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List Rules List includes movies that do not currently have sequels but should

Some of the greatest movies of all time do not have sequels. For many of these amazing movies, that's a good thing (we don't need a follow-up to the likes of The Shawshank Redemption or Schindler's List), but there exist some amazing movies that deserve sequels but have yet to receive them. Meanwhile some of the worst movies ever, like Twilight and Transformers, have had multiple sequels. In the hopes that something good comes out of the sequelverse, we've compiled this movies that deserve sequels list.

Films that need sequels are varied and include some cult classics (The Big Lebowski, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas), some action favorites (True Lies, Independence Day), and some wild card movies (Dude, Where's My Car?, Kindergarten Cop). The common bond here, however, is these are all top movies that should have sequels and don't. 

What are the best movies without sequels? What films should have sequels? What movies have sequels in the works? This list of movies that need sequels will get you all riled up that there's a Smurfs 2 and an Air Bud 7, but no follow-up to your favorite movie. If the film you think should have a sequel isn't on the list, make sure to add it to the movies that ought to have sequels list.
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The Incredibles is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
The Incredibles Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter, Jason Lee

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2
491 150
Guardians of the Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
voting closed at #2 | surag added Guardians of the Galaxy Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper, Karen Gillan

3
735 388
Beetlejuice is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
Beetlejuice Alec Baldwin, Winona Ryder, Geena Davis

4
508 289
Spaceballs is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
evilgrin32 added Spaceballs Joan Rivers, John Hurt, Mel Brooks

5
519 383
The Goonies is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
The Goonies Corey Feldman, Josh Brolin, Sean Astin

6
351 220
Hellboy II: The Golden Army is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
dca1983 added Hellboy II: The Golden Army John Hurt, Seth MacFarlane, Jimmy Kimmel

7
521 370
The Fifth Element is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
The Fifth Element Milla Jovovich, Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman

8
486 441
Avatar is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
Elise Hennigan added Avatar Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez

9
448 359
Super Troopers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
voting closed at #8 Super Troopers Lynda Carter, Brian Cox, Jim Gaffigan

10
378 304
Hocus Pocus is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
Elise Hennigan added Hocus Pocus Sarah Jessica Parker, Bette Midler, Thora Birch

11
416 363
Galaxy Quest is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
Galaxy Quest Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, Tim Allen

12
441 397
Independence Day is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
voting closed at #9 Independence Day Will Smith, Jeff Goldblum, Vivica A. Fox

13
294 242
Pacific Rim is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
JamesRLock added Pacific Rim Idris Elba, Charlie Hunnam, Ron Perlman

14
307 252
The Nightmare Before Christmas is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
JamesRLock added The Nightmare Before Christmas Paul Reubens, Catherine O'Hara, Danny Elfman

15
284 246
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
wiabux added The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Zooey Deschanel, Helen Mirren, John Malkovich

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235 229
Jumanji is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
Jumanji Kirsten Dunst, Robin Williams, Patricia Clarkson

17
268 249
History of the World, Part I is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
History of the World, Part I Mel Brooks, Orson Welles, Hugh Hefner

18
330 368
South Park: Bigger, Longer & U... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut George Clooney, Minnie Driver, Isaac Hayes

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353 400
District 9 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
District 9 Sharlto Copley, Jed Brophy, Vanessa Haywood

20
381 324
Serenity is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
Serenity Summer Glau, Morena Baccarin, Nathan Fillion

21
289 364
Office Space is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
Office Space Jennifer Aniston, John C. McGinley, Mike Judge

22
102 60
Inside Out is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
Tom Islava added Inside Out Amy Poehler, Diane Lane, Mindy Kaling

23
279 359
Inception is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
wiabux added Inception Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard

24
254 329
Old School is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
Old School Elisha Cuthbert, Snoop Dogg, Will Ferrell

25
280 372
The Big Lebowski is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
The Big Lebowski Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges, Tara Reid

26
262 343
Bridesmaids is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
Elise Hennigan added Bridesmaids Rose Byrne, Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig

27
287 382
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak, Debra Winger

28
207 232
Blade Runner is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
voting closed at #29 | evilgrin32 added Blade Runner Harrison Ford, Daryl Hannah, Sean Young

29
185 172
Labyrinth is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
MatthewGill added Labyrinth Jennifer Connelly, David Bowie, Frank Oz

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66 43
Hancock is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
Diez Spurling added Hancock Charlize Theron, Will Smith, Jason Bateman

31
69 30
Zootopia is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
KimberlyCase added Zootopia Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Alan Tudyk

32
125 103
The Princess Bride is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
mellie-cargill added The Princess Bride Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, André the Giant

33
218 260
Pulp Fiction is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
WOOD BREAKER added Pulp Fiction John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman

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188 192
Dredd is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
evilgrin32 added Dredd Lena Headey, Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby

35
212 268
Unbreakable is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
Unbreakable Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Robin Wright

36
148 175
Groundhog Day is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
MatthewGill added Groundhog Day Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Michael Shannon

37
289 281
Big Trouble in Little China is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
Big Trouble in Little China Kurt Russell, Kim Cattrall, John Carpenter

38
92 119
The Shawshank Redemption is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
mellie-cargill added The Shawshank Redemption Morgan Freeman, Rita Hayworth, Tim Robbins

39
197 299
Coming to America is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
Coming to America Eddie Murphy, Samuel L. Jackson, James Earl Jones

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269 339
True Lies is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
True Lies Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eliza Dushku, Jamie Lee Curtis

41
185 292
Léon: The Professional is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
Léon: The Professional Natalie Portman, Gary Oldman, Jean Reno

42
134 176
I Am Number Four is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
Megan Freewoman added I Am Number Four Dianna Agron, Teresa Palmer, Alex Pettyfer

43
172 314
The Usual Suspects is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
The Usual Suspects Kevin Spacey, Benicio del Toro, Gabriel Byrne

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232 240
Lemony Snicket's A Series of U... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events Meryl Streep, Jim Carrey, Jude Law

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128 142
Beerfest is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
Riot18 added Beerfest Donald Sutherland, Cloris Leachman, Mo'Nique Imes-Jackson

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263 280
The Iron Giant is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
The Iron Giant Jennifer Aniston, Vin Diesel, Cloris Leachman

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52 33
Shaun of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
Marcky Cooties added Shaun of the Dead Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg, Bill Nighy

48
110 118
Stargate is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
Riot18 added Stargate Kurt Russell, James Spader, Djimon Hounsou

49
198 332
Napoleon Dynamite is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
Napoleon Dynamite Haylie Duff, Jon Heder, Diedrich Bader

50
176 260
Half Baked is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Movies That Need Sequels
Half Baked Snoop Dogg, Jon Stewart, Willie Nelson