Halloween Ends brings Jamie Lee Curtis’ Laurie Strode into what could be her final showdown with Michael Myers, but does the sequel kill her?
Warning: Major Halloween spoilers end below!Halloween ends pits Laurie Strode against Michael Myers one more time, and the film delivers an intense conclusion for the two characters. Of course, throughout the Halloween franchise, Michael Myers has survived certain death to continue killing. Given the title of Halloween ends and how the latest iteration of the franchise has evolved, there has also been speculation that Jamie Lee Curtis’ Laurie Strode would eventually be killed off in the film.
In Halloween endsthose four years after Halloween killsLaurie has begun writing a memoir about her life and Michael Myers’ impact on it, with much of Haddonfield blaming her for the killer’s recent bloodshed. Halloween ends brings Laurie face to face with Michael again, as well as his new accomplice, Corey Cunningham (Rohan Campbell). The result is definitely final for Laurie and the Halloween franchise, but by the end of the movie, she’s still alive.
What happens to Laurie Strode in Halloween ending?
At the end of Halloween endsLaurie Strode and Michael Myers have a brutal fight in her kitchen. Laurie manages to get the upper hand after pinning Michael’s hands to the kitchen table with some knives, but he tears a hand free and begins to choke her. It looks like Michael could strangle Laurie, but her granddaughter, Alyson (Andi Matichak), arrives to free her. Michael’s throat and wrist are then slit and he appears dead, but Laurie and Alyson aren’t taking any chances. They take Michael’s body to a car shed, where Laurie pushes him into a shredder. Now that Michael Myers’ body has been completely ground up, his Halloween nightmares finally seem to be coming to an end.
What Laurie’s Future Looks Like After Halloween Is Over
As Halloween ends ending after the death of Michael Myers, Laurie Strode concludes her memoir and reveals that no headstone has been erected for the killer. Haddonfield cop Frank Hawkins (Will Patton) arrives to strike up a conversation with Laurie, and their romance is rekindled. Knowing that Michael Myers has been finally overcome in a way he can’t come back from, Laurie can finally let go of her fear and her constant need to be on her guard.
The last moments of Halloween ends indicate that Laurie Strode’s story has finally come to an end, and it’s safe to say she will be retiring as a character. That said, the Halloween franchise has repeatedly pulled itself back to tell new stories, so it could very well continue on a new track. Or that happens with more supernatural stories like Halloween III: Season of the Witch or Michael Myers returning in another story unrelated to the Blumhouse trilogy, this probably won’t be the last to see the franchise’s audience. Despite the title of this one, the book is never completely closed Halloween.
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