Hollywood today is all about franchise filmmaking. Franchise entries generate billions of dollars at the box office and are guaranteed to pull audiences in. So here are the highest-grossing film franchises of all time.
One could argue that Toy Story created a modern animated film. This wholesome series about kids, their love of toys, and the journey of growing up have four installments now. Starting back in 1995, the series’ last entry came out in 2020. Tom Hanks and Tim Allen's vehicle has grossed $3.04 billion in total.
The US national debt officially passed $26.7 trillion for the first time in the country’s history.
The landmark came just over three years after President Trump - who once promised to eliminate the federal debt in 8 years - got sworn in to office. President Trump will have contributed over $3 trillion to the deficit. These deficits mean that Trump is right on track to overtake Obama’s first four years office – a time when the economy was in the teeth of the Great Recession.
Before we compare the numbers, it...