MCW The Worst Sequel: Highlander II

Don't you just hate it when you go to a film now and the ending sets it up for another one? Especially if you're already regretting the cost of the ticket and the loss of 1 and a half hours of your life. There are some really awful sequels around. Really awful. But for me, this one is the biggest stinker of them all.

I loved Highlander. It was a fantastic film. Highlander 2...well, it killed it for me. So much so that I have never been able to look at the first without cringing.

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  1. I always wondered why a cross eyed Tarzan was hanging around with a classy Scotsman.

    Happy MCW...

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  2. I haven't seen the first one yet.

    I've been watching Nanny McPhee this week.

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  3. Like MJ, I havent seen the first one either. Never really got that Tarzan bloke.

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  4. I never saw that first one - i dont think the actor is good or good looking! but generally, sequels suck like a hoover. a hard challenge would have been to select a successful sequel.

    happy MCW!

    my entry is my entry is here

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  5. Good morning Roses,

    Yes indeed, another movie disappointment. I unfortunately paid to see this one. Because I like the first one.

    Glad to see you play this week. Have a happy clip day!

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  6. I never understood the appeal of the first Highlander. Christopher what's-his-name's accent puts me to sleep. Guy sounds like he's working around marbles in his mouth. At any rate, by the time the second one came around, I was all, no thanks. But I trust that you made a most excellent choice :o). Happy Movie Clip Wednesday!

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  7. I never saw either, but I agree a really bad sequel can ruin all that was good with the original.

    I'm glad you're playing this week!

    Happy MCW

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  8. princess ~ what gets me about our Sean is his accent never changes, no matter what nationality he's supposed to be playing. It's very funny.

    mj ~ watch the first one. Ignore the rest.

    joanna cake ~ I'd recommend it, but not if you like your films classy.

    k9 ~ hello my dear. Welcome. I agree sequels are dire. I'd argue this is one of the worst. I'll be over to see what you've chosen in a moment.

    karl ~ you and me both. I left the cinema grumbling. I can still remember how cross I was.

    moi ~ if the first one didn't do it for you; trust me, the second one would have you spitting.

    boxer ~ thank you honey. I couldn't resist. Your choice did make me cringe...Grease 2 *shudder*

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  9. I loved Highlander and actually chose it a few months ago as best movie made into a TV series. I never saw Highlander 2 but did see Highlander 3 (The Final Dimension) with Mario van Peebles and that was truely horrid too.

    Happy MCW!

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  10. buzz kill ~ hey there. I refuse to part with my time, much less my money for anymore Highlander.

    I just can't say enough how badly Highlander 2 sucked. It goes beyond appalling.

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  11. It is dreadful. But I would still watch it for big Sean. And close my eyes for the others.

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  12. Yup!

    It's crap!

    Or as WV agrees with me fulag

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  13. This movie scremes "more money!" Sorry I got here late. Been a long day but this sucked more than I can describe in words. Thanks for playing. Happy MCW.

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  14. mme df ~ Sean just doesn't do it for me. He's all yours honey. Fill your boots.

    sid ~ 'fulag'. I will adopt and drop into today's conversations. 'I'd agree with you, except you're just talking fulag'. 'Get the fulag out of my face'.

    Yeah, that'll work.

    mrm ~ or at least they tried to make more money with it...can't have done that badly with them making #3. Ugh.

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  15. For me the Matrix sequels are the worst ever made. The first Matrix movie was great. Then came the first sequel which was bad. I watched it at the movies, and even though it sucked, I came back for thirds.

    I don't know if that says more about the people making it or me paying good money and wasting my time watching it at the movies.

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  16. cyberpete ~ amen brother. The Matrix sequels were a crime against humanity. I didn't chose them, despite them sucking beyond all hoover ability, because I can still watch The Matrix.

    I can't even bear to watch Highlander now.

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  17. I'm not into "cloak and dagger".

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