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The Best Horror Movie Sequels  

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List Rules Any 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.

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 can also add your own favorite horror movie sequel if you don’t see it listed here.
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Guillermo del Toro
Sequel to Blade Blade II is a 2002 American vampire superhero action film based on the fictional Marvel Comics character Blade. It is the sequel of the first film and the second part of the Blade film series, ...more
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Happy Death Day 2U is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Horror Movie Sequels
Christopher B. Landon
Happy Death Day 2U is a 2019 American slasher film directed by Christopher B. Landon, and the sequel to the 2017 film Happy Death Day.
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MichaelJones2 added Wes Craven
Scream 3 is a 2000 American slasher film and the third installment in the Scream franchise. Directed by Wes Craven and written by Ehren Kruger, the film stars Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, and ...more
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Sequel to Halloween
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James Whale
Sequel to Frankenstein Bride of Frankenstein is a 1935 American horror film, the first sequel to Frankenstein. Bride of Frankenstein was directed by James Whale and stars Boris Karloff as The Monster, Elsa Lanchester ...more
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Tobe Hooper
Sequel to The Texas Chainsaw Massacre The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (marketed as The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Part 2) is a 1986 American black comedy slasher film directed by Tobe Hooper. A radio host (Caroline Williams) is ...more
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Darren Lynn Bousman
Third film in the Saw series Saw III is a 2006 Canadian-American horror film directed by Darren Lynn Bousman from a screenplay by Leigh Whannell and story by James Wan and Whannell. Wan and Whannell directed and wrote Saw ...more
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Final Destination 5 is a 2011 American horror film written by Eric Heisserer and directed by Steven Quale. It is the fifth installment of the Final Destination franchise. It stars Nicholas ...more
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This film is a 2006 American slasher film. The sixth installment of the Texas Chainsaw franchise was directed by Jonathan Liebesman and co-produced by Kim Henkel and Tobe Hooper, the film went ...more
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Tod Williams
Sequel to Paranormal Activity Paranormal Activity 2 is a 2010 American supernatural horror film directed by Tod Williams and written by Michael R. Perry. The film is a prequel to the 2007 film Paranormal Activity, beginning ...more
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Fourth film in the Child's Play series Bride of Chucky is a 1998 black comedy horror film distributed by Universal Pictures. It is the fourth installment in the Child's Play film series. The film is written by Don Mancini and ...more
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Richard Franklin
Sequel to Psycho Psycho II is a 1983 American psychological horror slasher film directed by Richard Franklin and written by Tom Holland. It is the first sequel to Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho and second film in the ...more
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dee123 added Jack Sholder
Sequel to A Nightmare on Elm Street A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge is a 1985 American slasher horror film and the second film in the Nightmare on Elm Street film series. The film was directed by Jack Sholder and ...more
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Eli Roth
Sequel to Hostel Hostel: Part II is a 2007 American horror film written and directed by Eli Roth, and the sequel to his 2005 horror film Hostel. Like its predecessor, the film is set in Slovakia and centers on a ...more
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Curse of Chucky is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Horror Movie Sequels
MichaelJones2 added Don Mancini
Curse of Chucky is a 2013 American horror straight-to-video film, and the sixth installment of the Child's Play franchise. The film was written and directed by Don Mancini, who created the ...more
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I Still Know What You Did Last Summer is a 1998 slasher film and a sequel to the 1997 film I Know What You Did Last Summer. Directed by Danny Cannon, the film was written by Trey Callaway, and ...more
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MichaelJones2 added Wes Craven
The Hills Have Eyes Part II is a 1985 American horror film directed by Wes Craven. It is a sequel to the 1977 film The Hills Have Eyes. The film is the second film in the The Hills Have Eyes ...more
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This film is the second sequel to the 1974 film and was directed by Jeff Burr. It was released by New Line Cinema on January 12, 1990. The film makes numerous references to the original film's ...more
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Saw IV is a 2007 Canadian-American horror film and the fourth installment of the Saw franchise. It was directed by Darren Lynn Bousman and written by newcomers Patrick Melton, Marcus Dunstan, ...more
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Jacob1 added Tom McLoughlin
Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives is a 1986 slasher film, the sixth film in the Friday the 13th film series. The film was written and directed by Tom McLoughlin. Although the original concept ...more
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Jaws 2 is a 1978 American horror thriller film and the first sequel to Steven Spielberg's Jaws, and the second installment in the Jaws franchise, which was based on Peter Benchley's novel of the ...more
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Saw VI is a 2009 Canadian-American horror film directed by Kevin Greutert from a screenplay written by Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan. It is the sixth installment in the seven–part Saw ...more
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Joe Lynch
Wrong Turn 2: Dead End is a 2007 American horror film directed by Joe Lynch and starring Erica Leerhsen, Henry Rollins and Texas Battle. The film is a sequel to the 2003 film Wrong Turn and the ...more
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Jacob1 added Steve Miner
Friday the 13th Part III is a 1982 slasher film and the third entry in the Friday the 13th franchise, directed by Steve Miner. Originally released in 3-D, it is the first film to feature ...more
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Len Wiseman
Sequel to Underworld Underworld: Evolution is an American action-vampire film directed by Len Wiseman. It is the second installment in the Underworld series, following Underworld. The events of the film begin during ...more