28 Movie Sequels That Tried To Undo The Previous Movie


28 Movie Sequels That Tried To Undo The Previous Movie

You’ve probably experienced this before: There’s a movie you love with a killer ending, and you’re excited to learn there’s going to be a sequel.

But then the writers completely change the script: the sequel kills off all your favorite characters, completely changes their backstories, or pretends the other movie never happened.

Here are 28 sequels that tried to undo the previous movie.



In Terminator 2: Judgment DayThe T-800 sacrifices itself to prevent the wrong people from getting their hands on its technology, but Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines it shows that they still find a way to end the world.


just when you expect high school musical 2 To show a new humble side to Sharpay, the pink diva reverts to her old ways and becomes the high school villain once again.


In pitch perfect 3, after graduating and moving on with their lives, all the women suddenly drop out of their post-college careers so they can reform their a cappella group.


everything from the first Evil Dead is ignored and evil dead ii, Ash and Linda discover the cabin and the book of evil for the first time.


Kingsman: The Golden Circle brings back Colin Firth’s character, Harry Hart, after he was shot point-blank in the face and killed in the previous film.


In star wars: the rise of skywalker, we learn that Rey’s Sith grandfather “somehow came back” and kept it a secret from the entire galaxy while building a massive new army.


In resident Evil: Extinction, After the hope of civilization is mocked, Alice is inexplicably separated from the survivors of Raccoon City, and most of the world turns into a barren wasteland.


Brahms: The Boy II brings back the lifeless, mangled doll in perfect condition to reveal that she is alive with the ability to possess people.


Highlander II: Acceleration It completely changes the story of Connor MacLeod and the immortals into alien beings, rewriting everything established in the previous film.


In Sheet IIWhistler returns as a vampire after clearly ending his own life to avoid becoming a vampire in the first film.


In alien:covenant, after the last survivor, Elizabeth Shaw, escapes, we learn that she met her end before the next adventure began.


In Transformers Revenge Of The Fallen, after most of the Autobots claimed that it is their first time on Earth in the original transformerswe discover that they actually have a history with earthlings going back thousands of years.


In cars 3, Mater is no longer a high-tech spy with impeccable deductive reasoning like in cars 2. Go back to the plain old crane.


alien 3, the survivors of the previous film are killed in their sleep by a stowaway alien, and a sleeping Ripley manages to escape just in time.


In now you see me 2, Lionel Shrike’s backstory changes from amateur magician to legendary leader of the secret society, and the “so-called” villain was his best friend all along.


Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me turns Vanessa, Austin’s partner and lover from the first film, into a robotic assassin in the first five minutes of the film.


In the first half of A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: Master of Dreams, most of the main characters from the previous film are killed, bringing the new heroes back to square one against Freddy Krueger.


In dont Breathe 2, the blind killer and predator is now a play father to a child, and we’re supposed to sympathize with him?


After his previous exploits, Ghostbusters II causes everyone to go back to mundane jobs and unable to continue their work as Ghostbusters.


Resident Evil: Beyond he basically says, “Whoa!” and immediately kills the entire army of super-powered Alices that were rescued at the end of the previous movie.


Jafar’s return brings Genie back and restarts the gang’s adventures after Aladdin clearly freed Genie from magical captivity in the first movie.


Bourne Supremacy It quickly erases the happy ending from the previous movie and ends up with Jason Bourne’s love interest in the first five minutes.


The last girl, Julie, somehow survived the fatal ending of the previous movie and acts like it never happened in I still know what you did last summer.


G.I. Joe: Retaliation he gets rid of all the Joes except Snake Eyes, and replaces them with a whole new set of soldiers.


In the first minutes of American Psycho II: Every American Girl, a random victim manages to break free, kill the main character and replace him.


In the first Crank, Chev Chelios plummets to his death, but then in Crank 2: High voltage, they get it all back and impossibly bring it back to life for the sequel.


In incredibles 2, Just as we expect an entire family of crime-fighting superheroes from the latest film, the parents immediately establish that they don’t want their kids involved.


In Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, Jacob’s memory is taken away like all other Muggles, but only his love manages to break the curse.

What sequels can you think of that tried to undo what happened in the previous movie and where did it go wrong? Or did he breathe new life into the franchise? Tell us in the comments!