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'Harry Potter', 'Jurassic Park', 'Avengers' and 14 Other Multi-Billion Dollar Movie Franchises

GOBankingRates | Posted 08.20.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

The highest-grossing movie franchises measure their earnings in the billions of dollars -- and that is often just from the box office ticket sales. Here is a look at some of the most successful 17 film franchises in history based on domestic gross box office earnings reported by Box Office Mojo.

Paul Walker's Brother Cody Marries His Girlfriend Felicia Knox

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 08.16.2015 | Entertainment

Vin Diesel's character in the "Fast and Furious" franchise says he doesn't have friends; he has family. And now that family is getting a little bigger...

Vin Diesel Shares Adorable Photo Of Baby Daughter On Instagram

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 08.27.2015 | Entertainment

Vin Diesel, resident Hollywood tough-guy-macho-man, just posted one of the cutest daddy-daughter photos ever on his Instagram account.  In the sh...

The 4 Reasons Racers Rev Their Engines

Quora | Posted 07.17.2015 | Science
Quora

Does revving your engine make it go faster from the starting line? In neutral? No. But I can easily see why one might think so, especially if -- as I suspect -- one has been watching live or televised drag racing.

Paul Walker's Estate Says Pal Stole Walker's Cars

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.17.2015 | Entertainment

Paul Walker's estate is furious with one of Walker's pals, suing him for allegedly hiding or stealing several of the actor's cars after he was killed ...

Fast and Furious to a Warming Planet

Earthjustice | Posted 05.06.2015 | Green
Earthjustice

The risks to the health of our communities, families and environment are too great for the well-funded opposition to lack a plan for addressing climate change and for solutions to not be honestly and openly discussed.

'Furious 7' - An Explosively Fun Movie for Teens and Adults

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 06.24.2015 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

This action-packed series returns with another intense and fantastic film and the only way to describe it is amazing -- loaded with awesome looking cars, adventures and action scenes. You will not be bored once in its entire 137 minutes.

The Release Date For 'Furious 8' Has Been Announced

Reuters | Brent Lang | Posted 04.23.2015 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Furious 8" will hit theaters April 14, 2017, Vin Diesel confirmed at Universal's CinemaCon panel in Las Vegas on Thursday...

Marvelverse at A Crossroads Leads the Way In A Big Year for Genre Franchises

William Bradley | Posted 04.19.2015 | Entertainment
William Bradley

In a movie year marked by a raft of famous genre franchises, the Marvelverse is set once again to lead the way. What Marvel calls its interlocking "Marvel Cinematic Universe" features the return of the Avengers, and a quirky new title, Ant-Man, coming on July 17.

Infrastructure 2: Congress and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Roads

Joshua L. Schank, Ph.D. | Posted 06.14.2015 | Politics
Joshua L. Schank, Ph.D.

Some people see infrastructure as about as exciting as watching paint dry. We here at the Eno Center for Transportation, a national transportation policy think tank, eat reports on infrastructure for breakfast. And we know that our infrastructure needs much more than a new coat of paint.

'Furious 7' Breaks More Records, Tops The Box Office Again

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 04.13.2015 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — The high-octane thriller "Furious 7" maintained speed in its second week, racing away with $60.6 million at North American theaters ...

The MovieFilm Podcast: Fast Talk About Furious 7

Zaki Hasan | Posted 06.07.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

For this week's show we unpack the number one movie in the country, Furious 7! In addition listen to Zaki's interview with writer-director Alex Garland about his cerebral sci-fi thriller Ex Machina.

'Furious 7' Just Shattered Box Office Records For The Entire Franchise

AP | LINDSEY BAHR | Posted 04.05.2015 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The high-octane "Furious 7" peeled out of the gates in its opening weekend, picking up a stunning $143.6 million from 4,004 locat...

Zaki's Review: Furious 7

Zaki Hasan | Posted 06.03.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

With the tragic and unexpected death of star Paul Walker in late 2013, the Fast & Furious franchise was hit with a nearly insurmountable challenge heading into its seventh lap. The franchise's minders deserve all the props in the world for pulling it off with Furious 7.

Everything Iggy Azalea Says In 'Furious 7'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.01.2015 | Entertainment

Following in the footsteps of Rita Ora, who appeared for roughly 30 seconds in "Fast Six," rapper Iggy Azalea makes an appearance in this weekend's "F...

Movie Review: Run All Night -- Here We Go Again!

Carole Mallory | Posted 05.10.2015 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Liam Neeson does it again. He not only has you care about his character, but the whole dang movie. Even if he is a retired hit man.

'Fast & Furious' Isn't Ending Just Yet

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 11.15.2014 | Entertainment

You might want to buckle up for this. Despite rumors to the contrary, it appears the "Fast & Furious" franchise isn't out of gas quite yet. When as...

Eric Holder On Fast And Furious Critics: 'Kiss My Ass'

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 01.07.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly released emails show Attorney General Eric Holder said that Justice Department prosecutors who were critical of the departme...

Expand Background Checks for Guns. But First, Reform the ATF.

Mike Weisser | Posted 01.03.2015 | Politics
Mike Weisser

'm not against expanding background checks to cover private sales. But until the ATF's role in federal law enforcement is clearly defined and understood, just giving them more gun transactions to regulate could create more problems than it solves.

Watch Vin Diesel Open Up About Paul Walker's Death

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.02.2014 | Entertainment

Vin Diesel appeared on "Live with Kelly and Michael" on Friday to promote his voice role in "Guardians of the Galaxy," and the actor used the platform...

'Fast & Furious' Message To Fans Mourns Paul Walker

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.11.2014 | Entertainment

The cast and crew of "Fast & Furious 7," aka Your "Fast & Furious" Family, left a note on the film's Facebook page acknowledging both the end of the f...

Suspect In 'Fast & Furious' Killing Of Border Agent Extradited To U.S.

AP | ASTRID GALVAN | Posted 06.19.2014 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — One of the five men accused in the killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent whose death exposed a botched federal gun sting has be...

We Need Better Data for a Serious Gun Control Debate

Robert Muggah | Posted 07.27.2014 | Crime
Robert Muggah

On one side are those who explain these ghastly incidents as the outcome of a failed mental health system. On the other are pundits who say these preventable deaths are the consequence of America's patent inability to regulate guns. They are both right.

The MovieFilm Podcast: Star Wars, Transcendence, and John Turturro on Fading Gigolo

Zaki Hasan | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

It was 15 years ago next month that Star Wars: The Phantom Menace was released. The MovieFilm guys have decided to look back at the worldwide phenomenon that led up to and followed the first Star Wars film to be released after the instantly iconic original trilogy.

Paul Walker's Brothers Will Help Finish 'Fast 7'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.16.2014 | Entertainment

Paul Walker's death left a question mark hanging over "Fast & Furious 7." That question mark evaporated last month when the filmmakers revealed they'l...