There are lots of movie made in series. Series of the movies that are connected with one another are called movie trilogy. Generally movie trilogy consists of three entries of film. But it can be more than three entries. In movie trilogies every single movie is complete individually but in the question of themes and consequences all movies of a series are connected. Here ten of top movie trilogies are provided. Some of them became so popular that are demandable to all ages people. At present time making movie trilogy is very common which was rare at early time. Here are the top ten movie trilogies ever.
10. Die Hard Trilogy
Die hard is an action movie series. It started in 1988 for the first time with the movie ‘Die Hard’ and the series continued for 25 years. Other films of this movie trilogy are in 1992 ‘Die Hard 2’, in 1995 ‘Die Hard: With a Vengeance’, in 2007 ‘Live Free or Die Hard’ and finally in 2013 ‘A good Day to Die Hard’. This movie trilogy has gained great popularity with huge box office revenues from all over the world. Every film of this movie trilogy has become popular individually. The popularity was on so high that a number of video games have released over the years on this movie trilogy and the video games also gained same popularity.
9. Toy Story
Toy story movie trilogy is a famous animation film series started its journey in 1995 with the original movie ‘Toy Story’. This movie trilogy featured for more two times. Other two movies released in 1999 with the movie ‘Toy Story 2’ and in 2010 with the movie ‘Toy Story 3’. Total budget of this movie trilogy was $320 million. But it has earned more than $1.9 billion and records of box office which is a great achievement. Popularity of this movie ranked it on one of the top ten movie trilogies in the world.
8. Back to the Future
Back to the future movie trilogy is adventure, comedy and science fiction movie series released first movie in 1985 with the movie ‘Back to the Future’ and perform box office record. Back to the Future series has total 3 movies. Other two movies released in 1989 with the movie ‘Back to the Future-(II)’ and in 1990 with the movie ‘Back to the Future-(III)’. All three movies have gained huge popularity. This movie trilogy has nominated for famous five ‘Academy Award’ and wined 1 award. ‘Back to the Future’ also released in television series, comic books, games and books and became popular as well as movies.
7. The Man with No Name / Dollars Trilogy
‘Dollars Trilogy’ also called ‘The Man with No Name Trilogy’. This movie trilogy has released for the first time in 1964 with the movie ‘A Fistful of Dollars’. Dollars trilogy featured for more two times. Second movie released in 1965 with the movie ‘For a Few Dollars More’ and last movie released in 1966 with the movie ‘The Good, the Bad and the Ugly’. Dollars trilogy has recorded box office and became one of the top ten movie trilogy in the world. This movie trilogy as honored with lots of famous awards.
6. The Bourne Trilogy
The Bourne Trilogy is an action or thriller spy movie series. All the movies of this series became famous especially for realism of the films. First films of Bourne Trilogy are ‘The Bourne Identity’ released in 2002. Other movies of this series are ‘The Bourne Supremacy’ released in 2004 and ‘The Bourne Ultimatum’ released in 2007 and finally ‘The Bourne Legacy’ in 2012. Popularity of this movie trilogy made it one of the top ten movie trilogy in the world. Al the movies of this series wined lots of renowned awards of the world.
5. The Godfather
Another hit movie trilogy of the world is The Godfather movie trilogy. The Godfather is a crime movie series consisting of three movies. First film of this series is ‘The Godfather ‘released in 1972. Other two movies were ‘Godfather Part II’ released in 1974 and ‘Godfather Part III’ released in 1990. This movie series has achieved great success at box office and has earned more than $550 million over the world. The Godfather movie trilogy has nominated for 29 Academy Awards and wined 9 of them. This is another great achievement of this movie trilogy.
4. Indiana Jones
Indiana Jones movie trilogy is an adventurous movie series. First movie of this trilogy is ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ featured in 1981. Second movie released in 1984 with the movie ‘Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom’. Next movie released in 1989 with the movie ‘Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade’. Last movie of this series released in 2008 with the film ‘Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull’. Beyond movie Indiana Jones Movie series also has expanded in TV series, books, novels, comics, video games, soundtracks and toys. This movie series is heavily awarded and honored. Indiana Jones movie trilogy regarded as one of the greatest movie trilogy in the world.
3. The Dark knight Saga
The Dark Knight Saga movie series is based on the famous fictional character Batman. The movie series of The Dark knight Saga consists of three movies. First movie is ‘Batman Begins’ which released in 2005. Next movie is ‘The Dark Knight’ released in 2008. And the last movie featured in 2012 with the movie ‘The Dark Knight Rises’. The Dark Knight Saga is an action movie series which gained huge popularity from all over the world. This movie series has earned over $1billion worldwide. It is also heavily awarded by lots of reputed and international awards. The Dark Knight Saga movie trilogy is one of the most commercially and critically successful movie trilogies in the world.
2. Star Wars
Star Wars movie trilogy is another one most popular and successful movie trilogy in the world. This movie trilogy has started its journey in the year of 1977 for the first time with the movie ‘Star Wars’. The original Star Wars trilogy consists of three movies. First movie is ‘Episode V: The Empires Strikes Back’. Next movie is ‘Episode IV: A New Hope’. Last movie is ‘Episode VI: Return to the Jedi’. All of the films of the series gained box office success with huge revenue of $4 billion which made the movie trilogy as forth highest grossing movie trilogy in the world. Star Wars movie trilogy has own a numbers of Academy Award.
1. The Lord of the Rings
The Lord of the Rings movie trilogy is fantasy adventure movie series which consists of three films. One is ‘Return of the King’ featured in 2001. Another one is ‘The Two towers’ featured in 2002 and last one is ‘The Fellowship of the Ring’ which released on 2003. This movie trilogy is considered as the most and biggest successful both financially and critically movie trilogy in the world. This movie trilogy has got nominations for 30 Academic Awards and received 17 of them. The Lord of the Rings gained huge popularity with box office record. Success and popularity of this movie trilogy made it top of the all movie trilogies all over the world.