The “Halloween” movies from 1978 and beyond return to theaters in October 2021, here’s when to watch them
Horror fans will be in for a treat – Michael Myers will be returning to slash theaters in October 2021. In the middle of the franchise Halloween kills October 15 debut, other Halloween the films will return to the big screen. The original 1978 Halloween the film will be re-released alongside its sequels Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers and Halloween 5: Michael Myers’ Revenge.
Looks like the Boogeyman will never die. So when exactly should fans check their local theater listings?
The recap of the plot of the reissued “Halloween” films
The original 1978 Halloween The film follows teenage babysitter Laurie Strode. It’s Halloween and Laurie is babysitting Tommy Doyle. But because of her carefree friend, Laurie also finds herself stuck babysitting Lindsey Wallace. Unbeknownst to him, a masked killer named Michael Myers goes on a rampage in Haddonfield.
The horror film opens with a young Michael, who kills his sister for no apparent reason. His parents unmask the child as he brandishes a steak knife. Doctor Loomis informs the public of the “pure evil” within man.
Halloween 4 brings Michael home (again) for Halloween. Since the explosion of the hospital in Halloween II, Michael has been in a coma for several years. The film uses the now-rejected narrative that Laurie and Michael are siblings. Michael wakes up from his coma and pursues his niece (Laurie’s daughter), Jamie Lloyd. Jamie Lee Curtis did not reprise his role in this film. Instead of, Halloween 4 focuses on the child.
Fans remember the déjà vu ending: Jamie Lloyd plays his uncle Michael Myers.
Halloween 5: Michael Myers’ Revenge explores the consequences of Jamie Lloyd’s previous actions. She has a telepathic connection to Michael and understands that he will never die. No matter what the characters try, evil is impossible to overcome.
When to watch the original 1978 movies ‘Halloween’, ‘Halloween 4’ and ‘Halloween 5’
According to press release, CineLife Entertainment will reissue the above Halloween films throughout October 2021. But times and locations differ.
CineLife Executive Vice President Bernadette McCabe discussed the upcoming reissue. She attributed the event to Halloween fans, who have maintained their enthusiasm for the franchise.
“Despite the pandemic, last year we saw a strong presence of Halloween drive-in fans, which illustrates that for horror movie fans, Halloween has grown into an exciting tradition globally, a tradition that we hope to carry on for years to come.
CineLife Entertainment indicates the times of the reissues. And fans will notice that the Halloween the films will only be shown in certain cinemas nationwide. In addition, the only available dates appear after the Halloween kills first. However, that could change.
Fans should check the CineLife website for updates on movie times and locations.
“Halloween Kills” will air in October 2021
After his debut at the Venice Film Festival, Halloween kills has been moved to a day and date streaming version. Universal Pictures has partnered with Peacock to release the new film. He decided this amid a string of other 2021 production releases such as The Many Saints of Newark and Cruel.
However, Halloween kills won’t live too long on Peacock. Viewers only have about 60 days to watch the film on the small screen. This could however correspond to its theatrical release.
CineLife did not specify how long Halloween 1978, Halloween 4, and Halloween 5 will be in some theaters. Since all three films are available on streaming and on-demand sites, all three films may have limited time in theaters.
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