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Sequels That Never Happened But We (Really) Wish They Did

love_and_basketball_ver2Movies are a girls best friend. For 2+ hours we escape reality and fall into the storylines that make our life seem a little less hectic. Yesterday we posed a question to our Instagram followers: "what movie do you wish had a sequel" and 70 answers later we compiled a list of movies that should be remade, continued, and revisited. Check out our selections then let us know which you agree with in our comment section below.

Follow our ladies that helped tag with this list!

Love and Basketball

Submitted by: @chella__4evea@alba_luz@beyondbeauty1221@luckyj24@brezzy_bre@jay_reggae@kolourmegold@hairbydedee@misstsworld@kolourmegold, and @nee_cee330

Harlem Nights

Harlem Nights

Submitted by: @therisqueexperience

Photo Credit: DVD Release Date

brown sugar

Brown Sugar

Submitted by: @lovely_redd_rose@myheels_tho@kenstojatstevens428, and @chacox_

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ATL

Submitted by: @glamlife25_8

Love Jones

Love Jones

Submitted by: @glamlife25_8@b_jett_@karlamarie82@keywilliams_@thenicolebrand@lyrist80@msfiercebaby@lovesprodigy30@thefadfirm@kolourmegold@justcalmevee@2fabivory@kolourmegold@shardaemorris@lajmafia@mrsevolvn, and @tiffanymulan 

Boyz n the hood

Boyz n The Hood

Submitted by: @mahoganieroze
Elf

Elf

Submitted by: @thetruetsharee

Photo Credit: Drafthouse 

This Christmas

This Christmas

Submitted by: @shebathesanger

Photo Credit: Breezy Stan.Wordpress

Hustle and Flow

Hustle and Flow

Submitted by: @mahoganieroze

Photo Credit: Typophile

White Chicks

White Chicks
Submitted by: @taylorenright13
Photo Credit: WordPress


Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing
Submitted by: @thehairfairi
Photo Credit: WordPress


Long Kiss Goodnight

Long Kiss Goodnight
Submitted by: @monamomma
Photo Credit: WordPress

 

The Wood

The Wood
Submitted by: @shaterize

Jason's Lyrics

Jason's Lyric
Submitted by: @tiffanyroxanna


Set it off

Set It Off
Submitted by: @mskellyraye and @redpeppa15


school daze

School Daze
Submitted by: @michelle779

The Strangers

The Strangers
Submitted by: @jadoredominique
Photo Credit: IMP Awards


The Devil Wears Prada

The Devil Wears Prada
Submitted by: @missnonhle
Photo Credit: Anokhimedia

The Color Purple
Color Purple
Submitted by: @chella__4evea and @makeupvixen
Photo Credit: Awards Daily

The Craft

The Craft
Submitted by: @bri_jes
Photo Credit: Rap Genius


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Coming to America 
Submitted by: @chesmart99


Crooklyn

Crooklyn
Submitted by: @b_jett_


Takers

Takers
Submitted by: @liveloveneadra@miss_daphanie and @mahoganieroze


scarface

Scarface (remake)
Submitted by: @myianarai
Photo Credit: Blogspot

Blow

Blow
Submitted by: @thehairfairi
Photo Credit: Fanpop


Pretty Woman

Pretty Woman
Submitted by: @mobilemanicure and @kutekadi
Photo Credit: WordPress 
Beauty Shop

Beauty Shop
Submitted by: @lovely_k692
Photo Credit: DB Covers
Bronx Tale

A Bronx Tale
Submitted by: @sofers_bby
Photo Credit: Tumblr

Salt

Salt
Submitted by: @misstsworld
Photo Credit: Apple

Pride and Prejudice

Pride & Prejudice
Submitted by: @narshann and @kutekadi
Photo Credit: IMDB
Eves Bayou

Eve's Bayou
Submitted by: @thesunnywilliams
Photo Credit: Torrent

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Sparkle
Submitted by: @liveloveneadra

Goodfellas

Goodfellas
Submitted by: @thehairfairi
Photo Credit: Sonny Bunch
Just Wright

Just Wright
Submitted by: @beyondbeauty1221
Photo Credit: Multiple Verses Vault


Save The Last Dance

Save The Last Dance
Submitted by: @kenstoja
Photo Credit: Toutiline

Belly

Belly 
Submitted by: @liveloveneadra@miss_daphanie and @queenjov_
Photo Credit: Aha Share


Menace II Society

Menace 2 Society
Submitted by: @xoxocapri

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