Horror Sequel Marathon

The 31 Best Horror Movie Sequels of All Time (GIFS)

Horror movie sequels are a controversial subject. Many fans regard them as a quick (and usually easy) cash-grabs. But this year, we wanted to celebrate the horror...

Horror Sequel Marathon: Halloween II (1981)

Picking up one minute after the original left off, "Halloween II" follows protagonist Laurie who is rushed off to a mostly vacant hospital, sedated,...

Horror Sequel Marathon: The Devil’s Rejects (2005)

Rob Zombie's talent for brutal exploitation horror underwent a drastic improvement following his directorial debut in 2003, when he released "House of 1000 Corpses." With more...

Horror Sequel Marathon: Aliens (1986)

James Cameron likes to make sequels. His his theatrical feature film directorial debut was 1981's critically disappointing "Piranha II: The Spawning." He later wrote "Rambo: First...

Horror Sequel Marathon: 28 Weeks Later (2007)

Danny Boyle, director of "28 Days Later," is not an easy filmmaker to emulate. He's regarded as one of this generation's most consistently inventive directors, having...

Horror Sequel Marathon: A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge (1985)

The world of horror cinema wouldn't be the same without the brilliance of Wes Craven, who created one of his most impactful horror villains...

Horror Sequel Marathon: Inferno (1980)

Gothic and sublime, "Inferno" contributed to director Dario Argento's reputation for crafting surreal supernatural horror with striking cinematography and intimate human struggle. For what the 1980 follow-up might lack...

Horror Sequel Marathon: Psycho II (1983)

The Bates Motel is back in business in the surprisingly effective sequel to one of the greatest and most influential horror movies of all time,...

Horror Sequel Marathon: Paranormal Activity 2 (2010)

Considered a parallel sequel, "Paranormal Activity 2" takes place most before the original, but also during and after. Containing the found footage style, "PA...

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