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  • n. The chronologically third part of any series of works, especially a movie trilogy.

Etymologies

Blend of three and sequel (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The "Eclipse" feature includes on-set interviews with cast and a clip from the threequel, which is set for theatrical release June 30.

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  • The threequel, which is set for release on 360, PS3 and PC, will remain true to the series 'roots, giving players access to a catalog of highly customizable RPG archetypes that will participate in some action-oriented ...

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  • Owen Wilson will have a much bigger role in the threequel, which is great news as his too-good-to-be-true character Kevin Rawley was a comedic highlight from the first two movies.

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  • (Given that the first movie grossed over $400 million and they all had points, I think they'll be leaving things open for a "threequel").

    Val Brown: Sex and The City The Movie. Part Deux.

  • After having seen the first two Bourne movies, The Bourne Identity and The Bourne Supremacy, on DVD I was interested in seeing the latest "threequel" in the theaters, particularly since I had seen Shrek The Third, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End and Spider-Man 3.

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  • Despite Travolta's unfortunate appearance in the film, Hairspray is still the most enjoyable film of the summer to date, more fun than any of the "threequel" blockbusters Shrek, Spider-Man 3 or Pirates of the Caribbean.

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  • It is my sincere hope that the word "threequel" is officially banned from the English language by the time the ball drops in Times Square this January 1st.

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  • DVDTimes. co.uk has Doctor Who: Peladon Tales, story arcs have been a feature of Doctor Who since the beginning: the stories in the first season run continuously, with no downtime between adventures. planetzogblog has Doctor Who C21. 1: Warriors of the Deep review, a "threequel" to the two previous stories of the hibernating reptile-men of Earth, this time featuring both the

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  • Here are our choices for 10 historical figures we'd like to see come back to life in the "threequel," along with our choices for the actors to play them.

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  • Thanks – threequel to be determined sometime next week!!

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  • Complete the trilogy at home with Pixar's dazzling threequel, which finds Woody, Buzz, and their toy brigade ending up in a day-care center.

    (Entertainment Weekly, 11/5/2010 issue, page 8)

    October 31, 2010

  • The third movie in a series. Lately the trend has been to take a successful stand-alone film and try to turn it into an epic trilogy. Invariably the second movie will be little more than contrived exposition, but threequels aren't always fully bad. Usually the popcorn-munching public will be happy with all three movies, but critics and cinema buffs will curse and scorn the studios responsible for corrupting the good first movie with two crappy follow-ups.

    June 13, 2007