When a movie is successful, people often are curious about the back-story of its characters. This aforementioned succor of substantial movies makes prequels a revered entity in the industry. Not only do prequels make for a better watch than the sequels, owing to the mystery factor, it also incorporates imagination and innovation on part of the writers. It has often been the case of a prequel preceding a supposed sequel. This common norm has been challenged and successfully overcome on many occasions. Instead of going for a remake, production houses on many occasions have rather decided to go for a sequel, and enhance the audience’s experience and memories of the prequel.
Incarnations based on comic books and novels are perhaps the most tapped in area for prequels succeeding a sequel. Blockbuster stories have often conspired from brilliant work prior to those films. Precursors to the fallible prognostications have been a mixed bag of extraordinary and down right miserable. Sometimes, these provenances of master artistry and awe-inspiring content can be forgotten. But salvaging these treasures of cultural visages, we present to you a list of the top prequel movies ever. You can watch some of these best movie prequels on Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime.
10. Rise of The Planet of Apes (2011)
This sci-fi thriller is a prequel to the 2014 film ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’. As you might have figured out, the 2011 films acts as the base for the exploits of intelligent and clinically tested apes. The film itself is a recarnation of the 1972 ‘Conquest of the Apes’, though differs substantially from it. The film was a surprise hit and has since found favorable reviews with both the audiences and critics. The cleverly thought premise revolved around a friendly and warm chimpanzee Caesar, and his doting father-like owner, Dr William Rodman. After an unfortunate incident of provoked violence, Will has to give Caesar up to a primate shelter, where Caesar becomes the leader of the uprising of genetically enhanced apes. The stunning visual effects were breath-taking and even got nominated for an Academy Award.
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9. Unbreakable (2000)