7 Sequels That Were Better than the Original ...


It’s not often that Hollywood is able to top itself, but sometimes lightning does strike twice, and in some of these movie’s cases, even three times. Other times the bar has just been set too high by the original. I think this had a lot to do with why the Star Wars Prequels and the Matrix sequels were so poorly received. In any case, here’s a list of the best instances where sequels went big, but didn’t go home.

7. Mad Max: beyond Thunderdome

Most a lot of people, this is the worst of the trilogy, but not for me. I think both of the first two Mad Max movies were basically garbage, especially the first one. I guess the car chases were ok, but they definitely don’t stand up to this day. Thunderdome embraced everything that should have made Mad Max great to begin with, adventure, a post-apocalyptic wasteland, over the top action, returning character, and I even like the part Tina Turner played.

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