A cheapquel is a sequel to a movie made as cheaply as possible, in an attempt to make a quick buck riding on the success of the first movie. Disney has been a frequent creator of cheapquels in the past few years, including:

...and so on. Many believe that cheapquels hurt the image of the original movie, but in actuality it is pretty easy to simply pretend they don't exist.

Cheapquels to live-action movies exist as well, such as "The Santa Clause 2", and "Honey I Blew Up the Kids".

Note that when equal or greater effort is put into the creation of a sequel, it is no longer considered a cheapquel. Terminator 2 is not generally considered a cheapquel, for instance.

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