Most Expensive Movie Franchises To Support |

March 28, 2022

A study by financial comparison firm money.co.uk has revealed the most expensive (and cheapest) movie franchises for superfans.

Harry Potter is crowned the most expensive film franchise for those looking to become wizarding world superfans. The study revealed that the ultimate superfan collection will set up Harry Potter fans support an average of a staggering £467.98. With eight movies spread over 10 years, being a Potter Head isn’t just about buying movie tickets, from realistic costumes to rare signed movie posters, fans have plenty to add to their collections.

Ranking as the second most expensive movie franchise to support is The Godfather, with iconic American crime films earning superfans £448.62 on average. Although it was first released in the 1970s, it’s still a favorite today and franchise collectibles can cost a pretty penny. Fans of this franchise could shell out an average of £382 for a signed movie poster, making this exclusive addition the costliest part of the collection. The famous films are also available in limited edition box sets, an enviable collectible that any fan of The Godfather would love to add to their superfan stash.

Another pre-millennial movie in the top 10 most expensive movie franchises is Back to the future, ranking third. First released in 1985 but recently adapted as a stage musical in London’s West End, superfans in 2022 are willing to shell out almost £356 to be the ultimate fan. Meanwhile, Superman (first released in 1951) is fourth on the list, and the Lord of the Rings is fifth.

Top 10 Most Expensive Movie Franchises For Superfans

Rank

movie franchise

Box collection (£)

Figure (£)

T-shirt (€)

Disguise (€)

Signed poster (£)

Total (£)

1

Harry Potter

£55.00

£52.00

£12.99

£41.99

£306.00

£467.98

2

The Godfather

£8.00

£35.00

£9.99

£12.99

£382.64

£448.62

3

Back to the future

£9.99

£24.99

£10.56

£42.07

£268.23

£355.84

4

Superman

£11.99

£37.99

£10.99

£29.99

£172.15

£263.11

5

the Lord of the Rings

£10.00

£19.50

£24.95

£46.06

£150.00

£250.51

6

The Hobbit

£20.00

£12.00

£14.99

€44.29

£151.94

£243.22

7

Dark Knight Trilogy

£9.99

32,39 €

£9.99

£31.43

£149.00

£232.80

8

Rambo

£5.00

£38.00

£25.77

£6.99

£153.05

£228.81

9

james bond

£19.95

£20.00

£24.99

£27.49

£119.20

£221.63

ten

guardians of the galaxy

£21.99

£19.99

£11.15

£49.99

£114.95

£218.07

The study also revealed the cheapest franchise to support, which topped Shrek, the lively family favourite, as the most handbag-friendly, setting superfans back an average of £60.46. While the box for Shrek may cost more than other franchises (including Austin Powers and Rocky) Dreamworks franchise figurines and signed posters are some of the cheapest overall, as fans can get their own signed movie poster for just £7.28.

The second cheapest franchise for fans spending their money on collectibles is die hard, with a collection costing fans £75.30 on average. The Twilight Saga is the third most affordable franchise for fans, averaging just £75.30 in total. Spanning over five films, the films drove fans wild as they followed the love story between Edward and Bella. For fans looking to get their hands on some of the film‘s memorabilia, the box set is the most affordable item costing just £3.50.

star wars also made the top 10 most affordable film franchise costing fans £109.17, making it the sixth most affordable. The most affordable item of star wars superfan collection is the T-shirt that only costs £11.90 on average, so it could be the perfect starting point for everything star wars great fan.

Top 10 Most Affordable Movie Franchises For Superfans

Rank

movie franchise

Box collection (£)

Figure (£)

T-shirt (€)

Disguise (€)

Signed poster (£)

Total (£)

1

Shrek

£8.70

£10.50

£13.99

£19.99

£7.28

£60.46

2

die hard

£6.99

£28.99

£14.99

€12.34

£11.99

£75.30

3

dusk

£3.50

€19.93

£16.62

£19.95

£18.99

£78.99

4

ghost hunters

£11.99

€11.89

£8.99

£46.63

£21.08

£100.58

5

Iron Man

£6.95

£15.00

£12.00

£16.69

£50.57

€101.21

6

star wars

£24.99

£26.99

£11.90

20,29 €

£25.00

€119.17

7

Captain America

£32.35

£25.00

£11.00

£30.99

£12.90

€112.24

8

Rocky

£8.20

€19.93

£36.92

£31.58

£18.35

£114.98

9

Austin Powers

£5.98

£11.30

£12.99

£15.95

£76.35

£122.57

ten

John Wick

£19.99

£65.00

€13.74

£13.27

£11.46

€123.46

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