The Highest Grossing Movie Franchises Of All Time
Tag: Star Wars
It all began in the early 1970s, when young filmmaker George Lucas wanted to bring back “Flash Gordon,” a space hero serial from the 1930s, as a feature film. Rights to the property could not be secured, so instead, Lucas decided to make a new fantasy film in the same spirit of swashbuckling adventure.
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With his net worth inching upwards of $3 billion, George Lucas is set for life. Today we take a look at the franchise that got him to this point — Star Wars. Below is a peek at the franchise’s history of bringing in the big bucks not just at the box office but from merchandising and beyond.