Most successful movie franchises

Published On: Nov 13 2012 01:26:08 PM CST   Updated On: Dec 09 2013 07:58:42 AM CST
The Hobbit Desolation of Smog

As the latest in the "The Hobbit" franchise -- "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" -- opens in theaters this week, take a look back at some of the most successful franchises in movie history.