Phil’s Top 5… Movie Franchises

Phil’s Top 5… Movie Franchises

Each week Phil, from Phil’s Quick Capsule Review, takes a look at a different movie or TV related Top Five.  This time out: Phil’s Top 5… Movie Franchises


Close but no cigar: Lord Of The Rings/Middle Earth , Batman, Star Trek, Mission Impossible 


5 – Harry Potter 
JK Rowling’s iconic character transferred so amazingly to screen, with a captivating cast of emerging and established actors that stole our hearts.


4 – Fast & Furious
Eight films in, with more planned, the Fast movies started okay but found a new lease of life after the 5th movie and that momentum hasn’t stopped.


3 – Marvel
With Iron Man, Marvel started one of the most profitable runs of films ever.  But more than that they make films fans and critics love.


2 – James Bond
One of cinemas most successful& longest running franchises, the Bond films continue to draw big money whilst delivering high quality action films.


1. Star Wars
From it’s origins as a pulpy low budget sci-fi film, to it’s new life under Disney and Lucasfilm, Star Wars is unlike anything else.  A marketing behemoth, Star Wars changed cinema and continues to push boundaries all these years later. 


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