Highlander syndrome

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Highlander syndrome

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OK, here's a something new. Movies that there should have been only one of. For example:

Highlander - The first one was great. Quite different and fun. The sequels are amongst the worst films I've ever seen. The irony in this one is the first film keeps telling you that "there can be only one", but they didn't listen.

Sometimes franchises manage to get further before they implode. Notably, Alien and Aliens, two completely different movies in style, both great. What followed not so much.

I'm sure there are lots more?
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Jaws comes immediately to mind.
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Starship Troopers

The first one is good. The others that followed it is some of worse films I have ever seen even if it was a TV movie.
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That huge beetle that shot plasma from its butt made me laugh so hard.
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Although I'm not as down on the sequels as others, part of me does wish there was only the first Matrix.
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Same with the Matrix.

Between bad CGI in the first and what to me seems like depowering of Neo it just felt off. I know that there is still discussions on what Neo really is. A virus, a glitch, or even the human element coming through. Or that it wasn't entirely clear on what Smith was either.
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Jurassic Park
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