Greatest Film Franchises and Series of All-Time

All-Time
Top Film Franchises

Part 2 of 4


Box-Office Index
Top 100 (Domestic) | Top 100 (Inflation-Adjusted) | Top 100 (Worldwide) | Major Film Franchises | Summer Blockbusters
Top Films (By Decade and Year) | Highest-Grossing Films By Genre Type | Greatest Box-Office Bombs, Disasters, and Flops

Greatest Film Series Franchises - Sections
Franchises: Introduction | Major Film Franchises (in four parts): Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4
Franchises: A - B Title Screens | Franchises: C - E Title Screens | Franchises: F - K Title Screens
Franchises: L - Q Title Screens | Franchises: R - Z Title Screens


Greatest Film Series Franchises
(part 2 of 4, $400 million to $750 million total revenue, in descending order)
Major Franchises
(Clickable Links)
Total (Domestic) Revenue
Individual Films in Franchise
(if clickable, links to reviews)
# of Films in Franchise
# 1 Film
in Franchise
Gross (Domestic) Revenue
of # 1 Film
$702.5 million
Thor
(see Marvel's Cinematic Universe)

Thor (2011)
Thor: The Dark World (2013)
Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
3

Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
$315.1 million
$697 million
Men in Black

Men in Black (1997)
Men in Black II (2002)
Men in Black 3 (2012)
Men in Black: International (2019)

4

Men in Black (1997)
$250.7 million
$673.9 million
Madagascar

Madagascar (2005)
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
Penguins of Madagascar (2014)
4

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
$216.4 million
$671+ million
The Terminator

The Terminator (Original)
The Terminator (1984)
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)
Terminator Salvation (2009)

Terminator: Dark Fate (2019)

The Terminator (Reboot)
Terminator: Genisys (2015)
6

Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
$204.8 million
$662.7 million
Alvin and the Chipmunks

The Chipmunk Adventure (1987)
Alvin and the Chipmunks (2007)
Alvin and the Chipmunks 2: The Squeakquel (2009)
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (2011)
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip (2015)
5

Alvin and the Chipmunks 2: The Squeakquel (2009)
$219.6 million
$644 million
The Hangover

The Hangover (2009)
The Hangover Part II (2011)
The Hangover Part III (2013)
3

The Hangover (2009)
$277.3 million
$617.8 million
The Conjuring Universe
(The Nun and Annabelle films)

The Conjuring

The Conjuring (2013)
The Conjuring 2 (2016) (aka The Enfield Poltergeist)

Annabelle
Annabelle (2014)
Annabelle: Creation (2017)
Annabelle Comes Home (2019)

The Conjuring (Spin-Off)
The Nun (2018)

Annabelle (Spin-Off)
The Curse of La Llorona (2019)
(not tallied)
6

The Conjuring (2013)
$137.4 million
$598.6 million
LEGO

The LEGO Movie (2014)
The LEGO Batman Movie (2017)
The LEGO Ninjago Movie (2017)
The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part (2019)
4

The LEGO Movie (2014)
$257.8 million
$593.9 million
The Fockers

Meet the Parents (2000)
Meet the Fockers (2004)
Little Fockers (2010)
3

Meet the Fockers (2004)
$279.3 million
$593 million
Alien

Alien (Original)

Alien (1979)
Aliens (1986)
Alien 3 (1992)
Alien Resurrection (1997)


Alien (Prequel)
Prometheus (2012)
Alien: Covenant (2017)

Alien (Hybrids)
Alien Vs. Predator (2004)
Aliens Vs. Predator - Requiem (2007)

8

Prometheus (2012)
$126.4 million
$592.4 million
The Matrix

The Matrix (1999)
The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
3


The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
$282 million
$588.4 million
Cars
(see Pixar-Disney)

Cars (2006)
Cars 2 (2011)
Cars 3 (2017)
3

Cars (2006)
$244 million
$583.6 million
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II (1991)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III (1993)
TMNT (2007)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016)
6

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
$191.2 million
$569.8+ million
Madea (Tyler Perry)

Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005)
Madea's Family Reunion (2006)
Madea Goes to Jail (2009)

Madea's Big Happy Family (2011)
Madea's Witness Protection (2012)
A Madea Christmas (2013)
Boo! A Madea Halloween (2016)
Boo2! A Madea Halloween (2017)
A Madea Family Funeral (2019)

Madea (Other)
I Can Do Bad All By Myself (2009)
9

Madea Goes to Jail (2009)
$90.5 million
$566.3 million
Ocean's Eleven

Ocean's Eleven (2001)
Ocean's Twelve (2004)
Ocean's Thirteen (2007)
Ocean's 8 (2018)
4

Ocean's Eleven (2001)
$183.4 million
$555.4 million
How to Train Your Dragon

How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019)
3

How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
$217.6 million


$550.9 million
The Mummy

The Mummy Trilogy

The Mummy (1999)
The Mummy Returns (2001)
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)

The Mummy (Spin-Offs)
The Scorpion King (2002)
4

The Mummy Returns (2001)
$202 million
$541.9 million
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)
3

Night at the Museum (2006)
$250.9 million
$539.1 million

It

It (2017)
It Chapter Two (2019)

2

It (2017)
$327.5 million
$538.7 million
Wolverine
(see X-Men)

X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)
The Wolverine (2013)
Logan (2017)

3

Logan (2017)
$226.3 million
$537.7 million
Chronicles of Narnia

The Chronicles of Narnia:
The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe (2005)

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008)
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)
3

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe (2005)
$292 million
$532.2 million
Planet of the Apes (Reboot)
(2011-2017)
(see Planet of the Apes)

Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)
War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)

3

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)
$208.5 million
$524.2 million
Kung Fu Panda

Kung Fu Panda (2008)
Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)
Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016)
3

Kung Fu Panda (2008)
$215.4 million
$507.5 million
Rush Hour

Rush Hour (1998)
Rush Hour 2 (2001)
Rush Hour 3 (2007)
3

Rush Hour 2 (2001)
$226.2 million
$502.5 million
Die Hard

Die Hard (1988)
Die Hard 2: Die Harder (1990)
Die Hard With a Vengeance (1995)
Live Free or Die Hard (2007)

A Good Day to Die Hard (2013)
5

Live Free or Die Hard (2007)
$134.5 million
$497 million
Jack Ryan

The Hunt for Red October (1990)
Patriot Games (1992)
Clear and Present Danger (1994)
The Sum of All Fears (2002)

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)
5

Clear and Present Danger (1994)
$122.2 million
$490.2 million
Home Alone

Home Alone (1990)
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)
Home Alone 3 (1997)
3

Home Alone (1990)
$285.8 million
$487.6 million
Lethal Weapon

Lethal Weapon (1987)
Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)
Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)
Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)
4

Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)
$147 million
$485.5 million
Hotel Transylvania

Hotel Transylvania (2012)
Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015)
Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018)
3


Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015)
$169.7 million
$479.2 million
MonsterVerse

Godzilla (2014)
Kong: Skull Island (2017)
Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)

Godzilla vs. Kong (2020)
3

Godzilla (2014)
$200.6 million
$473.2 million
Austin Powers Trilogy

Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)
Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)
3

Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)
$213 million
$470 million
Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters (1984)
Ghostbusters II (1989)
Ghostbusters (2016)

3

GhostBusters (1984) (aka Ghostbusters)
$229.2 million
$467.9 million
Halloween

Halloween (1978)
Halloween II (1981)
Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982)
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)
Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (1989)
Halloween 6: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995)
Halloween H20: Twenty Years Later (1998)
Halloween: Resurrection (2002)
Halloween (2007)
Halloween II (2009)

Halloween (2018)
11

Halloween (2018)
$159.3 million
$464 million
Godzilla

Gojira (1954, Jp.) (aka Godzilla)
Godzilla 1985: The Legend is Reborn (1984, Jp.) (aka Gojira, or The Return of Godzilla)
Godzilla (1998)
Godzilla 2000 (1999, Jp.)
Godzilla (2014)
Shin Godzilla (2016, Jp.) (aka Godzilla Resurgence)
Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)
7

Godzilla (2014)
$200.7 million
$461 million
Scary Movie

Scary Movie (2000)
Scary Movie 2 (2001)
Scary Movie 3 (2003)
Scary Movie 4 (2006)
Scary Movie 5 (2013)
5

Scary Movie (2000)
$157 million
$454.8 million
Saw

Saw (2004)
Saw II (2005)
Saw III (2006)
Saw IV (2007)
Saw V (2008)
Saw VI (2009)
Saw 3D: The Final Chapter (2010)
Jigsaw (2017)
8

Saw II (2005)
$87 million
$443.5 million

King Kong

King Kong (Original)
(not included in totals)
King Kong (1933)

King Kong (Remakes)
King Kong (1976)
King Kong (2005)

King Kong (Sequel)
King Kong Lives (1986)

King Kong (Reboot)
Kong: Skull Island (2017)

4

King Kong (2005)
$218 million
$431 million
Beverly Hills Cop

Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)
Beverly Hills Cop III (1994)
3

Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
$235 million
$430.2 million
The Karate Kid

The Karate Kid (1984)
The Karate Kid Part II (1986)
The Karate Kid Part III (1989)
The Next Karate Kid (1994)
The Karate Kid (2010)

5

The Karate Kid (2010)
$176.6 million
$425.3 million

Hannibal Lecter

Hannibal Lecter (Original)
Manhunter (1986)
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Hannibal (2001)

Hannibal Lecter (Prequels)
Red Dragon (2002)
Hannibal Rising (2007)

5

Hannibal (2001)
$165 million
$413.4 million
Back to the Future

Back to the Future (1985)

Back to the Future Part II (1989)
Back to the Future Part III (1990)
3

Back to the Future (1985)
$210 million
$409.2 million
American Pie

American Pie (1999)
American Pie 2 (2001)
American Wedding (2003)
American Reunion (2012)
4

American Pie 2 (2001)
$145.1 million
$408.8 million
Bad Boys

Bad Boys (1995)
Bad Boys II (2003)
Bad Boys for Life (2020)

3
Bad Boys For Life (2020)
$204.4 million
$404 million
Jaws

Jaws (1975)
Jaws 2 (1978)
Jaws 3-D (1983)
Jaws: The Revenge (1987) (aka Jaws 4)
4

Jaws (1975)
$260 million
$401.3 million
Paranormal Activity

Paranormal Activity (2007)
Paranormal Activity 2 (2010)
Paranormal Activity 3 (2011)
Paranormal Activity 4 (2012)
Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (2014)
Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension (2015)
6

Paranormal Activity (2007)
$107.9 million

Greatest Film Series Franchises - Sections
Franchises: Introduction | Major Film Franchises (in four parts): Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4
Franchises: A - B Title Screens | Franchises: C - E Title Screens | Franchises: F - K Title Screens
Franchises: L - Q Title Screens | Franchises: R - Z Title Screens



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