Top 7 Movies That Deserve Franchises
We start the Top 7. You finish the Top 10.
Before this weekend’s Prometheus there was Alien, a little science fiction film in 1979 that was never made to inspire a franchise. Seven years later, the film received a sequel, Aliens, which cemented its status as a series with multiple stories and characters to be explored in further films.
Read Jeff Bayer’s Scorecard Review of “Prometheus”
Since then, the concept of making sequels and prequels has become an ol’ hat in Tinseltown, with numerous films inspiring various continuations, for better or for worse. Yet while a movie like Twins is set to be turned into a franchise with an upcoming sequel, there are plenty of films that are more worthy of such expansion.
These are films that should get the franchise treatment, with their characters, concepts, and stories having more to say beyond just one movie.
7. Stop! Or My Mom Will
Original Link: THE SCORECARD REVIEW