• Publication date: April 21, 2011

Rob Zombie's Halloween

The groundbreaking 70s horror classic is rebooted for the 21st century.

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 2007

MBC Action:

November 1, 2012 00:00 (KSA) ~ October 31, 2012 23:00 (CLT)

In 1978 Halloweenscared moviegoers worldwide.  Its primary character, Michael Myers was a mute, masked psychopath with a penchant for blood.  While the original picture dedicated some time to the killer's upbringing, the 2007 iteration goes further in depth.

Young Michael (DaegFaerch) was raised in a dysfunctional household, berated by his stepdadand ashamed of his mother and sister, a stripper and neighborhood tramp respectively.  Michael eventually slaughters them both and is institutionalized.  On Myers' eighteenth birthday he escapes though, and his childhood psychologist travels to the teen's former neighborhood prepared for an absolute bloodbath.

Filmed with a conservative $15 million budget, Rob Zombie's Halloweengarnered $80 million in ticket sales.  The picture was honored with both a Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Award and a Spike TV Scream Award.

Starring:

  • Malcolm McDowell
  • Sheri Moon Zombie
  • Tyler Mane
  • Scout Taylor-Compton
  • Brad Dourif
  • Danielle Harris
  • William Forsythe