movies: “11 movies with insanely long gaps between sequels” …

21 Nov
11 movies with insanely long gaps between sequels
 
The Best Man Holiday is hitting theaters 14 years after the 1999 original — but it’s not the only movie to take a long break before continuing the story
By Scott Meslow | November 15, 2013

  

 
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They're baaaack.
They’re baaaack. (Facebook/The Best Man)
 
In Hollywood’s modern, franchise-happy climate, it’s rare that any successful film isn’t instantly greenlit for a sequel, which makes this week’s The Best Man Holiday quite an outlier. The film is a sequel to 1999’s The Best Man — a solid hit that racked up $34 million on a meager $9 million budget.

But while 14 years is a long gap between a film and its sequel, there are plenty of other films that have let even more time pass before continuing the story. Here, we break down 11:

1. The Best Man (1999) to The Best Man Holiday (2013)
14 years

http://theweek.com/article/index/252866/11-movies-with-insanely-long-gaps-between-sequels

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