Star Wars Isn’t The World’s Most Profitable Franchise

Star Wars Isn’t The World’s Most Profitable Franchise
Star Wars may be one of the highest grossing franchises of all time, but it’s not the most lucrative one. For those of you who slept through Intro to Macro in college, profit equals revenue minus cost, and your average Star Wars film, being the technological marvel that it is, costs an obscene amount of money to put together.

Although this revelation is nothing new, it was brought back to our attention through a recent study conducted by Forbes. Initially set on comparing the profitability of the Fast and Furious franchise to that of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the publication ultimately decided to go the extra mile and just compile all of cinema’s biggest treasure chests into a single, concise list.

On that list, Star Wars ranked fifth. Despite it being a cultural phenomenon of galactic proportions, the series was topped by other, equally titanic titles, including DreamWorks’ Shrek,
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