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Forgotten Sequels

Discussion in 'Visual Arts' started by jason88cubs, Mar 25, 2021.

  1. jason88cubs

    jason88cubs Forum Resident Thread Starter

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    Sequels that were made that you had completely forgotten about

    This came to my mind as I had forgotten there was a sequel to the 2006 THE HILLS HAVE EYES, which was called THE HILLS HAVE EYES 2 which was released in 2007.

    I saw the 2006 one and enjoyed it but never have seen the 2007 one and to be honest not sure if I will
     
  2. ' Thelma and Louise 2 '
     
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  3. SonOfAlerik

    SonOfAlerik Forum Resident

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    I wouldn't say Hills 2 is forgotten. I hear it mentioned often. I would say the sequel to the original 70s version is more forgotten. As it should be.

    The Gate 2 is a good example of a forgotten sequel. Many people didn't even know it was made.
     
  4. Hexwood

    Hexwood Forum Resident

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    The Evening Star, the sequel to Terms of Endearment, doesn't seem to be widely remembered.
     
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  5. jason88cubs

    jason88cubs Forum Resident Thread Starter

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    Hmm surprising. I remember reading about HHE2 being made but never saw it then totally forgot about it till today
     
  6. SmallDarkCloud

    SmallDarkCloud Forum Resident

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    The original The Hills Have Eyes 2 (1985) is awful, but it’s not Wes Craven’s fault. He left the film mid-production after the money ran out. What he had shot was cobbled together by others with all of those flashbacks to the original film, after A Nightmare on Elm Street became a smash hit. The production company realized they could have the “next” Craven film on their hands. It might have never been released, otherwise.

    I was a big fan of The Gate and had no idea the sequel existed until I read about Gate II in Michael Weldon’s second Psychotronic book. When I finally got to see it, I really liked it (though it’s obvious the budget was considerably lower than the first film). I have the Scream Factory blu ray now.
     
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  7. Witchy Woman

    Witchy Woman Forum Resident

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    Basic Instinct 2

    I didn’t see it until years after its release. It’s understandable why it’s forgotten.
     
  8. Veronica Mars

    Veronica Mars Forum Resident

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    Probably because it was awful.
     
  9. jason88cubs

    jason88cubs Forum Resident Thread Starter

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    The Sandlot sequels
     
  10. Kyle B

    Kyle B Forum Resident

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    My Summer Story aka It Runs in the Family, the sequel to A Christmas Story.
     
  11. Veggie Boy

    Veggie Boy still trudgin'

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    Shock Treatment (1981) Sequel to Rocky Horror Picture Show



    I've never seen it but will be looking for it now.

    The added irony for me is that Janet (Susan Sarandon's character in RHPS) is played by Jessica Harper (Phoenix from Phantom of the Paradise). In the trailer it looks like Janet (Jessica Harper) is being groomed for stardom (like Phoenix in POTP).
     
  12. Bluesman Mark

    Bluesman Mark But I'm innocent! Swan stole my music & framed me!

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    Eddie & The Cruisers II: Eddie Lives!
     
  13. bostonscoots

    bostonscoots Forum Resident

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  14. James Slattery

    James Slattery Forum Resident

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    Beyond the Poseidon Adventure
     
  15. SmallDarkCloud

    SmallDarkCloud Forum Resident

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    Many Rocky Horror fans seem to hate it, but I dig Shock Treatment. The movie was ahead of its time. The premise that the residents of Denton, Texas (a real city outside of the movie) are all both the audience and actors for a 24-hour, daily television show - shades of today’s “reality” television. The title theme song is a favorite of mine. Janet is more being corrupted than groomed, for what it’s worth.
     
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  16. What a horrible movie. Jackie Gleason almost redeems it but it cannot be saved from the mediocrity of Mac Davis.
     
  17. pscreed

    pscreed Upstanding Member

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    Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties

    Incredible. I sat through the first one for my wife. Easily the worst movie I have ever seen. I can only imagine the sequel.

    When I popped in to post this, I thought I was making this up... then I googled “Garfield II”.

    Good grief. How is it even possible this exists?
     
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  18. Spaghettiows

    Spaghettiows Forum Resident

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    Caddyshack II
     
  19. Scooterpiety

    Scooterpiety Current operator of the Freedonia peanut stand

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    More American Graffiti
    Beyond the Poseidon Adventure
    Look What Happened to Rosemary's Baby
    Grease 2
    The Two Jakes
    Splash Too
    Texasville
    Staying Alive
    Addams Family Reunion
    Another Midnight Run
    The Odd Couple II
    Another 48 Hours
    Caddyshack II
    The Birds II: Land's End
    The Rage: Carrie 2
    Ripley's Game
    Ace Ventura Jr. Pet Detective
     
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  20. musicfan37

    musicfan37 Senior Member

    Grease 2
     
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  21. realkilroy

    realkilroy Forum Resident

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    History of the World: Part II
    he forgot to make it.
     
  22. Shoes1916

    Shoes1916 Forum Resident

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    Better than the first!
     
  23. Shoes1916

    Shoes1916 Forum Resident

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    Another 48 Hours - MUCH better than the first!
     
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  24. mmars982

    mmars982 Forum Resident

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    Return to Oz

    Everyone seemed to have forgotten this existed when The Oz, Great and Powerful came out. They kept calling that the longest between an original movie and it's first sequel.
     
  25. Standoffish

    Standoffish Don't you dare call me an ostrich!

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    Saturday the 14th Strikes Back

    American Psycho 2
     
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