Top 10 Movie Series That Went On Way Too Long

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Movie studios have a problem of taking something successful, and milking it as long as they can, sometimes even shaming a once great series' name! Once you make it to straight-to-DVD, you know it's time to stop. And I can't stop you from adding Indiana Jones or Star Wars, but please, be gentle.

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1The Land Before Time

You may not realize it, but there are now FOURTEEN films in The Land Before Time franchise. You remember them right? That one wonderful children's movie all those years ago? Well after that came a steady flow of animated musical direct-to-VHS sequels. - higgsboson2142

Ah, the memories of the first one, the big freeze, and the one where they met the little t rex. Should've stopped there.

Seriously? Fourteen? Isn't that going just a little overboard?

Oh, I remember this! I used to love these movies! - eventer51314

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2Home Alone

This series was great after the first 2 movies, but they should have stopped after the 2nd movie. - nintendofan126

The first two were awesome but it went downhill from there. The worst was home alone 4 - Ajkloth

Yeah, only the first two were great. - eventer51314

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3Jaws

Jaws is one of my favorite movies. The second one? It's okay, a bit of a rehash of the first film, but it still stars Roy Schneider as Brody. Unfortunately, the third film is where it gets bad. The third wasn't labeled as Jaws 3, but Jaws 3D. YEAH. Plastic cyan/red glasses 3D, too! I don't even WANT to talk about the fourth film. - higgsboson2142

4Police Academy
5Saw
6Friday the 13th

They even had one where Jason ends up in space. Enough said!

7A Nightmare on Elm Street
8Air Bud

Had a ton of movies and didn't deserve one of them. - RalphBob

I used to like these movies about 5-7 years ago when I was a huge fans of dogs. It's pretty cringeworthy to look back at, but this movie series has way too much of them and most of them are plain weird. - Swellow

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9RoboCop
10Transformers

The first one was okay. It had amazing effects, but a confusing plot and bad acting toned it down. Then the 2nd movie came out, it was a disaster.

This was OK, just the horrible acting. Sequels however proved Michael Bay has a lack of talent. - Swellow

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11Dr. Dolittle

I liked the Eddie Murphy version. - RalphBob

12The Terminator

When he said "I'll Be Back", I didn't think he meant it like this. - PositronWildhawk

13The Pink Panther

Even the amazing Peter Sellers has been caught up in horrible sequels, one of them even made with unused footage after his death! As for the Steve Martin films, well, I'm not going to talk ill of Steve Martin, so I'll just keep quiet. - higgsboson2142

14Ice Age

Just two much. The first one was good and I understand a sequel, but 3 more! and possibly another! Just two much.

15The Fast and the Furious
16Shrek

All of the sequel suck, The first one is the only one worth watching

No! All of the sequels were great! in my opinion, the movies got better as they went. - eventer51314

17Open SeasonV1 Comment
18The Hobbit
19Fred: The Movie
20Marley & Me

I thought this only had about two movies, a one that took chronologically before this, and the current one that took place after? - Swellow

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Top Remixes

1. Air Bud
2. The Land Before Time
3. Jaws
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1. The Land Before Time
2. Jaws
3. Police Academy
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1. Home Alone
2. A Nightmare on Elm Street
3. Dr. Dolittle
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