The Most Successful Movie Franchises In History

April 15th, 2015
in News, econ_news, syndication

from Felix Richter,
by Niall McCarthy

Furious 7, the latest installment in the Fast & Furious film series, has proven the highest grossing film of 2015, propelling the franchise into billion dollar territory.

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Compared to other popular film franchises, Fast and Furious comes in fourteenth spot in the success stakes, having grossed just under $1.2 billion.

The Marvel Cinematic Universe series of supehero films including Iron Man, The Avengers and Thor: The Dark World is the most successful movie franchise in history, having grossed nearly $3 billion at the box office. Harry Potter comes a close second, taking in $2.39 billion while Star Wars rounds off the top three with $1.92 billion.

This chart shows box office revenue of movie franchises in North America.

Infographic: The Most Successful Movie Franchises In History | Statista
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