Greatest Movie Sequels

To be on this list, the movie has to be as good or better than its prequel.

The Top Ten

1 Star Wars Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

A darker tone and more fleshed out plot and characters make this probably the best Star Wars film. - Jackamalio

Even though it isn't my favorite sequel a lot of people think it's the best, so that's why I put it here.

This entire list is just perfect - MojoSpaederman

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2 Terminator 2 - Judgment Day

I haven't seen this movie yet or even the first one, but I'm excited to see them, and I here this one is the best of the Terminator franchise.

Best movie ever made

Who Else Could have been nr. 1?

3 The Dark Knight

Second movie in the Dark Knight trilogy, and in my opinion is easily the best of the three. - Metarock

The dark is such an amazing movie guys... Joker is outstanding - "WHY SO SERIOUS! " haha... And that great dialogue - " Either you die a hero, or you see urself become a villain. "

4 Aliens

Aliens is an epic sequel - maybe even better than original. Great story, well developed characters, cool action moments, cool acting - Alexandr

Your more likley to die from flying Alien blood than actual Aliens... awesome movie, not a hard choice

5 The Godfather, Part II

Godfather, Part II is undoubtedly the greatest movie sequel in history.

6 Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

I think this is the greatest and most epic movie ever made. - DesL42

Best movie ever. - TheArrowPerson

7 Toy Story 3

I hate this movie. - LarkwingFlight

8 Spider-Man 2

This and Empire Strikes Back. I can't decide but this one was further down.

9 Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
10 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

The Newcomers

? Blade: Trinity
? Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome

The Contenders

11 Toy Story 2

It's one of my favorite Disney movies. It was creative, strong and atmospheric.

most sequels are annoying but not toy story 2

12 Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

This is my favourite star wars film and film in general, this movie is a staisfying conclsuion to the epic and legendary star wars saga. Seriously 's who doesn't love the final confrontaion in this movie? Its just so damn epic and emotional.!

13 The Dark Knight Rises

I liked The Dark Kinght way better but I still really liked this one

14 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
15 Jurassic World
16 The Bourne Ultimatum
17 War for the Planet of the Apes

Absolutely fantastic - PeeledBanana

18 National Treasure: Book of Secrets
19 Transformers: Dark of the Moon
20 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
21 Star Wars: The Force Awakens
22 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
23 Despicable Me 2
24 The Matrix Reloaded

Actually, I didn't like the sequels to the matrix. They messed up everything and overloaded the film with fight scenes. I can watch the first film a million times and never get tired, but I fell asleep watching this one and I was less than a quarter way through the film. - BoltMarksman

The greatest car chase and martial arts scene of made - roblist

25 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2
26 Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
27 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

My favourite movie of all time!

28 Finding Dory
29 X2 - X-Men United
30 The Lost World - Jurassic Park
31 Superman II
32 Men in Black 3
33 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
34 Furious 7
35 Final Destination 5
36 Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn
37 Kung Fu Panda 3
38 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
39 Predators
40 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
41 Captain America: Civil War

This is a near perfect marvel movie and my favorite film of all time. It has great acting, characters, action, story, and even a decent villain. And do I even need to mention the fact it has the BEST VERSION OF SPIDERMAN EVER?! I think I've made my point.

How is it not on the list? - Triceratops

42 101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure
43 Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior
44 Scream 4
45 Skyfall
46 Back to the Future Part II
47 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

Awesome way to end the prequels.

48 Cars 2
49 Captain America: The Winter Soldier
50 Tarzan II
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Top Remixes (17)

1. Star Wars Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
2. Avengers: Infinity War
3. Back to the Future Part II
1. Finding Dory
2. Toy Story 2
3. Toy Story 3
1. Star Wars Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
2. The Godfather, Part II
3. The Dark Knight

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