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Old 12-04-2012, 10:26 PM
 
Location: Sarasota, Florida
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I can think of two. Aliens was better than the first Alien Movie AND Terminator II was better than Terminator!

Anyone have any other opinions on sequels better than original movie?????


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Old 12-04-2012, 10:30 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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Godfather II

Empire Strikes Back
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Old 12-04-2012, 10:43 PM
 
Location: SF Bay Area
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Superman 2

Magnum Force (Dirty Harry 2)

Star Trek II (Wrath of Khan)
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Old 12-05-2012, 05:07 AM
 
Location: Front Range of Colorado
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I can think of two. Aliens was better than the first Alien Movie AND Terminator II was better than Terminator!
Aliens was a good movie, but not necessarily better. What it was was a great action sci-fi movie, while Alien was a dark and claustrophobic HORROR movie.

T2 was better than the original Terminator.
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Old 12-05-2012, 07:05 AM
 
Location: Maine
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Aliens was a good movie, but not necessarily better. What it was was a great action sci-fi movie, while Alien was a dark and claustrophobic HORROR movie.

T2 was better than the original Terminator.
Totally agree with both of those statements.

And while I love Godfather II, I don't think it outshines the original. Same with Empire Strikes Back. Great movie, but original is better.

The best sequel of all time has to be Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.

Spider-Man 2 was world's better than Spider-Man.

X2. Still one of the greatest super hero flicks ever made.

The Dark Knight.

The Road Warrior
is a fantastic movie. Mad Max was horrible. Just horrible. It wasn't just an exploitation flick; it was a bad exploitation flick.

Although you'd never know it just by watching the films, The Silence of the Lambs is technically a sequel, and far superior to its predecessor in every possible way.
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Old 12-05-2012, 07:11 AM
 
Location: Front Range of Colorado
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Totally agree with both of those statements.

The Road Warrior[/i] is a fantastic movie. Mad Max was horrible. Just horrible. It wasn't just an exploitation flick; it was a bad exploitation flick.
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Speaking of horrible, what about the sequel to Road Warrior? Mad Max Thunderdome was almost unwatchable.
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Old 12-05-2012, 07:30 AM
 
Location: Fishers, IN
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Toy Story 2 is just as good if not better than the first movie.
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Old 12-05-2012, 08:35 AM
 
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I don't think necessarily better, but the Shrek movies have all been pretty consistent and funny. I have enjoyed them all.
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Old 12-05-2012, 08:36 AM
 
Location: Born & Raised DC > Carolinas > Seattle > Denver
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I was just coming in here to say Terminator 2, but the OP already has that covered.
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Old 12-05-2012, 09:58 AM
 
Location: Niflheim
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Cannonball Run II
The Cube: Hyper cube
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