Halloween H20: 20 Years Later

Halloween H20: Twenty Years Later (also known as simply Halloween H20) is a 1998 American slasher film directed by Steve Miner, and starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Adam Arkin, Michelle Williams, and Josh Hartnett in his film debut. It is the seventh installment in the Halloween franchise. Not making reference to the Jamie Lloyd story arc of the previous three installments, H20 is a direct sequel to the first two films and follows a post-traumatic Laurie Strode, who has faked her death in order to go into hiding from her brother, Michael Myers, who finds her working at a private boarding school in California.

Halloween H20:
Twenty Years Later
Theatrical release poster
Directed bySteve Miner
Screenplay by
Story by
Based onCharacters created
by Debra Hill
John Carpenter
Produced byPaul Freeman
CinematographyDaryn Okada
Edited byPatrick Lussier
Music byJohn Ottman
Marco Beltrami
Distributed byMiramax Films
Release dates
  • July 27, 1998 (1998-07-27) (Los Angeles)
  • August 5, 1998 (1998-08-05) (United States)
Running time
86 minutes[2]
CountryUnited States
Budget$17 million[3]
Box office$75 million[4]

Halloween H20 was released in the United States on August 5, 1998. The film received mixed reviews from critics and grossed $75 million worldwide against a budget of $17 million. A sequel, titled Halloween: Resurrection, was released four years later in 2002.

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