Do you want to get scared? Being scared is one of the most unpleasant human experiences. However, a lot of people still love to watch horror movies despite being scared. This is because watching horror films provide excitement and thrill not only the feeling of being scared. Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers provides avid movie goers especially horror film lovers the type of thrill and excitement they want in a Hollywood film. The fourth offering in the Halloween movie series, Halloween IV was released in October 1988.
The Movie was directed by Dwight H. Little and story written by Danny Lipsius and Larry Rattner. Some of the most important cast and characters of the film include Donald Pleasence who played the role of Dr. Sam Loomis, Ellie Cornell as Rachel Carruthers, Danielle Harris who played the role of Jamie Lloyd, and George P. Wilbur who played the role of Michael Myers.Halloween Four: The Return of Michael Myers had a budget of about $5,000,000 and reached gross revenue of $17,768,757. The movie runs for 88 minutes and produced by both Moustapha Akkad and Paul Freeman. Get scared and terrified with Halloween 4 and enjoy an exciting movie experience.
The story began on the 30th of October 1988. During this time Michael Myers suffers from coma when his pursuit of Laurie Strode ended. 10 years after Myers was transferred from the Mental Institution into Smith's Grove during which time the comatose Myers recovers and awaken from his deep slumber and killed the medical personnel who make possible his transfer and then escaped.
Michael Myers recovery from coma occurred when he heard his niece Jamie Lloyd is in Haddonfield. The Carruther's family adopted Jamie in Haddonfield. Jamie often finds herself suffering from constant nightmares about her evil uncle. However, despite all the nightmares about Michael Myers, Jamie doesn't have any idea about the person who causes her constant terrifying dreams.
After Halloween III, Debra Hill and John Carpenter had sold their rights to the movie franchise, leaving the rest and future sequels in the hands of executive producer Moustapha Akkad, who remained and became the fond caretaker of the Halloween series for the remainder of his career.
Even the main title Halloween 4- The Return of Michael Myers has made the film franchise objective unmistakably very clear. Reportedly John Carpenter wrote a clear treatment for this 4th installment which much more focuses on the haunting legacy Michael held over Haddonfield, which had cancelled and banned the holiday Halloween because of the extreme bloodshed left in his wake.
Yet even at the start, Halloween 4 was under extreme and enormous pressure in production: McElroy had less than 2 weeks to write the entire movie script for the film to avoid film shutdown in the upcoming Writers Guild strike. A self-proclaimed fan of the first 2 Halloween movie, McElroy worked feverishly to make and develop a new-yet-related storyline which is involving Michael Myers, and he completed the script in a amazing mere 11 days.
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers is a released film in 1988, a horror film and the 3rd sequel of the Halloween movie series, directed by Dwight H. Little and also written by Alan B. McElroy. The central and main plot focuses on Michael Myers George P. Wilbur awakening from a deep coma, 10 years after his bloody 1978 killing spree in Haddonfield, Illinois, and returning to his home to kill his niece Jamie Lloyd played by Danielle Harris, the daughter of Laurie Strode, with Dr. Sam Loomis played by Donald Pleasence once more pursuing him.
As the main title suggests, the fourth installment marks the comeback and return of Michael Myers, the central villain of Halloween and Halloween II, due to his disappearance and absence in Halloween III: Season of the Witch. Initially, John Carpenter and co-made and producer Debra Hill retired the Myers plot series outline after the second installment of the franchise, intending to feature a new Halloween-related movie every sequel, of which Halloween III would be the 1st. However, due to the lack of box office success of the 3rd film, Halloween 4 reintroduced a the main character and Myers-related plot, and he has still remained in the series ever since.