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  • n. A movie which revisits the subject matter of an earlier film but is not a remake or a linear continuation of its plot (i.e. a sequel or prequel).

Etymologies

Patterned after sequel using re- ("again, anew"). (Wiktionary)

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  • n. A movie with the same subject matter as an earlier film, but is not a remake of that film, nor does it continue the plot line of that film.

    From Paul McFedries Word Spy

    June 25, 2008