Halloween II parents guide

Halloween II

Release date August 28, 2009

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

Halloween II
Rating & Content Info

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.

Why is Halloween II rated R? Halloween II is rated R by the MPAA for strong brutal bloody violence throughout, terror, disturbing graphic images, language, and some crude sexual content and nudity.

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.

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Halloween II
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 18A Explicit Violence.
Alberta 18A Brutal Violence, Gory Scenes.
Manitoba 18A Brutal Violence, Gory Scenes, Coarse Language.
Ontario 18A Brutal Violence, Coarse Language, Gory Scenes.
Quebec 13+ Horror Violence.
Martimes 18A
Canadian Home Video 18A

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Cast and Crew

Halloween II is directed by Rob Zombie and stars Scout Taylor-Compton, Tyler Mane, Malcolm McDowell .

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Halloween II movie is January 12, 2010. Here are some details…

Halloween II releases to DVD and Blu-ray on January 12, 2010.

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Rod Zommbie also directed the 2007 remake of Halloween (which was based on the 1978 movie of the same name, but directed by John Carpenter.)

If you are looking for a spooky movie without quite so much horror, try Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window or the supernatural thriller The Others.