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« Reply #45 on: October 31, 2007, 04:32:11 pm »


Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

Jamie suffers from nightmares about her feared uncle, Michael Myers (George P. Wilbur). She is also tormented by schoolmates because she is related to Haddonfield's notorious "boogeyman". On October 30, 1988, Michael is being transferred out of Ridgemont Federal Sanitarium back to Smith's Grove. While in the transfer ambulance, he recovers from his ten-year coma upon learning the existence of his niece. Accordingly, he kills the two medical attendants and the two drivers. While making his way back to his hometown, he also kills a mechanic and a waitress. In Haddonfield, while on the trail for Jamie, he manages to kill 12 more people and the Carruthers' family dog, Sundae.

Escaping from town, Jamie cowers in a pick-up truck as Rachel hits Michael head on, throwing him off the road and knocking him out. Jamie goes over to him and holds his hand. After ordering her to get away from her uncle and drop to the ground, the police shoot Michael many times, causing him to fall into an abandoned mine shaft, which then collapses on top of him. Later, back in her foster home, Jamie is possessed by Michael's spirit and stabs her foster mother, though not fatally. When screams are heard from downstairs, Dr. Loomis walks over to the staircase seeing Jamie poised at the top holding a pair of bloody scissors. Sheriff Ben Meeker (Beau Starr) restrains Loomis from shooting her. Jamie is now apparently consumed by Michael's rage.

Donald Pleasance reportedly favored taking the series in a new direction by having Jamie become the Shape in the next sequel, but the producers opted to stick with a proven formula.


Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers

One year later, Jamie is housed in the Haddonfield Children's Clinic. She has now been rendered mute and suffers from nightmares and seizures. Early in the film, a brick, bearing a note reading, "The evil child must die," is thrown through her window. When Michael (Donald L. Shanks) awakens from a year-long repose, she develops a telepathic bond with him. Sensing when he is near someone, Jamie goes into convulsions when he kills. Michael kills Rachel (which places the title of Jamie's protector into Tina's hands), four of Rachel's friends (including Tina), two dimwitted cops, and the Carruthers' new dog, a Doberman named Max, while in pursuit of Jamie. Towards the end, Loomis takes Jamie to Michael's childhood home. Despite the doctor's pleas to Michael to fight his rage and seek redemption through a positive relationship with Jamie, Myers tracks down his niece in the house. By addressing him as "Uncle," she gets him to pause and remove his mask. Upon seeing his face, she says, revealingly, "You're just like me." However, when she moves to wipe away his tear, he retreats from this baring of his apparently still partially human soul, puts his mask back on, and tries to attack her.

Using Jamie as bait, Loomis catches Michael in a net, shoots him with tranquilizer darts, and beats him into unconsciousness with a wooden beam. Michael is manacled and locked up in the local jail, awaiting transport to a maximum-security facility, where, Meeker says, he will remain "until the day he dies," to which the wiser Jamie responds, "He'll never die." After Jamie is escorted out to be taken home, the mysterious "Man in Black", glimpsed briefly earlier in the film, arrives at the police station and begins firing a machine gun. Jamie goes back inside to find that twelve police officials have been gunned down and that her uncle has escaped. The movie ends with Jamie saying 'No...No..."


Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers

It is apparent that the Man in Black had kidnapped Jamie immediately after the shoot-out and has kept her in captivity, along with her uncle Michael (George P. Wilbur), for the past six years. He is revealed to be Loomis's former medical colleague Dr. Terence Wynn (Mitchell Ryan). He is also the leader of a Druid cult headquartered in the subterranean levels of the Smith's Grove Sanitarium. Jamie, now age 15, gives birth to a boy on the night of October 30, 1995. The father is unknown, but it is implied in the producer's cut of the film and widely suspected among fans to be Michael, presumably via artificial insemination; however, in a released first draft of the script[1], a flashback scene depicts Jamie being raped by Wynn, thus suggesting that he is in fact the father. Loomis and Tommy Doyle (Paul Rudd), whom Laurie was babysitting on Halloween 1978, attempt to rescue Jamie after hearing her plea for help on a local radio station. In the meantime, she hides her baby, whom Tommy finds and names him Stephen. However, in the theatrical version, Jamie dies relatively early in the film when Michael impales her on a corn thresher. In the producer's cut, she survives most of the film only to be shot in the head by a gun fitted with a silencer by a disguised Dr. Wynn.

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« Reply #46 on: October 31, 2007, 04:33:28 pm »


Erasure from the series

In a controversial decision, director Steve Miner retconned the series with Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998). This installment reveals that Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) had faked her own death in order to avoid detection by her relentless brother and serial killer Michael Myers. Under a new identity, she then fled to Summer Glen, California, along with her only son, John Tate (Josh Hartnett). To focus more on the Laurie Strode character, the events of parts 3–6 are never mentioned; therefore, Jamie Lloyd does not exist. The following sequel, Halloween: Resurrection (2002), continues with this new continuity. Furthermore, the Halloween saga can be viewed in four acceptable ways: (1) Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 (2) Parts 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 (3) Parts 1, 2, 7, and 8 (4) Parts 1, 2, 4, 5, and 6.

Ironically, when screenwriter Kevin Williamson first outlined Halloween H20, he created the storyline in which Laurie Strode has faked her own death and taken on a new identity as a specific way of retconning the character's death in Halloween 4. In Williamson's original treatment, there are scenes (that were possibly filmed) in which a Hillcrest student does a report on Michael Myers' killing spree, mentioning the death of Jamie, complete with flashbacks to 4-6 mentioned in the text. "Keri"/Laurie responds to hearing the student's report on the death of her daughter by going into a restroom and throwing up.



Actresses who played Jamie

Jamie Lloyd was the first film role of Danielle Harris. Her heart-rending performance was widely acclaimed and it established her as a fan favorite; a status that she enjoys at horror conventions and on Halloween series-related websites to the present. Even many fans who dislike one or both of the films have praised her performance. She was even considered the scream queen of the late 1980s. Harris sought to reprise the role for the sixth installment, now-entitled Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers, but the producers and Dimension Films reportedly refused to pay her the mere $5,000 she requested, and she wasn't fond of the script. The role was instead given to English-born actress J.C. Brandy. This move upset many loyal Halloween fans, although writer Daniel Farrands notes that the actress was in fact a Halloween fan herself [2]. Harris even sought a different role in Halloween: H20, but was again turned down. Harris made her eventual return to the series as Annie Brackett in Rob Zombie's Halloween prequel/remake.

In real life, J.C. Brandy is only one year and seven months older than Danielle Harris. Despite that, some fans believe Brandy failed to attract the level of fan interest surrounding Harris. The appearance of Jamie in H6 ages her into her early twenties, although chronologically she is about age fifteen. Of the three films involving Jamie Lloyd, only Halloween 4 has attained a sizeable following. However, no installment has matched the popularity of the original Halloween or its follow-up sequel Halloween II. But Halloween films 4–6 have all proved more popular than the Michael Myers-less storyline in Halloween III: Season of the Witch.


Notes

In the films, the uncertainty of Jamie’s age stems from a discrepancy between Halloween 4 and Halloween 5. In the former film, set in late October 1988, Jamie's foster sister, Rachel Carruthers (Ellie Cornell) wonders why Jamie continues staying up so late. She asks "You going for a record here; the seven-year-old insomniacs' hall of fame?" The latter film is set one year later in late October 1989. Rachel and Jamie’s adolescent friend Tina Williams (Wendy Kaplan) exclaims to Dr. Sam Loomis (Donald Pleasence) that "Jamie’s a nine-year-old girl!" Some fans have tried to resolve this contradiction by speculating that Rachel may have said the wrong age due to her fatigue at 4 a.m. or that Jamie was born in November or December 1980. While Halloween is the main date setting for both films, it is assumed that Tina could have rounded up Jamie's age, while Rachel did not.

In the novelization of the fourth film, Halloween IV (1988; revised edition, 2003) by Nicholas Grabowsky, Jamie is six years old, which implicitly dates her birth to 1982. According to H4, Laurie and Jimmy legally died eleven months earlier in November 1987 and Richard and Darlene Carruthers are Jamie’s foster parents. In H5, it is apparent that Jamie had been adopted assuming the name "Jamie Carruthers".

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« Reply #47 on: October 31, 2007, 04:47:30 pm »



Directed by Dominique Othenin-Girard
Produced by Ramsey Thomas
Written by Michael Jacobs
Dominique Othenin-Girard
Shem Bitterman
Starring Donald Pleasence
Danielle Harris
Ellie Cornell
Wendy Kaplan
Beau Starr
Music by Alan Howarth
Cinematography Robert Draper
Editing by Charles Tetoni
Jerry Brady
Distributed by Galaxy International Pictures
Release date(s) October 13, 1989
Running time 96 min.
Country  United States
Language English
Budget $5 million
Gross revenue $11,642,254
Preceded by Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)
Followed by Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995)
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« Reply #48 on: October 31, 2007, 04:49:57 pm »


Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers is the 1989 sequel to the popular horror film, Halloween. It was directed by Dominique Othenin-Girard and starred Donald Pleasence, who again portrayed Dr. Sam Loomis. The original music score was composed by Alan Howarth. The film was marketed with the tagline "Michael lives. And this time they're ready!"


The film begins with a recap of Michael Myers being shot at and falling into a mine shaft, from the end of Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers, but Michael finds a way out and stumbles into a nearby river. He stumbles into a small shack by the river owned by a local hermit. Once there Michael collapses and remains in a comatose state for a full year. On October 31st 1989, Michael reawakens, kills the hermit and returns to terrorize Haddonfield, where his young niece, Jamie Lloyd (played by Danielle Harris) continues to live after nearly being killed by Michael the year before.

Jamie has been unable to speak since attacking her foster mother in a state of shock at the end of part four, but exhibits signs of a telepathic link with her evil uncle. Dr. Sam Loomis realizes that this link exists, and plans to use it to put an end to Michael. Michael begins stalking Rachel (Jamie's foster sister) and her friend Tina (played by Wendy Kaplan). After both are killed Jamie agrees to put herself in danger to help Loomis stop Michael for good. With Jamie's help, Loomis lures Michael back to the old Myers House.

Michael makes many attempts to kill Jamie, finally getting the chance to kill her in the attic. Jamie in a desperate move, tries appealing to Michael's humanity by saying "Uncle." This causes Myers to pause. When Jamie asks to see his face, he takes off his mask. A lone tear runs down his face. Jamie reaches up to wipe it away, and Michael is thrown into a rage. The killer pursues Jamie who runs into Loomis. The good doctor seems to turn on the girl as he shouts for Michael to come and take her. It turns out that he has used the girl as bait and Michael walks beneath a heavy chain net that is dropped over him. After two ineffectual shots from a tranquilizer gun, Loomis ends up beating him repeatedly with a 2 x 4. They take Michael to the local sheriff station. However, a mysterious stranger, dressed in all black, has come to Haddonfield. Jamie, sitting in a patrol car outside, hears an explosion. Jamie walks through the station finding the bodies of the dead officers. She goes over to Michael's jail cell to discover that it's empty. As Jamie sobs realizing Myers is once again able to get to her, she says No...NO!. The scene then goes black.


Cast

Donald Pleasance as Dr. Sam Loomis
Danielle Harris as Jamie Lloyd Carruthers
Ellie Cornell as Rachel Carruthers
Wendy Kaplan as Tina Williams
Beau Starr as Sheriff Ben Meeker
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« Reply #49 on: October 31, 2007, 04:51:11 pm »


After the immediate success of Halloween 4, the producers felt that a fifth installment was inevitable. The 80's slasher craze had largely subsided by this time and this was most likely the contributing factor to why Halloween 5 was rushed into production before the script had been perfected. The producers wanted to hit an October 1989 release for the film most likely to make one last chip-in on the almost dead slasher movie fad. Halloween 5 went into production in May of 1989 and was completed on time.

Similar to Halloween 2, there was a lot of tension on the set of this particular entry. The director wanted more gore, which was opposed by executive producer Moustapha Akkad.[1] Also, veteran actor Donald Pleasance cited differences in the plot with the director, as did Akkad. They felt that Jamie should have killed her stepmother and should have been completely evil, but the director's vision is the one we see in the final cut of the film.

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« Reply #50 on: October 31, 2007, 04:56:10 pm »


Halloween 5 is one of the least successful films in the franchise. The film received mostly negative reviews and took in almost $12,000,000 on a budget of around $6,000,000. Due to the film's negative reviews and low ticket sales the film was released straight to video outside of North America. Many believe this is due to the film being rushed into production. Others believe it is because Halloween 5 was competing with Halloween 4, which was being released on video and TV.

Production notes
•   KNB Effects had designed grotesque facial makeup for Michael Myers' unmasking towards the end of the film. The producers told them to do so as an option, either showing Michael's badly scarred face or keep it in the dark. They went for the latter.
•   Although the film is titled Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers, during the opening credits the title is just Halloween 5.
•   The bus that the Man in Black gets off of stops outside the exact same store where Jamie and Rachel went to get a Halloween costume in Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers.
•   Rachel was originally supposed to be stabbed in the throat with scissors but the actress, Ellie Cornell, felt it was too gruesome for an end for her character, so it was changed.
•   Don Shanks revealed in an interview that many of the scenes involving the Man In Black had him playing the character, because of speculation that he was a blood relative of Michael Myers. He also admitted that even the writers were uncertain about the Man In Black's identity.
•   The scene where Michael Myers drives a car while wearing a different kind of mask was initially scripted to have him wear a Ronald Reagan mask. However, the idea of a Reagan mask was soon rejected in order to keep the film devoid of any political subtexts.
•   On the audio commentary for the DVD, it's stated that Gregory Nicotero and Wendy Kaplan were seeing each other during filming.
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•   Michael Myers' house is completely different than the other films.
•   It is reported that there was a lot of tension on-set between the cast & crew and director Dominique Othenin-Girard.
•   Actress Danielle Harris was stalked after the releases of Halloween 4 & Halloween 5.
•   At one point Dominique Othenin-Girard was in talks to return for Halloween 6.
•   The picture of Jamie that was broken before Rachel got killed can also be seen in the movie, Don't Tell Mom The Babysitter's Dead, another film Danielle Harris starred in.

Pop culture references
•   Horror author Dennis Etchison makes a reference to there being a Halloween 5, a couple of years before the actual movie is conceived, in his 1986 novel Darkside. The lead character in the book composes film scores, seemingly for mostly cheap horror flicks, and Halloween 5 is a project in his near future. This was before Michael Myers was confirmed to return to the series. Etchison also wrote the tie-in novels for Halloween 2 and 3.
•   The official website for the franchise, www.halloweenmovies.com, features a map of Haddonfield which indicates that the hermit seen in the prologue may be another living relative of Michael Myers. His home was located on the outskirts of town along the Lost River.
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Theatrical release poster
Directed by Joe Chappelle
Produced by Moustapha Akkad
Malek Akkad
Paul Freeman
Written by Screenplay:
Daniel Farrands
Joe Chappelle (uncredited)[1]
Based on characters created by:
John Carpenter
Debra Hill
Starring Donald Pleasence
Paul Rudd
Marianne Hagan
Mitch Ryan
Kim Darby
Bradford English
Music by Alan Howarth
Cinematography Billy Dickson
Editing by Randolph K. Bricker
Distributed by Miramax Films
Release date(s) September 29, 1995
Running time Theatrical cut
88 min.
Producer's cut
131 min.
Country  United States
Language English
Budget $5 million
Gross revenue $15,116,634
Preceded by Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (1989)
Followed by Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)
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« Reply #53 on: October 31, 2007, 05:06:50 pm »


Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers is the 1995 sequel to the popular horror film Halloween. It stars Donald Pleasence (in his last film as Dr. Sam Loomis) and Paul Rudd. The original music score was composed by Alan Howarth. The film also featured music from the band Brother Cane's album Seeds, which was released the same year on Virgin Records and featured the hit song And Fools Shine On.)[2] The film was marketed with the tagline "Six times the terror... Six times the fear... Six times the thrills..."

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« Reply #54 on: October 31, 2007, 05:08:10 pm »


For seventeen years, the town of Haddonfield, Illinois has been haunted by a night when evil roamed the street. Everyone knows his name. Now, everyone will know the truth!

It's now six years since the last Halloween celebration in Haddonfield. Michael Myers, his niece Jamie, and the mysterious Man in Black all disappeared after the explosive end of Part 5. Everyone assumes them all to be dead...but actually, Jamie has been captured by the Man In Black, who has her impregnated. The baby arrives on Halloween eve, and a kind woman named Mary helps Jamie and her baby escape. However, Michael Myers is close behind her, and Jamie dies shortly into the movie, gutted with farm machinery.

Meanwhile, Tommy Doyle (the child Laurie Strode sat for in the first film) has his eye on a family who's moved into the old Myers house. Tommy has become obsessed with Michael Myers. After hearing Jamie screaming for help on a radio show, Tommy finds her baby and hides him. The people living in the Myers' house are relatives of Laurie Strode...included is Kara Strode, and her illegitimate son, Danny - who "hears the voice" that Michael heard. Michael stalks each of the Strodes, trying to get to Jamie's baby. Across the street, Tommy reveals that Michael has been cursed with Thorn, where a young man must wipe out his entire family for the good of civilization. The plot takes a turn when the Man in Black reveals himself to be a major character. He has been experimenting with pure evil all these years...and kept it all secret at the Smith's Grove sanitarium. Tommy and Dr. Loomis follow this madman to the sanitarium, where an all-out battle occurs with Michael. It is revealed that some form of genetic research has been happening at Smith's Grove, with test tubes and DNA charts lying around. The film concludes with everyone getting out safe, except for Loomis, who walks back inside to "take care of unfinished business." Now some teenagers travel to Haddonfield, Illinois for summer vacation, not knowing that Michael Myers is not dead, although that is what the town believes.


Cast
Donald Pleasance as Dr. Sam Loomis
Paul Rudd as Tommy Doyle
Marianne Hagan as Kara Strode
Mitch Ryan as Dr. Terence Wynn
Kim Darby as Debra Strode
Bradford English as John Strode
Keith Bogart as Tim Strode
Mariah O'Brien as Beth
Leo Geter as Barry Simms
J. C. Brandy as Jamie Lloyd Carruthers
Devin Gardner as Danny Strode
Susan Swift as Mary
George P. Wilbur as Michael Myers
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« Reply #55 on: October 31, 2007, 05:18:10 pm »


Filming of Halloween 6 had started in October, 1994 and had wrapped a couple months later. Donald Pleasance was the only actor who had returned from Halloween 5. Danielle Harris was in talks to reprise her role, but she and Dimension could not come to an agreement, so J. C. Brandy got the role instead. In early 1995, after filming and editing was completed for what was to eventually become the famous "Producer's Cut", Halloween 6 was given a test screening which, as described by Marianne Hagan, "consisted primarily of 14-year-old boys". During the Q & A afterwards, one of them had expressed great displeasure at the ending. So, the movie was rushed back into production, this time without Daniel Farrands, who had moved on to another project and who was the writer of the film, and Donald Pleasance, who had died on February 2nd of that year. The latter was a significant cause of the major reconstruction of Halloween 6. The makers wanted to not only reshoot and re-edit the film because they took to the advice of one of the test screening viewers, but to also make the ending so that it leaves the door open for another sequel. This was because the original ending clearly showed Donald Pleasance's character living, and they wanted to make it so that they'd close the book on his character, but not necessarily the series.

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« Reply #56 on: October 31, 2007, 05:20:46 pm »


The following film in the series, Halloween H20: 20 Years Later, seems to effectively ignore the continuity established in Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers, Halloween 5 and Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers, because of characters in the film hinting that Michael Myers disappeared altogether after Halloween II. However, since no parts of H20 take place in Haddonfield, it may be that the characters of H20 have not been informed of any of Michael's previous activities, and are therefore ignorant of the events of the three previous films. While not considered canon to the film series, the Halloween comic book series attempts to bridge the continuity between The Curse of Michael Myers and H20, in 2001, but in doing so made the plot of Halloween: Resurrection (unreleased at the time) impossible. Halloween: Resurrection, however, made few references to Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers.

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« Reply #57 on: October 31, 2007, 05:22:23 pm »


Some early trailers employed the title Halloween 666: The Origin of Michael Myers. Writer Daniel Farrands has stated that this came before the title was ever decided upon and that the title used in the trailers was a combination of a title from a script named The Origin of Michael Myers from a writer before Farrands was brought in, and his own, which was simply titled Halloween 666. Finally, Moustapha Akkad asked Farrands for a title. Due to the troubled production, he suggested The Curse of Michael Myers. Although Farrands was half-joking, Akkad took the name to heart. Farrands also adds that this coincidently made the subtitles similar to those in The Pink Panther films series, which also used the Return, Revenge, and Curse subtitles.[3]


Reception

Halloween 6 was released on September 15th 1995, and brought in a $8,581,000 opening weekend gross. The film grossed a total of $15,116,634.

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Brother Cane

The music of Alabama based rock band, Brother Cane, was featured throughout the movie. The music came from their 1995 release Seeds on Virgin Records. The album's hit single And Fools Shine On reached number one on Billboard's Mainstream Rock Tracks. The song can be heard when Kara, Tim and Beth arrive at school in their car. The song continues to play as they go to class and sounds as if it's coming from a lo-fi radio, but the source of the music is never shown. It stops suddenly mid-scene while they examine Danny's drawing. The song is also heard during the closing credits.


The movie also featured the following songs from Seeds : Hung On A Rope, 20/20 Faith and Horses & Needles.

Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers was the first film in the series that incorporated a hit song into its soundtrack. It was also the only film in the series to feature a single band almost entirely throughout its soundtrack. The only non-Brother Cane song was Disconnected by the group, I Found God.
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•   In 1995, the sequel rights were sold again, this time to Miramax Films (via its Dimension Films division). Miramax/Dimension then released Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers, which partially told a back story on Myers' origins. Joe Chappelle directed, but once again studio interference caused the re-editing of the film and the re-shooting of certain scenes, thus the film's final subplot (involving Dr. Loomis) was eliminated, but still leaving the door open for another sequel.
•   Copies of the original version of the film (known as the "Producer's Cut"), without the changed ending, have long been floating around in bootleg/collectors' circles. While featuring a different ending which was intended to keep Donald Pleasence's character in the films, it also features longer scenes in several parts of the movie, as well as different music at times. Unlike the somewhat confusing ending in the officially released version of Halloween 6, the original ending was more logical, the whole movie itself did a better job of explaining much of the Halloween movies "Mythology," and many Halloween fans prefer the producer's cut over the officially released theatrical cut of the film.
•   Originally, the script included a cameo of the movie Halloween III: Season of the Witch. When John Strode comes home, he finds the TV playing the scene from the movie where Little Buddy Kupfer was killed by the mask. Some fans believe the cult portrayed in Halloween III: Season of the Witch to be the Cult of Thorn, though this has never been officially verified.
•   Danielle Harris was willing to reprise her role as Jamie Lloyd, but Dimension Films wanted her to take less money than she made on "Halloween 4" and "5" as her character died in the first act. Danielle also disliked the way in which her character was killed, although in the screenplay (unlike either the theatrical or producer's version) her character did not die until the final ten minutes of the film. Killing Jamie off in the first act was the idea of the director and the studio, who did not want to pay Danielle as a featured character.
•   In the "Producers Cut" Jamie Lloyd is not killed by Michael's attack in the barn; she is wounded only to be killed later on in the film by the "Man in Black" after having a dream about how she was imprisoned in Smith's Grove and impregnated with Michael's child.
•   In the screenplay, Jamie escapes from the hospital before the Man in Black (aka Dr. Wynn) finds her, only to turn up at the end of the film in the Smith's Grove tunnels where she leads the way for Tommy, Kara and the children to escape. Mortally wounded, Jamie asks them to save her baby. As they run for safety, she turns to face off with Myers in one final fight to the death, ultimately sacrificing herself but saving the others, including her own child.
•   In the scene where Tommy confronts Michael about the baby, you can see Michael's eyes through his mask. This is the only scene in Halloween 6 in which you can. In Halloween and in Part 4, you cannot see his eyes at all while he is masked.
•   The names of the towns for the bus route "Serving Northern Illinois" are Chicago, Oak Lawn, Romeoville, Joliet, Braidwood, Gardner, Dwight, Smith's Grove, Haddonfield, Pontiac, Funks Grove, Bloomington, Lincoln, Elkhart, and Fancy Prairie. There are three continuity flaws with the bus route- (1) According to the goofs of Halloween 6 on IMDb.com, there is no scheduled bus running from Pontiac to Dwight. (2) Funks Grove in real-life should be placed between Lincoln and Bloomington, not between Bloomington and Pontiac. (3) In the first Halloween, Dr. Wynn says that "Haddonfield is 150 miles away from here" [Smith's Grove]. The route as seen in the bus depot places Haddonfield and Smith's Grove between Pontiac and Dwight. The real-life distance from Pontiac and Dwight is only 21 miles. Smith's Grove does not belong on the bus route map to begin with. This fictional town is set in real-life Warren County, Illinois in the western part of the state. Also, according to the map, Haddonfield is set in real-life Livingston County, Illinois.
•   The character of "Minnie Blankenship" in Halloween: The Curse Of Michael Myers is actually mentioned in one scene of Halloween III: Season Of The Witch.
•   This would be the last Halloween Dr. Loomis would be in, and the last movie Donald Pleasence would be in due to his death in February 1995, until he was portrayed by Malcolm McDowell in the 2007 remake of Halloween.
•   It was rumored that Quentin Tarantino originally wrote a draft for Halloween 6; this is untrue. Tarantino merely suggested his friend Scott Spiegel as a potential writer for the film. Spiegel's pitch for 'Halloween 6' was rejected and Tarantino was never involved in the project.
•   John Carpenter's idea for 'Halloween 6' was to send Michael Myers into outer space. The screenwriter of 'Halloween 6' made reference to Carpenter's idea in the scene where one of the crazy callers on the radio show says, "They [The CIA] couldn't control him, so they packed him up in a rocket and shipped him off to space."
•   Tommy Doyle records the radio talk show on a reel to reel tape recorder even though he has a cassette deck in the stereo system above it. This is odd considering the tape for the reel to reel would be dramtically more expensive than a blank cassette tape.
The Producer's Cut
The producer's cut of the film features 43 minutes of alternate footage and takes.
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