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The 13 iconic movies sorted from worst to best

The Halloween franchise has created 13 iconic horror films, some of which have been highly rated, while others have generated controversy for their dubious quality

By Shah HussainPublished 6 months ago 3 min read
The 13 iconic movies sorted from worst to best
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The Halloween franchise is the most important horror movie saga of contemporary cinema. The saga is made up of 13 films of varying quality. Some have been critically acclaimed, while others have been severely criticized. However, all the films in the franchise have fascinated audiences of all ages.

Below, the 13 movies of the Halloween saga ordered from worst to best.

#13.Halloween III: Season of the Witch,1982, Tommy Lee Wallace

Halloween III: Season of the Witch is the worst movie of this franchise, but not because it is bad but because it has nothing to do with the original plot. Michael Myers is not present nor any character related to him.

#12.Halloween H20: 20 Years Later, 1998, Steve Miner

Halloween H20: 20 Years Later is one of the movies that confuses viewers. Laurie has not died in the previous movie. Michael Myer dies for the first time in this plot, but in the next movie it is known that it never happened.

#11.Halloween II, 1981, Rick Rosenthal

Halloween II constantly repeats the same plot: Michael Myers never dies and his evil has no explanation. The villain survives again and again and always manages to evade the justice system.

#10.Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers, 1988 Dwight H. Little

Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers is a controversial movie because it has scenes that are in poor taste and have no connection to the plot of the movie. Michael Myer becomes a silly character instead of a fearsome villain.

#9.Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers, 1989, Dominique Othenin-Girard

Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers repeats the same mistakes as Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers. However, it must be recognized that the saga is still entertaining, that's why fans keep going to the movies to see it.

#8.Halloween: Resurrection, 2002, Rick Rosenthal

Halloween: Resurrection mixes the original plot of this movie with the concept of a reality show. The story is gruesome as well as fun. However, the "horror-reality show" fusion was not entirely convincing.

Halloween: Resurrection

#7.Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers, 1995, Joe Chappelle

Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers has the good intention of giving an explanation to the evil of Michael Myers. The villain is a victim of Thorn's curse, which forces him to kill his entire family to save society. However, this explanation was not well applied to the plot.

#6.Halloween Ends, 2022, David Gordon Green

Halloween Ends does not give a worthy ending to the iconic Halloween saga. The villain Michael Myers experiences a rather vulgar ending, which did not convince the fans. However, the movie must be seen, because it is the end of a disruptive saga within the horror genre.

#5.Halloween Kills, 2021, David Gordon Green

Halloween Kills contains too much violence, even though it is a horror movie. The plot needed more elements to explain Michael Myers' actions.

#4.Halloween, 2007, Rob Zombie

Halloween (2007) is an interesting film that gives a new perspective to Michael Myers. The villain comes from a dysfunctional family, was not well educated and knows no limits when it comes to relating to others.

#3.Halloween 2, 2009, Rob Zombie

Halloween 2 (2009) introduces elements such as telepathy, madness and connection with dead relatives. Although Michael Myers is killed in this timeline, his sister Laurie goes insane and is committed to a psychiatric hospital. The film remains consistent throughout the plot.

#2.Halloween, 2018, David Gordon Green

Halloween (2018) marks the return of the saga after nine years. This film is the direct sequel to Halloween (1978). The plot shows Laurie Strode as a strong and empowered woman despite the tragedies she experienced because of her brother Michael Myers, a diabolical serial killer.

#1.Halloween, 1978, John Carpenter

Halloween (1978) is the best movie of the whole saga. Halloween is a film of the slasher horror subgenre that made cinema history. The plot features Michael Myers, a 6-year-old boy who murders his older sister. Throughout the entire Halloween saga, the villain exhibits no remorse or explanation for what he does.


About the Creator

Shah Hussain

i am a physicist (Ms physics) and freelance writer, who have 5 years of experience in the field of freelance writing. I also offer paraphrasing/rewriting services to my clients.I love to work on subjects like Teaching & fitness, fashion...

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