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Old 05-07-10, 09:54 PM
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Lethal Weapon 2
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Lethal Weapon 2
OK, but largely because Patsy Kensit circa 1989 was so smokin' hot.
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Superman 2
Toy Story 2
Batman Returns
Bride Of Frankenstein
Spiderman 2
The Color Of Money (sequel to The Hustler)
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Aliens
Aliens was great, but nowhere near Alien's league.
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Godfather 2
Yep, equal in my book.
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T2, rotk

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The Dark Knight

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Star Trek II: The Wrath of Kahn
Evil Dead II
Toy Story II

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The French Connection II.

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Open Water 2
True, both equally mediocre. Love the basic premise/crutch of the sequel.
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But completely true looking at the question. But stink equally.
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The French Connection II.
As much as I like this film... IMHO Friedkin's original is superior.
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Old 05-07-10, 10:33 PM
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Matrix Reloaded
Hellbound: Hellraiser II
(actually I like this better than the original)
Friday the 13th Part II
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I like Demetrius & The Gladiators far more than The Robe. But I'm sure I'm in the minority.
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X2

I liked Blade 2 more then the first.
As did I.
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Before Sunset.
good call.

Dawn of The Dead (both)
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
The Road Warrior
Saraband
Christmas Vacation
The Last Crusade
The Barbarian Invasions
O Lucky Man
Red
White


then I have a few most people would obviously disagree with:
Ghostbusters 2
Halloween 2 (original sequel)
Matrix Revolutions
Jeepers Creepers 2

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Old 05-08-10, 02:42 AM
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Originally Posted by Chadm View Post
good call.

Dawn of The Dead (both)
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
The Road Warrior
Saraband
Christmas Vacation
The Last Crusade
The Barbarian Invasions
O Lucky Man


then I have a few most people would obviously disagree with:
Ghostbusters 2
Halloween 2 (original sequel)
Matrix Revolutions
Jeepers Creepers 2
Christmas Vacation was the third in the series.

I also think Ghostbusters 2 is as good as the original.
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Old 05-08-10, 03:21 AM
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Lethal Weapon 2
LW1 is better. LW2 is good but LW1 had a better more intense Gibson performance and a better badguy.
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Old 05-08-10, 04:08 AM
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Here's a few I could think of off the top of my head that haven't been mentioned yet:
Hellboy II: The Golden Army
The Incredible Hulk
From Russia With Love

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Psycho II
Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat?!?!?!

While Psycho II is a decent enough flick, it's not a masterpiece; which the original is.
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Exorcist II: The Heretic

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Exorcist II: The Heretic
Seriously?!?
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Old 05-08-10, 04:50 PM
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The Incredible Hulk
That is not a sequel, it's a reboot.
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Old 05-08-10, 05:09 PM
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That is not a sequel, it's a reboot.
But doesn't it keep to the continuity of the first one? If so, it is a technically a sequel.
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Old 05-08-10, 05:13 PM
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I actually think a lot of sequels are as entertaining as the original, but few, if any, downright blow the original away. Even though I like a lot of sequels, and think quite a few are more entertaining overall, the original almost always feels the freshest. If that makes any sense.
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Old 05-08-10, 05:20 PM
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But doesn't it keep to the continuity of the first one? If so, it is a technically a sequel.
No, it doesn't. A lot of people have tried to make the connection between the two films, but Leterrier has said that it is not a sequel.
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But doesn't it keep to the continuity of the first one? If so, it is a technically a sequel.
Not really. It makes a new origin for Banner and everything in between up to the modern timeframe of the film. No reference to Hulk (Lee film)

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Yeah...it "kinda" is. Takes place in the same world for sure as Noe's previous film did. Even has the lead character from it as well in the start of the film.
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Legion (aka Exorcist III)

The real sequel to The Exorcist
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Old 05-10-10, 12:31 AM
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