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The 25+ Most Disappointing Movie Sequels That Let Us All Down  

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List Rules Vote up the hyped-up movie sequels that turned out to be huge let-downs.

You waited oh so patiently for your favorite movie's anticipated sequel, but then... Oh god. What a mess. This list of the most disappointing movie sequels ever lets you and other movie fans vote for the Part 2s that Hollywood just absolutely ruined. Can't remember why you were so sad about these sequels? This list has trailers so you can relive the nightmare. Doesn't that sound fun? These sequels are the films that were so, so exciting when you first heard about them ("Yes! Another Anchorman!") but turned out to be a total disappointment.

Whether it's an action movie sequel, a comedy sequel, or a horror film sequel, some of these movies just plain disappointed fans and movie goers, for a variety of reasons. The jokes weren't funny, the stories were played out, or the effects just weren't as cool as the original - in any case these bad movie sequels had you wishing you hadn't paid to see the film on opening night. Many were such a let down, that they considered among the most disappointing movies of all time.

This list features the movie sequels that disappointed audiences the most, including Anchorman 2, Jaws 2, Rocky 3, Tron: Legacy, Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment, Caddyshack II, and Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day. Upvote the terrible movie sequels that disappointed you the most, or, if the sequels that really let you down and bummed you out aren't listed, add them for other film fans to remember, and regret seeing in theaters.
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Batman & Robin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 25+ Most Disappointing Movie Sequels That Let Us All Down
Batman Forever
Batman & Robin is a 1997 American superhero film based on the DC Comics character Batman. It is the fourth and final installment of Warner Bros.' initial Batman film series. The film was ...more
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The Mask
Son of the Mask is a 2005 American fantasy family-comedy film directed by Lawrence Guterman and starring Jamie Kennedy as Tim Avery, an aspiring cartoonist from Fringe City who has just had his ...more
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Grease
Grease 2 is a 1982 American musical film and sequel to Grease, which is based upon the musical of the same name by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey. Grease 2 was produced by Allan Carr and Robert ...more
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Speed
Speed 2: Cruise Control is a 1997 American action thriller film, and a sequel to Speed. The film was produced and directed by Jan de Bont, and written by Randall McCormick and Jeff Nathanson, ...more
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ConnorRichardson added Jaws 3-D
Jaws: The Revenge, is a 1987 American horror thriller film directed by Joseph Sargent. It is the third and final sequel to Steven Spielberg's Jaws and the fourth and final installment in the ...more
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Caddyshack
Caddyshack II is a 1988 golf comedy film and sequel to Caddyshack. The film stars Jackie Mason, Dan Aykroyd, Robert Stack, Dyan Cannon, Randy Quaid, Chevy Chase, Jonathan Silverman, and Jessica ...more
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The Blues Brothers
Blues Brothers 2000 is a 1998 American musical comedy film that is a sequel to 1980's The Blues Brothers, written and produced by John Landis and Dan Aykroyd. Directed by Landis, the film stars ...more
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Spider-Man 2
Spider-Man 3 is a 2007 American superhero film directed by Sam Raimi, based on the Marvel Comics character. A strange black entity from another world bonds with Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire) and ...more
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Bruce Almighty
Evan Almighty is a 2007 American comedy film and the stand-alone sequel/spin-off to Bruce Almighty. The film was directed by Tom Shadyac, based on the characters created by Steve Koren and Mark ...more
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The Blair Witch Project
Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 is a 2000 American psychological horror film and the sequel to The Blair Witch Project, directed by Joe Berlinger. Another sequel was planned but never ...more
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Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull is a 2008 American science fiction adventure film. It is the fourth film in the Indiana Jones series created by George Lucas and directed by ...more
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The Matrix Reloaded
The Matrix Revolutions is a 2003 American science fiction action film and the third installment of The Matrix trilogy. The film was released six months following The Matrix Reloaded. The film ...more
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ConnorRichardson added Jaws 2
Jaws 3-D is a 1983 American horror thriller film directed by Joe Alves and starring Dennis Quaid, Bess Armstrong, Lea Thompson and Louis Gossett, Jr. It is the second sequel to Steven ...more
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Cars
Cars 2 is a 2011 American computer-animated action comedy spy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The film is the sequel to the 2006 film Cars and ...more
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BenNicholson added Scary Movie 3
Scary Movie 4 is a 2006 American horror comedy parody film and the fourth film of the Scary Movie franchise, as well as the first film in the franchise to be released under The Weinstein Company ...more
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Grown Ups
Grown Ups 2 is a 2013 American buddy comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan, and also produced by Adam Sandler, who also starred in the film. It is the sequel to the 2010 film Grown Ups. The film ...more
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Transformers
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen is a 2009 American science fiction action film directed by Michael Bay, based on the toy line, and the second film in the series. Sam Witwicky (Shia LeBeouf) ...more
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The Exorcist
Exorcist II: The Heretic is a 1977 horror film directed by John Boorman and written by William Goodhart. It stars Linda Blair, Richard Burton, Louise Fletcher, Max von Sydow, Kitty Winn, Paul ...more
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BenNicholson added Scary Movie 4
Scary Movie 5 is a 2013 American comedy film and the fifth installment of the Scary Movie franchise. It was distributed by Dimension Films, a division of The Weinstein Company. The film is ...more
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Wall Street
Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps is a 2010 American drama film directed by Oliver Stone, a sequel to Wall Street. The film takes place in New York, 23 years after the original and revolves around ...more
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The Hangover
The Hangover 2 is a 2011 comedy film directed by Todd Phillips.
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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 25+ Most Disappointing Movie Sequels That Let Us All Down
RamonHerber added The Amazing Spider-Man
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is a 2014 American superhero film featuring the Marvel Comics character Spider-Man, directed by Marc Webb and released by Columbia Pictures. It It is the fifth ...more
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Daddy Day Care
Charlie Hinton (Cuba Gooding, Jr.) and Phil Ryerson (Paul Rae) are in over their heads. Summer is coming and after running the very successful Daddy Day Care, they are losing half the group to ...more
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Baby Geniuses
Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2 is a 2004 comedy film and directed by Bob Clark. It is a sequel to the 1999 film Baby Geniuses and, like its predecessor, it received extremely negative reviews from ...more
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Highlander
Highlander II: The Quickening is a 1991 British-French science fiction action film directed by Russell Mulcahy and starring Christopher Lambert, Sean Connery, Virginia Madsen and Michael ...more