17 Sequels That Are Actually Better Than The Original Movies

    "As far as I’m concerned, it stands unmatched."

    This week, Reddit user u/Ulquiorr4_ posed the question, "What sequel, in your opinion, was genuinely better than the original?"

    The thread quickly went viral with over 22,000 comments! Here are some of the top-voted answers:

    1. The Dark Knight

    The Joker holding up a playing card and smiling

    2. The Rescuers Down Under

    3. Rush Hour 2

    Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan preparing to fight in robes

    4. Thor: Ragnarok

    Thor and Loki standing side-by-side

    5. 22 Jump Street

    Jonah Hill, Ice Cube, and Channing Tatum holdings guns in a scene from the film

    6. X-Men 2

    7. Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit

    Lauryn hill singing with a group of people behind her

    8. Spider-Man 2

    Toby Maguire as Spider-Man shooting a web

    9. Shrek 2

    Shrek and Fiona after getting married with Donkey standing on the onion carriage

    10. Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows

    Holmes and Watson standing next to each other

    11. The Empire Strikes Back

    Luke Skywalker carrying Yoda on his back

    12. Terminator 2: Judgment Day

    13. The Mummy Returns

    14. Captain America: The Winter Soldier

    15. Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

    16. Bad Boys II

    Gabrielle Union, WIll Smith, and Martin Lawrence wielding weapons

    17. And finally, Toy Story 2

    Woody smiling

    Which sequel did you think was even better than the original? LMK in the comments below!

    Some responses have been edited for length and/or clarity.