May 22, 2013 - 7:07am by McCarton
When it comes to movie sequels, lightning rarely strikes twice... but that sure hasn't stopped Hollywood from trying.
Despite dwindling ticket sales and increasingly abysmal reviews, most franchises get run right into the ground rather than quit while they're ahead. Two big franchises are giving box office glory yet another shot this weekend as The Hangover Part III and Fast & Furious 6 hit theaters on Friday, even if it doesn't look like either is about to cover any new territory. Instead, they return to the same well that worked the first time... and the second... and the fifth, in Fast 6's case. Is there any chance these will live up to the first installments?
Not really. But these are hardly the only offenders beating a dead cinematic horse. Check out the 10 most overdone movie franchises of all time after the jump!