Top Ten Movie Franchises with with the Most Beloved Characters

Some people have the wrong idea that big blockbuster franchises are only about The special Effects and fights.

But there are many with some very descent stories and characters that we love. Many of the most successful franchises are all about their ensamble of actors and the characters they portray and That’s the real love for the big action blockbusters.

Here the Biggest blockbuster franchises with the most beloved characters.

The Top Ten

1 The Star Wars Franchise

Look, Marvel's cool and all, but we're talking about STAR WARS here. No contest.

It’s the 70s trilogy that holds the whole thing together and has the best characters. With Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker, RD-2 and Princess Leia.

And latter in the prequels came Obi one but the most adored characters on this franchise are the ones from the First trilogy. - Sa26

2 The Marvel Cinematic Universe

The future of Marvel will still remain strong, even though Endgame defined a conclusion to the Avenger's franchise. There is so much diversity within the Marvel Cinematic Universe when it comes to the number of characters. Hence why I love Marvel. Fan or not, people will still watch Marvel Movies for the sake of fun and excitement. Every character has a personality

They're all my favorites. - codgtamk34

Really very few times I’ve seen a franchise with so many characters and all adored by the fans. We all have our personal favorites but the rich diversity in the personalities and what they can do make this franchise one of the Most successful in film history. - Sa26

3 The Harry Potter Series The Harry Potter Series

Definitely more iconic than Hunger Game - germshep24

This franchise lasted 10 years and literally kids grew up with their characters.

The Harry Potter main characters started as kids and in the last film all became young adults. So it gives their fan base a nostalgic feeling knowing they were kids with them and latter became young adults with them too.

I’m not a Harry Potter fan but I give the credit where it’s due and this a franchise with a lot of beloved characters. - Sa26

4 The Lord of the Rings Trilogy The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
5 The Hunger Games The Hunger Games

One beloved character shouldn't make it in the top 3 especially over franchises with literally a dozen iconic characters - germshep24

This is much more targeted to young girls and it’s all because of the series has a young very strong heroine which girls look up to.

It’s all due to Katniss that young girls had a franchise to watch for maybe 3 years. - Sa26

6 The James Bond Movie Series

There isn't really that many beloved characters in this franchise, there are some iconic villains, but this is mostly a James Bond show - germshep24

There is no franchise longer than this one, we’ve been having The EON James Bond franchise since the 60s with 6 different Actors portraying bond so far.

It’s a franchise which sells adventure, Luxury and great gadgets for technology lovers.

James Bond is the character every girl wants to be with and guys want to be. - Sa26

7 The x Men

Not sure why Hunger Games or Twilight is above this, those franchises don't really have any iconic characters - germshep24

Okay soon they will be part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe but for a long time they were a separate Marvel franchise and it was a very successful one with a tone beloved characters like Jean Grey, Cyclopes, Wolverine, Mystique, Magneto and Profesor X. - Sa26

8 Toy Story
9 Star Trek Franchise
10 The Fast and Furious Franchise

Another big Action franchise with a lot of beloved characters.

It may be the equivalent to fast food when it comes to films but the new kids generation love this and it’s characters, so I’m sure they are doing something right. - Sa26

The Contenders

11 The Twilight Saga

Ok the Characters are not that great but were definitely beloved by thousands of teenagers for around 4 years. It was all about being team Jacob or team Edward but this franchise was definitely liked because of the Characters the girls loved at that time. - Sa26

12 Back To The Future Trilogy
13 Godzilla Franchise

This one should be obvious, you got Godzilla, Mothra, King Ghidorah, Rodan, Anguirus, etc. Need I go on? - Stalin

14 Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir
15 Monsters Inc.
16 Jurassic Park/World
17 Spongebob Franchise
18 The Simpsons The Simpsons The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening that originally started on April 19, 1987 as shorts on The Tracey Ullman Show. It got its own series on December 17, 1989 and is still running as of 2019, making it the longest running animated sitcom. It is about a man named Homer more.
19 Winnie the Pooh
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