Best First Installments In Movie Franchises

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The Top Ten

1 Star Wars: A New Hope

This movie is an Iconic Masterpiece

The one that started Star Wars - PeeledBanana

2 The Godfather

Greatest movie of all time! don't understand why star wars is number 1..

This should really be one, not two moo k

3 Back to the Future
4 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Such a passionate attention to detail adapted from the book.
Every shot is a painting, the characters are brilliant, the music is near unmatched and remains on of the greatest films ever made - 11ahmu

Best first movie of a franchise! LOTR Forever! - Tolkienite

5 Raiders of the Lost Ark
6 Jurassic Park
7 Jaws
8 The Matrix

Awesome movie

9 Toy Story

This movie is amazing - 11ahmu

10 Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl

They shouldn't have made anymore, only the first one was good!

The Contenders

11 The Terminator
12 Iron Man
13 Batman Begins
14 Shrek
15 Rocky
16 A Fistful of Dollars
17 First Blood
18 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

The beginning of the magic of the Harry Potter series. It may not be flawless but it provides the perfect start for one of the greatest fiction franchises ever. Sorcerer's or Philosopher's Stone is also a classic that will stand the test of time.

19 Transformers
20 Marvel's The Avenger's
21 Madagascar
22 Ice Age
23 Godzilla (2014)
24 The Lion King
25 Police Academy
26 Robocop
27 Friday the 13th
28 Dr. No
29 Dirty Harry
30 A Nightmare on Elm Street
31 Captain America: The First Avenger
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Top Remixes

1. Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl
2. The Terminator
3. The Godfather
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1. The Godfather
2. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
3. Star Wars: A New Hope
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1. Star Wars: A New Hope
2. The Godfather
3. Back to the Future
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