There are two ways a sequel can be made. The right way, in which the makers of the film make a story that is not only so much better than the first story, it is good enough to stand alone as it's own story. The wrong way: to just pull a story out of your ass cause the first film made boat loads of moola. Here is a list of the first films in a franchise that should have just been the ONLY films.
When a gigantic great white shark begins to menace the small island community of Amity, a police chief, a marine scientist and a grizzled fisherman set out to stop it. (124 mins.)
Three buddies wake up from a bachelor party in Las Vegas, with no memory of the previous night and the bachelor missing. They make their way around the city in order to find their friend before his wedding. (100 mins.)
“ -Stu breaks up with his bitch of a girlfriend and has found a new girl.
-Phil finally embraces his family life after having the night out he always dreamed of. ” - pat-whalen-337-845292
“ -Jack gets revenge on Barbossa and gets the Black Pearl back.
-Will and Elizabeth finally get to be together.
-The curse of the Black Pearl is lifted. ” - pat-whalen-337-845292
A retired CIA agent travels across Europe and relies on his old skills to save his estranged daughter, who has been kidnapped while on a trip to Paris. (93 mins.)
A year after disposing of the body of a man they accidentally killed, a group of dumb teenagers are stalked by a bumbling serial killer. (88 mins.)
A half-vampire, half-mortal man becomes a protector of the mortal race, while slaying evil vampires. (120 mins.)
“ -WHISTLER DIES!!! (ACCEPT IT)
-Blade embraces his vampire side, which enables him to survive.
-Blade finds his mother then kills her. ” - pat-whalen-337-845292
A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers. (136 mins.)
An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home's first and greatest superhero. (143 mins.)
A guy who complains about God too often is given almighty powers to teach him how difficult it is to run the world. (101 mins.)
After his swamp is filled with magical creatures, an ogre agrees to rescue a princess for a villainous lord in order to get his land back. (90 mins.)
The Whole Nine Yards
Nick is a struggling dentist in Canada. A new neighbor moves in, and he discovers that it is Jimmy "The Tulip" Teduski. His wife convinces him to go to Chicago and inform the mob boss who wants Jimmy dead. (98 mins.)
Set during the Ice Age, a sabertooth tiger, a sloth, and a wooly mammoth find a lost human infant, and they try to return him to his tribe. (81 mins.)
During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok. (127 mins.)
Two cops team up to get back a kidnapped daughter. (98 mins.)
Men in Black
A police officer joins a secret organization that polices and monitors extraterrestrial interactions on Earth. (98 mins.)
An American serving in the French Foreign Legion on an archaeological dig at the ancient city of Hamunaptra accidentally awakens a mummy. (125 mins.)
A hard-nosed cop reluctantly teams up with a wise-cracking criminal temporarily paroled to him, in order to track down a killer. (96 mins.)
Beverly Hills Cop
A freewheeling Detroit cop pursuing a murder investigation finds himself dealing with the very different culture of Beverly Hills. (105 mins.)
The Santa Clause
When a man inadvertantly kills Santa on Christmas Eve, he finds himself magically recruited to take his place. (97 mins.)
Three former parapsychology professors set up shop as a unique ghost removal service. (105 mins.)