With OTT platforms taking over the industry, franchises are becoming the go-to solution for all popular big productions though this was not always the case. There remain a ton of extraordinary films in the industry that fans have begged and protested to have the next part but producers decide against such greed and keep a masterpiece in its rightful place as it is no secret that many films get ruined after big companies decide to turn them into franchises for profit. Continue reading to swipe through some of our favourite picks that deserve a sequel.
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Will Smith's 2007 film was lauded by the critics and also loved by the audience. The film is about, "Robert Neville, a scientist, is the last human survivor of a plague in the whole of New York. He attempts to find a way to reverse the effects of the man-made virus by using his own immune blood." The one-man-show sci-fi horror has been high on the list of needed sequels.
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Tim Burton's 1988 horror comedy has reached peak cult status with its fans demanding another film following this masterpiece. The premise of the film reads, "When the deceased couple Adam and Barbara are unsuccessful in scaring away a family that has moved into their old home, they seek the help of bio-exorcist Betelgeuse."
The ensemble cast of the film at first attracted many viewers but fans of the film soon started talking of its sequel. Though the director Guy Ritchie is in favour of a sequel, the box-office numbers of the film are a constant hurdle. "Napoleon Solo, a CIA agent, and Illya Kuryakin, a KGB operative, must set aside their differences and work together to thwart the plans of a criminal organization that wants to use nuclear weapons," reads the plot.
After spending years in pre-production stages, the film was finally released with an amazing cast including Bradley Cooper and Liam Neeson but the final numbers of the 80s show remake did not allow another film to be made. The action-adventure's plot reads, "After succeeding on a special mission in Iraq, four American soldiers may face a court martial for losing important evidence. Six months later, they get a chance to clear their names."
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This delightful film was left on the backburner even after its massive success which makes fans even more curious to see another part of the film. "When Judy Hopps, a rookie officer in the Zootopia Police Department, sniffs out a sinister plot, she enlists the help of a con artist to solve the case in order to prove her abilities to Chief Bogo," reads the film's official synopsis.
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One of the biggest Christopher Nolan movies, Interstellar lit up the world with its iconic outer-space scenes and legendary music. The fans of the film are to this day waiting for another part of the movie to be released. The premise of the film reads, "When Earth becomes uninhabitable in the future, a farmer and ex-NASA pilot, Joseph Cooper, is tasked to pilot a spacecraft, along with a team of researchers, to find a new planet for humans."
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