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Top 8 Michael Myers Halloween Movies Right Now


You know how, in Halloween movies, the person performing all the major killings tends to progress relentlessly?

How that one person keeps on turning into a raging torrent of screams and gore? If you are a fan of such movies, you can try to watch Michael Myers Halloween movies.

Nothing stops Michael Myers, not guns, knives, high voltage, high places, TNT, hexes, curses, and even séances. For 40 years, the masked and overall crazy slasher has been the franchise player in this field.

Here are some of the best Michael Myers Halloween movies to binge-watch right now;

1. Halloween (1978)

  • Director: John Carpenter
  • Star cast: Donald Pleasance, Jamie Lee Curtis, P.J. Soles, Tony Moran, Charles Cyphers, and Nancy Kyes
  • IMDB rating: 7.7/10

Michael Myers Halloween movies, the slasher movie that began it all, have many enduring signifiers. For one thing, the murderer wears a mask; Michael Myers’ famed Halloween mask was based on a commercially available William Shatner parody.

Jamie Lee Curtis made her cinematic debut in the 1978 version of Halloween. She played many “scream queen” parts in subsequent movies, including Prom Night (1980) and other sequels to the original Halloween.

Curtis is the daughter of Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh, who starred in Alfred Hitchcock’s seminal horror movie Psycho.

Finally, John Carpenter’s soaring, surprisingly uncomplicated, and unmistakably eerie piano score for Halloween deserves mention for its enduring impact on modern horror music.

It all goes back to 1963 when a young Michael Myers brutally murders his sister Judith with a knife. Despite Dr. Sam Loomis, his childhood psychiatrist’s best efforts, he manages to escape from the facility after spending 15 years there.

Myers murders a mechanic, steals his uniform and a disturbing white mask, and sets his sights on high school student Laurie Strode since it is Halloween. Before his final encounter with Laurie and Loomis, he murders each of her friends gruesomely.

2. Halloween II (1981)

  • Director: Rick Rosenthal
  • Star cast: Jamie Lee Curtis, Donald Pleasance, Dick Warlock, Charles Cyphers, Jeffrey Kramer, Lance Guest, Pamela Susan Shoop, and Hunter von Leer
  • IMDB rating: 6.5/10

You all know that puncturing the orbit of the eye or being bounced off the balcony doesn’t stop Michael Myers from his victims.

This sequel begins after the first movie’s events, with Michael Myers continuing to chase Laurie Strode to the hospital, which becomes his new killing ground.

Myers’ psychiatrist, Dr. Loomis, played by Donald Pleasance, also returns. While Halloween II wasn’t as well received as its predecessor, it was nevertheless able to expand upon the first movie’s premise.

Many of the sequels continued the revelation that Laurie Strode was Michael Myers’ sister, and Myers was also linked to the occult. This is still one of the greatest Michael Myers Halloween movies ever made.

3. Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)

  • Director: Dwight H. Little
  • Star cast: Donald Pleasance, Ellie Cornell, Danielle Harris, George P. Wilbur, Michael Pataki, Beau Starr, Kathleen Kinmont, Sasha Jenson, and Gene Ross
  • IMDB rating: 5.8/10

The failure of one of Michael Myers’s Halloween movies, Halloween III, is a valuable lesson. If Michael Myers didn’t exist, Halloween wouldn’t exist, either. So, Michael Myers has returned, and the title itself proclaims as much.

Michael and Loomis were shown to have survived the events of Halloween II. However, as Jamie Lee Curtis was busy doing comedies elsewhere, the only character intended to have survived gets killed off in a gruesome automobile accident.

Michael Myers wakes up from his coma after ten years and sets out to track down his niece, the foster child Jamie Lloyd, who was never mentioned before.

Michael goes on another murdering spree, and this time the whole community organizes to stop him. Myers dies, but the plot twist at the conclusion indicates that his influence will live on.

4. Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995)

  • Director: Joe Chappelle
  • Star cast: Donald Pleasance, Paul Rudd, Marianne Hagan, Mitchell Ryan, Kim Darby, Bradford English, Keith Bogart, Leo Geter, and J.C. Brandy
  • IMDB rating: 4.7/10

There’s a Paul Rudd appearance on the horizon. The timeless heartthrob made his first appearance as Tommy Doyle in Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers, a movie released the same year as Clueless.

The sixth Michael Myers Halloween movie focuses on a druidic cult, an ancient curse, blood sacrifices, and the gruesome legacy of Michael Myers’ desire to murder.

There were rumors that the actor might reprise his role as Tommy Doyle in director David Gordon Green’s Halloween reboots. Unfortunately, that never happened; Anthony Michael Hall portrayed Doyle in Halloween Kills (2021).

A crowdsourced “Producer’s Cut” of Curse of Michael Myers emerged on Blu-ray in 2014, restoring 45 minutes of original footage and offering an alternative conclusion. They both add modern relevance to the original 1995 movie, thanks to Rudd’s participation.

5. Halloween H20: 20 years later (1998)

  • Director: Steve Miner
  • Star cast: Jamie Lee Curtis, Adam Arkin, Michelle Williams, Josh Hartnett, Adam Hann-Byrd, Jodi Lyn O’Keefe, Janet Leigh, LL Cool J, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt
  • IMDB rating: 5.8/10

Twenty years after the original Halloween debut, Halloween H20 brings back Jamie Lee Curtis as Laurie Strode.

In case you are already confused by the number of Michael Myers Halloween movies in this franchise, “Halloween III” is the sequel to “Halloween II.”

In H20, Laurie Strode has been using a nickname from her dead brother in a mask while on the run. Sure enough, Michael tracks her down and kills a young Joseph Gordon-Levitt before beginning to pursue Curtis, her son John, and John’s fiancée Molly. Even LL Cool J makes an appearance, this time as a guard.

6. Halloween: Resurrection (2002)

  • Director: Rick Rosenthal
  • Star cast: Busta Rhymes, Bianca Kajlich, Thomas Ian Nichols, Jamie Lee Curtis, Brad Loree, Sean Patrick Thomas, Daisy McCrackin, Katee Sackhoff, and Luke Kirby
  • IMDB rating: 3.9/10

H20 revived the series and provided a satisfying conclusion, but the movie was a victim of its popularity in that it inspired a sequel that was simply a carbon copy.

The producers persuaded Jamie Lee Curtis to reprise her role as Laurie Strode even though she will be permanently killed off early in the movie.

It seems that Laurie did not murder Michael the last time, but rather a helpless medic with whom he had changed clothing.

Laurie pretends to be paralyzed to have one more encounter with Michael, but Myers kills her because of her hesitation.

A year later, a group of college students enters Dangertainment, a reality TV program where they must spend the night in Michael Myers’s former house for web-based television.

7. Halloween (2018)

  • Director: David Gordon Green
  • Star cast: Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Will Patton, Andi Matichak, James Jude Courtney, Nick Castle, Haluk Bilginer, and Rhian Rees
  • IMDB rating: 6.5/10

In this depiction of events, Michael Myers was imprisoned after his massacre in 1978, but he breaks out 40 years later and sets off another wave of killings.

Laurie, her daughter Karen, and granddaughter Allyson have returned, and this time they are determined to put an end to him once and for all.

Remarkably, David Gordon Green and Danny McBride’s reboot/sequel, which they wrote and directed, ended up being one of the greatest Michael Myers Halloween movies.

At the end of it all, Laurie, Karen, and Allyson imprison Michael in the basement of her house, which she has transformed into a trap throughout the years.

They decide to burn down the home and finally get rid of Michael, but they don’t since there are still two more movies in the series. This is one of the best Michael Myers Halloween movies.

8. Halloween Kills (2021)

  • Director: David Gordon Green
  • Star cast: Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, James Jude Courtney, Nick Castle, Airon Armstrong, Will Patton, and Thomas Mann
  • IMDB rating: 5.5/10

The sequel to David Gordon Green and Danny McBride’s Halloween, Halloween Kills, was filmed in 2019, but its release date was pushed back due to COVID. Kills features the return of Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, and Andi Matichak from 2018’s Halloween.

It also features the introduction of Anthony Michael Hall as Tommy Doyle, a character initially performed by Paul Rudd in 1995’s Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers.

While gathering those who narrowly escaped Myers’ 1978 massacre for the sake of grieving, Michael Myers launched a fresh slaughter against the citizens of Haddonfield, Illinois. All the attempts to murder Myers with fire, knives, and weapons have been fruitless.

Perhaps nothing but Jamie Lee Curtis’ grit and determination in a part she first played more than four decades ago would do. This is one of the best Michael Myers Halloween movies.

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