Tell Us Now: 18 Sequels That Ruined The Original Movie
Sequels and remakes are a tricky thing. While they can seem to promise easy cash for studios or an honest chance to flesh out a rich world or story arc, the fact is sequels are inherently risky.
If done poorly they can not only bomb themselves, but tarnish viewers opinion of the original movie. Never the less, many studios choose to gamble regardless.
We obviously couldn't write an article like this without mentioning the Matrix and it's sequels. Jiminy Christmas, talk about a let down. Don't even get us started about the absolute torture of the endless Saw sequels. Did you even know Highlander II: the Quickening was a thing? No? Probably keep it that way.
We asked Cracked readers on Facebook, “Which sequel ruined the original movie?” Many of you are of the opinion that a sequel can't destroy the integrity of its predecessor, but we beg to differ, such as with these 18 examples…