Movies and Shows that Sound Like Sequels, But Aren'tby raphaelbivas | created - 6 months ago | updated - 3 months ago | Public
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1. 28 Days (2000)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama
A big-city newspaper columnist is forced to enter a drug and alcohol rehab center after ruining her sister's wedding and crashing a stolen limousine.
Votes: 41,477 | Gross: $37.17M
2. 28 Days Later... (2002)
R | 113 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Four weeks after a mysterious, incurable virus spreads throughout the UK, a handful of survivors try to find sanctuary.
Votes: 350,961 | Gross: $45.06M
6. Still Alice (2014)
PG-13 | 101 min | Drama
A linguistics professor and her family find their bonds tested when she is diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease.
Votes: 119,042 | Gross: $18.75M
7. Beginners (2010)
R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer and that he has a young male lover.
Votes: 84,549 | Gross: $5.79M
9. Before Sunset (2004)
R | 80 min | Drama, Romance
Nine years after Jesse and Celine first met, they encounter each other again on the French leg of Jesse's book tour.
Votes: 213,232 | Gross: $5.82M
10. After the Sunset (2004)
PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
The story of what happens after a master thief achieves his last big score, when the F.B.I. Agent who promised he'd capture him, is about to do just that.
Votes: 42,765 | Gross: $28.33M
11. Before Midnight (2013)
R | 109 min | Drama, Romance
We meet Jesse and Celine nine years on in Greece. Almost two decades have passed since their first meeting on that train bound for Vienna.
Votes: 126,219 | Gross: $8.11M
12. After Midnight (1989)
R | 90 min | Horror, Thriller
Horror anthology about a college professor (Zada) teaching a course called "The Psychology of Fear". He brings his students (including psychic McWhirter) to his home, one dark and stormy ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,484 | Gross: $0.08M
15. Summer of '42 (1971)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
During his summer vacation on Nantucket Island in 1942, a youth eagerly awaiting his first sexual encounter finds himself developing an innocent love for a young woman awaiting news on her soldier husband's fate in WWII.
16. Summer of 84 (2018)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
After suspecting that their police officer neighbor is a serial killer, a group of teenage friends spend their summer spying on him and gathering evidence, but as they get closer to discovering the truth, things get dangerous.
21. 21 (2008)
PG-13 | 123 min | Crime, Drama, History
"21" is the fact-based story about six MIT students who were trained to become experts in card counting and subsequently took Vegas casinos for millions in winnings.
Votes: 216,363 | Gross: $81.16M
22. 42 (2013)
PG-13 | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
In 1947, Jackie Robinson becomes the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era when he was signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers and faces considerable racism in the process.
Votes: 78,932 | Gross: $95.00M
26. LBJ (2016)
R | 98 min | Biography, Drama, History
Lyndon B. Johnson aligns himself with John F. Kennedy, rises to the Presidency, and deals with the civil rights struggles of the 1960s.
Votes: 4,745 | Gross: $2.47M
28. F*&% the Prom (2017)
Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama
1st day of high school 2 friends split and 3.5 years later he's still the least popular and she's the most popular girl but brutally loses the throne and allies with her old friend and get Machiavellian at the popular girls and their prom.
29. One Day (2011)
PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Romance
After spending the night together on the night of their college graduation Dexter and Emma are shown each year on the same date to see where they are in their lives. They are sometimes together, sometimes not, on that day.
Votes: 130,027 | Gross: $13.84M
32. 5 to 7 (2014)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An aspiring novelist enters into a relationship with a woman, though there's just one catch: She's married and the couple can only meet between the hours of 5 and 7 each evening.
Votes: 17,118 | Gross: $0.12M
33. Duets (2000)
R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A professional karaoke hustler reconnects with his daughter and a bored suburban businessman turns outlaw karaoke singer, among other plotlines.
Votes: 8,868 | Gross: $4.73M
34. Quartet (2012)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Drama
At a home for retired musicians, the annual concert to celebrate Composer Giuseppe Verdi's birthday is disrupted by the arrival of Jean (Dame Maggie Smith), an eternal diva and the former wife of one of the residents.
Votes: 18,198 | Gross: $18.39M
35. Quintet (1979)
R | 118 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
During a future ice age, dying humanity occupies its remaining time by playing a board game called "Quintet." For one small group, this obsession is not enough; they play the game with living pieces ... and only the winner survives.
36. Two Brothers (2004)
PG | 109 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
Two tigers are separated as cubs and taken into captivity, only to be reunited years later as enemies by an explorer (Pearce) who inadvertently forces them to fight each other.
Votes: 13,755 | Gross: $18.95M
37. Four Brothers (2005)
R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When their adopted mother is gunned down in a store robbery the 'four brothers' investigated the murder for themselves & look for the killers but not all is what it seems.
Votes: 126,767 | Gross: $74.49M
40. The Harvey Girls (1946)
Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy, Musical, Western
On a train trip West to become a mail-order bride, Susan Bradley meets a cheery crew of young women travelling out to open a " Harvey House " restaurant at a remote whistle-stop.
42. Yesterday (III) (2019)
PG-13 | 116 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Music
A struggling musician realizes he's the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles after waking up in an alternate timeline where they never existed.
Votes: 52,483 | Gross: $73.29M
43. Tomorrow (2015)
G | 118 min | Documentary
Climate is changing. Instead of showing all the worst that can happen, this documentary focuses on the people suggesting solutions and their actions.
Votes: 2,895 | Gross: $0.04M
44. The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Jack Hall, paleoclimatologist, must make a daring trek from Washington, D.C. to New York City to reach his son, trapped in the cross-hairs of a sudden international storm which plunges the planet into a new Ice Age.
Votes: 392,610 | Gross: $186.74M