'The Matrix Revolutions' ... 'Basic Instinct 2' ... 'Staying Alive' ... find out where they rank on our list.

Just because a movie does well doesn't mean it needs a sequel.

Sadly, in many situations money gets in the way of good judgement (and good taste), and some seriously sucky sequels get made.

From 'Speed 2: Cruise Control' to 'Jason X,' we count down the most unnecessary follow-ups of all time.
The Next Karate Kid Movie Poster
The Next Karate Kid
PG1994
In Theaters on September 9, 1994

Karate master Mr. Miyagi (Noriyuki "Pat" Morita) goes to Boston to attend a military reunion. There,... Read More

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Speed 2: Cruise Control
PG-131997
Based on 22 critics

Annie (Sandra Bullock) is looking forward to a Caribbean cruise with her cop boyfriend, Alex (Jason Patric),... Read More

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Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace
PG1999
Based on 36 critics

Obi-Wan Kenobi (Ewan McGregor) is a young apprentice Jedi knight under the tutelage of Qui-Gon Jinn (Liam... Read More

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Blues Brothers 2000
PG-131998
In Theaters on February 6, 1998

The now-brotherless Ellwood Blues (Dan Aykroyd) is finally out of prison, attempting to reunite the old... Read More

Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 Movie Poster
Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2
R2000
Based on 34 critics

As it follows the twisted path traveled by five people fixated on "The Blair Witch Project," "Book of... Read More

Weekend at Bernie's II Movie Poster
Weekend at Bernie's II
PG1993
In Theaters on May 16, 1993

After witnessing the murder of their corrupt boss, Bernie Lomax (Terry Kiser), Larry Wilson (Andrew McCarthy)... Read More

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Major League II
PG1994
In Theaters on May 1, 1994

The Cleveland Indians, an endearing assortment of oddballs who improbably won the division championship... Read More

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Scary Movie 2
R2001
Based on 25 critics

As the supernatural extension of the first film, "Scary Movie 2" casts its satirical eye on such iconic... Read More

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Caddyshack II
PG1988
In Theaters on January 25, 2002

Jack Hartounian (Jackie Mason), a boorish but good-hearted real estate tycoon, applies for membership... Read More

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Jason X
R2002
Based on 23 critics

The year is 2455. The Place is Old Earth. Once the shimmering blue jewel of the galaxy, Old Earth is... Read More

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The Matrix Revolutions
R2003
Based on 41 critics

In a dystopia overrun by robots, Neo (Keanu Reeves), mankind's greatest hope, is trapped in a limbo world.... Read More

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Bad Boys II
R2003
Based on 34 critics

The drug ecstasy is flowing into Miami, and the police want it stopped. Police Detective Marcus Burnett... Read More

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Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde
PG-132003
Based on 39 critics

Elle Woods (Reese Witherspoon) journeys to Washington, D.C., to have her say about animal rights, but... Read More

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Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd
PG-132003
Based on 28 critics

After years of homeschooling, dim-bulb teen Harry Dunne (Derek Richardson) finally makes the leap to... Read More

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Son of the Mask
PG2005
Based on 26 critics

A cartoonist and family man, Tim Avery (Jamie Kennedy) lives a peaceful existence with his wife, Tonya... Read More

Be Cool Movie Poster
Be Cool
PG-132005
Based on 38 critics

Having made the transition from gangster to movie producer, Chili Palmer (John Travolta) is ready for... Read More

Exorcist II: The Heretic Movie Poster
Exorcist II: The Heretic
R1977
In Theaters on June 27, 2004

Owing to his experience with exorcisms, Father Lamont (Richard Burton) is chosen by his superiors to... Read More

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Basic Instinct 2
R2006
Based on 33 critics

After a crash that kills her boyfriend, Catherine Tramell (Sharon Stone) has her car searched by the... Read More

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Staying Alive
PG1983
Based on 6 critics

Six years after his glittering triumph in the disco dance contest of "Saturday Night Fever," an older... Read More

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Battle for the Planet of the Apes
G1973
In Theaters on June 15, 1973

"Battle for the Planet of the Apes" is the final chapter in the sci-fi movie series. In this chapter,... Read More

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Jaws III
PG1983
In Theaters on 1983

After a young great white shark finds its way into a sea-themed park managed by Calvin Bouchard (Louis... Read More

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Rocky V
PG-131990
Based on 16 critics

Recently retired boxer Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) falls on hard times after his accountant mismanages... Read More

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The Sting II
PG1983
In Theaters on 1983

A follow-up to the classic original, this film finds con men Fargo Gondorff (Jackie Gleason) and Jake... Read More

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Superman IV: The Quest for Peace
PG1987
Based on 10 critics

Seeing the United States and the Soviet Union engaged in a nuclear arms race that could lead to Earth's... Read More

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Batman & Robin
PG-131997
Based on 21 critics

This superhero adventure finds Batman (George Clooney) and his partner, Robin (Chris O'Donnell), attempting... Read More

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