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Movies with the highest number of sequels

The "Godzilla" franchise takes the title as the film series with the most sequels (29 movies total), but what other movies come close?

"Lethal Weapon"

Lethal Weapon (1987), Lethal Weapon 2 (1989), Lethal
Photo Credit: Warner Bros.

Lethal Weapon (1987), Lethal Weapon 2 (1989), Lethal Weapon 3 (1992), Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)

"Shrek"

Shrek (2001), Shrek 2 (2004), Shrek the Third
Photo Credit: DreamWorks Animation

Shrek (2001), Shrek 2 (2004), Shrek the Third (2007), Shrek Forever After (2010)

"The Karate Kid"

The Karate Kid (1984), The Karate Kid, Part
Photo Credit: Sony Pictures/Jasin Boland

The Karate Kid (1984), The Karate Kid, Part II (1986), The Karate Kid, Part III (1989), The Next Karate Kid (1994), The Karate Kid (2010)

"Rocky"

Rocky (1976), Rocky II (1979), Rocky III (1982),
Photo Credit: United Artists

Rocky (1976), Rocky II (1979), Rocky III (1982), Rocky IV (1985), Rocky V (1990), Rocky Balboa (2006), Creed (2015)

"Godzilla"

Godzilla (1953), Godzilla Raids Again (1955), King Kong
Photo Credit: Cinema Arts Centre

Godzilla (1953), Godzilla Raids Again (1955), King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962), Mothra vs. Godzilla (1964), Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster (1964), Invasion of Astro-Monster (1965), Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster (1966), Son of Godzilla (1967), Destroy All Monsters (1968), All Monsters Attack (1969), Godzilla vs. Hedorah (1971), Godzilla vs. Gigan (1972), Godzilla vs. Megalon (1973), Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (1974), Terror of Mechagodzilla (1975), The Return of Godzilla (1985), Godzilla vs. Biollante (1989), Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah (1991), Godzilla and Mothra: The Battle for Earth (1992), Godzila vs. Mechagodzilla II (1993), Godzilla vs. SpaceGodzilla (1994), Godzilla vs. Destroyah (1995), Godzilla 2000: Millennium (1999), Godzilla vs. Megaguirus (2000), Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack (2001), Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla (2002), Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S (2003), Godzilla: Final Wars (2004), Godzilla (2014).

"Harry Potter"

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001), Harry
Photo Credit: Warner Bros.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 (2010), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 (2011)

"X-Men"

X-Men (2000), X2 (2003), X-Men: The Last Stand
Photo Credit: 20th Century Fox

X-Men (2000), X2 (2003), X-Men: The Last Stand (2006), X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009), X-Men: First Class (2011), The Wolverine (2013), X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

"Scream"

Scream (1996), Scream 2 (1997), Scream 3 (2000),

Scream (1996), Scream 2 (1997), Scream 3 (2000), Scream 4 (2011)

"Pirates of the Caribbean"

The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003), Dead
Photo Credit: Getty Images

The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003), Dead Man's Chest (2006), At World's End (2007), On Stranger Tides (2011)

"Scary Movie"

Scary Movie (2000), Scary Movie 2 (2001), Scary
Photo Credit: AP

Scary Movie (2000), Scary Movie 2 (2001), Scary Movie 3 (2003), Scary Movie 4 (2006), Scary Movie 5 (2013)

"The Fast and the Furious"

The Fast and the Furious (2001), 2 Fast
Photo Credit: Universal Studios

The Fast and the Furious (2001), 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003), The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006), Fast and Furious (2009), Fast Five (2011), Fast & Furious 6 (2013), Furious 7 (2015)

"Star Trek"

Star Trek (1979), Star Trek II: The Wrath
Photo Credit: Paramount

Star Trek (1979), Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982), Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984), Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986), Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989), Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991), Star Trek: Generations (1994), Star Trek: First Contact (1996), Star Trek: Insurrection (1998), Star Trek: Nemesis (2002), Star Trek (2009), Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)

"Halloween"

Halloween (1978), Halloween II (1981), Halloween III (1982),

Halloween (1978), Halloween II (1981), Halloween III (1982), Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988), Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (1989), Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995), Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998), Halloween: Resurrection (2002), Halloween (2007), Halloween II (2009)

"Friday the 13th"

Friday the 13th (1980), Friday the 13th Part

Friday the 13th (1980), Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981), Friday the 13th Part III (1982), Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984), Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985), Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives (1986), Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988), Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989), Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993), Jason X (2001), Freddy vs. Jason (2003), Friday the 13th (2009)

"The Land Before Time"

The Land Before Time (1988), The Land Before

The Land Before Time (1988), The Land Before Time II: The Great Valley Adventure (1994), The Land Before Time III: The Time of the Great Giving (1995), The Land Before Time IV: Journey Through the Mists (1996), The Land Before Time V: The Mysterious Island (1998), The Land Before Time VI: The Secret of Saurus Rock (1998), The Land Before Time VII: The Stone of Cold Fire (2001), The Land Before Time VIII: The Big Freeze (2001), The Land Before Time IX: Journey to Big Water (2002), The Land Before Time X: The Great Longneck Migration (2003), The Land Before Time XI: Invasion of the Tinysauruses (2005), The Land Before Time XII: The Great Day of the Flyers (2006), The Land Before Time XIII: The Wisdom of Friends (2007)

"A Nightmare on Elm Street"

A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984), A Nightmare
Photo Credit: Media Home Entertainment

A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984), A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985), A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987), A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988), A Nightmare on Elm Street Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989), Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991), Wes Craven's New Nightmare (1994), A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)

"James Bond"

Dr. No (1962), From Russia with Love (1963),

Dr. No (1962), From Russia with Love (1963), Goldfinger (1964), Thunderball (1965), You Only Live Twice (1967), On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969), Diamonds are Forever (1971), Live and Let Die (1973), The Man with the Golden Gun (1974), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977), Moonraker (1979), For Your Eyes Only (1981), Octopussy (1983), A View to a Kill (1985), The Living Daylights (1987), License to Kill (1989), Golden Eye (1995), Tomorrow Never Dies (1997), The World is Not Enough (1999), Die Another Day (2002), Casino Royale (2006), Quantum of Solace (2008), Skyfall (2012)

"Star Wars"

Star Wars (1977), Star Wars Episode V: The
Photo Credit: AP

Star Wars (1977), Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980), Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (1983), Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999), Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002), Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2002), Star Wars:The Clone Wars (2008)

"Alien"

Alien (1979), Aliens (1986), Alien 3 (1992), Alien

Alien (1979), Aliens (1986), Alien 3 (1992), Alien Resurrection (1997)

"Planet of the Apes"

Planet of the Apes (1968), Beneath the Planet
Photo Credit: AP

Planet of the Apes (1968), Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970), Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971), Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972), Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973), Planet of the Apes (2001), Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)

"Batman"

Batman (1966), Batman (1989), Batman Returns (1992), Batman
Photo Credit: Warner Bros.

Batman (1966), Batman (1989), Batman Returns (1992), Batman Forever (1995), Batman & Robin (1997), Batman Begins (2005), The Dark Knight (2008), The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

"Superman"

Superman (1978), Superman II (1981), Superman III (1983),
Photo Credit: Warner Bros.

Superman (1978), Superman II (1981), Superman III (1983), Supergirl (1984), Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987), Superman Returns (2006), Man of Steel (2013)

"Final Destination"

Final Destination (2000), Final Destination 2 (2003), Final

Final Destination (2000), Final Destination 2 (2003), Final Destination 3 (2006), The Final Destination (2009), Final Destination 5 (2011)

"American Pie"

American Pie (1999), American Pie 2 (2001), American

American Pie (1999), American Pie 2 (2001), American Wedding (2003), American Pie Presents: Band Camp (2005), American Pie Presents: The Naked Mile (2006), American Pie Presents: Beta House (2007), American Pie Presents: The Book of Love (2009)

"Saw"

Saw (2004), Saw II (2005), Saw III (2006),

Saw (2004), Saw II (2005), Saw III (2006), Saw IV (2007), Saw V (2008), Saw VI (2009), Saw 3D (2010)

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