Top 10 Movie Sequels Better Than the First Movie


The Top Ten

1 Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

The Dark Knight was a classic sequel, yes, but The Empire Strikes Back was the original movie to be a better movie than its already great predecessor. - SevenTreeTool


2 Star Wars: The Force Awakens

This is not true, the first movie was better.

It's an amazing movie, but it doesn't compare to ANY of the originals. - LarkwingFlight

I prefer the first one, but it's Still good - Martinglez

I think it was a good comeback from the prequels. I loved it all.

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3 The Dark Knight

None of the other movies on the list are up to par with the Dark Knight

Arguably the best vote on the list - Mcgillacuddy

This is the BEST in this list. Specially the acting of Heath Ledger as a Joker is very remarkable. it'll be a classic movie for the future. - johnalekseicanon

4 Terminator 2: Judgment Day V 1 Comment
5 Batman Returns

I agree completely. This one is seldom spoken about as being a superior film to the 1989 original, so I am very happy to see it here. - BKAllmighty

6 Aliens V 1 Comment
7 Captain America: Civil War V 2 Comments
8 Mad Max: Fury Road

It's quite possibly better than the second film, also. It easily outshines the third, of course. - BKAllmighty

I hear this was one of if not the best movie that came out in 2015 so...yes?

9 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel
10 Final Destination 2

The Newcomers

? Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde
? Iron Man 2

This is better than the first - Gangem

The Contenders

11 X-Men: Days of Future Past
12 Pitch Perfect 2
13 Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance
14 Spider-Man 2

So far we haven't seen a better Spider-Man film since this one. Here's hoping 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' does the trick. - BKAllmighty

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15 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Lol why is this on here it was originally a book you know

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16 Shrek 2

Shrek 2, though is overall my favourite Shrek movie out of the 4.

They followed up one of the most unlikely successes with a plot which even thinking of it would make you think "oh, this will be good." And you'd be right.

I have always loved this one more than the first! It is more funny and the plot line is more touching than the first one!

Nope - ModernLife

17 Star War: Episode VI - Return Of The Jedi V 1 Comment
18 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
19 Iron Man 3

This one I cannot say I agree with. The original 2008 film stands as the best. - BKAllmighty

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20 Toy Story 3
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List StatsUpdated 23 Aug 2017

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Top Remixes

1. Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel
2. Final Destination 2
3. Pitch Perfect 2
1. Shrek 2
2. Toy Story 2
3. Lion King 1 1/2
1. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
2. Batman Returns
3. Aliens



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