Sequels that are better than the movie that came before it

The rare phenomenon when the follow up movie is better than the one before it.  - Suggestions welcome.

  • Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Aliens
  • Evil Dead II
  • Troll 2
  • Hot Shots! Part Deux
  • Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey
  • The Godfather: Part II
  • Toy Story 2
  • Grease 2
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Saw III
  • Back to the Future Part II
  • The Silence of the Lambs
  • Dawn of the Dead
  • Batman Returns
  • Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier
  • Captain America: Civil War
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly