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Best 2nd Movies

  • Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End

    Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End (PG-13, 2007)

    Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Jack Davenport
    Director Gore Verbinski and the crew set sail once again for this, the third chapter in the swashbuc... read morekling Pirates of the Caribbean trilogy. Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) is hopelessly trapped in Davy Jones' locker after a harrowing encounter with the dreaded Kracken, and now Will Turner (Orlando Bloom) and Elizabeth Swann (Keira Knightley) must align themselves with the nefarious Captain Barbossa (Geoffrey Rush) if they hold out any hope of saving their old friend from a fate worse than death. The East India Trading Company and its fearsome leader, Lord Cutler Beckett (Tom Hollander), have taken control of the ghostly Flying Dutchman and its captain, Davy Jones (Bill Nighy), and now the baleful Admiral Norrington (Jack Davenport) has taken the helm in a relentless bid to destroy every pirate ship in his path and bring the Age of Piracy to a violent close. Meanwhile, Will, Elizabeth, and Captain Barbossa navigate treacherous waters and face bitter betrayal as they set sail to gather the only army that can stand up to Beckett -- The Nine Lords of the Brethren Court. But Captain Jack Sparrow is one of the lords, and as long as he's stuck in Davy Jones' locker, Beckett and his nefarious armada are sure to emerge victorious. There's still hope, however, if the heroic team that includes Tia Dalma (Naomie Harris), Pintel (Lee Arenberg), and Ragetti (Mackenzie Crook) can reach exotic Singapore and convince vulpine pirate Sao Feng (Chow Yun-Fat) to provide them with charts and a ship. But even the powerful Brethren Court may need a bit of help from volatile sea goddess Calypso in order to weather the coming storm. With the entire future of the pirate way at stake, everyone will be forced to choose sides while drifting precariously to the edge of the earth for one final, spectacular battle. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
    • fb630111348
      fb630111348: seen it n its even better than the 2nd one. bitscary but i can handle it :P
      Reviewed 18 months days ago
    • fb786660400
      fb786660400: thought it was really long and boring, 1st one was the best, 2nd one was ok, and this one just sucked!!!
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
    • fb100002180334088
      fb100002180334088: it down but there are some fun times during, and there is an interesting twist or two, but like the 2nd film it would have been better as a stand alone feature.
      Reviewed 20 months days ago
  • Transformers: Dark of the Moon

    Transformers: Dark of the Moon (PG-13, 2011)

    Shia LaBeouf, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Josh Duhamel, John Turturro, Tyrese Gibson
    Shia LaBeouf returns as Sam Witwicky in Transformers: Dark of the Moon. When a mysterious event from... read more Earth's past erupts into the present day it threatens to bring a war to Earth so big that the Transformers alone will not be able to save us. -- (C) Paramount
    • fb100000834420089
      fb100000834420089: fest would've probably been way more than enough, but an entire hour! The movie was better than the 2nd, but the crude humor that Michael Bay promised would be gone was still there and instead of just
      Reviewed 13 months days ago
    • tresorlomana
      tresorlomana: . From what I remember really enjoyed the 1st one and the 2nd I remember being quite decent.
      One thing I can say though is that the running time could have b
      Reviewed 23 months days ago
    • tazzydevil98
      tazzydevil98: being pure sensory overload by A-grade sound & visual effects, this 3rd film Fixes problems of the 2nd film but creates new ones: way too long, pointless characters, and all the fun Our inner child h
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
  • Resident Evil: Extinction

    Resident Evil: Extinction (R, 2007)

    Milla Jovovich, Oded Fehr, Ali Larter, Iain Glen, Ashanti
    Director Russell Mulcahy takes over for the third chapter in the Resident Evil film franchise, which... read more finds genetically altered Alice (Milla Jovovich) joining forces with Carlos (Oded Fehr) and L.J. (Mike Epps) to take down the Umbrella Corporation once and for all. Upon emerging from her hideout in the Nevada desert, Alice is quickly joined by old friends Carlos and L.J., as well as survivors Claire (Ali Larter), K-Mart (Spencer Locke), and Nurse Betty (Ashanti). Now instilled with super-human strength, senses, and dexterity as a result of the biogenetic experimentation conducted on her by the Umbrella Corporation, Alice and the rest of the survivors set out to eliminate a virus that threatens to turn every living human undead, and ensure that the mysterious organization pays the price for their horrific crimes against humanity. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
  • Spider-Man 3

    Spider-Man 3 (PG-13, 2007)

    Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco, Thomas Haden Church, Topher Grace
    Your friendly neighborhood web-slinger is back, only this time his sunny outlook has become partiall... read morey overcast in the third chapter of director Sam Raimi's Spider-Man saga. Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, and James Franco return to reprise their roles from the previous two installments, with Thomas Haden Church, Topher Grace, and Bryce Dallas Howard making their first appearances in the series as Flint Marko (aka Sandman), Eddie Brock (aka Venom), and Gwen Stacy, respectively. Peter Parker (Maguire) has finally leaned to walk the middle ground between being the superhero that his city needs and the man that Mary Jane (Dunst) loves. All is well in New York City until one night, as Peter and M.J. sit gazing at the stars, a falling comet streams across the sky and crashes into the ground close by. But this isn't any ordinary shooting star, and upon impact the mysterious space rock is split open to reveal a shape-shifting symbiote with the power to overtake anything that it comes into contact with. Later, as Harry Osborn (James Franco) acquires his late father's flying board, engineers a powerful new Goblin outfit, and takes to the sky to avenge dad's death, the mysterious space sludge infects both Peter's Spider-Man suit and ambitious street photographer Eddie Brock (Grace). Peter's strange new suit gives him a newfound sense of power as it gradually overpowers his personality, and he discovers that escaped convict Flint Marko was in fact the man responsible for the death of Uncle Ben (Cliff Robertson). Unfortunately for Peter, Marko has recently acquired the power to morph at will and quickly completes his transformation into the dreaded Sandman. As the Sandman gives in to his darkest criminal instincts and the slithering space symbiote transforms Eddie Brock into the nightmarish fanged villain known as Venom, the citizens of New York City must once again call on Spider-Man to fend off destructive forces that are far too powerful for the likes of mortal man. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
    • fb701335836
      fb701335836: Better than the lovey dovey 2nd one but Venom was vastly under used
      Reviewed 19 months days ago
    • fb591021800
      fb591021800: ok film but i rekon the 2nd will always be my fave ^^
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
    • fb23408231
      fb23408231: After how bad ass the 2nd one was, I was kinda dissappointed by this one. Venom wasn't done quite right and not nearly eno
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

    Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (PG-13, 2006)

    Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Jack Davenport, Bill Nighy
    Captain Jack Sparrow is caught up in another tangled web of supernatural intrigue. Although the curs... read moree of the Black Pearl has been lifted, an even more terrifying threat looms over its captain and scurvy crew: it turns out that Jack owes a blood debt to the legendary Davy Jones, Ruler of the Ocean Depths, who captains the ghostly Flying Dutchman, which no other ship can match in speed and stealth. Unless the ever-crafty Jack figures a cunning way out of this Faustian pact, he will be cursed to an afterlife of eternal servitude and damnation in the service of Jones. This startling development interrupts the wedding plans of Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann, who once again find themselves thrust into Jack's misadventures, leading to escalating confrontations with sea monsters, very unfriendly islanders, flamboyant soothsayer Tia Dalma and even the mysterious appearance of Will's long-lost father, Bootstrap Bill. Meanwhile, ruthless pirate hunter Lord Cutler Beckett of the East India Trading Company sets his sights on retrieving the fabled "Dead Man's Chest." According to legend, whoever possesses the Dead Man's Chest gains control of Davy Jones, and Beckett intends to use this awesome power to destroy every last Pirate of the Caribbean once and for all. For times are changing on the high seas, with businessmen and bureaucrats becoming the true pirates--and freewheeling, fun-loving buccaneers like Jack and his crew threatened with extinction.
    • fb1638905771
      fb1638905771: 2nd in a trilogy - so if you're not into it you won't get it. Good effects, am hoping plot will fil
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
    • benfig2009
      benfig2009: loved the first one and wanna see the 2nd as well...
      Reviewed 3 years days ago
    • fb514170254
      fb514170254: I really like these movies, although the first one blows the 2nd and 3rd out of the water.
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
  • The Golden Compass

    The Golden Compass (PG-13, 2007)

    Nicole Kidman, Dakota Blue Richards, Daniel Craig, Sam Elliott, Eva Green
    A young girl embarks on a perilous journey to rescue her best friend and fight the forces of darknes... read mores in director Chris Weitz's adaptation of the first installment of author Philip Pullman's best-selling fantasy trilogy. Screen newcomer Dakota Blue Richards stars as young heroine Lyra Belacqua, Casino Royale star Daniel Craig appears as Lyra's ruthless adventurer uncle, Lord Asriel, and Nicole Kidman assumes the glamorous guise of the villainous Mrs. Coulter. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
    • salianom
      salianom: ... well, i like it. i like the tale, the creature, everything. can't wait to see the 2nd series.
      anyway, i want to have a daemon. where can i have it?
      Reviewed 5 years days ago
    • TemporarilyNameless
      TemporarilyNameless: just awesome! i hope theres a 2nd movie...there must be!
      Reviewed 6 years days ago
    • giftedbabe
      giftedbabe: der defo gots b a 2nd part t dis n if der is am 1st t watch lol in ova wrdz ;)
      Reviewed 6 years days ago
  • Rush Hour 3

    Rush Hour 3 (PG-13, 2007)

    Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker, Hiroyuki Sanada, Youki Kudoh, Max von Sydow
    In this third installment of the popular action comedy franchise, LAPD Detective James Carter (Chris... read more Tucker) and Chief Inspector Lee (Jackie Chan) book a flight for Europe and prepare to clean up the streets of Paris after discovering that Chinese triads have extended their criminal influence to the City of Lights. Chinese Ambassador Han (Tzi Ma) is in Los Angeles and about to reveal the details of a clandestine triad conspiracy to the World Criminal Court when an assassin takes aim and pulls the trigger. Though Carter has been demoted to directing traffic at the time of the shooting, Lee is acting as a bodyguard to Han when the bullets begin to fly. Lee quickly gives chase, but hesitates when he realizes that the gunman is Kenji (Hiroyuki Sanada), his old friend from the orphanage. When triads steal an envelope containing vital information regarding the conspiracy from Soo Yung's (Zhang Jingchu) Chinatown kung fu studio, Carter and Chief Inspector Lee race to reach Genevieve (Noémie Lenoir), an underground entertainer who could prove the key to bagging the bad guys. During the course of their investigation, however, triads clash with the French police, threatening to turn the romance capitol of Europe into an explosive hotbed of crime and violence. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
  • The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

    The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (PG-13, 2008)

    Brendan Fraser, Jet Li, Maria Bello, John Hannah, Michelle Yeoh
    The Fast and the Furious director Rob Cohen continues the tale set into motion by director Stephen S... read moreommers with this globe-trotting adventure that finds explorer Rick O'Connell and son attempting to thwart a resurrected emperor's (Jet Li) plan to enslave the entire human race. It's been 2,000 years since China's merciless Emperor Han and his formidable army were entombed in terra cotta clay by a double-dealing sorceress (Michelle Yeoh), but now, after centuries in suspended animation, an ancient curse is about to be broken. Thanks to his childhood adventures alongside father Rick (Brendan Fraser) and mother Evelyn (Maria Bello), dashing young archeologist Alex O'Connell (Luke Ford) is more than familiar with the power of the supernatural. After he is tricked into awakening the dreaded emperor from his eternal slumber, however, the frightened young adventurer is forced to seek out the wisdom of his parents -- both of whom have had their fair share of experience battling the legions of the undead. Should the fierce monarch prove capable of awakening his powerful terra cotta army, his diabolical plan for world domination will finally be set into motion. Of course, the one factor that this emperor mummy failed to consider while solidifying his power-mad plans was the O'Connells, and before this battle is over, the monstrous monarch will be forced to contend with the one family that isn't frightened by a few rickety reanimated corpses. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
    • fb1182870001
      fb1182870001: The 3rd film in a series that simply shouldn't have even had a 2nd. But it's entertaining enough if your bored on a rainy afternoon. The problem isn't that it's ho
      Reviewed 4 years days ago
    • amandasenior02
      amandasenior02: I think the 2nd Mummy is better. I miss Rachel Weiss in this but it was still pretty good.
      Reviewed 5 years days ago
    • elcdj222
      elcdj222: riously bad choice for the new Evie and still don' t like the son, but disliked the son more in the 2nd movie
      Reviewed 5 years days ago
  • Underworld: The Rise of the Lycans

    Underworld: The Rise of the Lycans (R, 2009)

    Michael Sheen, Bill Nighy, Rhona Mitra, Steven Mackintosh, Kevin Grevioux
    The Underworld series gets the prequel treatment with this third outing that fleshes out the story o... read moref the ancient war between the vampiric Death Dealers and their wolfman counterparts, the Lycans. F/X technician Patrick Tatopoulos (Godzilla, Independence Day) steps out of the effects lab and into the director's chair with this entry, which sees stars Bill Nighy returning as Viktor, the king of his vampire clan and father to Sonja (Rhona Mitra), a free-minded heir who tests her parent by heading outside of their castle's borders and doing battle with the ravenous werewolves of the surrounding area. Sonja also has a secret love affair with Lucian (Michael Sheen), the first of the Lycans, a race of lycanthropes who were bred by the vampires to be slaves and protectors to the bloodsucking clan. As the news of their love spreads to Viktor, ranks of the vampire elite help Lucian escape, leading to a revolution of the Lycans against their masters and setting up the mythology of the later latexed adventures featured in Len Wiseman's two previous films. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi
    • bsanguin
      bsanguin: - This is the 2nd time I've watched this one, and it holds-up. I actually enjoyed this prequel more than the othe
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
    • jjb3332003
      jjb3332003: After being disappointed by the highly-anticipated 2nd movie, this one returns to the strong storyline and grittiness of the first one. My only compla
      Reviewed 3 years days ago
    • juliantoepfer
      juliantoepfer: . I would have been more interested to see where the story went after the 2nd installment.

      The acting is typical of the series, as Sheen does the best he can with the medioc
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
  • Final Destination 3

    Final Destination 3 (R, 2006)

    Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Ryan Merriman, Kris Lemche, Texas Battle, Alexz Johnson
    Death once again shows he's determined to get what he wants in this teen-centric thriller. Wendy (Ma... read morery Elizabeth Winstead) is a high school student hanging out with her friends at an amusement park one night when they decide to ride on the roller coaster. Wendy, however, has a premonition that something horrible will happen, and finds a way to save herself shortly before the ride goes off the rails, killing most of its passengers, including her boyfriend, Jason (Jesse Moss), and best friend, Carrie (Gina Holden). However, while Wendy may have survived the night at the park, she soon discovers that a malevolent spirit is following her and her classmates as they begin dying in strange and horrible ways. Wendy learns that a series of snapshots taken that evening give clues to the mayhem that followed her pals, and she teams up with Kevin (Ryan Merriman), Carrie's sweetheart, to try to warn the potential victims about the fates soon to befall them. Final Destination 3 was directed and co-scripted by James Wong, who also helmed the first two films in the franchise. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi
    • fb1445290140
      fb1445290140: This one is better then the 2nd but not as good as the 1st!
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
    • fb1217815000
      fb1217815000: Not as good as the 2nd, yet adds somewhat new material to the series.
      Reviewed 3 years days ago
    • nowheredream
      nowheredream: is kind of better in some way, but it is also more cruel, and the deaths aren't as smart as in the 2nd movie.
      Reviewed 5 years days ago