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Old 05-07-10, 07:08 PM
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Movies with sequels that are as good as the 1st film

As we know, a huge majority of sequels are usually sub par of the first film at best. Though I have seen some movies where the sequel is actually just as good as part one and was curious as to what film sequels people though were just as good as part one.

Off the top of my head at the moment...

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Harry Potter & The Chamber Of Secrets

Aliens

Rush Hour 2

Wishmaster 2


(this only counts for sequels/part 2's only, not part 3 or 4 and etc.)

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The Dark Knight
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Star Trek II: The Wrath of Kahn
Evil Dead II
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The Dark Knight
Is The Dark Knight a sequel or Batman part 6?

Either way, I found TDK way overhyped, way too long of a movie, and extremely slow and boring with a very uninteresting plot. But thats just me.
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When you pluralize a noun, you don't use an apostrophe between the noun and the s. Sequels, not sequel's.
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Old 05-07-10, 07:48 PM
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The French Connection II.
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Originally Posted by Hokeyboy View Post
When you pluralize a noun, you don't use an apostrophe between the noun and the s. Sequels, not sequel's.
My mistake. Fixed now.
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Spider-Man 2
New York, I Love You
Shrek 2
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Originally Posted by Skyclad01 View Post
My mistake. Fixed now.
Sorry. Self-admitted Grammar Nazi.

And I would include Testament of Orpheus, either as a sequel to Blood of a Poet OR Orpheus. Fantastically self-indulgent meta film.
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Sorry. Self-admitted Grammar Nazi.
No worries, I completely understand. Usually I am myself, but apparently I don't know how to punctuate nouns properly.
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Aliens
Dark Knight
T2
Rambo- ok, not as good as the first by a longshot, but definitely served to popularize the character more than people thought could be done.
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Rambo- ok, not as good as the first by a longshot, but definitely served to popularize the character more than people thought could be done.
I'd put it up there with the first in terms of enjoyability.
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Originally Posted by Skyclad01 View Post
Is The Dark Knight a sequel or Batman part 6?

Either way, I found TDK way overhyped, way too long of a movie, and extremely slow and boring with a very uninteresting plot. But thats just me.
It's sequel to Batman Begins, which is a reboot of the 80's/90's Batman films. It is not part of the same series.
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It's sequel to Batman Begins, which is a reboot of the 80's/90's Batman films. It is not part of the same series.
Ah, ok. For some reason, I never knew Batman Begins was a reboot. I found Batman Begins just as dull as TDK
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I agree with TDK and I would put Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen & Twilight: New Moon on there also. I actually like all 3 of these more than the originals
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Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
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I liked Blade 2 more then the first.
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All better than the originals...

Dawn of the Dead
Phantasm II
For a Few Dollars More
Death Wish 2
Psycho II

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