Horror franchises dominate pop culture. Still, it's no secret that the films that follow original installations often suffer from sequel exhaustion. So, are any scary sequels (and very frequently, universe-expanding prequels) worth your time? Are there any that outshine the original? The answer is a resounding yes. With cases like Ouija and Annabelle, audiences have seen first-hand how critical reception pushed for better filmmaking, i.e. less cheesy jump scares and more deep-seated terror. Indeed, not all follow-up scary movies are terrible or merely cash cows. Keep on reading to see the best horror sequels out there for a healthy dose of spooks - including movies that are even better than the original.