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    Sequels that DON'T disappoint

    The Anchorman 2 trailers have got me pumped up- I'm hoping it doesn't let me down.

    We've all been disappointed in sequels before. Some purists will say ALL sequels are bad. There are some quality exceptions in my opinion. Some even better than the original. Here are a few off the top of my head:

    Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior
    Terminator 2: Judgement Day
    Jack*** 3D
    Evil Dead 3: Army of Darkness
    Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me

    What other sequels stand up to the original? There must be some I'm forgetting.




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    Re: Sequels that DON'T disappoint

    Caddyshack 2





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    Re: Sequels that DON'T disappoint

    The Dark Knight



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    Re: Sequels that DON'T disappoint

    Wrath of Kahn. Of course, the first Star Trek was so bad, it wouldn't take much for number 2 to do well.

    That said..."KAAAAAAHHHHHNNNN!"



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    Re: Sequels that DON'T disappoint

    Home Alone 2 but that's it. From there the rest sucked.


    ďI told you, I donít care if youíre black or white. I donít care if youíre rich or poor. I donít care where you come from, whether itís Texas, Florida, California, or right here in the state of Iowa, I donít care about any of thatÖ But what I did care about is moving forward from that day on, that we were one team." -Paul Rhoads

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    Re: Sequels that DON'T disappoint

    Agree on T2!

    I really enjoyed Major League II. If Major League is an A, this one still gets a solid B to B+ in my opinion.

    Wayne's World 2

    Ghostbusters 2


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    Re: Sequels that DON'T disappoint

    I may get blowback on this one, but Jaws 2.

    Empire Strikes Back of course is awesome.



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    "Blues Brothers 2000"...wait...nevermind...



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    Re: Sequels that DON'T disappoint

    Aliens.



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    Re: Sequels that DON'T disappoint

    Quote Originally Posted by LindenCy View Post
    I may get blowback on this one, but Jaws 2.

    Empire Strikes Back of course is awesome.
    How is Jaws 2 > Jaws 1? I can't think of a single aspect that is better. I'll even go as far to say Jaws 4 > Jaws 2.



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    Re: Sequels that DON'T disappoint

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUME View Post
    How is Jaws 2 > Jaws 1? I can't think of a single aspect that is better. I'll even go as far to say Jaws 4 > Jaws 2.
    Not better, but not disappointing, which I thought was the criteria. Jaws gets worse with each one in my opinion.



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    Sharknado > All Jaws

    In all seriousness, I AM LEGEND 2


    The one constant through all the years, Ray, has been baseball. America has rolled by like an army of steamrollers. It has been erased like a blackboard, rebuilt and erased again. But baseball has marked the time. This field, this game: it's a part of our past, Ray. It reminds of us of all that once was good and it could be again. Oh... people will come Ray. People will most definitely come.

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    Re: Sequels that DON'T disappoint

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUME View Post
    How is Jaws 2 > Jaws 1? I can't think of a single aspect that is better. I'll even go as far to say Jaws 4 > Jaws 2.
    There's your blowback, LindenCy. I was too young to watch them when they came out (parents wouldn't let me). By the time I was old enough, I didn't have the desire. So, believe it or not, never saw one Jaws movie. However, I did read the first book...it was awesome.



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    The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly.



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    National Treasure 2 - Book of Secrets


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