Most Underrated Movie Sequels

This list compiles the movie sequels (whether they are the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, or 36th film in a series) that deserve more credit than they are given.

The Top Ten

The Lost World: Jurassic Park

Just finished watching it for the umpteenth time and it's just as dark, powerful, energetic, action-packed, and fun as ever. Still my favourite entry in the 22-year-old franchise. Severely underrated. Of course, I can understand why the original 1993 film is considered to be the best (just consider how revolutionary it was - for one thing), but nothing can convince me that 'The Lost World' isn't the most fun Dinosaur movie ever made. - BKAllmighty

I know I have commented on this flick before but I will do it again. This movie is severely underappriecated. It has good action scenes, good effects, a unique soundtrack, dark atmosphere and great moments of tension. It is not without a few flaws but I do not think this movie is as boring or terrible like everyone says it is. That is just my opinion and I think this movie deserves more love and respect rather than people criticizing the characters, the plot and the pacing. If you watched it and had problems with it before, give it another chance.

I do agree that this is one massively underrated sequel, by far the best Jurassic park sequel and that scene with the 2 dinosaurs and the caravan tipping over the bridge was awesomely intense. - idontknow

Masterpiece that was the first will never be! But is an Awesome film and Still the Best Sequel better then Jurassic Park 3, Jurassic World, Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom and Jurassic World 3!

Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

Donald Trump cameo aside, this is a good film.

...although Donald Trump's cameo ruined it for me when I watched it for the millionth time.

Humor was just as good as the first movie, and President Trump is in this movie. - Jackamalio

It should mean something, the fact that this movie gets me in the mood for Christmas at any time of the year. The original 'Home Alone' cannot do that. Plus, I love NY with a passion. - BKAllmighty

Ghostbusters 2

Just a stupid retread of the much better and funnier first flim

Really, bud? You couldn't go to the "Worst Movie Sequels" list to make this comment? This list is here for people to express their positive feelings, thank you very much. - BKAllmighty

Indiana Jones and The Temple Of Doom

I understand why a lot of people (like my father) were a little disenchanted with the film after it deviated so greatly from the tone of 'Raiders' (which is about as perfect as an action/adventure movie can get), especially with all the slimy, occult-themed, bugs and monkey brains-filled craziness. But that doesn't mean that just because it's different that it has to a "bad" kind of different. There's a lot of wild, wacky, and wonderfully campy stuff to appreciate this time around, and it's entertaining as hell. - BKAllmighty

In my opinion I do not think this movie deserves to be on this list. It is the worst indy film in the franchise. I actually preferred Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull over this. Please don't kill me.

I agree,while it was not as good as Raiders, I loved this film- at least it's better than the...You know what, there is only 3 Indiana Films - idontknow

Robocop 2
Gremlins 2: The New Batch

This film is absolutely hilarious. - BKAllmighty

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
Leathal Weapon 3
Rambo III
Alien 3

The Contenders

The Rescuers Down Under
Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

This is better then Empire Strikes Back! There, I said it.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

My favourite film in the Pirates of the Caribbean series, without question. - PositronWildhawk

This is also my favourite film in the series. - BKAllmighty

The Lion King II: Simba's Pride
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
Day of the Dead
Iron Man 2

Better than the first - Gangem

The Devil's Rejects
The Lion King 3: Hakuna Matata
Ice Age: The Meltdown

Pretty Underrated From My Point Of View

Wes Craven's New Nightmare

It is a lot better than Dream Child and Freddy's Dead.

Son of Frankenstein
Batman Forever
Cars 2
Halloween III
Jurassic Park III

I don't dislike jurassic park 3 but it's not a perfect movie. It is a little bit underrated in the sense where it's not as bad as people say it is, but it's not underrated in the sense where I will defend this movie or anything like that because I won't. It's not a great movie and again I will not defend it but if you watch it, you will be fine. I mentioned before that it does have a fan base. There's actually a lot of people who think that this is better than the second film but I don't. I think this movie is not bad but it is not great.

X-Men: The Last Stand
Spider-Man 3

I might be the only person in the world who likes this film.

Nope your not the only person in the world who likes it, I like it too :-)

Psycho II
Jaws 2

It wasnt that bad

The Omen III: The Final Conflict
The Jungle Book 2
Shrek the Third

It's so underrated, it's the best movie in the series that I have to say that this film will be rated 5 in my opinion. - darthvadern

Star Trek: Into Darkness
Moonraker
Rambo - First Blood Part 2
Mimic 2
The Matrix Reloaded
Babe: Pig in the City
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines

It's definitely no masterpiece, but it is short, sweet, and enjoyable in my opinion.

Rio 2

I actually really loved this movie. It's like one of my favorites of 2014.

I Agree With Person Who Said "It's Like One Of My Favorites Of 2014"

You're Not Alone😃

Haters,Leave This Movie Alone!

Final Destination 2
Poltergeist II: The Other Side
Saw: The Final Chapter
Scream 4
Dracula’s Daughter
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre II
Halloween III: Season of the Witch
Return to Never Land
Cinderella III: A Twist in Time
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