Questions tagged [sequels]

A subsequent movie that continues the story of an earlier movie

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The longest gap between a movie and its sequel

Dumb and Dumber To is to be released later this year, 20 years after the original Dumb & Dumber. This motivates me to ask what is the longest gap between release date of a movie and its sequel. ...
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Are there specific plot inconsistencies in The Matrix Trilogy?

Lots of people reject both Matrix sequels, but do they have a good solid reason? Personally, I watched all three with the same level of wonder and interest. I listened carefully and pieced together ...
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What was the first movie sequel?

I was looking at boxofficemojo's stats on the Superman series and observing that with inflation, the first Superman movie was huge for its time, and probably why it spawned some sequels - rare for ...
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Did filmmakers originally intend for “Elizabeth” to have a sequel?

The 1998 film Elizabeth portrays Queen Elizabeth I ascension to the throne and her early reign as Queen. At the end of the film, before the credits roll, the following information is given to the ...
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Is the Reimagined Battlestar a reboot or a sequel to the Original Battlestar?

The Reimagined Battlestar started as a remake, or reboot (no real difference) to the original Battlestar Galactica. Due to changes in audience expectations, it was grittier, more realistic than the ...
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What is the first Bollywood film to have a sequel/prequel?

What is the first Bollywood film to have a sequel or prequel ? The oldest I found is Nigahen: Nagina Part II from 1989. But I think there should be more that are older than this.
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Which film has the most direct sequels/prequels?

With the recent news that Disney has bought LucasFilm and plans to make at least 3 new films in the Star Wars series, that would make 9 films in total (presumably all linked story-wise). Would this ...
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Are there movie sequels in which the original movie can be seen? [closed]

Sequels take place in a universe where the events of the first movie exist. But are there sequels that take place in a universe where the first movie exists.. as a movie ? Yes basically, this is our ...
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What official sequels have there been to the 1939 Wizard of Oz movie?

What official sequels have there been to the famous 1939 MGM movie The Wizard of Oz? There have been tons of movies and TV shows based on L. Frank Baum's book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, most ...
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Would a director revive a dead character for a sequel?

Scarface's director regretted killing Tony Montana. He didn't know that the movie would have such success; he could have used the character to create a sequel. Is it possible to revive someone who ...
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Will there be a sequel to “Ex Machina”?

I found "Ex Machina" to be well done AND intriguing. What will the robot do now that she is loose in human society? Which will develop quickest her sense of survival, a new sense of compassion, will ...
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Were the sequels to Before Sunrise planned when its script was written?

At the end of Before Sunrise, Jesse and Celine decide to meet again on the same platform at a specific time in the future. Before Sunset and Before Midnight continue their story in the future. But was ...
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Was there ever a plan for more titles in the The Fugitive / US Marshals universe?

Watching the Fugitive today again I was reminded about the US Marshals movie and how the US Marshals team is the same in both movies. I was happy when I found The US Marshals was an official spin off ...
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Is the ThanksKilling franchise the only franchise to skip its sequel?

After being funded by Kickstarter, ThanksKilling 3 came out in 2012. At the time, it was marketed as the first movie to skip its sequel. This means that the first and third movies were made, but not ...
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How long is the interval between the events of Kick-Ass and Kick-Ass 2?

How long is the interval between the events of Kick-Ass and Kick-Ass 2? I believe that Mindy is said to be 15 in the sequel. Do we know how old she was in Kick-Ass? How about in the comics?
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Are sequels to famously horrible movies expected to be even worse?

Movies like Sharknado and Birdemic are so awful that they become famous and are actually profitable. Every so often, one of these gems gets the budget for a sequel by their studio. When the studio ...
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Are there any more movies announced after Fantastic Beasts?

I just saw Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them and was not expecting to see I would be surprised that such a prominent actor would have a few minutes on screen as such an important character in ...
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Why is the sequel to “Smokey and the Bandit II” titled “Smokey and the Bandit Part 3”?

Or to put another way, why wasn't it just called "Smokey and the Bandit III"? Was this a studio mandate, an oversight, a joke? Why did the "Part" suddenly get thrown in?
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Is Insidious: Chapter 2 a stand alone movie?

I want to watch Insidious: Chapter 2. But do I have to watch the first part or is this a stand alone movie?
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Will there be any further movies in Baahubali series or any spin-off?

Will there be any further movies in Baahubali series or any spin-off? Is there any official comment on this? No opinions please.
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When do they prepare screenplay for sequels, after casting or before casting?

Magic Mike XXL is a sequel for Magic Mike. However in the sequel the Dallas role is not there. Did they remove the role because Matthew McConaughey was busy with another movie or was it developed not ...
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Is “The 5th Wave” part of the trilogy?

The ending of the second movie suggested that it was not the last one. Secondly The 5th Wave book is the first book in a trilogy. Is the movie part of the trilogy as well? In other words, are there ...
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Did what happened to Gwen Stacy meant to make place for Mary Jane?

Gwen Stacy dies in the arms of Peter Parker the Spider-Man in The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Did she have to die, so that Mary Jane would be back on the next sequel? They would not have to shoot Spider-...
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Is Annihilation an original movie, a sequel or a remake?

I have the clear feeling and the vague memory I've seen Annihilation before or at least some scenes in other(s) movie(s) years ago. Scenes I think I already seen in a movie or movies before: Pool ...
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Is there a sequel to Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)?

Wasn't there a sequel to The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)? I can't seem to find it online. I'm pretty sure that Restaurant at the end of the Universe got made into a film. No? Did I just ...
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What is the optimum list of previous Star Wars movies that I should watch before December 18 [duplicate]

I'm really fascinated about Star Wars movies.I'm passing the 3rd decade of my life time on Earth, however I've never actually see or had any chance to watch at least a single Star Wars movie. But my ...
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Suicide squad movie prequel? [closed]

Wasn't there a movie with characters similar to the ones in suicide squad a few years ago? It seems like a sequel, especially the harley quinn character.