Top 10 Movie Trilogies That Have Gone Downhill

Most movie trilogies start off strong however by movie 2 or so on the franchise is sent into a downward spiral.

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The first one was very good, the second looks like a bad joke, the third... Well... I like the third movie, but in the last movie everything come back to ruin

The 1st Transformers wasn't really bad but Revenge of the Fallan and its other sequel Dark of the Moon sent the franchise into a tailspin which it could never recover from like most Michael Bay films its incredibly long and filled with explosions. - egnomac

Really went from bad to worst after the first movie.


The first Shrek movie was great the second was even better but by the time Shrek the Third was released the Shrek series began to grow stale. - egnomac

In my opinion, the first two were pretty good, but everything after that was mediocre.

But what I do hate about Shrek is people keeps on saying "Shrek is love Shrek is life." Not funny, why is Shrek a part in MLG

Shrek is love with Fiona
Shrek is not life because your DNA is not ogre

3Ice Age

The first one was ok, the second one was the best, the third one was good but the fourth one is gimmiky, movie sequels for children is always gimmiky:
Planes: Firefighter focused for some reason,
Madagascar/Open Season 3: Circus focused. Madagascar 3 was great but it was better before they joined the circus - Harri666

4Final Destination

The trouble with Horror movie franchises is they become stale and repetitive the Entire Final Destination series is the same exact thing in every movie - egnomac

5The Matrix

The Matrix was something special, the sequels were good but not as the original. - MatrixGuy

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6Star Wars

People loved the original Star Wars movies but it wasn't until George Lucas decided to make Episodes I-I that tarnished the Star Wars reputation. - egnomac

He actually made the entire storyline 1-6 all at once, then he decided that 4-6 is better so he released them as films first. - Harri666

7Resident Evil
8Jurassic Park

Jurassic World is better than the original - Harri666

9Pirates of the Caribbean

The storyline continued to become more and more formulaic; have I seen this before? - dureckl

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11The Lion King

Are you kidding? They went from epic to extremely insulting (to an adult's viewpoint of the first one). - dureckl

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12Fast & FuriousV1 Comment
13Back to the Future

Part II and Part I felt almost exactly like the very First Back to the Future movie. - egnomac

15Big Momma's House
16Spider Man
17Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
18Meet the Parents
19Child's Play
20Friday the 13th
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