16 Famous Characters That Got Ruined By Sequels & Prequels

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Movie franchises dedicate an incredible amount of time and energy to developing universes, with histories, characters, and convoluted explanations for plot holes. Which makes it all the more confusing when a sequel or prequel somehow manages to contradict or undermine its characters anyway.

If you need evidence of that, look no further than this collection of prequels and sequels that ignore, undermine or even openly contradict what's been established about the characters in them. Our thanks to QuintonDarby for thinking up this image feature. And any potential sequels.

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Entry by Quinton Darby

I always thought Captain Jack Sparrow's accessories were souvenirs from his many adventures. Then in Dead Men Tell No Tales, we learn he just got that

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Entry by wonderfloam

In Godfather II, Michael Corleone banishes his wife Kay from his life forever. Since he assassinated his own brother this is not an idle threat. In Go

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Batman Begins' Batman: Never let criminals get away with CriMES... Dark Knight Rises' Batman: ...unless they're sexy.

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After the CRACKED.COM events of The Lion King... ...you'd think Simba of all lions would know what it's like to be falsely accused of a violent crime.

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By the end of Aladdin, Aladdin seems to have come to value honesty. I do love you, but I've got to stop pretending to be something I'm not. Return of

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Entry by Ruyc

CRACKED COM MAX GOOF GOofy A MOVIE A TEENAGER WHO LEARNS TO APPRECIATE HIS DAD AND NOT BE EMBARRASSED BY HIM An Extremely HowEVER IN GOofy Movie A YOU

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CRaCKED.com Saturday Night Fever: Tony Manero is the king of the disco dance floor... Staying Alive: Tony Manero stars in a satanic, sadomasochistic s

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Entry by PollyDarton

BACV TO FUTURE THE In the original, Marty has the very relatable and profound fear of rejection, and having no real future. In the sequels (suddenly)

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BOBA FETT In The Empire Strikes Back, Boba Fett is established as a clever, methodical hunter of men, who rarely speaks, never shows his face, and can

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

In the first three films, Chucky is a serial killer stuck in a doll's body attempting to POsSess a boy. O OONOES 14941 GO GA And then after Child's Pl

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Entry by DrDickOrDie

CRACKEDC COM ALIEN The Xenomorph is a terrifying, incomprehensible killing machine. No origin is given, showing the universe is an uncaring and danger

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

Despite the questionable plot of Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, we are treated to a morally gray, no-nonsense Batman... ...who inexplicably turns

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CRACKED.COM HALLOWEEN In Halloween, Michael Myers is cold, unforgiving, inexplicable evil. No motivation is ever given for why he does what he does, m

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Entry by BuffaloGreg

CRACKEDCON DIE HARD (1988) The original Die Hard follows a realistic cop who goes through a great ordeal to reunite with his estranged wife. By the fo

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

One of the reasons why Drax from the Guardians of the Galaxy series is so likable is due to his literal thinking despite his threatening appearance. B

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Entry by Edvamp

CRACKED COM In the TV series, Captain Picard is thoughtful, slow to anger, diplomatic and uses violence as an absolute last resort. In the later movie