31 Days of Horror: The Halloween Franchise Ladder

Halloween arrived on the scene in 1978 and has left a lasting impact on the genre. Sadly this also means it has far more sequels associated with it than it ever deserved.

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Halloween (1978)

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Halloween (2018)

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Halloween H20 (1998)

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Halloween 2 (1981)

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Halloween 3 (1982)

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Halloween 4 (1988)

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Halloween 5 (1989)

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Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995)

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Halloween Resurrection (2002)

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Halloween (Rob Zombie) (2007)

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Halloween 2 (Rob Zombie)(2009)

 

As for Halloween Kills (2020) and Halloween Ends (2021)

I was very much excited for the new Halloween (2018). While it was certainly not perfect, I felt it had quality aspects to it and a deeper message at its root.  However, I saw it as a closing chapter of this story.  So the very idea that there are not one, but two movies in production is very disheartening.  Especially given that Jamie Lee Curtis is still involved.  There is a chance that the movies will be exceptional and only growth the Michael Myers lore even stronger. However, the far more likely chance is that they spoil a good thing.  Anything is possible with good writing, but I don’t see that happening with these things.

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