These are the 10 most successful film franchises of all time

Katie Grant@kt_grant
Tuesday 16 June 2015 09:00
Showbiz

The fourth installment in the Jurassic Park series has charged its way to the top of the international box office charts, becoming the first film to take more than $500m on its opening weekend.

Jurassic World was the most popular screening in all 66 countries where it was released. Here are some other mammoth success stories, with their worldwide box office takings shown.

1 Marvel Cinematic Universe

$8.5billion

2 Harry Potter

$7.7billion

3 James Bond

$6.2billion

4 Tolkien's Middle-earth

$5.9billion

5 Star Wars

$4.4billion

6 Spider-Man

$4billion

7 The Fast and the Furious

$3.9billion

8 Batman

$3.8billion

9 Transformers

$3.8billion

10 Pirates of the Caribbean

$3.4billion

Source: Statista, Forbes, Box Office Mojo

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