Halloween II

Character: Laurie

Directed by: Rick Rosenthal

Written by: John Carpenter, Debra Hill

Produced by: John Carpenter, Debra Hill

Cast Members: Donald Pleasence, Charles Cyphers, Jeffrey Kramer, Lance Guest, Pamela Susan Shoop, Hunter von Leer

Released date: October 30, 1981

Genre: Horror, Thriller

While Sheriff Brackett and Dr. Loomis hunt for Michael Myers, a traumatized Laurie is rushed to hospital, and the serial killer is not far behind her.

Taglines

• More Of The Night He Came Home
• He came back to finish what they’ll never forget…
• How do you kill what’s NOT alive?
• The Nightmare Isn’t Over
• All New. From The People Who Brought You “Halloween”… More Of The Night HE Came Home.
• The Boogieman Is Back
• Just when you thought it was safe to go trick or treating…
• They couldn’t stop him… Now he’s back!
• It’s not only a murderer… It’s an indestructible terror!
• The sensational follow-up to the worldwide phenomenon. More terror, even more terrifying.
• HALLOWEEN: The horror smash of the seventies! HALLOWEEN II: The horror smash of the eighties?

Trivia

→ The film is set immediately after the first Halloween (1978). Since Jamie Lee Curtis had begun to wear a much shorter hairstyle in the 1980s, she had to wear a wig that matched her original hairstyle for the film.
→ Leo Rossi (Bud) introduced Jamie Lee Curtis (Laurie) to her future husband, Christopher Guest, through their mutual celebrity softball league.
→ Jamie Lee Curtis did her own stunt when she falls out of the car onto the parking lot asphalt.
→ Even though Jamie Lee Curtis receives top billing, Donald Pleasence has a lot more screen time.
→ This marks the last Halloween movie that Jamie Lee Curtis and Donald Pleasence were in together.

Script developed by Never Enough Design