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Movies with sequel's that are as good as the 1st film

Old 05-10-10, 12:45 AM
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One on my mind right now: Beverly Hills Cop II. The core concept is fresher in the original, of course, but this is a little more fun to watch. They do more with the relationship between Foley, Taggart and Rosewood. The action is better. The plot is maybe a little more interesting.
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I'll add a vote for:

28 Weeks Later

I had the DVD for a couple of years before I finally got around to watching it, and I was pretty pleased with it. The acting was solid, it maintained the intensity of the first film, and (most importantly) it felt like a continuation of the story and didn't shit all over the first film.
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A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

Rocky III

both faster-paced, and therefore more entertaining (not ncessarily better) than the original
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agree with a lot of the ones listed.

i liked fantastic 4 2 better than the first. same with x-men.
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Major League II

I know it isn't rated R like the first but it still brings the funny for me
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OK, but largely because Patsy Kensit circa 1989 was so smokin' hot.
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Re: Movies with sequel's that are as good as the 1st film

- The Godfather 2 (the easiest pick along with Empire)
- Empire Strikes Back
- Dark Knight (although i like both equally)
- Spider Man 2 (although i realize its no masterpiece)
- Austin Powers : The Spy Who Shagged Me (also no masterpiece but the only one from the series I really enjoy)
- Toy Story 2 (like TDK and Godfather is either equally or better than the first one. Depends on the mood i guess)
- X-men 2 (yeah its definitely better than part 1, but then again i barely liked the first one)
- Hellboy II (Awesome movie althouh a little underrated i think)
- Kill Bill 2 (maybe as equally good as part 1, there is just more tension because we get to the final battle)


Terminator 2 Although I used to think it was the best movie in the world nowadays its kinda cheesy. I actually prefer part 1 with its more Industrial tone better.

PS: And I think I'm the only person in the universe who has not seen an Alien or a Rambo movie yet.
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PS: And I think I'm the only person in the universe who has not seen an Alien or a Rambo movie yet.
Do not feel bad, I have not seen a Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, Star Wars prequel or Tyler Perry film yet.
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I don't think anybody on this forum has seen a Tyler Perry film. But that hasn't stopped us from complaining about them non-stop!
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A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors
I always loved Dream Warriors. It was like a high-energy horror-adventure-fantasy movie. The "House on Haunted Hill" remake played out similarly. The power and skills that the 'warriors' have takes the thrills down a notch. But that movie was plenty horrifying when I was 10.

And it had the FIRST SET OF BOOBIES I EVER SAW! Haha. That just brought up a childhood memory.
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Do not feel bad, I have not seen a Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, Star Wars prequel or Tyler Perry film yet.
You lucky bastard. If you want to maintain your sanity, you'll keep it that way. (I gave up my sanity a long time ago, so I can't blame the loss of it on those films.)
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Since I just saw it... Iron Man 2.
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Originally Posted by troystiffler View Post
I always loved Dream Warriors. It was like a high-energy horror-adventure-fantasy movie. The "House on Haunted Hill" remake played out similarly. The power and skills that the 'warriors' have takes the thrills down a notch. But that movie was plenty horrifying when I was 10.

And it had the FIRST SET OF BOOBIES I EVER SAW! Haha. That just brought up a childhood memory.

I know! And it was written by Wes Craven and Frank Darabont, so how could it go wrong?
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Re: Movies with sequel's that are as good as the 1st film

After the Thin Man
The Four Musketeers
From Russia with Love
Goldfinger
On Her Majesty's Secret Service
Casino Royale
Star Trek II
Star Trek IV
Star Trek VI
Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey
The Return of Frank James
Kriemhild's Revenge
The Testament of Dr. Mabuse
Bride of Frankenstein
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A lot of people in this thread are making comments but forgetting this rule:

Originally Posted by Skyclad01 View Post
(this only counts for sequels/part 2's only, not part 3 or 4 and etc.)
So only the 2nd film in a series counts. Nothing else.

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