7 Movies So Great That Led to Unplanned Trilogies

Posted 2017/02/09 6033 0

The producers of “The Purge”, “The Hangover” and “Before Sunrise” had no plan to create any sequels but the success of the original films did us a favor!


1. The Purge (2013)

Sequels: The Purge: Anarchy (2014) and The Purge: Election Year (2016)

By 2022, an American governmental decision has been made, which says that all kinds of crimes including murders are legal for a period of 12 hours yearly. The aim of it is to let people get rid of their hatred by legalizing crimes, and then to decrease the rate of crime in the rest of the year, and to maintain a high economic level in US by taking out poor people lives and to give the priority for the high-class people to live.


2. The Hangover (2009)

Sequels: Hangover Part II (2011) and The Hangover Part III (2013)

Two days before his wedding, Doug (Justin Bartha) and three friends (Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis) drive to Las Vegas for a wild and memorable stag party. In fact, when the three groomsmen wake up the next morning, they can't remember a thing; nor can they find Doug. With little time to spare, the three hazy pals try to re-trace their steps and find Doug so they can get him back to Los Angeles in time to walk down the aisle.


3. Batman Begins (2005)

Sequels: The Dark Knight (2008) and The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

A young Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) travels to the Far East, where he's trained in the martial arts by Henri Ducard (Liam Neeson), a member of the mysterious League of Shadows. When Ducard reveals the League's true purpose, the complete destruction of Gotham City, Wayne returns to Gotham intent on cleaning up the city without resorting to murder. With the help of Alfred (Michael Caine), his loyal butler, and Lucius Fox (Morgan Freeman), a tech expert at Wayne Enterprises, Batman is born.


4. Austin Powers (1997)

Sequels: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) and Goldmember (2002)

A world-class playboy and part-time special agent, Powers is defrosted after 30 years in a cryogenic freeze to match wits with his nemesis, Dr. Evil (also played by Myers). Possessing antiquated spy skills and mod mannerisms from the `60s, Austin must confront a villain like no other while making peace with his own out-of-date, swinging sexuality.


5. Before Sunrise (1995)

Sequels: Before Sunset (2004) and Before Midnight (2013)

Two young people meet briefly on a train traveling through Europe. Each enjoy talking to each other so much that they decide to get off the train together in Vienna. As they wander the city together and their night progresses, their connection makes the idea of separating the next morning a difficult choice.


6. Back to the Future (1985)

Sequels: Back to the Future Part II (1989) and Part III (1990)

With the help of a wacky scientist, a young teen travels back to 1955 in a Delorean turned time-machine. Once there, he meets his parents, still teenagers, but his presence throws things out-of-whack and he must ensure they fall in love and get married or else he'll never come to exist.


7. The Evil Dead (1981)

Sequels: Evil Dead II (1987) and Army of Darkness (1992)

Five 20-something friends are holed up in a remote cabin where they discover a Book Of The Dead. An archaeologist's tape recording reveals that the ancient text was discovered among the Khandarian ruins of a Sumerian civilization. Playing the taped incantations, the youths unwittingly summon up dormant demons living in the nearby woods, which possess the youngsters in succession until only one is left intact to fight for survival.