10 Most Popular Movie Franchises In The World

There are some films, which we can’t get enough of. Therefore, we keep on demanding sequels of them. Let’s take a look into 10 Most Popular Movie Franchises In The World.

10. Jurassic Park

10 Most Popular Movie Franchises
Jurassic Park – Most Popular Movie Franchises.

One of the most celebrated film franchises, which ruled the 1990s is the Jurassic Park series. It is about cloned dinosaurs and how their survival with humans affect each other. So far, three films have been released in the franchise – Jurassic Park (1993), The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997) and Jurassic Park III (2001), with the fourth one – Jurassic World (2015) in the pipeline. The first two movies were directed by Steven Spielberg, while the third one was directed by Joe Johnston and the fourth one is being directed by Colin Trevorrow. The total worldwide box office collection of the franchise so far stands at $2,016,573,690.

9. The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games
The Hunger Games – Most Popular Movie Franchises.

 Science-fiction dystopian action adventure film franchise The Hunger Games revolves around the dystopian post-apocalyptic nation of Panem and its rebellious residents and authoritarian rulers. So far, three films have been released – The Hunger Games (2012), The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 (2014), with the fourth film The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 (2015) in the pipeline. The first film was directed by Gary Ross, while the later three have been directed by Francis Lawrence. The total worldwide box office collection of the franchise so far stands at $2,200,618,731.

8. The Fast And The Furious

The Fast And The Furious
Most Popular Movie Franchises.

The Fast And The Furious is a series of action films, which centres on illegal street racing and heists. So far, six movies have been released – The Fast and the Furious (2001), 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003), The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006), Fast & Furious (2009), Fast Five (2011) and Fast & Furious 6 (2013) with the seventh film Furious 7 (2015) in the pipeline. The movies have been directed by Rob Cohen (1), John Singleton (2), Justin Lin (3–6) and James Wan (7). The total worldwide box office collection of the franchise so far stands at $2,380,084,668.

7. Pirates Of The Caribbean

Pirates Of The Caribbean
Most Popular Movie Franchises.

Pirates of the Caribbean is a series of fantasy swashbuckler films. So far, four film have been released – Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003), Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006), Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (2007) and  Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011) with the fifth film Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017) in the pipeline. They have been diected by Gore Verbinski (1–3), Rob Marshall (4) and Joachim Rønning & Espen Sandberg (5). The total worldwide box office collection of the franchise so far stands at $3,729,577,967.

6. Tolkien’s Middle Earth

The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings
Most Popular Movie Franchises.

J. R. R. Tolkien’s novels The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, set in Middle-earth, have been the subject of various film adaptations. Nine movies have been released so far including three animated movies -The Hobbit (1977), The Lord of the Rings (1978) and The Return of the King (1980); and six Peter Jackson films –  The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003); and The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012), The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013) and The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014). The total worldwide box office collection of the franchise so far stands at more than $5,300,290,767.

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5. Batman

Batman film series
Batman – Most Popular Movie Franchises.

Batman film series tell the story of fictional superhero Batman and his adventures. So far, ten movies have been released – Batman: The Movie (1966), Batman (1989), Batman Returns (1992) , Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993), Batman Forever (1995), Batman & Robin (1997), Catwoman (2004), Batman Begins (2005), The Dark Knight (2008) and The Dark Knight Rises (2012). The total worldwide box office collection of the franchise so far stands at $3,805,543,530.

4. Star Wars

Star Wars
Star Wars – Most Popular Movie Franchises.

Star Wars is an American epic space opera franchise. So far, seven movies have been released – Star Wars:  IV: A New Hope (1977), Star Wars:  V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980), Star Wars:  VI: Return of the Jedi (1983), Star Wars:  I: The Phantom Menace (1999), Star Wars:  II: Attack of the Clones (2002), Star Wars:  III: Revenge of the Sith (2005) and Star Wars:  The Clone Wars (2008). The total worldwide box office collection of the franchise so far stands at $4,382,359,868

3. X-Men

The X-Men film series 
X Men – Most Popular Movie Franchises.

The X-Men film series consists of superhero films. So far, seven films have been released – X-Men (2000), X2 (2003), X-Men: The Last Stand (2006), X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009), X-Men: First Class (2011), The Wolverine (2013) and X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014). ). The total worldwide box office collection of the franchise so far stands at $3,050,971,565.

2. Harry Potter

Harry Potter Films
Harry Potter – Most Popular Movie Franchises.

Harry Potter is a feature film series based on the Harry Potter novels by author J. K. Rowling. So far, eight films have been released – Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (2001), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 (2010) and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (2011). The total worldwide box office collection of the franchise so far stands at $7,723,431,572.

1. James Bond

James Bond film series
James Bond – Most Popular Movie Franchises.

James Bond film series tells the story of a British secret agent working forMI6 who also answers by his codename, 007. So far 25 films have been released – Dr. No (1962), From Russia with Love (1963), Goldfinger (1964), Thunderball (1965), Casino Royale (1967) , You Only Live Twice (1967), On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969), Diamonds Are Forever (1971), Live and Let Die (1973), The Man with the Golden Gun (1974), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977), Moonraker (1979), For Your Eyes Only (1981), Never Say Never Again (1983) , Octopussy (1983), A View to a Kill (1985), The Living Daylights (1987), Licence to Kill (1989), GoldenEye (1995), Tomorrow Never Dies (1997), The World Is Not Enough (1999), Die Another Day (2002), Casino Royale (2006), Quantum of Solace (2008), Skyfall (2012) with the twenty-fifth film – Spectre (2015 film) in the pipeline The total worldwide box office collection of the franchise so far stands at $6,159,601,036.