10 Movies/TV Shows That Ruined the Entire Franchise

Franchise owners and filmmakers work tirelessly to produce hit movies and television shows that keep fans engaged and coming back for more.

But sometimes, a single misstep can cause a franchise to crash and burn. Users discussed the movies and television episodes that killed franchises on a popular online forum.

“Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull”

Fans eagerly anticipated the fourth Indiana Jones movie, but the film's poor reception caused many to lose faith in the franchise.


“Alien 3”

The third installment in the Alien franchise left many fans feeling disappointed. One user commented, “The biggest problem with Alien 3 is that it undoes everything that made Aliens so good.


“The Matrix Revolutions”

The Matrix trilogy started out strong, but the final installment failed to impress fans. One user explained, “The first Matrix movie was mind-blowing.


“Batman & Robin”

Many fans consider Batman & Robin to be the worst Batman movie ever made. One user lamented, “It's a shame, because Batman is such a great character.


5. “Game of Thrones” Season 8, Episode 6

After eight seasons of twists and turns, the final episode of Game of Thrones left many fans feeling let down.