20 Movie Sequels That Are Better Than The Original

It's the rare sequel that lives up to the original much less surpasses it, but with both “22 Jump Street” and “How to Train Your Dragon 2” racking up claims of “better than the first” in advance of their respective openings this weekend, we thought it might be time to take a look back at other followups that bested their predecessors in terms of overall quality. Of course, “quality” is a subjective measurement, so if you disagree with any of our choices let us know how wrong we are in the comments.

After checking out our full list below, vote in the poll further down to let us know which sequels you think are better than their predecessors.