10 Best Superhero Movie Sequels 

The Dark Knight (2008)

What a brooding pleasure it is to return to Christopher Nolan's Gotham City--if "pleasure" is the right word for a movie that gazes so deeply and sometimes despairingly into the souls of restless men. In The Dark Knight, the continuation of Nolan's superb 2005 reboot of the Batman franchise, Batman Begins, fair Gotham is a modestly cleaner, better-lit place than it was when last we saw it, if still a far stretch from the shining city on a hill its winged protector believes it can be.

Also read: "Heath Ledger Peers Into The Abyss in The Dark Knight"
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Kick-Ass 2 hits theaters on Friday, the latest superhero sequel in a summer full of superhero movies. Here are ten other sequels worth a second viewing.

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Published on August 15, 2013

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