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The Best Horror Movie Sequels

Updated October 21, 2020 49.3k votes 3.2k voters 94.4k views105 items

List RulesAny horror film sequel in a series or franchise. No 1st remakes or reboots (II and III okay).

Does your favorite horror film keep the frights coming with an awesome sequel? Browse through this list of the best horror movie sequels to see which scary movies not only have second installments, but are considered to be some of the greatest sequels ever made. Everyone knows there are many sequels (of varying quality) to slasher flicks like Halloween and A Nightmare on Elm Street. Other part twos, however, are great stand-alone movies, like Evil Dead II, Dawn of the Dead, and even Aliens.

Do you want to have a horror movie marathon of your favorite scary series? This list makes it easy to pick out horror movies that have sequels. From the Saw series to the Texas Chainsaw Massacre series, many horror movies brought multiple movies to the screen for the viewer’s excitement and enjoyment. There are a few franchises on this list that have five sequels or more.

To see which horror movie sequels were well-done and added to the enchantment of the series, pick from the top of the list to enjoy a fright night to remember. You should also check back for new horror movie sequels as they are released and added to this list.

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    Aliens

    James Cameron
    Sequel to Alien

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    Evil Dead II

    Sam Raimi
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    Dawn of the Dead

    George A. Romero
    Second film in the Living Dead series

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    Sequel to A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge

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    Halloween

    David Gordon Green

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    Final Destination 2

    David R. Ellis
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    28 Weeks Later

    Juan Carlos Fresnadillo
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    Fourth film in the Friday the 13th series

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    Day of the Dead

    George A. Romero
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    Scream 2

    Wes Craven
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    Doctor Sleep

    Mike Flanagan

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    John Lafia

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    Seventh film in the Halloween series

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    Saw II

    Darren Lynn Bousman
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    Andy Muschietti

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    Jeepers Creepers 2

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