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10 movies with the highest number of sequels

If you want a real movie marathon, check out these great movies and their many sequels

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Here are some of the best movies ever with the highest number of sequels made over the years, and still counting for some of them. 


1. Karate Kid

Movies: Five

The first Karate Kid Movie came out in 1984, while the last one came out in 2010.

The Karate Kid (1984), The Karate Kid, Part II (1986), The Karate Kid, Part III (1989), The Next Karate Kid (1994), The Karate Kid (2010)


2. Rocky

Movies: Seven

Rocky is a favourite among many Stallone fans.

Rocky (1976), Rocky II (1979), Rocky III (1982), Rocky IV (1985), Rocky V (1990), Rocky Balboa (2006), Creed (2015)


3. Lord of the Rings

Movies: Seven

We can’t forget this J.R.R. Tolkien fan favourite.

J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings (1978), The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002), The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003), The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012), The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013), The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)


4. Planet of the Apes

Movies: Seven (for now)

A new Planet of the Apes film is set to release in late 2017.

Planet of the Apes (1968), Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970), Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971), Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972), Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973), Planet of the Apes (2001), Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)


5. Star Wars

Movies: Eight

Rogue One just added an eight part to the seven films. It might be time to start re-watching all of them in preparation for The Last Jedi.

Star Wars (1977), Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980), Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (1983), Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999), Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002), Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2002), Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008) Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2016), Rogue One (2017).


6. Harry Potter

Movies: Eight

Although Harry Potter only has seven parts, the last book was divided up into 2 movies, which makes this an 8 part sequel.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 (2010), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 (2011)


7. X-Men

Movies: Eight

With all the time travel and everything in between, X men has managed to make eight movies.

X-Men (2000), X2 (2003), X-Men: The Last Stand (2006), X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009), X-Men: First Class (2011), The Wolverine (2013), X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014), Logan (2017)


8. The Fast and the Furious

Movies: Eight

With the latest one just being released in cinema, we wonder how the same story was repeated about eight times and still smashing the box office.

The Fast and the Furious (2001), 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003), The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006), Fast and Furious (2009), Fast Five (2011), Fast & Furious 6 (2013), Furious 7 (2015), The Fate of the Furious (2017)


9. Batman

Movies: Nine

Nine movies in and we honestly can’t wait for the next Batman movie.

Batman (1966), Batman (1989), Batman Returns (1992), Batman Forever (1995), Batman & Robin (1997), Batman Begins (2005), The Dark Knight (2008), The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)


10. James Bond

Movies: 24

Through and through, Bond fans continue to watch and love these movies.

Dr. No (1962), From Russia with Love (1963), Goldfinger (1964), Thunderball (1965), You Only Live Twice (1967), On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969), Diamonds are Forever (1971), Live and Let Die (1973), The Man with the Golden Gun (1974), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977), Moonraker (1979), For Your Eyes Only (1981), Octopussy (1983), A View to a Kill (1985), The Living Daylights (1987), License to Kill (1989), Golden Eye (1995), Tomorrow Never Dies (1997), The World is Not Enough (1999), Die Another Day (2002), Casino Royale (2006), Quantum of Solace (2008), Skyfall (2012), Spectre (2015)

If you've got an hour to spare, check out this James Bond Trailer of all movies.

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