Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers

Factual error: No electricity, yet the washer is running.

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Audio problem: When Tommy replays Jamie's call about Michael, there's an announcement at the bus station, when Jamie makes that call, you don't hear that announcement.

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Continuity mistake: Dr. Loomis seems to make the trip from Haddonfield to Smith's Grove (150 miles apart) in an impossibly short time.

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Trivia: The production of the film was notoriously troubled. There were numerous writers working on numerous drafts of the script before one was finally settled on. Filming was hectic with many scenes being omitted or re-written on-set. And after the first cut was complete, a poor test-screening lead to the film going through drastic reshoots that altered much of the story, including the addition of a brand new ending, which had to be written around the fact that co-star Donald Pleasance passed away shortly after the end of principal photography.

Trivia: The film went through several titles during production, and the final title wasn't settled on until shortly before the film was released. An early trailer even referred to the film by an alternative title: "Halloween 666: The Origin of Michael Myers", which itself was a combination of titles from two different drafts of the script.

Trivia: The original version of the film that was created before the plethora of reshoots (known as the "Producer's Cut"), was a famous and infamous "legend" among fans. For many years, it was only available illegally and in generally poor condition through bootleg copies that were sold at conventions and festivals, although it eventually found its way online. It wasn't until 19 years after the theatrical cut debuted that the Producer's Cut was given any sort-of official release, when it was included in a Limited Edition Blu-Ray boxed set of the series. It has since also been given a stand-alone release on Blu-Ray.


Doctor Sam Loomis: I knew what he was, but I never knew why.

Sheriff: Go back to your loony bin. I've got enough problems around here without you stirring up ghost stories.
Doctor Sam Loomis: I suppose it was a ghost who did all of this, and a ghost on the radio last night, and a ghost being carried out of here now."

Mrs. Blankenship: A long, long time ago, it was a night of great power. When the days grew short, the spirits of the dead, returned to their homes to warm themselves by the fire's side. All across the land, huge bonfires were lit. Ohhh, there was a marvelous celebration. People danced, and they played games, and they dressed up in costumes, hoping to ward off the evil spirits. Especially the boogey man.

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Question: Who is the father of Jamie's baby?

Rabi Whitney

Chosen answer: In the extended version, it is revealed to be Michael Myers.

Question: What is Michael Myers' curse, and why does it involve him killing his relatives?

Answer: The other answer is based on a novel and not on the film itself. According to this film (and the alternative Producer's Cut), the curse of Thorn is an ancient druid curse that must be fulfilled - a chosen one is picked from every "tribe", and made into an almost superhuman figure. This chosen one will then be forever compelled to sacrifice and kill-off his or her own family on the night of Samhain (aka, Halloween night) every year until the curse is either stopped or passed onto another.

TedStixon

Chosen answer: I read the movie tie in book after the first Halloween came out. As I remember it, a boy with a crippled leg was in love with his own sister. During the Samhain (harvest end/halloween) festival, he killed his sister and her soon to be husband with a knife. The tribe tore him apart, and the chieftain cursed his soul to forever repeat his crime forever, etc. The book or following books in the series described Michael Myers' grandfather or great-grandfather losing his mind at a dance and killing a dancing couple. Every other generation or so the soul takes over a decendant, leaving enough people alive to continue the curse.

Question: I've seen this movie three times and there is still something that I don't understand. What exactly is Michael Myers curse supposed to be and why does this curse involve him killing his family and their friends?

Chosen answer: According to the official Halloween website, it is called "Curse of Thorn." You can read about it here: http://www.halloweenmovies.com/site/thorn.htm.


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