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13 Best Film Franchises (Ranked By Rotten Tomatoes)

Film franchises have become increasingly popular in Hollywood, with some franchises standing for decades. According to the Tomato meter, here’s a list of the 13 best film franchises stacked up against each other:

1. While the Mad Max franchise, with a rating of 91.5%, has only 4 films, the series doesn’t have a moment of dullness

Film Franchises, While the Mad Max franchise, with a rating of 91.5%, has only 4 films, the series doesn’t have a moment of dullness
Two out of the four movies from Mad Max have almost perfect scores on Rotten Tomatoes.

2. Secondly, we have Pixar Animation Studios with a rating of 88.9%. Although Pixar films aren’t literally connected like other franchises, they are technically from the same universe.

film franchises, Secondly, we have Pixar Animation Studios with a rating of 88.9%. 
With classics like Toy Story bringing in perfect scores, 12 out of 17 movies have a rating of 92% and higher.

3. The Indiana Jones series – which has provided us with 4 thrilling action movies, has a rating of 86%.

The Indiana Jones series - which has provided us with 4 thrilling action movies, has a rating of 86%.
The overall ratings were shot down due to the shoddy plot and poor effects of the fourth film.

4. Next on the list with an overall score of 83.3% is the Harry Potter Franchise, consisting of 9 films.

film franchises, Next on the list with an overall score of 83.3% is the Harry Potter Franchise, consisting of 9 films.
Despite starting out slow, the Potter series improved remarkably as the cast and the franchise aged.

5. With a total of 15 movies, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has set the bar for franchises with a rating of 81.6%.

With a total of 15 movies, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has set the bar for franchises with a rating of 81.6%.
MCU remains the longest-standing universe with its successful saga of Avengers films.

6. Despite the large-scale promotions, The Star Wars saga consisting of 8 films, has a rating of 80.4%.

film franchises, Despite the large-scale promotions, The Star Wars saga consisting of 8 films, has a rating of 80.4%
Although Star Wars have been widely panned since 1999, their films have been rejected by the public.

7. The Middle Earth Franchise, with a total of 6 films and a score of 79.8%, is ranked seventh on the list.

The Middle Earth Franchise, with a total of 6 films and a score of 79.8%, is ranked seventh on the list.
While Lord Of The Rings was greatly popular among fans and critics alike, the Hobbit movies lacked considerably.

8. Further, we have The Hunger Games with an approval rating of 77% for the four films in its franchise.

Further, we have The Hunger Games with an approval rating of 77% for the four films in its franchise.
The Hunger Games had a global fan base that declined following the plot shift in the last two films.

9. Although the Spider-Man Franchise is a fan favorite, it’s ninth on the list with a close rating of 76.5%

Although the Spider-Man Franchise is a fan favourite, it’s ninth on the list with a close rating of 76.5%
Ever since 2002, The Spider-Man Franchise has swung its way into the cinemas and given us six films.

10. Starring Tom Cruise as a renowned secret agent, there are five Mission Impossible films in the franchise with a rating of 75.4%

Starring Tom Cruise as a renowned secret agent, there are five Mission Impossible films in the franchise with a rating of 75.4%
Though the second movie hit a low rating, the last two films had scores of 94% and 93%, respectively.

11. Packed with action, the Bourne Collection with a collection of five movies, has an approval rate of 73.8%.

Packed with action, the Bourne Collection with a collection of five movies, has an approval rate of 73.8%.
Unfortunately, after the first three films, the ratings tumbled after Damon’s replacement with Jeremy Runner.

12. While Fox’s X-Men Franchise, which started in 2000, has a rating of 73.3% and currently has ten films.

While Fox’s X-Men Franchise, which started in 2000, has a rating of 73.3% and currently has ten films.
Even though Hugh Jackman’s end was devastating – Fox has many uncharted territories yet to explore.

13. Lastly, we have the five films of The Jack Ryan Franchise – with a rating of 71.6%

Lastly, we have the five films of The Jack Ryan Franchise - with a rating of 71.6%
Through the course of five years, different actors have taken the role of the CIA consultant – Jack Ryan.

Written by FandomWire Staff