Film franchises can represent well-crafted examples of escapist entertainment, or provide a well told narrative that is expanded and enriched with each additional installment. The best film franchises have been able to achieve both of these distinctions.
Films selected for this display are varied and encompass a wide range of genres including: Drama, Space Opera, Fantasy, and Cliffhanger Serials. These films have helped shape the cultural landscape of cinema and continue to be viewed for their unique contribution to film studies and film audiences.
Film Franchises represented in this display include:
- The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
- The Godfather Trilogy
- The Star Wars Trilogies
- The Indiana Jones Trilogy
- The Harry Potter Saga
- The Rocky Collection