Top Ten Most Oversaturated Movie Franchises

These are movie franchises that get way more movies than they deserve and get too much for what they're worth.

The Top Ten

1 Transformers

Won't this series just die already? A little birdie came and told me that we are expecting FOURTEEN MORE MOVIES to come out. Why? We've already sunk to the bottom of the barrel. At this point, you can see how tired the franchise is. Every single one of these movies is literally the exact same thing! Terrible acting, terrible effects, fighting without knowing who is doing what, important scenes in the dark and the rain...come ON! "Age of Extinction" was just awful, and every other movie coming up is gonna suck. Hell, some users are planning to BOYCOTT the new "Transformers: The Last Knight" movie coming out this year just because it's going to probably exist for money purposes. - DCfnaf

Meh, I don't care if these keep coming out. If Michael Bay keeps making money off of the franchise, then if it's not broken don't fix it. Besides, I still enjoy watching the cool CGI and action sequences, even though I'm mixed on this series. - Mcgillacuddy

My dad and brother watched the fifth installment today. I was surprised they were still alive when they came out of the cinema. - TwilightKitsune

The last knight? Horrible, Age of Extinction? Horrible! - Fullwalking2

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2 Star Wars

I love this series! ( Excluding the prequels & Rogue One ) Die Hard sequels, Harry Potter, Star Trek, The Matrix sequels, Twilight, The Hunger Games, Pirates of the Caribbean sequels, Jaws sequels, Transformers sequels, Dc Cinematic Universe, Ice Age sequels, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, The Mummy sequels, and The Land before time are worse!

It's a good series. I think it deserves most of the movies and fame it has. Not all, but most. - FiaFlora

This rebooted series doesn't even resemble the original series in any way. - tinocean

It's literally everywhere! - PerfectImpulseX

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3 Ice Age

This one goes without saying, Blue Sky has just made this a cash cow and everybody knows it. "Ice Age: Collision Course" says it all basically. They should've just kept this as a trilogy and moved on with their lives. This series is devoid of any creativity whatsoever now. - DCfnaf

The ice age series started out great but now we're getting just a terrible series I didn't even get the 5th ice age and we all know that if there's a next ice age it's going to be terrible

If ice age collision course doesn't scream end this franchise then I don't know what does - Randomator

Probably the most milked animated franchise there is, at least other studios managed to stop agreeing on making more.
I once remember when the franchise was good as a standalone film, but when it became a trilogy, that should've been it.
While The Meltdown and Dawn of The Dinosaurs at least had some creativity, the rest are just bad!
It even shows that even Blue Sky doesn't want to make these anymore, and Fox is just using this as the studio's cash grab now.
But what pissed me off with the fifth film wasn't just because Blue Sky hit a surprising new low, but it was so irritating and idiotic, they even shoved in more pointless characters and added in almost everyone else from the franchise.
The animation was executed well, but it's potential was wasted onto this deadbeat franchise.
Please, if they do greenlit a sixth film in the 2020s, leave it out to rust and prove Fox and Blue Sky that the franchise needs to go before it does even more damage than it has.

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4 DC Cinematic Universe

None of their movies were good so far. Man of Steel and Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice were both boring as hell snorefests. I can't stand this portrayal of Superman because there's absolutely no contrast between him and Batman. Batman is also way too brutal here. Batman V Superman was such a mess it was painful. Suicide Squad is also SUPER overrated it's painful. Everyone wants Rotten Tomatoes SHUT DOWN because the critics gave it a FAIR RATING. It was not a good movie, the plot was a hot mess, the effects were awful, and the characters were one-dimensional. I really hope Wonder Woman and the 2018 Batman Movie are both good. - DCfnaf

DC has become extremely overrated with batman superman the flash and more - Adventurur2

So aggravating. - tinocean

Batman v. Superman - 5/10
Man of Steel - 3/10
Suicide Squad - 3/10 - BeatlesFan1964

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5 The Land Before Time

This children's movie series literally has fourteen sequels. You heard me right. FOURTEEN sequels! The recent one was released last year. Stop making these sequels already! No one even likes them and it's getting old really fast.

I watched (and liked) all 13 movies except the 14th movie but honestly I kinda agree, they should stop making a lot of sequels! Most people won't even bother to watch them at all anyways. - Neonco31

Fourteen sequels? Are they all the same thing cause if so, perfect contender for the list. - DCfnaf

So many sequels, I love the first one but then way too many came in, even the narrator sounds bored knowing that there's only a few kids still watching. - PeeledBanana

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6 The Smurfs

Live-action or animated, this movie series is mediocre at best and the movies are usually made to sell toys or promote musical artists like Britney Spears and Meghan Trainor. Seriously, name one good thing about "The Smurfs 2" and I will give you a damn cookie. - DCfnaf

There are only three films in this franchise so far, so I wouldn't say it's oversaturated. None of the films are good, but it isn't saturated. - Hellagaygru

Aka the original Minions - Randomator

These are just so annoying - VideoGamefan5

7 Fifty Shades of Grey

PLEASE STOP MAKING THESE MOVIES. We are all sick of these movies because each and every one of them was complete garbage. "Fifty Shades of Black" and "Fifty Shades Darker" were both considered cinematic trash, and the upcoming "Fifty Shades Freed" is definitely going to be garbage. Stop torturing us with these movies guys. - DCfnaf

Fifty Shades of Black was actually a parody of Fifty Shades of Grey and is not part of the franchise. - MegaSoulhero

What the, there was exactly more than on of these made, I guess the others silently went into the direct to dvd with no coverage - germshep24

REALLY, there are 2 movies, what is wrong with you dudes? 2 MOVIES! This is just a hate list with a misleading name at this point! - EliHbk

Fifty Shades of Grey, Fifty Shades of Black, Fifty Shades Darker, and the upcoming Fifty Shades Freed are the reason it made the list. Therefore, I'd consider it oversaturated. - DCfnaf

This franchise needs to stop. We already had 2 movies, and now they're creating a 3rd movie. - Fullwalking2

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8 Diary of a Wimpy Kid

"Dog Days" was really bad, but this wouldn't have made the list if it wasn't for "The Long Haul". This franchise is really outdated and they're desperately trying to make more money from these pathetic movies. The second one was honestly the only decent movie in the quadrilogy. The rest were horrible! It's all the same bad luck-type humor, terrible acting, and Greg not having control over his life and complaining about it. Plus, the amount of toilet humor in the most recent pile of trash is astounding. Read the books if you actually want to laugh. - DCfnaf

I like the first three - PeeledBanana

5 movies - Adventurur2

Please. Stop. No more. NO MORE. NO! NO! NO! NOO-! - mattstat716

9 The Fast and the Furious

I Don't care how praised this series is, Its Rubbish.

I gotta say, this is a series that actually get better by the movie, 8 was the best because of so many twists you weren't really expecting unless you wanted to ruin the movie... - EliHbk

So overrated and Annoying

Surprised this isn't higher - VideoGamefan5

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10 Twilight

Do I need to say anything at all other than "It's Twilight" or can we just move on with our lives? - DCfnaf

Oh god this one... - DaisyandRosalina

Ugh - Randomator

It's been years and it has a saga like movies I think. I mean this would make you think oh vapires are nice.
A girl with no personality is dating a vampire and it became iconic - Adventurur2

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The Contenders

11 Alvin and the Chipmunks Alvin and the Chipmunks Alvin and the Chipmunks, originally David Seville and the Chipmunks or simply The Chipmunks, is an American animated music group created by Ross Bagdasarian, Sr., for a novelty record in 1958. The group consists of three singing animated anthropomorphic chipmunks: Alvin, the mischievous troublemaker, more.

Dam this series! None of the live action movies are great, their horrible with fart jokes and toilet jokes! If you want a good chipmunk movie I suggest the 80's movie, a chipmunk adventure, that's a good one, but the live action movies are bad

Yes, this is actually a movie series. And it makes you lose all hope for music. - DCfnaf

The older movies were a LOT better than the live-action ones they released. - Mcgillacuddy

My childhood is ruined by the fact that I actually liked these back then. - 445956

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12 Harry Potter

Highly overrated and aimed for children!

13 Divergent

Yet another great book series that got turned into a terrible movie series. These movies are just really boring and uninteresting. Why do they keep trying with this franchise of movies exactly? "Allegiant" was considered one of the worst movies of 2016. They're trying too hard to get money with this series. - DCfnaf

It's tries to hard to be like the Hunger Games - TwilightKitsune

14 Resident Evil

I like the games, but the movies except the first one were just Boring - VideoGamefan5

15 Frozen

I thought the first movie was actually pretty good, but the amount of merchandise and the amount of spinoff clips and movies this is getting is uncalled for. Can't we just accept the fact that this movie came out in 2013 and nobody really cares about it anymore? - DCfnaf

I really really like the movie, unfortunately it turned into a mark which is sad. - DaisyandRosalina

Unfortunately 6-10 year old girls will not shut up about this movie - Randomator

It only has one movie, and one film upcoming. Not really oversaturated. - Hellagaygru

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16 Pirates of the Caribbean

This franchise needs to just end already - Randomator

I'm pretty sure this is ending...riiight? - DCfnaf

wrong - EliHbk

17 Sharknado

3 sequels for one crap excuse of a "film" - VideoGamefan5

Ice age should be lower and that is also bad

This got 4 Movies, why just why? - VideoGamefan5

Because it is considered to be "so bad it's good" for a lot of people - PerfectImpulseX

18 Despicable Me
19 Scooby-Doo

There's literally like 2 DTV Scooby-Doo movies released each year.
This franchise should end now. - PerfectImpulseX

20 Mission: Impossible
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2. DC Cinematic Universe
3. Transformers
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2. The Land Before Time
3. Ice Age
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