Sequels suck. Like did you know there is a Kindergarten 2 WITHOUT Arnold?
Nobody does. Because it is terrible.
Or how about all the recent Star Wars films? This is a bold opinion but truthfully, I think they are all stinkers.
None capture the lightning in the bottle of the originals. The answer is VERY simple why this happens.
A lack of passion.
Movies become hits and then studios see this, immediately greenlight a sequel, don't put any care into it and it tanks.
Not us. Lifting is in our blood.