when a remake contains a lot of new material; A remake that also doubles as a sequel.
Gunstar Super Heroes, NiGHTs 2, and Casino Royale could be considered requels.
by The enigmatic man April 12, 2007
A sequel to movie that functions somewhere between a sequel, a reboot, and a remake. For example: Creed, Jurassic World, The Force Awakens, Mad Max: Fury Road.
I'm so excited by the new Star Wars requels.
by h'biki March 30, 2016
A remake of a sequel that overrides both the sequel and all subsequent sequels, steering the franchise in a different direction.
Neill Blomkamp's untitled 'Aliens' sequel and superman returns are both examples of a requel.
by oh_my_say-tan February 26, 2015