Favorite Oscar Best Picture Sequel or Prequel Nominee?by urbanemovies | created - 23 Nov 2018 | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public
Which of these Best Picture Oscar-nominated sequel or prequel movies, that are either directly or indirectly connected to the story line of a previous movie, is your favorite? Source: Wikipedia Oscar Sequel nominations and winners
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1. The Godfather: Part II (1974)
R | 202 min | Crime, Drama
The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York City is portrayed, while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on the family crime syndicate.
Votes: 1,035,212 | Gross: $57.30M
Prequel Movie: The Godfather (1972)
PG-13 | 201 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring.
Votes: 1,537,217 | Gross: $377.85M
3. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A young F.B.I. cadet must receive the help of an incarcerated and manipulative cannibal killer to help catch another serial killer, a madman who skins his victims.
Votes: 1,173,101 | Gross: $130.74M
Prequel Movie: Manhunter (1986)
4. Toy Story 3 (2010)
G | 103 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The toys are mistakenly delivered to a day-care center instead of the attic right before Andy leaves for college, and it's up to Woody to convince the other toys that they weren't abandoned and to return home.
Votes: 709,168 | Gross: $415.00M
5. Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)
R | 141 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it.
Votes: 148,186 | Gross: $13.76M
Concurrent Movie: Flags of Our Fathers (2006) (companion sequel)
6. The Godfather: Part III (1990)
R | 162 min | Crime, Drama
In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in New York City and Italy in 1979, aging Mafia Don Michael Corleone seeks to avow for his sins, while taking his nephew Vincent Mancini under his wing.
Votes: 333,697 | Gross: $66.67M
7. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
PG-13 | 179 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
While Frodo and Sam edge closer to Mordor with the help of the shifty Gollum, the divided fellowship makes a stand against Sauron's new ally, Saruman, and his hordes of Isengard.
Votes: 1,390,461 | Gross: $342.55M
Prequel Movie: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
8. The Sound of Music (1965)
G | 172 min | Biography, Drama, Family
A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower.
Votes: 187,563 | Gross: $163.21M
Sequel Movie: Die Trapp-Familie in Amerika (1958) (non-musical movies, based on Maria Augusta von Trapp's memoir, The Story of the Trapp Family Singers)
9. The Bells of St. Mary's (1945)
Unrated | 126 min | Drama
At a big city Catholic school, Father O'Malley and Sister Benedict indulge in friendly rivalry, and succeed in extending the school through the gift of a building.
Votes: 6,541 | Gross: $21.30M
Prequel Movie: Going My Way (1944)
10. Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
R | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In a post-apocalyptic wasteland, a woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in search for her homeland with the aid of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshiper, and a drifter named Max.
Votes: 807,710 | Gross: $154.06M
Sequel Movie: Mad Max (1979)