25 Sequels that SUCKED!by lfletcher-307-45784 | created - 01 Apr 2012 | updated - 02 Apr 2012 | Public
This is a list of sequels that were devastatingly dissapointing, completely WTF? or simply didnt live up to the hype of the first film. The type of sequel a fan talks thinks "It was crap but if I had of made that film it would of rocked!" They are in no particular order......
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1. Ghostbusters II (1989)
PG | 108 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
The discovery of a massive river of ectoplasm and a resurgence of spectral activity allows the staff of Ghostbusters to revive the business.
Votes: 156,878 | Gross: $112.49M
Not even close to the original....... what a bomb!
2. The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
R | 138 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Neo and the rebel leaders estimate that they have 72 hours until 250,000 probes discover Zion and destroy it and its inhabitants. During this, Neo must decide how he can save Trinity from a dark fate in his dreams.
Votes: 455,350 | Gross: $281.49M
First movie goes into my top 10 of all time, second film I won't even watch, though to be fair its because I know how much the third film annoys the hell out of me!!
3. Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997)
PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
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.
Votes: 65,427 | Gross: $48.61M
Keanu Reeves was damn cool in the first flick...... Jason Patric? WTF????
4. Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)
PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
The Gremlins are back, and this time, they've taken control of a New York media mogul's high-tech skyscraper.
Votes: 77,966 | Gross: $41.48M
Another film in the vein of ghostbusters.... first film was great, second one a tragedy!
5. Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995)
R | 100 min | Action, Thriller
Casey Ryback hops on a Colorado to LA train to start a vacation with his niece. Early into the trip, terrorists board the train and use it as a mobile HQ to hijack a top secret destructive US satellite.
Votes: 39,012 | Gross: $50.02M
I certainly won't claim Seagal is a brilliant actor but Under Siege was an entertaining film with Busey and Jones providing some star power to the film. Under Siege 2 was a straight to video pile of crap that was painful to watch.
6. Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004)
PG-13 | 86 min | Drama, Music, Romance
In November 1958, the American teenager Katey Miller moves with her parents and her younger sister to Havana. Her father is an executive of Ford expatriated to Cuba, and Katey is an ... See full summary »
Votes: 24,018 | Gross: $14.16M
Swayze and Grey steamed up the screen in the first film, the second film was was just a steaming pile!
7. Grease 2 (1982)
PG | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
An English student at a 1960s American high school has to prove himself to the leader of a girls' gang whose members can only date greasers.
Votes: 28,765 | Gross: $15.17M
Arguably the worst sequel of all time.... "not the one that I want ooh ooh hoo'
8. Jaws 2 (1978)
PG | 116 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror
Police chief Brody must protect the citizens of Amity after a second monstrous shark begins terrorizing the waters.
Votes: 58,183 | Gross: $102.92M
Jaws made me squeamish from the thought of the ocean, Jaws 2 just made me squeamish!
9. Blues Brothers 2000 (1998)
PG-13 | 123 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Elwood must reunite the old band, with a few new members, and go on another "Mission from God."
Votes: 28,085 | Gross: $13.98M
No Belushi, No film!
10. Teen Wolf Too (1987)
PG | 95 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Todd Howard is a struggling teenager. Nothing seems to be going very well for him, until he turns into a wolf.
Votes: 9,062 | Gross: $7.89M
Michael J Fox rocked in the first film.......... Bateman sank like a rock!
11. Weekend at Bernie's II (1993)
PG | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Larry and Richard use a voodoo-revived corpse to track down hidden money to clear their names.
Votes: 11,213 | Gross: $12.74M
The first film was hilariouse, the second one, just painful!
12. S. Darko (2009)
R | 103 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Donnie Darko's little sister, Samantha Darko, and her best friend Corey are on a country-cross road trip. They find themselves entangled in a dangerous glitch in the time-space continuum.
I was so amped up when this move was release just hoping it could come close to the first film, unfortunately not even close!
13. Son of the Mask (2005)
PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Tim Avery, an aspiring cartoonist, finds himself in a predicament when his dog stumbles upon the mask of Loki. Then after conceiving an infant son "born of the mask", he discovers just how looney child raising can be.
Votes: 45,698 | Gross: $17.02M
Carey was down right hilarious in the first film...... the second one was a crass attempt to cash in on the first films success.....
14. Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
R | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
John Rambo is released from prison by the government for a top-secret covert mission to the last place on Earth he'd want to return - the jungles of Vietnam.
Votes: 129,588 | Gross: $150.42M
I know this had plenty of action and explosions but it pales in comparison to the gritty story line of a Vietnam Vet in the first film......
15. Cube²: Hypercube (2002)
R | 94 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
Eight strangers awaken with no memory and find themselves in a puzzling cube shaped room where the laws of physics do not always apply.
The first film was a indie sci fi flick with plenty going for it, the sequel wasn't even close to the first film.......
16. American Psycho II: All American Girl (2002 Video)
R | 88 min | Horror, Thriller
A girl named Rachael Newman has developed a taste for murder and will stand at nothing to become a college professor's assistant.
Christian Bale was superb in the first film, the second film was just tragic.....
17. Highlander II: The Quickening (1991)
R | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
In the future, Highlander Connor MacLeod must prevent the destruction of Earth under an anti-ozone shield.
Votes: 39,299 | Gross: $15.56M
I'm a big Christopher Lambert fan so was ultimately dissapointed to see all the crappy sequels that followed the first Highlander film.....
18. RoboCop 2 (1990)
R | 117 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Cyborg law enforcer RoboCop returns to protect the citizens of old Detroit but faces a deadly challenge when a rogue OCP member secretly creates a new, evil RoboCop 2.
Votes: 70,673 | Gross: $45.68M
First movie was full of action and great one liners..... pity the second was so average....
19. The Ring Two (2005)
PG-13 | 110 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
6 months after the incidents involving the lethal videotape, new clues prove that there is a new evil lurking in the darkness.
Votes: 80,629 | Gross: $76.23M
First film was a great remake of a Japanese horror, the second was pretty difficult to sit through....
20. Escape from L.A. (1996)
R | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Snake Plissken is once again called in by the United States government to recover a potential doomsday device from Los Angeles, now an autonomous island where undesirables are deported.
Votes: 60,142 | Gross: $25.48M
Snake Pliskin was bad ass in New York but just plain bad in L.A..... Surfing on a tidal wave? What crap!
21. xXx: State of the Union (2005)
PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Darius Stone, a new agent in the xXx program, is sent to Washington, D.C. to stop a coup attempt against the President of the United States.
Votes: 60,272 | Gross: $26.87M
Vin Diesel was awsome in the first film, I remember seeing it and thinking hell yeah....... the sequel was more like hell no!
22. Lost Boys: The Tribe (2008 Video)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller
The orphan and former surfer Chris Emerson and his sister Nicole Emerson move to Luna Bay expecting to initiate a new life without housing expenses with their Aunt Jillian, but she charges ... See full summary »
Sometimes movies don't need sequels, this is one of those times!
23. Basic Instinct 2 (2006)
R | 114 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Novelist Catherine Tramell is once again in trouble with the law, and Scotland Yard appoints psychiatrist Dr. Michael Glass to evaluate her. Though, like Detective Nick Curran before him, Glass is entranced by Tramell and lured into a seductive game.
Votes: 33,521 | Gross: $5.97M
First one is a cult classic..... second one is boring and slow!
24. Mannequin: On the Move (1991)
PG | 95 min | Comedy, Fantasy
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.
Votes: 4,985 | Gross: $3.75M
The first film was a a bit of light hearted fun and good for a watch..... the second film is like watching paint dry....
25. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)
PG-13 | 150 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 349,264 | Gross: $402.11M
Was it a big hit - Yes, did it make a packet - yes, did it invest in the development of its characters the way the first film did - no..... The first film was frickin awesome, the sequel merely and action film!