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It's Rare But It Happens — Here Are 25 Movie Sequels That Are Considered Better Than The Originals, But I Want To Know If You Agree

Just the scene alone of the Fairy Godmother singing "Holding Out for a Hero" in Shrek 2 is better than everything in the other three Shrek films...combined.

Top Gun: Maverick isn't just the highest-grossing movie of 2022; it's also one of the rare films that manages to be better than the original. Of course, something being better is also subjective (especially depending on how someone feels personally about the original).

Tom Cruise in Top Gun: Maverick

Below are 25 movies that have sequels that are considered (arguably in some cases) better than its predecessor. But I want to know whether you agree or not: