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Must See Movie Sequels Better Than The Original Film

Rarely do we get a movie sequel that is better than the original film taking into account the higher expectations and the anticipation of the movie fans? Below we have a list of a hefty handful of those movie sequels that far surpassed the original films. A taste of the films listed below is James Cameron‘s Terminator 2: Judgement Day (1991) and Sam Raimi‘s The Evil Dead 2 (1987).


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Thanks to Looper for creating and posting this list of movie sequels that are way better than their original movies.

Please enjoy our condensed list catered to our horror, sci-fi, and super hero film fans below this video.

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Movie Sequels Better Than The Originals

  1. 1). Spider-Man 2 (2004)

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    Spider-Man 2 (2004)

    Official Synopsis: Peter Parker is an unhappy man: after two years of fighting crime as Spider-Man, his life has begun to fall apart. The girl he loves is engaged to someone else, his grades are slipping, he…

    Tagline: Sacrifice

    Cast: Stan Lee, Luke Burnyeat, Ted Raimi, Bruce Campbell, Willem Dafoe, Jimmy Star, Scott Spiegel, James Franco, Dylan Baker, Sam Raimi,…

  2. 2). Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

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    Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

    Official Synopsis: Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia and Chewbacca face attack by the Imperial forces and its AT-AT walkers on the ice planet Hoth. While Han and Leia escape in the Millennium Falcon, Luke travels to…

    Tagline: The Adventure Continues...

    Cast: Frank Oz, Mac McDonald, Harrison Ford, Burnell Tucker, Julian Glover, Ian McDiarmid, John Ratzenberger, Kenny Baker, James Earl Jones, Carrie…

  3. 3). Captain America: Civil War (2016)

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    Captain America: Civil War (2016)

    Official Synopsis: With many people fearing the actions of super heroes, the government decides to push for the Hero Registration Act, a law that limits a hero's actions. This results in a division in The Avengers. Iron…

    Tagline: Divided We Fall

    Cast: Stan Lee, Diezel Ramos, Anthony J Sacco, Mark Falvo, Chris Evans, Paul Bettany, Jonathan Buckhouse, Robert Downey Jr., Leslie Bibb,…

  4. 4). The Dark Knight (2008)

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    The Dark Knight (2008)

    Official Synopsis: Set within a year after the events of Batman Begins, Batman, Lieutenant James Gordon, and new district attorney Harvey Dent successfully begin to round up the criminals that plague Gotham City until a mysterious and…

    Tagline: Why So Serious?

    Cast: Luke Burnyeat, Joseph Oliveira, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman, William Fichtner, Michael Caine, Cillian Murphy, Nicky Katt, Eric Roberts, Paul Birchard,…

  5. 5). Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981)

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    Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981)

    Official Synopsis: A former Australian policeman now living in the post-apocalyptic Australian outback as a warrior agrees to help a community of survivors living in a gasoline refinery to defend them and their gasoline supplies from evil…

    Tagline: Ruthless... Savage... Spectacular

    Cast: Bruce Spence, Mel Gibson, Max Fairchild, Tyler Coppin, Vernon Wells, Joanne Samuel, Tony Deary, Syd Heylen, Moira Claux, Jerry O'Sullivan,…

  6. 6). Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)

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    Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)

    Official Synopsis: A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived,…

    Tagline: One last chance for peace.

    Cast: Diezel Ramos, Luke Burnyeat, Michael Papajohn, Cynthia LeBlanc, Andy Serkis, Gary Oldman, Thomas Rosales Jr., Terry Notary, John L. Armijo,…

  7. 7). Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan (1982)

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    Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan (1982)

    Official Synopsis: It is the 23rd century. Admiral James T. Kirk is an instructor at Starfleet Academy and feeling old; the prospect of attending his ship, the USS Enterprise--now a training ship--on a two-week cadet cruise does…

    Tagline: At the end of the universe lies the beginning of vengeance.

    Cast: Nicholas Guest, William Shatner, Paul Winfield, Tom Morga, John Gibson, Bibi Besch, Leonard Nimoy, Judson Scott, DeForest Kelley, Walter Koenig,…

  8. 8). Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)

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    Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)

    Official Synopsis: An army of malevolent little monsters take over a high-tech corporate skyscraper when a cute and intelligent exotic pet is exposed to water. The "Mogwai's" owner joins forces with the Trump-like head of the corporation…

    Tagline: Take Your Batch to See the New Batch.

    Cast: Frank Welker, Christopher Lee, Dick Miller, Dean Norris, Robert Picardo, Zach Galligan, Archie Hahn, Rick Ducommun, Sylvester Stallone, Kenneth Tobey,…

  9. 9). Addams Family Values (1993)

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    Addams Family Values (1993)

    Official Synopsis: When an adorable baby boy is added to the Addams household, Wednesday and Pugsley do not hate the baby, they just aren't necessarily excited about his existence. Ok, yeah they do hate the baby. So…

    Tagline: The Family Just Got A Little Stranger.

    Cast: Tony Shalhoub, Ian Abercrombie, Christina Ricci, Chris Ellis, David Hyde Pierce, Christopher Lloyd, Andreana Weiner, Peter MacNicol, Carel Struycken, Sam…

  10. 10). X-Men 2 (2003)

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    X-Men 2 (2003)

    Official Synopsis: Several months have passed since The X-Men defeated Magneto and imprisoned him in a seemingly impregnable plastic chamber. One day, a mutant by the name of Nightcrawler infiltrates the White House and attempts to assassinate…

    Tagline: The time has come for those who are different to stand united

    Cast: Ian McKellen, Hugh Jackman, Brian Cox, Ty Olsson, Patrick Stewart, Famke Janssen, Brian Peck, Mike Dopud, Aaron Douglas, James Marsden,…

  11. 11). Back to the Future Part II (1989)

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    Back to the Future Part II (1989)

    Official Synopsis: Marty McFly has only just gotten back from the past, when he is once again picked up by Dr. Emmett Brown and sent through time to the future. Marty's job in the future is to…

    Tagline: Getting back was only the beginning.

    Cast: Elijah Wood, George 'Buck' Flower, Billy Zane, Christopher Lloyd, Michael J. Fox, Charles Fleischer, James Tolkan, Crispin Glover, Jason Scott…

  12. 12). Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

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    Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

    Official Synopsis: Over 10 years have passed since the first cyborg called The Terminator tried to kill Sarah Connor and her unborn son, John Connor. John Connor, the future leader of the human resistance, is now a…

    Tagline: It's nothing personal.

    Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Dean Norris, Sven-Ole Thorsen, Xander Berkeley, Mark Christopher Lawrence, Robert Patrick, Denney Pierce, Joe Morton, Joel Kramer, Gerard…

  13. 13). Annabelle 2 (2017)

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    Annabelle 2 (2017)

    Official Synopsis: The manufacturer of dolls Samuel Mullins is a happy family man with his wife Esther and their daughter Bee, who dies after being hit by a car. Twelve years later, Samuel and his wife, Esther,…

    Tagline: The next chapter in The Conjuring universe.

    Cast: Javier Botet, Fred Tatasciore, Joseph Bishara, Miranda Otto, Kerry O'Malley, Annabelle Wallis, Alicia Vela-Bailey, Talitha Bateman, Bonnie Aarons, Brian Howe,…

  14. 14). See No Evil 2 (2014)

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    See No Evil 2 (2014)

    Official Synopsis: A group of friends pays a late-night visit to the city morgue to surprise Amy (Harris) on her birthday. But the surprise is on them when the one-eyed corpse of brutal psychopath Jacob Goodnight (Jacobs)…

    Tagline: You Will Pay for Your Sins

    Cast: Danielle Harris, Katharine Isabelle, Michael Eklund, Chelan Simmons, Reese Alexander, Sylvia Soska, Jen Soska, Lee Majdoub, Zoe Ventoura, Tiffany Lamb,…

  15. 15). Evil Dead II (1987)

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    Evil Dead II (1987)

    Official Synopsis: Ashley Williams travels to a secluded cabin in the woods with his girlfriend Linda where they find a tape recording of a professor and a book of evil. This unleashes a bunch of evil spirits…

    Tagline: Pleasure.....please

    Cast: Ted Raimi, Greg Nicotero, Bruce Campbell, Scott Spiegel, Sam Raimi, Gary Jones, Dan Hicks, Josh Becker, John Peakes, Rob Tapert,…

  16. 16). Blade II (2002)

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    Blade II (2002)

    Official Synopsis: A rare mutation has occurred within the vampire community. The Reaper. A vampire so consumed with an insatiable bloodlust that they prey on vampires as well as humans, transforming victims who are unlucky enough to…

    Tagline: Know The Mark

    Cast: Ron Perlman, Tony Curran, Thomas Kretschmann, Kris Kristofferson, Norman Reedus, Santiago Segura, Paul Kasey, Pavel Cajzl, Samuel Le, Wesley Snipes,…

  17. 17). Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

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    Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

    Official Synopsis: Dr. Frankenstein and his monster both turn out to be alive, not killed as previously believed. Dr. Frankenstein wants to get out of the evil experiment business, but when a mad scientist, Dr. Pretorius, kidnaps…

    Tagline: WHO will be The Bride of Frankenstein WHO will dare?

    Cast: Boris Karloff, Colin Clive, Jack Curtis, Reginald Barlow, Marilyn Harris, J. Gunnis Davis, Joseph North, Tempe Pigott, Dwight Frye, Ted…