Page 1 of 5 12345 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 68
  1. #1
    All-Star
    Points: 54,247, Level: 72
    Level completed: 14%, Points required for next Level: 1,303
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    dahliaclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Minneapolis
    Posts
    1,533
    Points
    54,247
    Level
    72
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 241
    Given: 325

    OT: Sequels that are better than the first movie

    Talk over the weekend with friends about movie sequels that are better than the first movie. Can be trilogies, etc.

    Mine:

    Bourne Supremacy and Bourne Ultimatum better than Bourne Idenity (which is still great)

    The Dark Knight better than Batman Begins (love Batman Begins though)

    Godfather Part II better than Godfather

    Terminator 2 better than Terminator

    Toy Story 3 over Toy Story 2 and 1

    One I debate all the time is Aliens over Alien but I can't. I love them both equally.



  2. #2
    Speechless
    Points: 218,559, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    HFCS's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    LA LA Land
    Posts
    17,627
    Points
    218,559
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,490
    Given: 2,322

    Re: OT: Sequels that are better than the first movie

    X2 was better than X-Men
    If you count it as a trilogy The Good, The Bad and The Ugly is better than the other two man with no name movies.
    Star Trek II is ridiculously better than the original Star Trek movie.
    I'd also argue the new Star Trek Into Darkness reboot is better than the original reboot but not as drastic.

    Some will say Aliens over Alien, but no way, they're different but nothing in the genre is clearly better or more influential than the orginal. Same with Star Wars and ESB.



  3. #3
    Legend
    Points: 265,815, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second ClassSocial
    Bret44's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Des Moines River Valley
    Posts
    11,914
    Points
    265,815
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 4,965
    Given: 4,251

    Re: OT: Sequels that are better than the first movie

    Grown Ups 2
    Leprechaun in the Hood
    Pocahontas 2
    Police Academy 32


    #Team Prohm #ProhmanEmpire #ProhmanColiseum

  4. #4
    Addict
    Points: 102,416, Level: 99
    Level completed: 69%, Points required for next Level: 634
    Overall activity: 14.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    ribsnwhiskey's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    5,143
    Points
    102,416
    Level
    99
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,221
    Given: 294

    Re: OT: Sequels that are better than the first movie

    Halloween II



  5. #5
    Rookie
    Points: 18,933, Level: 41
    Level completed: 99%, Points required for next Level: 17
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered10000 Experience Points
    19clone91's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2013
    Posts
    411
    Points
    18,933
    Level
    41
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 130
    Given: 10

    Re: OT: Sequels that are better than the first movie

    Personally like Godfather I better



  6. #6
    Addict
    Points: 132,029, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    WhatchaGonnaDo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Posts
    5,255
    Points
    132,029
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 449
    Given: 229

    Re: OT: Sequels that are better than the first movie

    LOTR: The Two Towers and Return of the King both way better than Fellowship



  7. #7
    Speechless
    Points: 671,637, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 20.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    3TrueFans's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    27,034
    Points
    671,637
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 4,545
    Given: 507

    Re: OT: Sequels that are better than the first movie

    Empire Strikes Back
    I think all the Harry Potter films got better as it went on for the most part.
    Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers



  8. #8
    Addict
    Points: 99,249, Level: 98
    Level completed: 10%, Points required for next Level: 1,801
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Frak's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Posts
    5,922
    Points
    99,249
    Level
    98
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 265
    Given: 143

    Re: OT: Sequels that are better than the first movie

    I'd say that Empire is better than ANH. Also Aliens is better than Alien. I won't agree on LOTR. I thought that the first movie was the best.



  9. #9
    Addict
    Points: 132,029, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    WhatchaGonnaDo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Posts
    5,255
    Points
    132,029
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 449
    Given: 229

    Re: OT: Sequels that are better than the first movie

    Empire is definitely the best Star Wars movie. No doubt about it



  10. #10
    Pro
    Points: 33,761, Level: 56
    Level completed: 60%, Points required for next Level: 489
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    Created Album picturesVeteran25000 Experience PointsSocial
    Triggermv's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    Marion, IA
    Posts
    2,158
    Points
    33,761
    Level
    56
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 363
    Given: 293

    Re: OT: Sequels that are better than the first movie

    The Dark Knight. As much as I love Batman Begins as well as The Dark Knight Rises, there is no doubt this one is the gem of the series. Heath Ledger as the Joker is my all-time favorite acting job ever.



  11. #11
    Pro
    Points: 61,454, Level: 76
    Level completed: 88%, Points required for next Level: 196
    Overall activity: 12.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    CYCLNST8's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Urbandale
    Posts
    3,429
    Points
    61,454
    Level
    76
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,255
    Given: 1,833

    Re: OT: Sequels that are better than the first movie

    Evil Dead 2
    Ghost Protocol




    Thank you to Kagavi & amestoplease for the sweet designs!

  12. #12
    Legend
    Points: 219,308, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    MNCyGuy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    11,215
    Points
    219,308
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 839
    Given: 585

    Re: OT: Sequels that are better than the first movie

    Quote Originally Posted by HFCS View Post
    X2 was better than X-Men
    If you count it as a trilogy The Good, The Bad and The Ugly is better than the other two man with no name movies.
    Star Trek II is ridiculously better than the original Star Trek movie.
    I'd also argue the new Star Trek Into Darkness reboot is better than the original reboot but not as drastic.

    Some will say Aliens over Alien, but no way, they're different but nothing in the genre is clearly better or more influential than the orginal. Same with Star Wars and ESB.
    Disagree! The reboot was a good ride and made me optimistic about getting some fun Trek movies for the first time since the original cast hung it up for good. Into Darkness was just a slog that suffered from today's "dark"=good trend.



  13. #13
    Pro
    Points: 43,503, Level: 64
    Level completed: 43%, Points required for next Level: 747
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Cyclonin's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Dallas, TX
    Posts
    2,436
    Points
    43,503
    Level
    64
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 617
    Given: 2,211

    Re: OT: Sequels that are better than the first movie

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    Empire Strikes Back
    I think all the Harry Potter films got better as it went on for the most part.
    Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
    Thanks to one Emma Watson, my girlfriend.



  14. #14
    Speechless
    Points: 218,559, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    HFCS's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    LA LA Land
    Posts
    17,627
    Points
    218,559
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,490
    Given: 2,322

    Re: OT: Sequels that are better than the first movie

    Quote Originally Posted by MNCyGuy View Post
    Disagree! The reboot was a good ride and made me optimistic about getting some fun Trek movies for the first time since the original cast hung it up for good. Into Darkness was just a slog that suffered from today's "dark"=good trend.
    I think i like my Star Trek dark. To me the best entertainment with str trek attached to it was the TNG story of fighting off the Borg. I also like Star Trek II the best of ots cast and into darkness is a bit of a pseudo remake.



  15. #15
    Pro
    Points: 47,482, Level: 67
    Level completed: 38%, Points required for next Level: 868
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    PabloDiablo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Omaha, NE
    Posts
    2,816
    Points
    47,482
    Level
    67
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 202
    Given: 205

    Re: OT: Sequels that are better than the first movie

    Quote Originally Posted by WhatchaGonnaDo View Post
    Empire is definitely the best Star Wars movie. No doubt about it
    No question. Best example out there. X2 is another big one for me.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: Cyclones.TV
  • FOOTBALL: Iowa State vs. UNI
  • September 5, 2015
  • 07:00 PM