Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers
Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (1989)

In Halloween 5, one of the less successful of the series of sequels to the original Halloween, the infamous Michael Myers (Donald Shanks), returns to stalk his niece and kill her. Jamie (Danielle Harris) is hospitalized and unable to speak… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: September 5, 2000
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39%

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Critic Score: 14% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Stephen Holden
New York Times

A bit more refined in its details than the conventional horror movie.

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Dustin Putman
TheFilmFile.com

This is an uneven Halloween addition, but also more ambitious than the norm.

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Chuck O'Leary
FulvueDrive-in.com

Poor Dr. Loomis' nerves are pretty much shot at this point, leading to some unintenionally hilarious moments.

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Richard Harrington
Washington Post

A prime example of the principle of diminishing reruns.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

Completed the transition to full-fledged brainless slasherdom begun in Halloween 4 at at time when the brainless slasher film was at its very worst.

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Scott Weinberg
DVDTalk.com

I can see how the hardcore Halloween-heads can find some small nuggets of fun in this particular sequel, but in my eyes the series ended with the explosion in Halloween 2.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Sub-par filler for completists of the series only.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

Frustrating, confusing, loud, and offensive.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

[The film's been infused] with a run-of-the-mill slasher vibe, complete with oversexed teenagers and moronic authority figures.

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Flixster Audience Score: 39% Flixster User Reviews
Tim Salmons
What began as a great rebirth of the Halloween series in The Return of Michael Myers turns quickly into mediocrity with the fifth entry. Halloween 5: The… More
jd cryptic
Part 5 is the worse of the series. Not that it's a horrible movie, it's just Myers at his weakest moment. They try so hard to mix comedy with this one… More
Alex roy
Fifth entry in the Halloween franchise is an interesting direction for the series. Halloween 5 offers a darker take on the tale. It's pretty much more of… More
Martin Sahlin
Well I guess that Halloween 4 wasn't just a one hit wonder. Cause this was good shit. It's not like any other horror movie with the stupid… More
Melvin White
Dr. Samuel Loomis: I prayed that he would burn in hell. But in my heart, I knew that hell would not have him. "MIchael Lives, and This TIme They're… More
Conner Rainwater
A great follow up to the fourth and just as fun and brutal as the others. Michael's journey in this was great, from swimming down a river to being brought… More

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