Most successful movie franchises

POSTED: 2:26 PM Nov 13 2012   UPDATED: 8:58 AM Dec 09 2013
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.