Greatest Movie Series

Film Franchises of All-Time


Part 3 (L to Q)


Greatest Film Series Franchises - Sections
Series: Introduction | Series: Box-Office | Series: A - E | Series: F - K | Series: L - Q | Series: R - Z


Lake Placid

Lake Placid (1999)

Lake Placid 2 (2007)

Lake Placid 3 (2010)

Lake Placid: The Final Chapter (2012) (aka Lake Placid 4)
 

Laurel and Hardy (Feature Films)

Pardon Us (1931)

Pack Up Your Troubles (1932)

The Devil's Brother (1933)

Sons of the Desert (1933)

Hollywood Party (1934)

Babes in Toyland (1934) (aka March of the Wooden Soldiers)

Bonnie Scotland (1935)

The Bohemian Girl (1936)

Our Relations (1936)

Way Out West (1937)

Pick a Star (1937)

Swiss Miss (1938)

Block-Heads (1938)

The Flying Deuces (1939)

A Chump at Oxford (1940)

Saps at Sea (1940)

Great Guns (1941)

A-Haunting We Will Go (1941)

Air Raid Wardens (1943)

Jitterbugs (1943)

The Dancing Masters (1943)

Nothing but Trouble (1943)

The Big Noise (1944)

The Bullfighters (1945)

Atoll K (1951, Fr./It.) (aka Robinson Crusoeland, Utopia)

Legally Blonde

Legally Blonde (2001)

Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003)

Legally Blondes (2009)
 

Leprechaun

Leprechaun (1993)

Leprechaun 2 (1994)

Leprechaun 3 (1995)

Leprechaun 4: In Space (1997)

Leprechaun In the Hood (2000)

Leprechaun: Back 2 Tha' Hood (2003)

Leprechaun: Origins (2014)

L.E.T.H.A.L. Ladies (aka Triple-B, Bullets, Bombs and Babes)

Malibu Express (1985)

Hard Ticket to Hawaii (1987)

Picasso Trigger (1988)

Savage Beach (1989)

Guns (1990)

Do or Die (1991)

Hard Hunted (1992)

Fit to Kill (1993)

Enemy Gold (1993)

The Dallas Connection (1994)

Day of the Warrior (1996)

Return to Savage Beach (1998)

Lethal Weapon
Lethal Weapon (1987)

Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)

Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)

Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)
 

The Lone Ranger

The Lone Ranger (1938) (serial)

The Lone Ranger Rides Again (1939) (serial)

Hi-Yo Silver (1940) (the feature length re-edited version of 1938 serial)

The Legend of the Lone Ranger (1952) (Compilation film of first three episodes of TV series, filmed in 1949)

Enter the Lone Ranger (Episode One of The Legend of the Lone Ranger (1952))

The Lone Ranger (1956)

The Lone Ranger and The Lost City of Gold (1958)

The Legend of the Lone Ranger (1981)

The Lone Ranger (2013)

Lone Wolf (Warren William)

The Lone Wolf Spy Hunt (1939)

The Lone Wolf Keeps a Date (1940)

The Lone Wolf Meets a Lady (1940)

The Lone Wolf Strikes (1940)

The Lone Wolf Takes a Chance (1941)
Secrets of the Lone Wolf (1941)

Counter-Espionage (1942) (aka The Lone Wolf in Scotland Yard)
One Dangerous Night (1943)

Passport to Suez (1943)

Look Who's Talking

Look Who's Talking (1989)

Look Who's Talking Too (1990)

Look Who's Talking Now (1993)

The Lord of the Rings (or Middle Earth)

The Lord of the Rings (1978)



The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)



The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)



The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

Jeanette MacDonald (with Maurice Chevalier)

The Love Parade (1929)

Love Me Tonight (1932)

One Hour With You (1932)

The Merry Widow (1934)
Jeanette MacDonald (with Nelson Eddy)

Naughty Marietta (1935)

Rose-Marie (1936)

Maytime (1937)

The Girl of the Golden West (1938)

Sweethearts (1938)

New Moon (1940)

Bitter Sweet (1940)

I Married an Angel (1942)

Mad Max

Mad Max (1979, Australia)

Mad Max 2 (1981, Aust.) (aka The Road Warrior (1982))

Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)

Madagascar

Madagascar (2005)

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)

Penguins of Madagascar (2014)

Madea (Tyler Perry)

Tyler Perry's Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005)
Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion (2006)

Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns (2008)

Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All by Myself (2009)

Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail (2009)

Tyler Perry's Madea's Big Happy Family (2011)

Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection (2012)

Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas (2013)

Magnificent Seven

The Magnificent Seven (1960)

Return of the Seven (1966) (aka Return of the Magnificent Seven)

Guns of the Magnificent Seven (1969)

The Magnificent Seven Ride! (1972)

Maisie (Ann Sothern, 1939-1947)

Maisie (1939)

Congo Maisie (1940)

Gold Rush Maisie (1940)

Maisie Was A Lady (1941)

Ringside Maisie (1941)

Maisie Gets Her Man (1942)
Swing Shift Maisie (1943)

Maisie Goes to Reno (1944)

Up Goes Maisie (1946)
Undercover Maisie (1947)

Major League

Major League (1989)

Major League II (1994)

Major League: Back to the Minors (1998)

A Man Called Horse

A Man Called Horse (1970)

The Return of a Man Called Horse (1976)

Triumphs of a Man Called Horse (1983)

Marlowe

Murder, My Sweet (1944)

The Big Sleep (1946)

Lady in the Lake (1947)

The Brasher Doubloon (1947)

Marlowe (1969)

The Long Goodbye (1973)

Farewell, My Lovely (1975)

The Big Sleep (1978, UK)

Poodle Springs (1998) (TV)

Martin & Lewis

My Friend Irma (1949)

My Friend Irma Goes West (1950)

At War With the Army (1950)

That's My Boy (1951)

Sailor Beware (1952)

Jumping Jacks (1952)

Road to Bali (1952)

The Stooge (1952)

Scared Stiff (1953)

The Caddy (1953)

Money From Home (1953)

Living It Up (1954)

3 Ring Circus (1954)

You're Never Too Young (1955)

Artists and Models (1955)

Pardners (1956)

Hollywood or Bust (1956)

Marvel's Cinematic Universe

Iron Man (2008)

The Incredible Hulk (2008)

Iron Man 2 (2010)

Thor (2011)

Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

Marvel's The Avengers (2012)

Iron Man 3 (2013)

Thor: The Dark World (2013)

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

Marx Brothers

The Cocoanuts (1929)

Animal Crackers (1930)

Monkey Business (1931)

Horse Feathers (1932)

Duck Soup (1933)

A Night At The Opera (1935)

A Day At the Races (1937)

Room Service (1938)

At The Circus (1939)

Go West (1940)

The Big Store (1941)

A Night in Casablanca (1946)

Love Happy (1949)

Matt Helm

The Silencers (1966)

Murderers' Row (1966)

The Ambushers (1967)

The Wrecking Crew (1968)

The Matrix

The Matrix (1999)
 
The Matrix Reloaded (2003)

The Matrix Revolutions (2003)

Meatballs

Meatballs (1979)

Meatballs II (1984)
Meatballs III: Summer Job (1986)

Meatballs 4: To the Rescue (1992)

Men in Black

Men in Black (1997)

Men in Black II (2002)

Men in Black 3 (2012)


Mexico Trilogy (Mariachi or Desperado)

El Mariachi (1992)

Desperado (1995)

Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003)


Meyer, Russ (Feature Films)

The Immoral Mr. Teas (1959)

Eve and the Handyman (1961)

Wild Girls of the Naked West (1962)

Europe in the Raw (1963)

Fanny Hill: Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure (1964)

Lorna (1964)

Mudhoney (1965)

MotorPsycho (1965)

Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965)

Mondo Topless (1966)

Common-Law Cabin (1967)

Good Morning and Goodbye! (1967)

Finders Keepers, Lovers Weepers! (1968)

Vixen! (1968)

Cherry, Harry & Raquel! (1970)

Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (1970)

The Seven Minutes (1971)

Black Snake (1973)

SuperVIXENS (1975)

Up! (1976)

Beneath the Valley of the UltraVIXENS (1979)

Pandora Peaks (2001)

The Mighty Ducks

The Mighty Ducks (1992)

D2: The Mighty Ducks (1994)

D3: The Mighty Ducks (1996)


Millennium Trilogy (Swedish)

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (2009, Swe.) (aka Män Som Hatar Kvinnor)

The Girl Who Played With Fire (2009, Swe.) (aka Flickan Som Lekte Med Elden)

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (2009, Swe.) (aka Luftslottet Som Sprängdes)

Other (US)

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (2011)

Miss Marple (Agatha Christie)

Murder She Said (1961, UK)

(Agatha Christie's) Murder at the Gallop (1963, UK)

Murder Most Foul (1964, UK)

Murder Ahoy (1964, UK)

(Agatha Christie's) The Mirror Crack'd (1980)

A Caribbean Mystery (1983) (TV)

Murder With Mirrors (1985) (TV)

Missing in Action

Missing in Action (1984)

Missing in Action 2: The Beginning (1985)

Braddock: Missing in Action III (1988)


Mission Impossible

Mission: Impossible (1996)

Mission: Impossible II (2000)

Mission: Impossible III (2006)



Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)

Monsieur Hulot

Monsieur Hulot's Holiday (1953, Fr.) (aka Les Vacances de Monsieur Hulot)

Mon Oncle (1958, Fr.) (aka My Uncle)

Playtime (1967, Fr.)

Trafic (1971, Fr.)

Monty Python



(Monty Python Presents) And Now for Something Completely Different (1971, UK)

Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975, UK)



(Monty Python's) Life of Brian (1979, UK)

Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl (1982)

(Monty Python's) The Meaning of Life (1983)

Mortal Kombat

Mortal Kombat (1995)

Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997)

Mr. Moto

Think Fast, Mr. Moto (1937)

Thank You, Mr. Moto (1937)

Mr. Moto's Gamble (1938)

Mr. Moto Takes a Chance (1938)

Mysterious Mr. Moto (1938)

Mr. Moto's Last Warning (1939)

Mr. Moto in Danger Island (1939)

Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation (1939)

The Return of Mr. Moto (1965, UK)

The Mummy (Universal)

The Mummy (1932)

The Mummy's Hand (1940)

The Mummy's Tomb (1942)

The Mummy's Ghost (1944)

The Mummy's Curse (1944)

Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (1955)

The Mummy (Hammer)

The Mummy (1959, UK)

The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb (1964, UK)

The Mummy's Shroud (1967, UK)

Blood from the Mummy's Tomb (1971, UK)

The Mummy (Recent)

The Mummy (1999)

The Mummy Returns (2001)

The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)

The Muppets

The Muppet Movie (1979)

The Great Muppet Caper (1981)

The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)

The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)

Muppet Treasure Island (1996)

Muppets from Space (1999)

The Muppets (2011)

Muppets Most Wanted (2014)

My Girl

My Girl (1991)

My Girl 2 (1994)

The Naked Gun

The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)

The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear (1991)

The Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994)

Nancy Drew (Original)

Nancy Drew -- Detective (1938)

Nancy Drew... Reporter (1939)

Nancy Drew... Trouble Shooter (1939)

Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase (1939)
Nancy Drew (Recent)

Nancy Drew (2007)

National Lampoon (Original)

(National Lampoon's) Animal House (1978)

National Lampoon's Class Reunion (1982)

(National Lampoon's) Movie Madness (1982) (aka National Lampoon Goes to the Movies)

(National Lampoon's) Vacation (1983)

(National Lampoon's) Joy of Sex (1984)

(National Lampoon's) European Vacation (1985)

(National Lampoon's) Christmas Vacation (1989)

National Lampoon's 'Vacation'

(National Lampoon's) Vacation (1983)

(National Lampoon's) European Vacation (1985)

(National Lampoon's) Christmas Vacation (1989)

Vegas Vacation (1997)



National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation 2: Cousin Eddie's Island Adventure
(2003)

Hotel Hell Vacation (2010) (short)

National Treasure

National Treasure (2004)

National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)

NeverEnding Story

The NeverEnding Story (1984)

The Neverending Story II: The Next Chapter (1990)

The Neverending Story III: Escape From Fantasia (1994)

Nick Carter

Nick Carter, Master Detective (1939)

Sky Murder (1940)

Phantom Raiders (1940)

Night at the Museum

Night at the Museum (2006)

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)

Night of the Demons

Night of the Demons (1988)

Night of the Demons 2 (1994)

Night of the Demons 3 (1997) (aka Demon House)

A Nightmare on Elm Street

A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)



A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)

A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)

A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988)



A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989)

Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)

Wes Craven's New Nightmare (1994)

Freddy vs. Jason (2003)

A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)
 

9 1/2 Weeks

Nine 1/2 Weeks (1986)

Another 9 1/2 Weeks (1997)
The First 9 1/2 Weeks (1998)

Nutty Professor (Two Different Series)

The Nutty Professor (1963)

The Nutty Professor (2008)

The Nutty Professor (1996)

Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000)
     

Ocean's Trilogy

Ocean's Eleven (2001)

Ocean's Twelve (2004)

Ocean's Thirteen (2007)

Oh, God!

Oh, God! (1977)

Oh, God! Book II (1980)

Oh, God! You Devil (1984)

The Omen

The Omen (1976)

Damien: Omen II (1978)

The Final Conflict (1981) (aka Omen III)

Omen IV: The Awakening (1991) (TV)

The Omen (2006)

Paranormal Activity

Paranormal Activity (2007)

Paranormal Activity 2 (2010)

Paranormal Activity 3 (2011)

Paranormal Activity 4 (2012)

Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (2014)

Perry Mason (WB Feature Films)

The Case of the Howling Dog (1934)

The Case of the Curious Bride (1935)

The Case of the Lucky Legs (1935)

The Case of the Velvet Claws (1936)

The Case of the Black Cat (1936)

The Case of the Stuttering Bishop (1937)

Peter Pan

Peter Pan (1953)

Hook (1991)

Return to Neverland (2002)

Peter Pan (2003)

Finding Neverland (2004)

Peyton Place

Peyton Place (1957)

Return to Peyton Place (1961)

Murder in Peyton Place (1977) (TV)

Peyton Place: The Next Generation (1985) (TV)

Phantasm

Phantasm (1979)

Phantasm II (1988)

Phantasm III: Lord of the Dead (1994)

Phantasm IV: Oblivion (1998)

Philo Vance

The Canary Murder Case (1929)

The Greene Murder Case (1929)

The Bishop Murder Case (1930)

The Benson Murder Case (1930)

The Kennel Murder Case (1933)

The Dragon Murder Case (1934)

The Casino Murder Case (1935)

The Garden Murder Case (1936)
The Scarab Murder Case (1936, UK) - lost film
Night of Mystery (1937) - lost film

The Gracie Allen Murder Case (1939)

Calling Philo Vance (1940)

Philo Vance Returns (1947)

Philo Vance's Gamble (1947)

Philo Vance's Secret Mission (1947)

The Pink Panther

The Pink Panther (1963)

A Shot in the Dark (1964)

Inspector Clouseau (1968, UK/US)

The Return of the Pink Panther (1975)

The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)

Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978)

Trail of the Pink Panther (1982)

Curse of the Pink Panther (1983)

Son of the Pink Panther (1993)

The Pink Panther (2006)

The Pink Panther 2 (2009)

Pippi Longstocking

Pippi Longstocking (1969, Swe./W.Germ.) (aka Pippi Långstrump)

Pippi Goes on Board (1969, Swe.) (aka Här kommer Pippi Långstrump)

Pippi on the Run (1970, Swe./W.Germ.) (aka På Rymmen med Pippi Långstrump)

Pippi in the South Seas (1970, Swe./W.Germ.) (aka Pippi Långstrump på de Sju Haven)

Pirates of the Caribbean

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)

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)

Pixar-Disney Animations

Toy Story (1995)

A Bug's Life (1998)

Toy Story 2 (1999)

Monsters, Inc. (2001)

Finding Nemo (2003)

The Incredibles (2004)

Cars (2006)

Ratatouille (2007)

WALL-E (2008)

Up (2009)

Toy Story 3 (2010)

Cars 2 (2011)

Brave (2012)

Monsters University (2013)

Planet of the Apes

Planet of the Apes (1968)

Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970)

Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971)

Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972)

Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973)

Planet of the Apes (2001)

Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)

Pokemon

Pokemon: The First Movie - Mewtwo Strikes Back (1999, Jp./US)

Pokemon: The Movie 2000 (1999, Jp./US) (aka Pokemon 2) (originally released as Pocket Monsters Revelation Lugia)

Pokemon: The Movie 2000 (1999, Jp./US) (aka Pokemon 2) (originally released as Pocket Monsters Revelation Lugia)

Pokemon 2: The Power of One (1999, Jp./US) (alternate title screen)

Pokemon 2: The Power of One (1999, Jp./US) (alternate title screen)

Pokemon 3: The Movie, Spell of the Unown (2001, Jp./US) (originally released as Pocket Monsters: Lord of the "UNKNOWN" Tower ENTEI)

Pokemon 3: The Movie, Spell of the Unown (2001, Jp./US) (originally released as Pocket Monsters: Lord of the "UNKNOWN" Tower ENTEI)

Pokemon 3: The Movie (2001, Jp./US) (alternate title screen)

Pokemon 4Ever: Celebi - Voice of the Forest (2002, Jp./US) (originally released as Pocket Monsters Celebi A Timeless Encounter)

Pokemon 4Ever: Celebi - Voice of the Forest (2002, Jp./US) (originally released as Pocket Monsters Celebi A Timeless Encounter)

Pokemon Heroes: Latios and Latias (2003, Jp./US) (aka Pokemon 5) (originally released as Pocket Monsters: The Guardians of Altomare)

Pokemon Heroes: Latios and Latias (2003, Jp./US) (aka Pokemon 5) (originally released as Pocket Monsters: The Guardians of Altomare)

Pokemon Heroes: Latios and Latias (2003, Jp./US) (alternate title screen)

Police Academy

Police Academy (1984)

Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment (1985)

Police Academy 3: Back in Training (1986)

Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol (1987)

Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach (1988)

Police Academy 6: City Under Siege (1989)

Police Academy: Mission to Moscow (1994)

Poltergeist

Poltergeist (1982)

Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986)

Poltergeist III (1988)

Porky's

Porky's (1982)

Porky's II: The Next Day (1983)

Porky's Revenge (1985) (aka Porky's 3)

Predator

Predator (1987)

Predator 2 (1990)

Predators (2010)
(Alien vs. Predator)

Alien vs. Predator (2004) (aka AVP: Alien vs. Predator)

Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007) (aka AVPR)

Problem Child

Problem Child (1990)

Problem Child 2 (1991)

Problem Child 3: Junior in Love (1995) (TV)

Prophecy

The Prophecy (1995)

The Prophecy II (1998)

The Prophecy 3: The Ascent (2000)

The Prophecy: Uprising (2005)

The Prophecy: Forsaken (2005)

Prom Night

Prom Night (1980)

Prom Night II (1987) (aka Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II)

Prom Night III: The Last Kiss (1990)

Prom Night IV: Deliver Us from Evil (1992)

Psycho

Psycho (1960)

Psycho II (1983)

Psycho III (1986)

Bates Motel (1987) (TV)

Psycho IV: The Beginning (1990) (TV)
Psycho (Recent)

Psycho (1998)

The Psycho Legacy (2010)

Punisher

The Punisher (1989, Australia/US)

The Punisher (2004)

Punisher: War Zone (2008) (aka The Punisher 2)

Puppet Master

Puppetmaster (1989)

Puppet Master II: His Unholy Creation (1991)

Puppet Master III: Toulon's Revenge (1991)

Puppet Master 4: The Demon (1993)

Puppet Master 5: The Final Chapter (1994)

Curse of the Puppet Master (1998)

Retro Puppetmaster (1999)

Puppet Master: The Legacy (2003)

Puppet Master: Axis of Evil (2010)

Puppet Master X: Axis Rising (2012)

The Purge

The Purge (2013)

The Purge: Anarchy (2014)

Qatsi Trilogy

Koyaanisqatsi (1982)

Powaqqatsi (1988)

Naqoyqatsi (2002)

Quatermass

The Quatermass Xperiment (1955, UK)

Quatermass 2 (1957, UK)

Quatermass and the Pit (1967, UK) (aka Five Million Years to Earth)

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