Here is a listing of 5 of the best and worst movies with Prequels eventually released:
The Plot: The brash James T. Kirk tries to live up to his father's legacy with Mr. Spock keeping him in check as a vengeful, time-traveling Romulan creates black holes to destroy the Federation one planet at a time.
The Plot: A substance, designed to help the brain repair itself, gives rise to a super-intelligent chimp who leads an ape uprising. His name is Caesar.
*BEST PREQUEL* - Multiple movies are expected in this series beyond the newly released "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes".
The Plot: After the death of his parents during World War II, young Hannibal Lecter moves in with his beautiful aunt and begins plotting revenge on the barbarians responsible for his sister's death.
The plot: Years before Father Lancaster Merrin helped save Regan MacNeil's soul, he first encounters the demon Pazuzu in East Africa. This is the tale of Father Merrin's initial battle with Pazuzu and the rediscovery of his faith.
The Plot: A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.