At the end of the 'E.T.' rip-off, er, homage 'Mac & Me ,' a family of Coke-lovin’ space-aliens drive along the highway in a pink convertible while young Mac blows a bubble which reads, “We’ll be back.”
The 1978 'Superman' film made a bold move. During the closing credits, four words appear on screen "NEXT YEAR: SUPERMAN II." Over the next three decades, this gimmick was used time and time again. More often than not, when a movie boasts a sequel, it never happens.
Here are 10 examples of sequels we were promised, but never got to see.
Someone must have been waiting for a sequel to the creepy thriller 'The Hitcher.' But they probably weren’t expecting to see Jake Busey follow in the footsteps of Rutger Hauer. Stephen King has cited 'The Hitcher' as one of his favorite horror movies
This marks Jake Busey’s second time making a sequel to a film that starred talent from 'The Outsiders' -- instead of making trouble for C. Thomas Howell he’s making trouble for the Black Pelican roadhouse with drugs, guns and his signature big teeth
Who could possibly replace Duane Johnson as a loveable, bumbling tooth fairy? Why Larry the Cable Guy, of course! Who will replace Larry in a third entry? Probably Jake Busey.
If you’re expecting to see Tom Hanks in this raunchy romp, abandon all hope. There’s not even an Adrian Zmed cameo! 'Bachelor Party 2' is a remake of the first movie, but it was released as a sequel
After stealing scenes in 'Vacation,' 'Christmas Vacation' and 'Vegas Vacation,' Randy Quaid gets his very own movie! Cousin Eddie and his family are sent to a remote island in the South Pacific for some hilarious hijinks with a wild boar
Walter Hill’s 'Streets of Fire' is an oddball “rock and roll fable” that combined retro-fashions, street fights and songs by Jim Steinman (best known for writing the epic Meat Loaf album 'Bat Out of Hell'). The obscure 1984 musical was followed by an even weirder “un-official” sequel in 'The Road to Hell,' a low-budget 'Sin City'-esque green-screen road trip with music by The Roxy Gunn project.
Hardcore horror fans dismiss this low-budget sequel, claiming it is not “canon.” Special Effects guru Tom Savini (who appears in the first two movies) claims 'Tales From the Darkside: The Movie' is the REAL 'Creepshow 3