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By Film Team
If you’ve ever wondered why the film world sometimes seems to prefer quantity over quality, the Harry Potter sequels’ $5,412m gross might answer your question.
And with a further two instalments (not to mention the obligatory box sets) in the pipeline, the profits for Warner Brothers are only set to rise.
Here are cinema’s most lucrative series:
Harry Potter (6 films) $5,412m
James Bond (22 films) $5,029m
Star Wars (7 films) $4,280m
Lord of the Rings (3 films) $2,915m
Pirates of the Caribbean (3 films) $2,681m
Batman (6 films) $2,628m
Spider-Man (3 films) $2,496m
Shrek (3 films) $2,203m
Indiana Jones (4 films) $1,978m
Ice Age (3 films) $1,913m