Lucky 4: Franchises that have Reached 4 Installments
These movies struck box office gold not just one time, but four. Take a look at some of Hollywood's film franchises that hit four films.
Stephenie Meyer made vampires and werewolves hot -- both at the box office and to swooning teen girls (and more than a few moms). The movie spawned three more installments for a total of four very successful films.
This jolly green giant Stomped all over the competition. Three sequels and additional spinoffs? Now that's a true Fairytale ending.
This bloody good horror franchise gave rise to three sequels. And countless Halloween masks.
Life's a beach and then you die. The first movie was a classic, but later installments kind of... jumped the shark.
Norman Bates and his mummified mum made showers spooky in four movies and one sequel.
The first film in this science fiction horror series invaded theaters in 1979. With three additional films, three crossovers and one spin-off, these visitors from outer space may as well take up permanent residence.
Tom Cruise on the motorbike! Tom Cruise hanging from the ceiling by wires! Tom Cruise looking badass in a pair of cool shades, yet again! You know what's even cooler? A fifth film is on the way.
Back when Mel Gibson was hot, he and Danny Glover made a great buddy movie duo. Four times, to be exact.
Bill Murray starred in the first film of this screwball camp comedy franchise which also marked the first major directing gig by famed filmmaker Ivan Reitman.
He's a CIA assassin with amnesia, but Jason Bourne won't be kept down. A fifth installment in the series will premiere sometime in 2015.
You'd think a story about little green creepy things that crawl out of the toilet would eventually run out of gas. But no, three sequels were dumped on the moviegoing public.
Harrison Ford escaped a giant rolling ball that crushed everything else in its path, paving the way for three sequels. And an awesome theme park ride.
Most young kids have a devilish streak at one time or another. But this creepy kid is actually the devil incarnate. Holy hell -- there were three sequels and a remake.
In this science fantasy family adventure, a boy and girl discover that their parents are actually spies. What could be cooler? Except maybe being a spy yourself...
Texas Chainsaw Massacre
You'd think after four successful films, Old Leatherface would be able to afford a good dermatologist to take care of all that sun damage and those unsightly scars.