Greatest Film Franchises and Series of All-Time

All-Time
Top Film Franchises

Part 3 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 3 of 4, $200 million to $400 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
$393 million
National Treasure

National Treasure (2004)
National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)

2

National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)
$220 million
$385.3 million
Robert Langdon
(or DaVinci Code)

The DaVinci Code (2006)
Angels & Demons (2009)
Inferno (2016)
3

The DaVinci Code (2006)
$217.5 million
$381.2 million
Fifty Shades

Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)
Fifty Shades Darker (2017)
Fifty Shades Freed (2018)

3

Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)
$166.2 million
$380.7 million
Friday the 13th

Friday the 13th (1980)
Friday the 13th, Part 2 (1981)
Friday the 13th, Part 3 (1982)
Friday the 13th, The Final Chapter (1984)
Friday the 13th - A New Beginning (1985)
Jason Lives - Friday the 13th, Part VI (1986)
Friday the 13th, Part VII - The New Blood (1988)
Friday the 13th, Part VIII - Jason Takes Manhattan (1989)
Jason Goes to Hell - The Final Friday (1993)
Jason X (2001) (aka Friday the 13th, Part 10)
Freddy vs. Jason (2003) (aka Friday the 13th, Part 11)
Friday the 13th (2009) (aka Friday the 13th, Part 12)
12

Freddy vs. Jason (2003)
(aka Friday the 13th, Part 11)
$83 million
$374.1 million

Taken

Taken (2009)
Taken 2 (2012)
Taken 3 (2015)

3

Taken (2009)
$145 million
$370.5 million
A Nightmare on Elm Street

A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
A Nightmare on Elm Street 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

Freddy vs. Jason (2003)
$83 million
$368.6 million
The Santa Clause

The Santa Clause (1994)
The Santa Clause 2 (2002)
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006)
3

The Santa Clause (1994)
$144.8 million
$356.3 million
Jackass

Jackass: The Movie (2002)
Jackass: Number Two (2006)
Jackass 3-D (2010)
Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa (2013)
4

Jack-Ass 3-D (2010)
$117.2 million
$354.2 million
Pitch Perfect

Pitch Perfect (2012)
Pitch Perfect 2 (2015)
Pitch Perfect 3 (2017)
3

Pitch Perfect 2 (2015)
$184.3 million
$348.9 million
Spy Kids

Spy Kids (2001)
Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams (2002)
Spy Kids 3D: Game Over (2003)
Spy Kids: All the Time in the World (2011) (aka Spy Kids 4)
4

Spy Kids (2001)
$112.7 million
$347.3 million
Divergent

Divergent (2014)
Insurgent (2015)
Allegiant (2016)
3

Divergent (2014)
$150.9 million
$344.3 million

Unbreakable

Unbreakable (2000)
Split (2016)
Glass (2019)

3

Split (2016)
$138.3 million
$342.7 million
Fantastic Four

Fantastic Four (2005)
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)
Fantastic Four (2015)
3

Fantastic Four (2005)
$155 million
$340 million
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)

8

The Muppets (2011)
$88.6 million
$338.9 million
Rambo

First Blood (1982)
Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
Rambo III (1988)
Rambo (2008)
Rambo: Last Blood (2019)
5

Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
$150.4 million
$331.7 million

Scream

Scream (1996)
Scream 2 (1997)
Scream 3 (2000)
Scream 4 (2011)

4

Scream (1996)
$103 million
$331.5 million
The Exorcist

The Exorcist (1973)
Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977)
The Exorcist III (1990)
The Exorcist (Dir. Cut) (2000)
Exorcist: The Beginning (2004) (aka Exorcist IV)
Dominion: Prequel to The Exorcist (2005)
6

The Exorcist (1973)
$193 million
$330.2 million
21 Jump Street

21 Jump Street (2012)
22 Jump Street (2014)
2

22 Jump Street (2014)
$191.7 million
$315.5 million
Predator

Predator (Original)
Predator (1987)
Predator 2 (1990)
Predators (2010)
The Predator (2018)

Predator (Cross-Over)
Alien Vs. Predator (2004)
Alien Vs. Predator: Requiem (2007)

6

Alien Vs. Predator (2004)
$80.3 million
$309.8 million
Crocodile Dundee

Crocodile Dundee (1986)
Crocodile Dundee II (1988)
Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles (2001)
3

Crocodile Dundee (1986)
$174.8 million
$306 million

John Wick

John Wick (2014)
John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)
John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum (2019)

3

John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum (2019)
$171 million
$301.1 million
My Big Fat Greek Wedding

My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016)
2

My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)
$241.4 million
$300.1 million
The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz (1939)
The Wiz (1978)
Return to Oz (1985)
Oz the Great and Powerful (2015)
4

Oz The Great and Powerful (2013)
$234.7 million
$293.1 million
Pokemon

Pokemon: The First Movie (1999, Jp./US)
Pokemon: The Movie 2000 (1999, Jp./US)
Pokemon 3: The Movie (2001, Jp./US)
Pokemon 4Ever (2002, Jp./US)
Pokemon Heroes (2003, Jp./US) (aka Pokemon 5)
Pokemon Detective Pikachu (2019)
6

Pokemon Detective Pikachu (2019)
$144.1 million
$285.1 million
The Purge

The Purge (2013)
The Purge: Anarchy (2014)
The Purge: Election Year (2016) (aka The Purge 3)
The First Purge (2018)
4

The Purge: Election Year (2016)
$79.2 million
$282.6 million
The Pink Panther

The Pink Panther (Original)
The Pink Panther (1963)
A Shot in the Dark (1964)
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 (Reboot)
The Pink Panther (2006)
The Pink Panther 2 (2009)
10

The Pink Panther (2006)
$82.2 million
$277.4 million
Vacation

Vacation (Original)

(National Lampoon's) Vacation (1983)
(National Lampoon's) European Vacation (1985)
(National Lampoon's) Christmas Vacation (1989)
Vegas Vacation (1997)

Vacation (Sequel or Reboot)
Vacation (2015)
5

(National Lampoon's) Christmas Vacation (1989)
$71.3 million
$272.7 million
G.I. Joe

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009)
G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013)
2

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009)
$150.2 million
$271.3 million
Resident Evil

Resident Evil (2002)
Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004)
Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)
Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010)
Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2017)
6

Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010)
$60.1 million
$269.9 million
The Smurfs

The Smurfs and the Magic Flute (1983, Belgium)
The Smurfs (2011)
The Smurfs 2 (2013)
Smurfs: The Lost Village (2017)
4

The Smurfs (2011)
$142.6 million
$267 million
The Hulk
(see Marvel's Cinematic Universe)

Hulk (2003)
The Incredible Hulk (2008)
2

The Incredible Hulk (2008)
$134.8 million
$263.5 million
Final Destination

Final Destination (2000)
Final Destination 2 (2003)
Final Destination 3 (2006)
The Final Destination (2009)
Final Destination 5 (2011)
5

The Final Destination (2009)
$66.5 million
$260.5 million

Annabelle
(see The Conjuring)

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

3

Annabelle: Creation (2017)
$102 million
$257.6 million
Insidious

Insidious (2010)
Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015)
Insidious: The Last Key (2018)
4


Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
$83.6 million
$252.8 million
Underworld

Underworld (2003)
Underworld: Evolution (2006)
Underworld: Rise of the Lycans (2009)
Underworld Awakening (2012)

Underworld: Blood Wars (2017)
6

Underworld Awakening (2012)
$62.3 million
$248.4 million
SpongeBob

The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004)
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015)
2

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015)
$163 million
$248 million
The Godfather

The Godfather (1972)
The Godfather, Part II (1974)
The Godfather, Part III (1990)
3

The Godfather (1972)
$134 million
$242.2 million
Maze Runner

The Maze Runner (2014)
Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015)
Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018)
3

The Maze Runner (2014)
$102.4 million
$239.7 million
Dumb and Dumber

Dumb and Dumber (Original)
Dumb & Dumber (1994)
Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003)

Dumb and Dumber (Sequel)
Dumb and Dumber To (2014)
3

Dumb & Dumber (1994)
$127.2 million
$239.6 million
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)
7

Police Academy (1984)
$81.2 million
$237.5 million

Scooby-Doo

Scooby-Doo (2002)
Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004)

(does not include TV movies or videos)

2

Scooby-Doo (2002)
$153.3 million
$233.2 million
Ring (US)

Ring

The Ring (2002)
The Ring Two (2005)

Ring (Sequel)
Rings (2017)
3

The Ring (2002)
$129.1 million
$231.3 million
Barbershop

Barbershop (2002)
Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004)
Barbershop: The Next Cut (2016)

Barbershop (Spin-off)

Beauty Shop (2005)

4

Barbershop (2002)
$75.8 million
$230.5 million
Fallen

Olympus Has Fallen (2013)
London Has Fallen (2016)
Angel Has Fallen (2019)


3

Olympus Has Fallen (2013)
$98.9 million
$227.5 million
Dirty Harry

Dirty Harry (1971)
Magnum Force (1973)
The Enforcer (1976)
Sudden Impact (1983)
The Dead Pool (1988)
5

Sudden Impact (1983)
$67.6 million
$227.4 million
The Expendables

The Expendables (2010)
The Expendables 2 (2012)
The Expendables 3 (2014)
3

The Expendables (2010)
$103.1 million
$225.6 million
Big Momma

Big Momma's House (2000)
Big Momma's House 2 (2006)
Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son (2011)
3

Big Momma's House (2000)
$117.6 million
$223+ million (est.)

Billy Jack

The Born Losers (1967)
Billy Jack (1971)
The Trial of Billy Jack (1974)
Billy Jack Goes to Washington (1977)

The Return of Billy Jack (1986) (unreleased and unfinished)

5

Billy Jack (1971)
$98 million
$222.3 million
Mad Max

Mad Max (Original)

Mad Max (1979, Australia)
Mad Max 2 (1981, Australia) (aka The Road Warrior (1982))
Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)

Mad Max (Reboot)
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
4

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
$153.6 million
$216.8 million
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)
3

The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear (1991)
$86.9 million
$216.4 million
Rugrats

The Rugrats Movie (1998)
Rugrats in Paris: The Movie (2000)
Rugrats Go Wild (2003)
3

The Rugrats Movie (1998)
$100.5 million
$215.7 million
Step Up

Step Up (2006)
Step Up 2 the Streets (2008)
Step Up 3-D (2010)
Step Up Revolution (2012)
Step Up All In (2014)
5

Step Up (2006)
$65.3 million
$213.9 million
xXx Trilogy
XXX (2002)
XXX: State of the Union (2005)
xXx: The Return of Xander Cage (2017)
3

xXx (2002) (aka Triple X)
$142.1 million
$211+ million
Winnie the Pooh

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977)
The Tigger Movie (2000)
Piglet's Big Movie (2003)
Pooh's Heffalump Movie (2005)
Winnie the Pooh (2011)
Disney's Christopher Robin (2018)
6

Disney's Christopher Robin (2018)
$99.2 million
$204.9 million
Blade

Blade (1998)
Blade II (2002)
Blade: Trinity (2004)
3

Blade II (2002)
$82.3 million
$200.5 million
Herbie the Love Bug

The Love Bug (1969)
Herbie Rides Again (1974)
Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (1977)
Herbie Goes Bananas (1980)
Herbie: Fully Loaded (2005)

Love Bug (TV) (not included)
The Love Bug (1997)
5

Herbie: Fully Loaded (2005)
$66 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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