Top 10 Movie Sequels Better Than the First Movie

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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

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2 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!

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 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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5 Toy Story 2

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

6 Terminator 2: Judgment Day V 1 Comment
7 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

8 Aliens V 1 Comment
9 Captain America: Civil War V 2 Comments
10 Lion King 1 1/2

The Contenders

11 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?

12 My Little Pony: Equestria Girls - Rainbow Rocks
13 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

No! This was so much meh! - darthvadern

YAS - Blizzard

14 The Rescuers Down Under
15 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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16 X-Men: Days of Future Past
17 Iron Man 3

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

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18 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

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

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19 Leroy & Stitch V 1 Comment
20 Ice Age: The Meltdown V 2 Comments
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2. Toy Story 2
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