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The Worst Part II Movie Sequels

Updated February 19, 2020 10.7k votes 791 voters 13.4k views92 items

List RulesOnly second / 2 / Part II movies in series; Vote down the sequels you actually liked

What are the worst "part II' movie sequels ever made? This list includes some pretty heinous sequels to some decent first films. When a movie becomes a huge hit, it never fails: Hollywood execs start seeing more dollar signs, and sequels get green lights - even when they're ridiculous. It happens. A lot. Unlike some of the best movie sequels, the movies listed here should never have been made. Disagree? Hey, that's totally okay, vote down the movie sequels you actually liked, it's okay we won't laugh. Vote up the most awful second films, and feel free to re-rank this list and/or add any missing second movie sequels that are missing.

What, exactly, is the purpose of a sequel movie? It should advance the story, or fill in some of the back story around the original film. It should not, as many of these bad sequels did, tarnish the good name of the original film. Why on earth would you follow up one of the funniest comedy movies of all time, 'Caddyshack,' with the abomination that was 'Caddyshack II'? The very best movie franchises in cinema history all have one thing in common: For the most part, the sequels were pretty darn entertaining.

Some of the worst part 2 movie sequels listed here also have the distinction of having the dumbest movie sequel titles ever as well. 'Teen Wolf Too'? Really? If you're going to make a crappy sequel, at least put a little effort into the movie's title. And, if you want to argue your point that 'Scream 2' was *not* in fact one of the worst sequels ever made, check out this list of the top 10 most unfairly crapped on movie sequels (hint: It's on there).

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    Son of the Mask
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    Son of the Mask

    Alan Cumming, Bob Hoskins

    Released2005

    Directed byLawrence Guterman

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  • 2
    Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2
    167
    48

    Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2

    Jon Voight, Scott Baio

    Released2004

    Directed byBob Clark

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  • 3
    Dumb & Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd
    242
    63

    Dumb & Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd

    Shia LaBeouf, Rachel Nichols

    Released2003

    Directed byTroy Miller

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  • 4
    Speed 2: Cruise Control
    192
    74

    Speed 2: Cruise Control

    Sandra Bullock, Willem Dafoe

    Released1997

    Directed byJan de Bont

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  • 5
    Sex and the City 2
    167
    56

    Sex and the City 2

    Miley Cyrus, Penélope Cruz

    Released2010

    Directed byMichael Patrick King

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  • 6
    Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2
    150
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    Jay Leno, Conan O'Brien

    Released2000

    Directed byJoe Berlinger

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  • 7
    Grease 2
    187
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    Grease 2

    Michelle Pfeiffer, Sid Caesar

    Released1982

    Directed byPatricia Birch

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  • 8
    Blues Brothers 2000
    135
    57

    Blues Brothers 2000

    Eric Clapton, Aretha Franklin

    Released1998

    Directed byJohn Landis

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  • 9
    Basic Instinct 2
    126
    38

    Basic Instinct 2

    Sharon Stone, Charlotte Rampling

    Released2006

    Directed byMichael Caton-Jones

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  • 10
    Caddyshack II
    124
    59

    Caddyshack II

    Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd

    Released1988

    Directed byAllan Arkush

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  • 11
    Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights
    107
    45

    Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights

    January Jones, Patrick Swayze

    Released2004

    Directed byGuy Ferland

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  • 12
    S. Darko
    82
    37

    S. Darko

    Elizabeth Berkley, Ed Westwick

    Released2009

    Directed byChris Fisher

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  • 13
    Teen Wolf Too
    99
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    Teen Wolf Too

    Jason Bateman, John Astin

    Released1987

    Directed byChristopher Leitch, Rod Daniel

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  • 14
    Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
    146
    99

    Released2009

    Directed byMichael Bay

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  • 15
    Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance
    100
    56

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    Nicolas Cage, Idris Elba

    Released2011

    Directed byMark Neveldine, Brian Taylor

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  • 16
    Big Momma's House 2
    114
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    Big Momma's House 2

    Kat Dennings, Chloë Grace Moretz

    Released2006

    Directed byJohn Whitesell

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  • 17
    Staying Alive
    91
    46

    Staying Alive

    John Travolta, Sylvester Stallone

    Released1983

    Directed bySylvester Stallone

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  • 18
    Leprechaun: Back 2 tha Hood
    91
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    Leprechaun: Back 2 tha Hood

    Warwick Davis, Laz Alonso

    Released2003

    Directed bySteven Ayromlooi

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  • 19
    Mortal Kombat: Annihilation
    110
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    Talisa Soto, Ray Park

    Released1997

    Directed byJohn R. Leonetti

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  • 20
    A Christmas Story 2
    76
    35

    A Christmas Story 2

    Daniel Stern, Stacey Travis

    Released2012

    Directed byBrian Levant

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  • 21
    Piranha 3DD
    76
    25

    Piranha 3DD

    Katrina Bowden, David Hasselhoff

    Released2012

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    Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj
    63
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    Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj

    Lauren Cohan, Kal Penn

    Released2002

    Directed byMort Nathan

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  • 23
    Nutty Professor II: The Klumps
    88
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    Nutty Professor II: The Klumps

    Eddie Murphy, Janet Jackson

    Released2000

    Directed byPeter Segal

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  • 24
    Troll 2
    78
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    Troll 2

    Jason F. Wright, Darren Ewing

    Released1990

    Directed byClaudio Fragasso

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  • 25
    Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde
    81
    54

    Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde

    Reese Witherspoon, Sally Field

    Released2003

    Directed byCharles Herman-Wurmfeld

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