Sequels....That Feel Like the Same Movie! Just Not As Good!

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1.
The Hangover Part II (2011)
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Two years after the bachelor party in Las Vegas, Phil, Stu, Alan, and Doug jet to Thailand for Stu's wedding. Stu's plan for a subdued pre-wedding brunch, however, goes seriously awry. (102 mins.)
Director: Todd Phillips
 
2.
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)
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One year after Kevin was left home alone and had to defeat a pair of bumbling burglars, he accidentally finds himself in New York City, and the same criminals are not far behind. (120 mins.)
Director: Chris Columbus
“ He's not home alone, he's in the city...alone, still the same two robbers are back and get hit in the head with buckets, yet again. ” - jwoehr
 
3.
Airplane II: The Sequel (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A faulty computer causes a passenger space shuttle to head straight for the Sun. Can Ted Striker save the day and get the shuttle back on track - again? (85 mins.)
Director: Ken Finkleman
 
4.
Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
Elle Woods heads to Washington D.C. to join the staff of a congresswoman in order to pass a bill to ban animal testing. (95 mins.)
 
5.
Lost Boys: The Tribe (2008 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
The orphan and former surfer Chris Emerson and his sister Nicole Emerson move to Luna Bay expecting... (92 mins.)
Director: P.J. Pesce
“ Same plot, just changed a little but no where near as good as the original. ” - jwoehr
 
6.
Fright Night Part 2 (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Charley Brewster and Peter Vincent must face more vampires which are out for revenge. (104 mins.)
 
7.
Jaws 2 (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Police chief Brody must protect the citizens of Amity after a second monstrous shark begins terrorizing the waters. (116 mins.)
Director: Jeannot Szwarc
“ Better than it gets credit for, especially better than part 3 and 4. Still, it belongs on this list. ” - jwoehr
 
8.
City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Shortly after their first western adventure, Mitch Robbins and his friends discover a treasure map that belonged to their late trail guide Curly and set out to discover its secrets. (116 mins.)
Director: Paul Weiland
“ This time they are treasure hunting and instead of the late great Bruno Kirby, you have John Lovitz. Still, in a way it can feel like the first all over again just not as good. ” - jwoehr
 
9.
Halloween II (1981)
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While Sheriff Brackett and Dr. Loomis hunt for Michael Myers, a traumatized Laurie is rushed to hospital, and the serial killer is not far behind her. (92 mins.)
Director: Rick Rosenthal
 
10.
Cocoon: The Return (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
The old age pensioners that left at the end of the first film come back to earth to visit their relatives. Will they all decide to go back to the planet where no-one grows old, or will they be tempted to stay back on earth? (116 mins.)
Director: Daniel Petrie
 
11.
A Better Tomorrow II (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A restauranteur teams up with a police officer and his ex-con brother to avenge the death of a friend's daughter. (105 mins.)
Director: John Woo
“ Some good shoot-outs but when a screen-writer adds a twin brother for a character that died in the original, they don't have many ideas for their sequel. Like, City Slickers 2! ” - jwoehr
 
12.
Weekend at Bernie's II (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
Larry and Richard use a voodoo-revived corpse to track down hidden money to clear their names. (97 mins.)
Director: Robert Klane
“ The same dead body is dragged around by the same goof balls, except now voodoo makes him able to dance to music.... ” - jwoehr
 
13.
Mannequin: On the Move (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.0/10 X  
A young department store intern falls in love with a female store mannequin who is really a peasant girl fallen under a thousand year spell. She comes to life whenever he removes the cursed necklace from her. (95 mins.)
Director: Stewart Raffill
“ Not that the first was a classic or anything. ” - jwoehr
 
14.
Caddyshack II (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  
When a crass new-money tycoon's membership application is turned down at a snooty country club, he retaliates by buying the club and turning it into a tacky amusement park. (98 mins.)
Director: Allan Arkush
 
15.
Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (1979)
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Adventurers return to the overturned ship, seeking a fortune. (114 mins.)
Director: Irwin Allen
 
16.
Paranormal Activity 2 (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
After experiencing what they think are a series of "break-ins", a family sets up security cameras around their home, only to realize that the events unfolding before them are more sinister than they seem. (91 mins.)
Director: Tod Williams
 
17.
House II: The Second Story (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
The new owner of a sinister house gets involved with reanimated corpses and demons searching for an ancient Aztec skull with magic powers. (88 mins.)
Director: Ethan Wiley
“ Has cowboys instead of soldiers and the mailman from Cheers instead of....Norm!! ” - jwoehr
 
18.
Return of the Magnificent Seven (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Chico one of the remaining members of The Magnificent Seven now lives in the town that they (The Seven) helped... (95 mins.)
Director: Burt Kennedy
 
19.
The Jungle Book 2 (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Mowgli, missing the jungle and his old friends, runs away from the man village unaware of the danger he's in by going back to the wild. (72 mins.)
Director: Steve Trenbirth
“ Mowgli has to choose between living a human life or living with his animal friends...again. ” - jwoehr
 
20.
The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride (1998 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Simba's daughter is the key to a resolution of a bitter feud between Simba's pride and the outcast pride led by the mate of Scar. (81 mins.)
 
21.
Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure (2001 Video)
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Seeking the freedom to be a wild dog, the son of Lady and the Tramp runs away to join a gang of junkyard dogs. (69 mins.)
 
22.
Ghostbusters II (1989)
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The discovery of a massive river of ectoplasm and a resurgence of spectral activity allows the staff of Ghostbusters to revive the business. (108 mins.)
Director: Ivan Reitman
“ Since the slime scene was popular in the first film, we get a lot of slime, we also get Sigourney Weaver back as their main client and another weasel in a suit who's against the Ghostbusters. Oh and another dweeb who has a big crush on Sigourney Weaver's character as well. ” - jwoehr
 
23.
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Sam Witwicky leaves the Autobots behind for a normal life. But when his mind is filled with cryptic symbols, the Decepticons target him and he is dragged back into the Transformers' war. (150 mins.)
Director: Michael Bay
“ The bad guys are after the same kid for something he has that they want yet again. We just get more noise and more explosions. ” - jwoehr
 
24.
The Mummy Returns (2001)
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The mummified body of Imhotep is shipped to a museum in London, where he once again wakes and begins his campaign of rage and terror. (130 mins.)
Director: Stephen Sommers
 
25.
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)
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A cybernetic warrior from a post-apocalyptic future travels back in time to protect a 19-year old drifter and his future wife from a most advanced robotic assassin and to ensure they both survive a nuclear attack. (109 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Mostow
“ Everything but the end, feels like part 2 all over again, just not as good. ” - jwoehr
 
26.
Grumpier Old Men (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
John and Max resolve to save their beloved bait shop from turning into an Italian restaurant, just as its new female owner catches Max's attention. (101 mins.)
Director: Howard Deutch
“ The only real difference is...there's no snow around. ” - jwoehr
 
27.
Crank: High Voltage (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Chelios faces a Chinese mobster who has stolen his nearly indestructible heart and replaced it with a battery-powered ticker that requires regular jolts of electricity to keep working. (96 mins.)
Director: Neveldine, Taylor
 
28.
Father of the Bride Part II (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
George Banks must deal not only with the pregnancy of his daughter, but also with the unexpected pregnancy of his wife. (106 mins.)
Director: Charles Shyer
“ I think, even in this movie Diane Keaton was too old to be pregnant, yet her character is pregnant the same time as her daughter...But, it's still the same movie, just with the pregnancy plot instead of the wedding plot. ” - jwoehr
 
29.
Free Willy: Escape from Pirate's Cove (2010 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Kirra discovers a baby Orca stranded in the lagoon near her grandfather's rundown seaside amusement park. She embarks on a quest to lead Willy back to his pod. (101 mins.)
Director: Will Geiger
“ His name is Willy too and needs to be freed as well...The actors are likable at least though, so you might not mind the same plot again... ” - jwoehr
 
30.
Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves (1997 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Wayne Szalinzki a wacky, absent-minded inventor, is back again but only this time he decides to use his infamous shrink machine just one more time... (74 mins.)
Director: Dean Cundey
“ This time the grown-ups are shrunk.... ” - jwoehr
 
31.
Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  
A computer hacker breaks into the computer system of the Seabourn Legend cruise liner and sets it speeding on a collision course into a gigantic oil tanker. (121 mins.)
Director: Jan de Bont
“ I never thought I'd say this, but where's Keanu Reeves when you need him ?? ” - jwoehr
 
32.
Stepfather II (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
After escaping the insane asylum in which he was incarcerated, the Stepfather impersonates a marriage counselor and manages to win over a patient and her young son. (93 mins.)
Director: Jeff Burr