rarely a Continuation Beats the first movie. Mainly because the continuations are based on the original success of the initial deliveryso the ideas come from the search for more money and recognition or to conform to the fans.
It is true that there are cases like the saga evil Deadcreated by Sam Raimi, in which the second film was rated higher than the first; or the trilogy of Batman by Christopher Nolan, who gained worldwide recognition and critical acclaim for the sequel dark Knight.
Likewise, it is common for sequels surpasses its predecessor at the box office, but are usually no longer recognized, either by critics or fans. That is why the website specializes in cinema Rotten tomatoes picked the worst sequels of all time.
The Call 2 (1999)
Directed by Hideo Nakata, this film continues the events of the first, six months later. The first feature film he had had a conclusion of the plot, but the great success that made the producers develop a new production. Rotten Tomatoes gave it one 20% critical approval and 33% of the audience.
Police Academy: Citizens on Patrol (1987)
This is not the second chapter of the saga that began in 1984, but it is fourth film. In this case, graduates of the Academy must train civilian citizens to defend themselves from crime. On Rotten Tomatoes it was not rated by criticsbut has 38% of the audience.
Highlander II: The Acceleration (1991)
Enter 2024 but published in 1991, the story follows Highlander in a futuristic world, where he must save the planet from imminent destruction caused by radiation entering through the ozone layer. It was poorly received by critics and the public gave it a failing rating 23% on Rotten Tomatoes.
Staying Alive (1983)
Sylvester Stallone He is the director of the second part of Saturday night Fever, which premiered in 1983. The story continues Tony Manero’s rise to fame as he faces his new challenge: to be successful on Broadway. On Rotten Tomatoes, he averaged 40% approval. of the public.
Return to the Blue Lagoon (1991)
The Blue Lagoon is a 1980 classic, directed by Randal Kleiser, but that was not the case with its second part. Hero Mile Jovovich and Brian Krause, tells the story of two other teenagers in love on an island, but without the same effect as the first film. reached a 41% approval on rotten tomatoes.
Jaws 2 (1978)
Even if at the beginning Steven Spielberg destined to direct the second part of his masterpiece Shark, finally Jeannot Szwarc was commissioned to do it. The storyline introduces Police Chief Brody, who must defend the coastal population from a second shark attack. Critics gave it a 61% on Rotten Tomatoes, but audiences were harsher, rating it at 39%.
Super Babies: Genie Babies 2 (2004)
A group of super smart kids You must prevent a villain from discovering the secret code and understand the language of children. The film is the second part of Baby genes, both directed by Bob Clark. It had a 24% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes; also in IMDb It was very poorly received: just a 1.5 rating.
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