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20 Movie Sequels Better Than the Original

By Matt Heckler Jun 27, 2013

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Movie sequels are a total crapshoot. There are countless great movies that were cheapened by really bad sequels that just made the whole franchise look worse. Sometimes, though, the second or third movies in a series actually surpass the original, making the whole “sequels are bad” rule look a little suspect. We’ve come up with twenty sequels that are at least as good, if not better, than the originals.

Tags: movies, star wars, slideshows, sequels, iron man 2, the avengers, iron man, the lord of the rings, the empire strikes back

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Matt Heckler

Matt Heckler is a writer, book critic, musician, movie nerd, sci-fi aficionado, and awesome beard haver from Chicago. When he isn't writing for The MindHut, he is drinking tasty beverages and working on his first novel. Follow him on Twitter @androiddreamer!

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