Picture from Halloween II

In this sequel to Rod Zombie's Halloween, Laurie Strode (Scout Taylor-Compton) is still trying to recover from the terror of her serial killer brother's last visit. On the other hand, Michael (Tyler Mane) can wait to see his sister again, and is plotting his return.

Why is Halloween II rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Halloween II is rated R for for strong brutal bloody violence throughout, terror, disturbing graphic images, language, and some crude sexual content and nudity.

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Frequent graphic violence and detailed gory and grotesque images.

- Brief portrayals of explicit violence.

- Frequent disturbing scenes, along with portrayals of intense fear and emotional suffering.

- Pervasive portrayals of violent deaths (blood, gore, and detailed wounds are shown).

Sexual Content:

- Breast nudity is shown in a non-sexual context.

- Partial or full nudity is seen in a brief sexual situation.

- Limited embracing and kissing

- Frequent use of crude sexual language and sexual slurs.

- Sexual references and innuendo.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive in sexual and non-sexual contexts.

- Frequent use of scatological slang and vulgar expressions,

- Slurs are used.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- References are made to drugs, alcohol and/or tobacco.

- Tobacco use.