Best Movie Sequels (Second Movie Only)

What are the best second movies of any series? Star Wars counts as two separate trilogies.

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1The Dark Knight

Batman Begins was a great introduction, but it wouldn't be Batman without the menacing and truly terrifying Joker, portrayed by Heath Ledger.

The only movie I've seen at the cinemas that has lived up to the hype - docghost

It was a tough call between the empire strikes back and this, but in the end, the dark knight wins hands down

I knew it. This is 100% better than Batman begins

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2Terminator 2

This is a great movie and one of my all time favorite. It is better then the 1st (it was also very good). But what is New Moon doing here, it should be on worst sequels.

I think it was even better than the first! - alexa

A great twist on a good original.

Terminator was great, but it was missing a lot. T2 solved most everything. - MojoSpaederman

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3The Empire Strikes Back

My favorite movie ever. enough said

One Of The Best Movies Ever Made

The original Star Wars was a classic with revolutionary special effects that made it what it is. As much as I liked the original, the sequal added more characts and added on to the orignal story, infact it's my favorite movie. I actually felt like the end opened up the story for the sixth movie more than it concluded the story itself though.

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Alien: 8 people, 1 Alien (Good)

Aliens: 12 people, buttload of aliens (AWESOME)

Aliens lives up to the hype that it got

This is one of the best triolgies ever, and this movie proves it. - theTwister

Should be in the top 3 at least. It's definitely a better sequel than Dead Man's Chest, Toy Story 2, or Superman II. - nallimcamybloc

This is "the" movie of the series. Its *the* best sequel because of the context it's in. - gaki

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5The Lord Of The Rings - The Two Towers

A masterpiece created from a book that is even better than the awesome writhings of Tolkien. - Littlelogger

6The Godfather II

You can't be serious to be put the Godfather number 5. It is the first ever sequel to win Best Picture.

What Godfather 1 was considered the best movie of all time. Even part 2 kinda sucks. Nothing can beat part 1.

This can be argued to be the best movie of all time.

7Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

A severely underrated movie overall but definitely an underrated sequel. I am glad to see it made the top ten. - BKAllmighty

I have the dunken swagger walk down packed. Captain jack sparrow is the best of the best. This is my all time favorite movie. Awesome job Johnny Depp. I just have to meet you one day. You did one hella job.

8Spiderman 2

Better than the original with greater characters and a stronger plot. - Shadsilvson11

This movie came out when I was about ten years old. and it still amazes me in its quality. good acting, good cinematography, good special effects, and above all else, compelling plot.

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9Toy Story 2

Not as good ad the first, but still great! - MrGmo7

I like this one over number 3. Out of the 3 this one is the most underrated.

10Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

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11The Hunger Games: Catching FireV1 Comment
12Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes BackV1 Comment
13Back to the Future Part II

The first movie is undeniably an all-time classic, which has more class than any movie from the 00's. However, Part 2 delivers even more of a punch when you have to deal with a time paradox, in an alternate time-line. You can't beat these sequels!

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14Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
15The Lost World - Jurassic Park

very underrated movie.
All 3 JP movies were great! - Alexandr

I think part 1 and 2 sucks. But my rating is a tie breaker, so I don't which one is better, but Jurassic Park 3 is the worst. Its too short and boring.

In total agreement with the guy below me, execpt for all three, JP3 sucks! Regardless, check tis movie out!

16Saw II
17Superman II

Better then the first and the best in the series!!!!

18Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

Almost as good and classic as the first. And, in some ways, better. - GHOSTbirdnatureLOVER

Home Alone part 1 was better, part 2 is spoiling me New York, I'm going there in 2 days.

19Shrek 2

puss in boots really steps this movie up I loved it! - arsenal193

Childhood sequel. As good as the original.

20Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

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1. Terminator 2
2. Aliens
3. The Empire Strikes Back
1. Terminator 2
2. Spiderman 2
3. The Lord Of The Rings - The Two Towers
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2. The Lord Of The Rings - The Two Towers
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