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Top 5 Prequels

Despite it having been made pretty clear in the dialogue of the first three movies in the Purge franchise, we finally to get to see what happened during The First Purge. It’s the only excuse we need to look back at our own favorite prequels, that most wonderful narrative form that combines the pandering of a forced sequel with the thrill of knowing exactly how the plot is going to end even before it starts.

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Rob

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
Prometheus (2012)
X-Men: First Class (2011)
The Thing (2011)

Carrie

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
Mallrats (1995)
Monsters University (2013)

Tim

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)
Puss in Boots
Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016)