Top 10 Movie Sequels Better Than the First Movie

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The Top Ten

1 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

2 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

Best Movie Ever

OK THAT MOVIE IS NOT GOOD, BECAUSE THERE WAS NO ROMANTIC SCENES IN IT. I WANTED TO SEE SOMEBODY KISS.

3 Aliens

Brilliant. One of the best sci-fi films ever.

4 Terminator 2: Judgment Day

This movie should be first! - WWEarth

5 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

6 Captain America: The Winter Soldier

YAS - Blizzard

7 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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8 X-Men: Days of Future Past
9 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

10 Captain America: Civil War

Best movie eeevver

YAS - Blizzard

The Contenders

11 The Godfather, Part II
12 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?

13 Shrek 2

Never.
You just wanted to meet Fiona's parents.
The first ended like a fairytale and it didn't even need a sequel.

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!

14 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

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

YAS - Blizzard

15 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2
16 Ice Age: The Meltdown

I liked Ice Age: The Meltdown. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

This movie was crap!

17 Iron Man 3

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

18 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge Of The Sith
19 Bumblebee (2018)
20 The Dark Knight Rises
21 Thor: Ragnarok Thor: Ragnarok
22 Toy Story 3
23 Toy Story 2

My favorite Toy Story movie. I thought this was the original when I was a kid because I only had the 2nd one on DVD. - Smash64

"No Buzz, I'm your father." - darthvadern

First one is better - PeeledBanana

24 The Lego Batman Movie

The original was great but the new one is AMAZING

25 Shrek the Third

So much better - darthvadern

26 Cars 3
27 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules
28 Bride of Frankenstein
29 Ted 2
30 How to Train Your Dragon 2
31 Star War: Episode VI - Return Of The Jedi

YAS - Blizzard

32 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
33 Despicable Me 2

I love this movie, it's so awesome! The story, characters, action, I mean wow!

34 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

Best film in the franchise

YAS - Blizzard

35 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted

I totally agree. The comedy and the animation was good as always and the movie ended with a spectacular big bang. Definitely one of my favorite movie sequels of all time along with Toy Story 3. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Awesome movie - 0744rose

YAS - Blizzard

No! This was so much meh! - darthvadern

36 The Twilight Saga: New Moon
37 Jurassic World

Mmmm hard to decide!

38 The Amazing Spider-Man 2
39 This Is 40
40 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is my favorite book of the series closely followed by Half-Blood Prince then Goblet of Fire

41 Transformers: Dark Of The Moon
42 Pitch Perfect 2
43 Avengers: Age of Ultron

YAS - Blizzard

44 The Smurfs 2
45 Tron: Legacy
46 The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water

YAS - Blizzard

47 Furious 7
48 Cars 2

YAS - Blizzard

49 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
50 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End

YAS - Blizzard

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Top Remixes (6)

1. The Godfather, Part II
2. The Dark Knight
3. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
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1. The Dark Knight
2. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
3. Ice Age: The Meltdown
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1. Shrek 2
2. Bride of Frankenstein
3. Aliens
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