The Best Movie Sequels You've Never Watched

They may not be as necessary to a franchise as some others, but these sequels are definitely worth watching. And if you haven't heard of them, you aren't alone. These are the best movie sequels you've never watched. Few films have had an impact as great as 1939's The Wizard of Oz. Adapted from L. Frank Baum's novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, not only was the film representative of the height of technology, but it confirmed Judy Garland as a bona fide star. The Wizard of Oz was nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture, and according to the Library of Congress, it's been watched more than any other movie. Critically beloved, it's a true American classic that continues to have an impact on audiences today. Forty-five years later, Return to Oz finds young Dorothy Gale, now played by Fairuza Balk, on a new adventure back to Oz, only this trip is much, much darker. Gone are the friendly residents of Munchkinland and the familiar faces that belonged to Dorothy's Yellow Brick Road companions. Emerald City lies in ruins, overrun by the appropriately named Wheelers, creatures with wheels for hands and feet. To say that Return to Oz is a strange second serving would be an understatement. The movie has little to do with its predecessor outside of its central, decidedly less musical, heroine. It came in seventh at the box office its opening weekend, bringing in less than $3 million on a $28 million budget. Critics were split, with many noting its darker tone as either its most positive or most negative attribute. Still, it's attracted a cult following in the years since its release. And if a princess with a collection of heads is more your speed than a wicked witch with flying monkeys, Return to Oz is certainly a worthwhile endeavor. Watch the video for more about The Best Movie Sequels You've Never Watched! #Sequel #Movies Return to Oz | 0:00 The Rage: Carrie 2 | 2:07 T2 Trainspotting | 3:50 2010: The Year We Make Contact | 5:32 Return of the Killer Tomatoes! | 7:10 Star Trek: First Contact | 9:08 Scream 4 | 10:47 Halloween III: Season of the Witch | 12:23 Gremlins 2: The New Batch | 14:05 The Exorcist III | 15:42 Wes Craven's New Nightmare | 17:35 A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas | 19:25 Back to the Future Part III | 20:56 Read Full Article: https://www.looper.com/239829/the-best-movie-sequels-youve-never-watched/

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