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7 movie sequels we wish we'd never seen

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar May28,2024

A film that is a hit at the cinema to the point of generating a lot of money while attracting the praise of spectators is a very strong indicator that a franchise is being born. Hungry for money, producers see this as a possibility. the opportunity to fill your pockets for one or more decades. What does the quality matter? be there, as long as the rooms are full. But one episode too many is never far away, causing weariness among fans, desertion from theaters and therefore loss of earnings. This is what happened to the franchises below, which have been approved. for some slowed down, for others extinguished, by a consequence that everyone has already experienced; forgotten.

7 movie sequels we wish we'd never see

#7 THE TEETH THE SEA 3 – 1983

It's difficult to match Steven Spielberg's 1975 masterpiece, as it had a colossal impact on the world of cinema and the way in which it rose to fame. with reference to pop culture. However, the film opened the doors to the development of a franchise. After a highly criticized sequel published in 1978, to which Spielberg intelligently said no, the third part too many is being considered for release. like arebootof the first. Recoveredé by Alan Landsburg, a producer from television and more specialized in television. in documentary, and directed by Joe Alves, an unknown (who will not make any other film after that), the film shot in in the SeaWorld amusement park and thought of like a 3D experience wallowing at the box office, in addition to being stoned by criticism. Not enough, however, to put an end to this. the franchise, since a Jaws 4 saw the light of day in 1987, named; seven times at the Razzie Awards.

7 movie sequels we wish we'd never seen

#6 TAKEN 3 – 2014

During its released in 2008, Takensurprised his world, and brought a fresh breath of fresh air in action cinema. Great commercial success at internationally, the film carried by Liam Neeson logically gave birth to a franchise. But the loaded feature film to punctuate the trilogy is symptomatic of a recipe that is running out of steam. Freaky chases and high-speed explosions excess are there; to hide an empty scenario. The franchise no longer has anything to offer. offer something new.

7 movie sequels we wish we'd never seen

#5 VERY BAD TRIP 3 – 2013

Let's not beat around the bush. The third of Very Bad Trip is a big failure. After the hangover of the second opus, Very bad Trip 3 caused a realblack outamong the spectators. A lazy rereading of these elders, the film with Zach Galifianakis, Bradley Cooper also misses almost all of these jokes. A shame when we're talking about a comedy. Later, actors will admit the quality of their work. more than doubtful of the film and that the license began to deteriorate. lose its splendor. Enough to bury the idea of ​​a fourth film “I would say that the chances of seeing a fourth film are between zero and zero”confided Bradley Cooper.

7 movie sequels we wish we'd never see

#4 EXPeNDABLES 3 – 2014

As long as a franchise is lucrative, then why stop it? This is often the problem of the big machines which produce ever more mediocre blockbusters, but which always generate greenbacks. Expendables as one of the best examples. In 2014, the big Hollywood stars filled their ranks with new blood ina third part to be released. the CGI to vomit, and poorly framed gunfights, and this, despite a budget of around $100 million. What makes you wonder where? passed money: certainly in the far too substantial casting.

7 movie sequels we wish we'd never seen

#3 ROBOCOP 3 – 1993

The number 3 is definitely cursed. À its turn, Robocop 3wrings out the franchise no longer knowing what to do with it. Produced for a budget of 22 million dollars, Robocop 3 only brought in 10 million. Side criticism, same story. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film only has 9% favorable opinions, and on Metacritic, it obtains a sad average score of 40,100.In question, the violence so characteristic and which made the reputation of the first opus here too attenuated. Director Fred Dekker explained to At the time Orion Pictures (which produced the film) wanted to target a younger audience and thus sell derivative products (toys, video games).

7 movie sequels we wish we'd never seen

#2Sad way to conclude the X-Men trilogy. Director of the first two parts, Bryan Singer leaves the ship to look in the direction of of Superman, and Matthew Vaughn refuses the project instead; because of the script on the return of Tornado (Halle Berry). A fatal departure for Professor Xavier and the mutants. Uninspired, weak,the film qualified as of catch-all must punctuate all the narrative arcs in 1h40.Instead, he creates new ones and gets confused with all his characters, far too many.

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Presented as the two most anticipated blockbusters of the 2000s ,Matrix Reloaded and Revolutionshave on the contrary generated; a real disdain from the fans at home towards them. Released the same year, the two opuses received real review bombing before their time.Revolutions, it's an official budget around 300 million dollars for filming in 276 days, and then finally three years of work. Result, 427 small millions of dollars at the worldwide box office, very far from the second part, and less than the first.


And if you want to know more about these movie sequels that should never have been seen? see the light of day, you can take a look at these five other examples.

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my 1-800-268-7116

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