Rate the Halloween Franchise

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  1. maybrick

    maybrick Well-Known Member

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    From best to worst:

    1) HALLOWEEN
    2) HALLOWEEN III
    3) HALLOWEEN 6: THE PRODUCER'S CUT
    4) HALLOWEEN 2
    5) HALLOWEEN 4: THE RETURN OF MICHAEL MYERS
    6) HALLOWEEN H20
    7) HALLOWEEN 5: THE REVENGE OF MICHAEL MYERS
    8) HALLOWEEN: RESURRECTION
    9) HALLOWEEN 6: THE CURSE OF MICHAEL MYERS

    The Rationale:

    HALLOWEEN and HALLOWEEN III are both completely original stories. HALLOWEEN 6: THE PRODUCER'S CUT succeeds at being atmospheric and taking the series in a brand new direction. Too bad it was recut. HALLOWEEN 2 comes in fourth because of it's utter lack of plot. Very good atmospheric slasher movie though. HALLOWEEN 4 comes in fifth because of it's over-reliance on comic relief. HALLOWEEN H20 comes in sixth because... I don't know why. Because it's merely okay and isn't as bad as the movies further down the list? HALLOWEEN 5 IS 7th because I hate the mask and there are way too many false scares. The late 80s fashions are ugly. HALLOWEEN: RESURRECTION is the second worst because of the whole 'reality TV' gimmick. It's too "now" and will wind up dating the movie horribly. Busta Rhymes. Also, judging from the deleted scenes they cut out the bulk of the character development, which is just as well because you'd probably wind up hating the characters more than you already do. HALLOWEEN 6:THE CURSE OF MICHAEL MYERS suffers from studio intervention. It's just a complete horrid mess. It's a turd.
     
  2. DrHerbertWest

    DrHerbertWest For Your Health

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    I completely disagree with the placing of Halloween II & 4. Those are the only sequels I can watch over and over again from the series.
     
  3. RickB

    RickB New Member

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    Halloween
    Halloween II
    Halloween 4: The return of Michael Myers

    these are the ONLY great ones. The others suck big time. H20 is o.k. if you pretend part 4 never happened but I can't do that because part 4 was too good to pretend it didn't exsist and it was WAY better then H20. I rather pretend the series died after part 4.
     
  4. thrashard76

    thrashard76 Guest

    1. Halloween
    2. Halloween II
    3. Halloween 5
    4. Halloween 4
    5. Halloween: H20
    6. Halloween 6
    7. Halloween: Ressurection
    8. Halloween III
     
  5. eric_angelus

    eric_angelus Testacular

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    For me it would go:
    1. Halloween
    2. Halloween II
    3. Halloween H20
    4. Halloween 4
    5. Halloween 5
    6. Halloween III
    7. Halloween: Resurrection
    8. Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers

    If I included the producers cut it would proably fall between III and Resurrection.
     
  6. life_o_petey

    life_o_petey Guest

    halloween
    halloween 2
    halloween 6
    halloween 4
    halloween 3
    halloween h2o
    halloween 5
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    halloween ressurrection
     
  7. Bobbywoodhogan

    Bobbywoodhogan Active Member

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    1. Halloween
    2. Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers
    3. Halloween II
    4. Halloween 4
    5. Halloween 5
    6. Halloween III
    7. Halloween: Resurrection
    8. Halloween H20
     
  8. It's me Billy

    It's me Billy New Member

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    Halloween
    Halloween II
    Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers
    Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers
    Halloween 8: Resurrection
    Halloween 7: Twenty Years Later
    Halloween 6: The Curse of Michael Myers
    Halloween III: Season of the Sumbitch
     
  9. onebyone

    onebyone Guest

    1. Halloween
    2. Halloween 2
    3. Halloween 4
    4. Halloween 3
    5. Halloween 5

    Drop in Affections

    6. Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers
    7. Halloween H20


    Big Huge Giant Drop in Affections


    8. Halloween: Resurrection
     
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  10. Rockmjd

    Rockmjd Guest

    1. Halloween
    2. Halloween II
    3. Halloween H20
    4. Halloween 4
    5. Halloween 5
    6. Halloween 6
    7. Halloween: Resurrection
    8. Halloween III
     
  11. Hellbilly

    Hellbilly Active Member

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    1. Halloween
    2. Halloween II
    3. Halloween III
    4. Halloween H20
    5. Halloween 6
    6. Halloween 4
    7. Halloween: Resurrection
    8. Halloween 5
     
  12. RickMoe

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    1) HALLOWEEN
    2) HALLOWEEN II
    3) HALLOWEEN 6: PRODUCER'S CUT
    4) HALLOWEEN 4: THE RETURN OF MICHAEL MYERS
    5) HALLOWEEN III: SEASON OF THE WITCH
    6) HALLOWEEN 5: THE REVENGE OF MICHAEL MYERS

    Complete Dreck)
    HALLOWEEN H20 (aka- WATER... THE FUCKING WET HALLOWEEN)
    HALLOWEEN 8 (aka- THE ERECTION OF BUSTA RHYMES AND JAMIE GETS A PAYCHECK)
     
  13. Katatonia

    Katatonia Hellbound Heart

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    I might be the only one here who would rank them in chronological order from most favorite to least favorite. "Resurrection" stunk the first time I saw it, but I liked it more on the second viewing simply because it's so damned bad! (I've always enjoyed "III: Season of the Witch" quite a bit, even with the break with the Myers gig.)

    1) HALLOWEEN
    2) HALLOWEEN II
    3) HALLOWEEN III: SEASON OF THE WITCH
    4) HALLOWEEN 4
    5) HALLOWEEN 5
    6) HALLOWEEN 6: THE PRODUCER'S CUT
    7) HALLOWEEN H20
    8) HALLOWEEN: RESURRECTION
     
  14. fceurich39

    fceurich39 Well-Known Member

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    Halloween
    Halloween 6 Producer's Cut
    Halloween 2
    Halloween 4
    Halloween 5
    Halloween Resurrection
    Halloween Curse Of Michael Myers
    Halloween H20
    HALLOWEEN 3
     
  15. RyanPC

    RyanPC Guest

    Halloween
    Halloween 3
    Halloween 2
    Halloween 4
    Halloween H20
    Halloween 5
    Halloween: Resurrection
    Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers


    I liked all of them except for The Curse of Michael Myers. I haven't seen that in a while, though, so maybe my opinion will change if I decide to rent it again. But most likely not.
     
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  16. bigdaddyhorse

    bigdaddyhorse Detroit Hi-on

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    The first 4 in order for me, although 4 was just O.K.
    I like to watch 1 and 2 back to back cuz it's like an extended version.
    Nothing but shit from there out, even the Producer's Cut was crap IMO (I'll give it another chance sometime, but didn't change my views of it much at first viewing).
     
  17. Spitfire

    Spitfire Suspiria

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    Halloween

    Halloween 2

    Halloween 4

    Halloween Ressurection.

    Halloween 6

    Halloween H20

    Halloween 5

    (Did not like part 3 at all, because M. Myers is not in the series it gets left out for me)
     
  18. Cujo108

    Cujo108 Guest

    Halloween III: Season of the Witch
    Halloween
    Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers
    Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers
    Halloween Resurrection
    Halloween II
    Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers
    Halloween H20
     
  19. Anthropophagus

    Anthropophagus Well-Known Member

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    The truly memorable ones for me are the original and Halloween 4. H20 was ok for me, though obviously influenced by the teen friendly Scream type films that permeated the nineties. Halloween 5 also had its moments, but several elements ruined it for me, like the cops getting their own comedy theme. The rest I have pretty much forgotten. I do remember that Resurrection was awful.
     
  20. YottNik

    YottNik Pay the price!

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    1. Halloween
    2. Halloween II
    3. Halloween 6: Theatrical Cut
    4. Halloween IV
    5. Halloween V
    6. Halloween H20
    7. Halloween: Resurrection [PoS!]
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    Halloween III : Never seen it.
    Halloween 6: Producer's Cut - Never seen it.
     

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