Sequels that DON'T disappoint

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  1. CYCLNST8

    CYCLNST8 Well-Known Member

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    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.
     
  2. 1UNI2ISU

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    Caddyshack 2


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  4. SerenityNow

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    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!"
     
  5. CysRage

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    Home Alone 2 but that's it. From there the rest sucked.
     
  6. mj4cy

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    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
     
  7. LindenCy

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

    Empire Strikes Back of course is awesome.
     
  8. cyfanatic

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    "Blues Brothers 2000"...wait...nevermind...
     
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  10. ISUME

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    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.
     
  11. LindenCy

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    Not better, but not disappointing, which I thought was the criteria. Jaws gets worse with each one in my opinion.
     
  12. ISUCubswin

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    Sharknado > All Jaws

    In all seriousness, I AM LEGEND 2
     
  13. SerenityNow

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    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.
     
  14. ISUME

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    The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly.
     
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    The second Raiders of the Lost arch was not good. The third one was great though. The one with Sean Connery.
     
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    Godfather II
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  18. CloneIce

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    I think you are right about T2 and WW 2. But Major League 2 was awful compared to 1, since they went from an R-rated comedy to PG or PG-13 for the 2nd one. Ghostbusters 2 was really weak in comparison, though I guess it is watchable.
     
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  20. ISUME

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    Go watch the first one and act like it never had a sequel.
     

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