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

1 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

Everyone thinks it's boring but it's not. It's fun and entertaining. And it's NOT a remake of the first movie.

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2 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

I loved it but not as good as the first - PeeledBanana

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3 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

4 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

5 Robocop 2
6 Gremlins 2: The New Batch

This film is absolutely hilarious. - BKAllmighty

7 Rambo III
8 Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
9 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 :-)

10 Alien 3

The Contenders

11 Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

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

12 Leathal Weapon 3
13 Cars 2
14 Day of the Dead
15 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

16 Iron Man 2

Better than the first - Gangem

17 Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines

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

18 The Devil's Rejects
19 Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2
20 The Rescuers Down Under
21 Son of Frankenstein
22 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows
23 Wes Craven's New Nightmare

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

24 The Omen III: The Final Conflict
25 Batman Forever
26 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze
27 Halloween III
28 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.

29 X-Men: The Last Stand
30 Psycho II
31 Jaws 2

It wasnt that bad

32 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

33 Moonraker
34 Rambo - First Blood Part 2
35 Mimic 2
36 The Matrix Reloaded
37 Babe: Pig in the City
38 Rio 2

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

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39 Ice Age: The Meltdown

Pretty Underrated From My Point Of View

40 Final Destination 2
41 Poltergeist II: The Other Side
42 Saw: The Final Chapter
43 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
44 Scream 4
45 Dracula’s Daughter
46 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre II
47 Halloween III: Season of the Witch
48 The Lion King II: Simba's Pride
49 The Lion King 3: Hakuna Matata
50 The Jungle Book 2
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Top Remixes (4)

1. Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
2. Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
3. Rambo III
1. Spider-Man 3
2. Indiana Jones and The Temple Of Doom
3. Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
1. Ghostbusters 2
2. Robocop 2
3. Alien 3

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