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All the Prequels, Sequels, and Remakes Coming to Theaters in 2018

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Every year seems to bring more and more sequels, prequels, spin-offs, rehashes, and remakes to the box office. The days of original movies are dwindling. The year 2018 will continue that trend as almost 40 new sequels and remakes will hit theaters. And those are just the ones we know about at this early date.

Throughout the year, we'll only see more and more "unoriginal" movies debut in theaters. Studios know enough by now to bank on what works and that's why there are so many remakes and reboots. They're simply safer bets to rake in cash.

Unfortunately, that means a lot of poor movies are rushed into production. But not all! There is such a thing as a well-done sequel. (The Godfather Part II and Mad Max: Fury Road come to mind.) Hopefully, 2018 will bring us more of the good stuff.

Let's take a look at the year ahead in prequels, sequels, and remakes...