But stop after Terminator 2. After T2 there are only variant degrees of disappointment.
Hmm... sounds familiar
Is there any franchise where the third+ entry actually is better than the first two? There has to be some kind of exception somewhere.
Just thinking off the cuff here, and opinions will vary... and these don't all match my opinions...
LOTR Return of the King
Star Trek IV The Voyage Home
Mad Max Fury Road
Toy Story 3
Avengers Infinity War
Nightmare on Elm Street 3 Dream Warriors
Die Hard with a Vengeance
Captain America: Civil War