10 Times The Hero Becomes The Mentor In A Sequel

10. John Shaft In Shaft

John Shaft

in the 2000 remake of Shaft, John plays the tole of a rookie cop. But in the 2019 sequel to the film, it was John Shaft's son that took up the main role, that his father did, 19 years earlier.

9. Rick Deckard In Blade Runner 2049

Rick Deckard

The sci-fi noir follows Scott's character, a police officer as he unfolds the underworld of this dystopian future. However, themovie's latest sequel instead follows Ryan Gosling's character 'K.'

8. Luke Skywalker In The Last Jedi 

Luke Skywalker

Luke Skywalker, the protagonist of the franchise mentors Ridley's Rey, who too suffers from a similar conflict Luke did.The pair with their amazing chemistry have left their fans excited.

7. Kevin Flynn In Tron: Legacy

Kevin Flynn

After getting sucked into one of his own video games and living merely as a digital avatar, the film is a touching story of fatherhood and guidance; discovering the complex relationship between Flynn and his son.

6. Woody In Toy Story 4


An interesting yet complicated character, Woody navigates emotions in his journey when Andy outgrows the need of his toys. From a selfish toy to a mature, compassionate one, Woody played an important role in development of other characters too. 

5. Mr. Spock In Star Trek: Into Darkness

John Shaft

The film shows Spock's first rendezvous with Captain Kirk as they battle with the Romulans. Into Darkness, the next sequel shows a change in his personality as he becomes a mentor to himself.

4.Eddie Felson In The Color Of Money

Eddie Felson

Along with the Hustler movie, both the films show the transition from a prominent player in billiards to a mentor. Each movie had it cast fulfilling the character roles bewilderingly.

3.Tony Stark In Spider-Man: Homecoming

Tony Stark

Stark, always having a compassion for the young mentors Parker many times in the movie. Thier conversation clearly shows his dedication towards enlightening the wisdom to his younger peers.

2. Rocky Balboa In Creed

Rocky Balboa

The film stresses heavily on the sentimentality of the past through the character of Rocky.It explores the relationship between big names at the boxing ring and their character development throughout.

1. Pete Mitchell In Top Gun: Maverick

Pete Mitchell

Tom Cruise delivers most remarkable performances, one of them being this legacy sequel. Navigating through all sorts of emotins, the film shows his character in a truly meaningful way.