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"I prayed that he would burn in hell. But in my heart, I knew that hell would not have him."
— Dr. Loomis
Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers picks up right after the events of the previous film, where Michael ends up shot by Illinois state troopers and left for dead. Despite those efforts, Michael Myers lives — and after a year of rest, he rises again to go after his traumatized niece Jamie — who now shares a eerie psychic link with Michael — on Halloween.On top of Michael's continuing quest to kill his family, a new mystery shows up in the form of a man in black who watches the night's events unfold from afar...
Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers contains examples of the following tropes:
Air-Vent Passageway: When Jamie tries to escape through one, Michael proceeds to relentlessly stab the outside of it.
Car Fu: Michael tries to run down Jamie, Billy, and Tina.
Defiant to the End: Samantha tries to fight back against Michael with the very pitchfork he used on her boyfriend.
Don't Go in the Woods: Michael chases the protagonists into an eerie, foggy woodlands with a car. When he crashes the car, he gets out completely unscathed and proceeds to stalk the victims through the forest with a butcher knife.
Enemy Rising Behind: Michael lurks right behind the oblivious Rachel—several times—yet doesn't kill her. Not yet, anyway.
Every Car Is a Pinto: Michael chases the protagonists in a car. Even though the car is barely going at a running-pace, it still explodes when it collides with a tree. Though this does add to the creepy factor when Michael nonchalantly gets out of the car completely unscathed.
Same with Michael slamming a hand rake into a guy's face.
Heroic Sacrifice: Tina sacrifices herself to give Jamie a chance to get away from Michael.
He Who Fights Monsters: Almost. Dr. Loomis is ready to use blackmail, threats and physical force to make sure Michael is gonna be put down. It goes so far that he uses Jamie as bait to lure Michael into a trap, and then beats him savagely with a plank until he's unconscious, yet he continues to beat him, all while screaming "DIE! DIE!" for each hit.
Never Trust a Trailer: The advertising repeatedly claimed that we'd get to see Michael unmasked in this film. Not only was this never really that big of a deal since he'd been clearly seen unmasked in the original film (both as a child and an adult), when he eventually does unmask himself he does so while in the shadows, so we never actually see anything of interest.
Not Now, Kiddo: Tina doesn't take Jamie seriously when Jamie begs her to stay, though this is because she thinks Dr. Loomis' obsessive nature has made Jamie needlessly paranoid.
Parental Substitute: Nurse Patsey has been acting as one to Jamie ever since she started living at the children's hospital, and is one of the few sources of emotional stability Jamie has known since the previous Halloween.
Peekaboo Corpse: Done when Jamie finds the body of her adoptive sister Rachel.
Series Continuity Error: In the original Halloween, the Myers house is a modest two-story home. In this movie, it's a huge, Gothic-style mansion. Then when we get to the next film, it's back to being a typical two-story house—that still looks completely different from what we saw in the original film. At the time these movies were made, they were on the same continuity as the first one, so there's no excuse for the discrepancy.
Word of God is that they couldn't find a matching house like the one from the original film, so they went with the big mansion because the plot required it.
Shooting Superman: This trope gets referenced in the commentary track - in a scene where a cop clumsily shoots at Michael, one of the commentators mentions that, as a lifelong resident of Haddonfield, the guy should have realized shooting Michael just pisses him off.