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Encyclopedia > Film series
Lists of film series
Duologies
Trilogies
Tetralogies
Pentalogies
Hexologies-dodecologies
Other articles
Prequel
Sequel
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A film series is a collection of related films in succession. Their relationship is not fixed, but generally share a common diegetic world. As individual sequels are common, they will not be included here. Duologies are film series that have two films in the series. ... Trilogies are film series that have three films in the series. ... Tetralogies are film series that have four films in the series. ... Pentalogies are film series that have five films in the series. ... These are film series that have more than five films in the series. ... Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace is one of the best-known prequels. ... A sequel is a work of fiction in literature, film, and other creative works that is produced after a completed work, and is set in the same universe but at a later time. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles accessible from a disambiguation page. ... Succession is the act or process of pooing or of following in order or sequence. ... In diegesis the author tells the story. ... A sequel is a work of fiction in literature, film, and other creative works that is produced after a completed work, and is set in the same universe but at a later time. ...


List of popular film series

The Alien film series is the group of films that take place in the Alien universe. ... The Up Series is a series of seven documentary films that has followed the lives of fourteen British children since 1964, when they were seven years old. ... Žikina dinastija (Žikas Dynasty) (plural: Žikine dinastije) is the name traditionally used for the series of popular Serbian (Yugoslav) films directed between 1978 and 1992 by Zoran Čalić. The series originated with 1978 film Lude godine, which was supposed to be serious drama addressing the issues of unprotected sex... Poster to the first film The Critters film series is a series of four horror, science fiction, and comedy films from New Line Cinema. ... Laserdisc cover of the first Poltergeist film The Poltergeist movies are a trilogy of horror films produced in the 1980s. ... DVD cover for Friday the 13th (1980) Friday the 13th is a popular series of American slasher films. ... Dirty Harry is a 1971 film directed by Don Siegel, the first of the series. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles accessible from a disambiguation page. ... This article is about the series. ... Look up terminator in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Band of Brothers is an acclaimed 10-part television miniseries set during World War II, co-produced by Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks. ... Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone (also known as Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone in the United States) is a 2001 fantasy film, based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. ... The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy poster (2003) The The Lord of the Rings film trilogy comprises three live action fantasy epic films; The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) and The Lord of... Batman is an American 1989 Academy Award-winning superhero film based on the Batman character created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger and appearing in DC Comics. ... The Spider-Man film series is a group of three serial films starring the title character, as played by Tobey Maguire. ... Superman, also known as Superman: The Movie (as it was called in pre-release advertising), is a superhero film, released by Warner Bros. ... Raiders of the Lost Ark, also known as Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark, is a 1981 adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg. ... X-Men is a 2000 American action movie, featuring a group of comic book superheroes called the X-Men. ... For other uses, see Rocky (disambiguation). ... The James Bond 007 gun logo James Bond 007 is a fictional British agent[1] created in 1952 by writer Ian Fleming, who wrote several novels and short stories featuring the character. ... A godparent, in Christianity, is someone who sponsors a childs baptism. ... Halloween (also known as John Carpenters Halloween) is a 1978 American independent horror film set in the fictional Midwest town of Haddonfield, Illinois, on Halloween. ... The Land Before Time is an animated film, produced by Steven Spielbergs Amblin Entertainment, and directed by Don Bluth. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Lucky Stars (or Five Lucky Stars) was a Hong Kong action comedy film series in the 1980s and 90s, blending Chinese martial arts with bawdy comedy. ...

Nomenclature

  • 2 in a series = Sequel or Duology
  • 3 in a series = Trilogy
  • 4 in a series = Tetralogy
  • 5 in a series = Pentalogy
  • 6 in a series = Hexology
  • 7 in a series = Heptalogy
  • 8 in a series = Octology
  • 9 in a series = Nonology
  • 10 in a series = Decology

Nomenclature is a system of naming and categorizing objects in a given category. ... A sequel is a work of fiction in literature, film, and other creative works that is produced after a completed work, and is set in the same universe but at a later time. ... Duology also known as dilogy is a set of three works of art, usually literature or film, that develop a single theme over two works. ... A trilogy is a set of three works of art, usually literature or film, that are connected and can generally be seen as a single work as well as three individual ones. ... A tetralogy is a compound work that is made up of four (numerical prefix tetra-) distinct works; it is sometimes also called a quadrilogy. ... A pentalogy is a series of five related works of art, a lesser-known relative of the words trilogy (three) and tetralogy (four). ... An heptalogy is a set of seven works of art that comprise a common storyline. ...

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