Greatest Movie Sequels

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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 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

4 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. "

5 Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

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

This, part 1, 2, The dark Knight, and Captain America Civil War are all some of the 10 best movies of all time.

Best movie ever. - TheArrowPerson

6 Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

To be honest, Empire and T2 really are the two best, but I wanted to give some love to my favourite of the LOTR trilogy. - truckturner

7 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

8 Toy Story 3
9 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.!

10 Spider-Man 2

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

The Newcomers

? Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III
? Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze

The Contenders

11 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
12 The Godfather, Part II

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

As if it all happened.

13 The Dark Knight Rises

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

14 Transformers: Dark of the Moon
15 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
16 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

Awesome way to end the prequels.

17 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

18 Jurassic World
19 The Bourne Ultimatum
20 War for the Planet of the Apes

Absolutely fantastic - PeeledBanana

21 National Treasure: Book of Secrets
22 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
23 Star Wars: The Force Awakens
24 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
25 Despicable Me 2
26 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

27 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2
28 Shrek 2
29 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

My favourite movie of all time!

30 Finding Dory
31 The Lost World - Jurassic Park
32 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
33 The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
34 Men in Black 3
35 Dawn of the Dead (1978)
36 Furious 7
37 Final Destination 5
38 Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn
39 X2 - X-Men United
40 Kung Fu Panda 3
41 Captain America: The Winter Soldier
42 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
43 Logan Logan
44 Predators
45 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
46 Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
47 101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure
48 Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F'
49 Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior
50 Scream 4
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Top Remixes (18)

1. Star Wars Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
2. Avengers: Infinity War
3. Back to the Future Part II
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1. Finding Dory
2. Toy Story 2
3. Toy Story 3
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1. National Treasure: Book of Secrets
2. Despicable Me 2
3. Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
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