Is there a genre more disparaged and maligned than that of the horror film sequel? Traditionally, the genre has been seen as a money grab – as sequels often are – that never manages to capture the spirit of what made the original film so successful. While there are exceptions to the rule, the good sequels remain few and far between – for every Aliens there are six Ghoulies 2 or Friday the 13th Part VII: Jason Takes Manhattan, right?
With The Conjuring 2 hitting theaters this week, we want to know what you think the three best horror film sequels are. Chime in with your thoughts and let us know if you plan to see The Conjuring 2 this weekend.
My Circuit 3 for Horror Film Sequels:
- Aliens (1986)
- The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
- Dawn of the Dead (1978)
Read Karen’s review of The Conjuring 2 here.