Reverse Sequels

98 EpisodesProduced by Reverse Sequels Podcast

2 bad movie aficionados watch the sequel of a movie they've never seen and try to reverse engineer what the original was about.

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C.H.U.D. II: Bud the Chud Part 2 (C.H.U.D.)

April 15th, 2019


The dad from Home Alone plays a photographer who teams up with Marv from Home Alone who plays a preacher and they fight toxic waste monsters in the sewer. It even has some of the same themes from Home Alone like …

C.H.U.D. II: Bud the Chud

April 8th, 2019


Take Weekend at Bernie’s, Encino Man, Police Academy, and every 80s zombie movie and mix them together and you have a great recipe for a bad movie. A …

Fast & Furious 6 Part 2 (Fast Five)

April 1st, 2019


We watched 2 Fast 2 Furious, The Fast and the Furious, Fast & Furious 6, and now Fast Five and we can finally say - we are converts. This movie was a lot of fun. Take the Fugitive, switch out Tommy Lee Jones for the …

Fast & Furious 6

March 25th, 2019


In a Reverse Sequels first, we go back to a franchise that we covered in two of our earliest episodes. People swore to us that the movies got better …

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Part 2 (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them)

March 18th, 2019


This might be the first movie we’ve seen where the Wikipedia page is more entertaining than watching the movie. Be sure to have a glossary on hand as …

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

March 11th, 2019


Did you ever wonder what would happen if X-Men took place in the world of Harry Potter? Neither did we, but they made it into a movie anyway! Things …

Sicario: Day of the Soldado Part 2 (Sicario)

March 4th, 2019


What happens when the FBI, the CIA, and assassins come together to fight cartels at the border? A movie that could have been great if it wasn’t …

Sicario: Day of the Soldado

February 25th, 2019


This movie raised a lot of questions. Namely - what is a sicario and what is a soldado? Also, what are the character’s names and jobs and …

Why Did I Get Married Too? Part 2 (Why Did I Get Married?)

February 18th, 2019


This is a movie about four married couples that was written by a man who has never been married and it shows. It has some of the most despicable characters ever put on screen along with overly preachy messages, blatant …

Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too?

February 11th, 2019


Our first Tyler Perry movie had it all – friendship, love, chilling violence against women, and an ending worthy of M. Night Shyamalan. Grab your …

Underworld: Evolution Part 2 (Underworld)

February 4th, 2019


On this episode we are tackling all of the big Underworld questions - whose side are you on in the Vampire versus Werewolf war? Would a half Vampire …

Underworld: Evolution

January 28th, 2019


Kate Beckinsale is a Death Dealer in the great war between Vampires and Lycans and this movie is a war between shooting guns in slow motion and bad dialogue. I don’t know who will win but I know that the audience loses. …

The Philadelphia Experiment 2 Part 2 (The Philadelphia Experiment)

January 21st, 2019


It’s an 80s movie about a young man traveling through time because of an old scientist’s experiment, with jokes about Ronald Reagan as an actor and …

The Philadelphia Experiment 2

January 14th, 2019


It’s an alternate reality where the Nazis won World War 2, Southern California is a pile of rubble, and time travelers are just trying to get laid. This movie is all great concepts and bad execution. So grab your …

The Equalizer 2 Part 2 (The Equalizer)

January 7th, 2019


Imagine if Batman was a retired government agent who faked his own death and now works at Home Depot. And also he’s a psychopath with OCD who hangs out at all night diners reading books and befriending Russian …

The Equalizer 2

December 31st, 2018


What do a kidnapped girl, a Holocaust survivor, and an inner city youth have in common? What is the best way to kill a douchey dude-bro? Just what …

A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding Part 2 (A Christmas Prince)

December 24th, 2018


Merry Christmas from Reverse Sequels! Unfortunately you’ve been naughty this year so you are getting the movie version of a lump of coal. Travel to the mythical land of Aldovia by way of New York by way of Chicago where …

A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding

December 17th, 2018


This movie has it all: blogs with fantastic titles, a diverse circle of best friends, and sexy nutcrackers. It also raises a lot of questions like: …

Smokey and the Bandit 2 Part 2 (Smokey and the Bandit)

December 10th, 2018


It was the second highest grossing movie of 1977, one of Alfred Hitchcock’s favorite films, and a movie written on yellow legal pads and then nearly completely improvised. Grab your diablo sandwich and join us for …

Smokey and the Bandit 2

December 3rd, 2018


Turd Furguson and the Flying Nun are on the run from a Cajun Nazi sheriff. There’s also a man named Cledus, a pregnant elephant and her Italian …

Red 2 Part 2 (Red)

November 26th, 2018


Bruce Willis is retired, extremely dangerous and this movie is a giant piece of spy homage international thriller where a ton of great actors are wasted on a mediocre plot. Helen Mirren kicks ass though. So switch out …

Red 2

November 19th, 2018


It’s an overly elaborate case of spy versus spy versus spy versus spy. It’s also a love story between a woman who thirsts for adventure and a retired CIA agent. It is also somehow about a misplaced Russian nuke that is …

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again Part 2 (Mamma Mia!)

November 12th, 2018


Mamma Mia this movie has a lot of plot holes! This is a movie that makes it’s sequel completely nonsensical. None of the ages, dates, or …

Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again

November 5th, 2018


In a Reverse Sequels first we are doing the sequel to a musical. And this movie has everything you could want in a classic musical - no plot, the …

Fright Night 2 Part 2

October 31st, 2018


“To what do I owe this dubious pleasure” - Two Reverse Sequels episodes in one week! We dive deeper into the world of vampires exploring their lurid sexual lives, love of dance, and personal finance. Grab a piece of …

Fright Night 2

October 29th, 2018


We know what vampires hate - crosses, garlic, sunlight. But what about things vampires love? Rollerskating, interpretive dance, bowling. At least …

The Purge: Anarchy Part 2 (The Purge)

October 22nd, 2018


This is a movie that asks some profound moral questions about utilitarian ethics while still featuring plenty of great bloody murder. It also causes you to yell at the screen things like - “Why won’t you all just stay …

The Purge: Anarchy

October 15th, 2018


In a future world where all crimes are legal including murder but for some reason excluding using explosives - the real crime is that we never saw these movies earlier! Grab your bear traps and barricade busters and …

xXx: Return of Xander Cage Part 3 (xXx)

October 8th, 2018


Picture this: a tight 90 minute, fast-paced action film starring Vin Diesel, a young Anna Nicole Smith, and Tim Robbins. Factor in some BMX stunts, …

xXx: Return of Xander Cage Part 2 (xXx: State of the Union)

October 1st, 2018


Do you want to see Ice Cube make love to a hamburger? Do you want to see Willem Dafoe plot to wipe out half of the presidential line of succession? Do you want to see Scott Speedman again? Then this is the …

xXx: Return of Xander Cage

September 24th, 2018


Ellie: Podcaster, Guinness Book of World Record Holder, Favorite Karaoke Song: Zombie by the Cranberries.

Patrick: Podcaster, Occasional Pirate, …

Now You See Me 2 Part 2 (Now You See Me)

September 17th, 2018


Want to see an all star cast magically make a decent plot line disappear? Want to see Common get hypnotized? Want to see Conan O’Brien appear out of thin air? Fake your death for no reason and join us as we examine what …

Now You See Me 2

September 10th, 2018


Poof! Jesse Eisenberg Poof! Mark Ruffalo Poof! Morgan Freeman Poof! Daniel Radcliff Poof! Michael Caine. If you want a movie that has as many celebrities as plot lines and sleight of hand then this is for you. If you …

Paddington 2 Part 2 (Paddington)

September 3rd, 2018


This is a movie about a cute talking bear who goes to London and gets adopted by a quirky but loving family. It's also a movie about British …

Paddington 2

August 27th, 2018


This movie is like the TV show Oz except with a talking bear making marmalade sandwiches instead of a Nazi assaulting people in the showers. If that …

The Raid 2 Part 2 (The Raid)

August 20th, 2018


Have you even wondered what it would look like to see a man’s face impaled on a door frame? Do you want to see an amazingly choreographed two-on-one …

The Raid 2

August 13th, 2018


This episode is as epic as this movie, an epic crime drama filled with thrilling choreography, stunning directing, and buckets of blood. It's equal …

Black Magic 2 Part 2 (Black Magic)

August 6th, 2018


If you thought Black Magic 2 sounded insane, wait until you hear everything that went down in the original. This was not a case where the sequel gets …

Black Magic 2

July 30th, 2018


We thought we had seen all the greatest movies of all time. Citizen Kane, Bicycle Thieves, Seven Samurai, the Riddick trilogy... but now along comes …

Big Momma's House 2 Part 2 (Big Momma's House)

July 23rd, 2018


Travel back with us to the year 2000, a much different time, when movie soundtracks topped the charts, nobody had a camera in their phone, and all a …

Big Momma's House 2

July 16th, 2018


No surprise, a family takes on a new nanny. Big surprise - it’s Martin Lawrence undercover as Big Momma. What’s bigger than that - she loves to wear lacy green thongs and become one with the butt. And the biggest …

Daddy's Home 2 Part 2 (Daddy's Home)

July 9th, 2018


Once upon a time there was a king and queen who ruled over a mythical podcast. They watched sequels to movies without having seen the original and …

Daddy's Home 2

July 2nd, 2018


Does Mel Gibson deserve love? What do supermodels write down in tiny notebooks? Where does Will Ferrell get a change of clothes in the middle of nowhere? Adjust your thermostats and join us as we discuss Daddy's Home 2!

Riddick Part 3 (Pitch Black)

June 25th, 2018


We've reached the end of the Riddick trilogy... by watching the first movie in the series! It's going to be hard saying goodbye to Richard B. Riddick after spending so much time with him and we've still got a lot of …

Riddick Part 2 (The Chronicles of Riddick)

June 18th, 2018


Chronicles of Riddick is a ridiculous fun space opera action movie that you'll love whether you are a half-dead or quasi-dead, a Necromonger or an …


June 11th, 2018


Richard B. Riddick where have you been all our lives!? This movie kicked so much ass we were ready to start hacking each other up with bone swords and writing messages with our blood in perfect handwriting. Vin Diesel …

Reverse Sequels 50th Episode Special

June 4th, 2018


In this very special episode we look back at the 50 movies we have watched so far. We talk about sequel themes (2:02), whether sequels deserve their bad reputation (10:50), our greatest debates (21:26), awards for …

The Rainbow Trail Part 2 (Riders of the Purple Sage)

May 28th, 2018


After watching this movie we still have no idea who the Riders of the Purple Sage are. But in another sense we know exactly who they are. We are all Riders of the Purple Sage. That's right, this movie gets deep. So …

The Rainbow Trail

May 21st, 2018



Yee-haw our first western! This movie has it all including a dastardly mask-wearing villain, amazing 1930s special effects, and vaudevillian damsels in distress. Pick up your harmonica and join us as we discuss The …

Crank 2 Part 2 (Crank)

May 14th, 2018


Fight Club, Martin Scorsese's Bringing Out the Dead, Crank. What do these movies have in common? Only Ellie knows! Turtles humping, outrunning poison, and what Amy Smart does for a living in this movie. What do these …

Crank 2: High Voltage

May 7th, 2018


This movie has everything you want in an action movie: Graphic violence, naked women, and a horse penis. Throw in Jason Statham and a reanimated …

Grown Ups 2 Part 2 (Grown Ups)

April 30th, 2018


What do a 20 minute basketball game scene, 20 minute water park scene, and 20 minute s’more eating scene have in common? Nothing. Now you get a feel for what this movie is all about. Join us at the Earnshaw’s lake …

Grown Ups 2

April 23rd, 2018


Have you ever watched a movie starring Adam Sandler or Kevin James or David Spade and thought, wow that was the worst movie I've ever seen? Well you haven't seen anything until you've seen them all together and thrown …

Pacific Rim Uprising Part 2 (the original Pacific Rim)

April 16th, 2018


We learned the German word origin of “Jaeger” and the Japanese word origin of “Kaiju” but other than that we didn’t learn a whole lot more. But this …

Pacific Rim Uprising

April 9th, 2018


What do you get when you cross a Jaeger and a Kaiju? Or a man and a Kaiju,or 3 Kaijus together? The answer: All out war at the base of Mount Fuji. Grab your partner, strap in to your Jaeger and join us as we discuss …

Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2 Part 2

April 2nd, 2018


Babies have sex in this movie! There, we said it. The rest of the movie is about an unethical research study separating twins at birth, a giant mechanical baby terrorizing a theme park, and Tibetan religious beliefs. If …

Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2

March 26th, 2018


A true genius, Stephen Hawking, submitted a paper that predicted the end of the universe right before he passed away. That same week, we watched Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2. Coincidence? This movie has it all – talking …

Cube 2 Part 2 (Cube)

March 19th, 2018


Cube is a movie that asks a lot of tricky moral questions. What would you do to survive in a maze-like prison full of deadly traps? Would you …

Cube 2: Hyper Cube (Part 1)

March 12th, 2018


How many dimensions does it take to make a great movie? If you said 4, you’d be correct! You’d also be trapped inside a Hypercube living every permutation of life at every speed. Now, sprinkle in 8 strangers and deadly …

The French Connection 2 Part 2 (French Connection)

March 5th, 2018


We’ve got a hunch you are going to enjoy this movie and our plot analysis that is as detailed as this movie. Follow ‘Popeye’ Doyle around 1970s …

The French Connection 2 (Part 1)

February 26th, 2018


If you want a movie that details heroin use and addiction and withdrawal pitted against a broken man's dreams of being a minor league baseball player, then this movie is for you. Oh wait, that's just a 45 minute detour …

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Part 2 (The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel)

February 19th, 2018


If you want to see a movie where Maggie Smith is a racist, Tom Wilkinson is gay, and old people are fucking- then this is the movie for you. There is …

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (Part 1)

February 12th, 2018


If you are a horny elderly British person near death then this is definitely the movie for you. If you are anyone else then you can relive the glories of British Imperialism reenacted through hotel management. So get …

Transporter 2 Part 2 (The original Transporter)

February 4th, 2018


If you enjoy the French countryside, stopping bad guys, and an oiled-up shirtless Jason Statham - look no further. We watched Transporter and can see why this movie became such a hit franchise. So kick it into high gear …

The Transporter 2 (Part 1)

January 29th, 2018


If you don't love the Transporter 2 then someone must have karate kicked the soul right out of your body. Or maybe beat it out with two melon fists. …

Police Academy 5 Part 2 (Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol)

January 22nd, 2018


How many montages are the perfect amount for a movie? Is throwing a champagne glass out of a hot air balloon illegal? Should everyone have mandatory …

Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach (Part 1)

January 15th, 2018


Gator wrestling, guns pointed at sharks, and classic sunscreen gags with the word 'dork'. All of these are the hallmarks of a goofy Police Academy …

Dolphin Tale 2 Part 2 (the original Dolphin Tale)

January 8th, 2018


Dolphin Tale is a classic coming-of-age story between a troubled teen boy and a tail-less dolphin. This movie does a great job answering all our …

Dolphin Tale 2 Part 1

January 3rd, 2018


Dolphin Tale 2 is a movie that's harder to describe than a pelican trying to make love to a sea turtle. Ellie thinks it's really 2 movies in 1 since …

Alien vs. Predator: Requiem Part 2

December 27th, 2017


This holiday season witness a miraculous birth. No, it's not Jesus.  Even better... it's the Predalien! This movie is full of other miracles, …

Bonus Episode: Happy Hunting

December 25th, 2017


In this very special episode we are doing a reverse Reverse Sequel. I guess you could just call it a sequel. We watched the independent horror movie …

Alien vs. Predator: Requiem Part 1

December 25th, 2017


What do you get when you cross Aliens, Predators, and a small town of humans? Lots of green and red blood! Happy Holidays!

A Bad Moms Christmas Part 2 (Bad Moms)

December 20th, 2017


Being a mom is tough. Especially when your boss is a jerk, your kids are overly stressed out, and you catch your husband masturbating to a woman on a webcam with a giant bush. Not to mention you're living in a …

A Bad Moms Christmas Part 1

December 18th, 2017


In the movie A Bad Moms Christmas, the movie showed to me: 
6 moms a’swearing
5 SkyZone passes
4 kids with lines
3 sexy Santas
2 doting husbands
And an appearance by Kenny G.

Best of the Best 2 Part 2

December 13th, 2017


Best of the Best is a movie that believes that more is always better. Multiple training montages, two main characters, and more racial slurs against …

Best of the Best 2 Part 1

December 11th, 2017


3 friends and a child, wait, make that 2 friends and a child go up against Wayne Newton and a giant, invincible German body-builder named Brakus. What happens for the next hour is akin to a vision quest straight out of …

Horrible Bosses 2 Part 2

December 6th, 2017


A sex offender, a sex offender, and a drug addict (who is probably a sex offender) make up the horrible of Horrible Bosses. Everyone is horrible in this movie, but you have to hand it to this great cast for their …

Horrible Bosses 2 Part 1

December 4th, 2017


Three men try to live out the American dream by going into business for themselves. What they discover is that being the boss isn’t always easy. You know what else isn’t easy? Making it to the end of this movie. Join us …

Pup Star: Better 2Gether Part 2

November 29th, 2017


How did speaking dogs evolve? Which Pup Star contestant truly deserved to win? And would talking dogs enjoy this movie? Patrick and Ellie square off …

Pup Star: Better 2Gether Part 1

November 27th, 2017


Have you ever wondered what American Idol would be like with dogs instead of humans? Well, wonder no more! Pup Star: Better 2gether tells the story …

Honey 2 Part 2

November 22nd, 2017


Honey tells the story of a young dancer following her dreams to get up and get out of her neighborhood while leaving a safe space behind for others. …

Honey 2 Part 1

November 20th, 2017


If you have ever wanted to see a 2 hour long dance video with a little bit of movie sprinkled in, then this is the film for you. It's a dancical about a girl from the wrong side of the tracks torn between a dancing El …

Wrath of the Titans Part 2

November 15th, 2017


Release the kracken! It's time for Wrath of the Titans Part 2, where we break down the first film, Clash of the Titans. This is a very loose retelling of the story of the ancient Greek hero Perseus as he fights a war …

Wrath of the Titans Part 1

November 13th, 2017


Brush off your copy of the Odyssey because today we are studying Greek Mythology reimagined as a Liam Neeson action movie. Ellie tries to explain to …

Ride Along 2 Part 2

November 8th, 2017


If you’re a platinum level player you are going to love this buddy cop comedy that is surprisingly not as bad as you would think. Kevin Hart does …

Ride Along 2 Part 1

November 6th, 2017


Ride Along 2 stars Ice Cube as a no-nonsense detective, Kevin Hart as a man who cannot stop talking, and Benjamin Bratt as a bad guy with a bad accent. We bring down the Blachammer on this episode and try to figure out …

V/H/S 2 Part 2

November 1st, 2017


V/H/S is a horror movie anthology starring a group of the most annoying bros in the history of cinema along with throat slitting lesbians, ghost back …

V/H/S 2 Part 1

October 30th, 2017


Are we living in a V/H/S simulation? Do zombies have shreds of humanity left?, Can you get rid of ghosts by having sex? And, what exactly is going on …

The Expendables 2 Part 2

October 25th, 2017


Today on Reverse Sequels we are air-dropped onto the vile and villainous island of Vilena,  an inexplicable world where women are waterboarded and men punch each other while on fire. With action star worthy quips like, …

The Expendables 2 Part 1

October 23rd, 2017

This movie has it all – guns, knives, roundhouse kicks to the heart, and friendship. All your favorite 80s and 90s actions stars, well, minus all the …

Agent Cody Banks 2 Part 2

October 12th, 2017

In this episode we delve into a world where the CIA recruits children as operatives. Cody Banks is one of their best and brightest? We look at all …

Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London Part 1

October 12th, 2017

You know what they say, the best place to hide a teenage spy is in plain sight. That leaves only one place for Agent Cody Banks to go – an …

The Conjuring 2 Part 2

October 12th, 2017

In this episode we discover all the things we got right, all the things we got wrong, and all the things we could have never predicted about The …

The Conjuring 2 Part 1

October 12th, 2017


What’s scarier than a possessed British child with a music box? Trying to figure out how to connect the plot of this movie to the original! We watched the Conjuring 2 in an attempt to help Ed and Lorraine Warren rid …

2 Fast 2 Furious Part 2

October 12th, 2017

This episode examines the complicated world of drag racing in the early 2000s. Paul Walker and Vin Diesel form a bond we could have never seen …

2 Fast 2 Furious Part 1

October 12th, 2017

Imagine a scenario where the good cop is also the bad cop, then throw in lots of auto-racing and you have 2 Fast 2 Furious. In this movie, Paul …

Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 Part 2

October 12th, 2017


In this episode we discuss Paul Blart: Mall Cop and look for what predictions we got right, what we got wrong and what we could have never …

Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 Part 1

October 12th, 2017

Our first (and longest) podcast in the series. Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 has us struggling to piece together the life of Paul Blart, a mall cop and …

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