back to Smith's Grove, Michael awakens upon hearing that Laurie Strode, who died in a car accident, has a daughter, Jamie Lloyd (Danielle Harris).
She is known as a "scream queen" for her roles in multiple horror films, including four entries in the Halloween franchise: Halloween 4 and 5, as Jamie Lloyd (1988–89); and the Halloween remake and its sequel, as Annie Brackett (2007–09).

Jamie Lloyd

While being transferred back to Smith's Grove, Michael awakens upon hearing that Laurie Strode, who died in a car accident, has a daughter, Jamie Lloyd (Danielle Harris).
Jamie Lloyd is a fictional character in the Halloween franchise and the main protagonist of Halloween 4 and 5 and also appears in a less prominent role in Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers.

David Gordon Green

On February 9, 2017, John Carpenter announced that a new Halloween film was going to be written by David Gordon Green and Danny McBride and will be directed by Green.
He is also set to direct the next two installments of the franchise.

Slasher film

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The film is known to have inspired a long line of slasher films.
Supernatural slasher films continued to build in popularity with The Slayer, The Incubus, Blood Song, Don't Go to Sleep and Superstition (the supernatural-themed Halloween III: Season of the Witch, though part of the Halloween franchise, does not adhere to the slasher film formula).

Halloween H20: 20 Years Later

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The events that transpire between the fourth to sixth films are effectively ignored in Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998).
The seventh installment in the Halloween franchise, it is a direct sequel to Halloween and Halloween II, dismissing the events that take place in the sequels Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers, Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers and Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers.

Moustapha Akkad

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After viewing John Carpenter's film Assault on Precinct 13 (1976) at the Milan Film Festival, independent film producer Irwin Yablans and financier Moustapha Akkad sought out Carpenter to direct for them a film about a psychotic killer stalking babysitters.
Moustapha Al Akkad (مصطفى العقاد; July 1, 1930 – November 11, 2005) was a Syrian American film producer and director, best known for producing the original series of Halloween films and directing The Message and Lion of the Desert.