2011 Will Be Biggest Sequel Year EVER!

Ever have a conversation about how there are no original movies out there anymore?  Now, you have proof that the level of remakes and sequels and rehashes are at an all time high.

BoxOfficeMojo has written a very detailed, very interesting article about all the sequels coming out in 2011.  Ranging from Part 2’s all the way to Part 8’s, the number of sequels is set at 27, and comprise over a fifth of the currently scheduled nationwide releases. 

Here is the breakdown:

Part II’s
Cars 2
Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2: Rodrick Rules
The Hangover Part II
Happy Feet 2
Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil
Johnny English Reborn
Kung Fu Panda 2
Piranha 3DD
Sherlock Holmes: The Book of Shadows

Part III’s
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son
Madea’s Big Happy Family
Paranormal Activity 3
Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Part IV’s
Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
Scream 4
Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn (Part One)

Part V’s
Fast Five
Final Destination 5
Puss in Boots
X-Men: First Class
Winnie the Pooh

The Muppets
Rise of the Apes

Part VIII’s
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part Two

Last year’s number of sequels was somewhat less, with 19.  The previous record holder was the year of 2003 with 24.  Check out the article above for more details on each film.

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