Yesterday we introduced our newest tournament bracket to determine the best movie franchise of all time, with Toy Story facing Back to the Future.
Today, we bring you a matchup that we know will likely be a blow-out, though we won't tell you which way we think it's going to go (see if you can guess...). First-seed Star Wars goes up against eighth-seed Scream to see which franchise will advance to round two!
Cast your vote below, and scroll down to read about each Franchise. Then, check out the full bracket at the bottom of the post. Voting for all first-round matchups will remain open until the end of the round! Happy voting!
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In the second matchup of our Tournament of Movie Fanatic Franchise Bracket, we pit the a sci-fi staple against a slasher stronghold. Movie Fanatic is pitting Hollywood's biggest franchises against each other to determine who is the absolute best. So which franchise do you think is better: Star Wars or Scream? View Poll »
Poll is now closed! Here are the results:Star Wars
Star Wars Franchise:
George Lucas exposed the world to a “galaxy far, far away” in 1977 and the universe has never been the same since. Lucas helped define the word franchise, which has only gained momentum since Disney bought LucasFilm and it was announced that J.J. Abrams will direct Star Wars Episode VII.
The story of Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, R2D2, C3PO, Darth Vader, Han Solo and his Wookie Chewbacca and their classic good versus evil tale has captured generations since it first premiered. The first three films are considered the better half of the franchise, with Empire Strikes Back our personal favorite. A younger generation likes Episodes I-III, and that’s just it. Star Wars speaks to everyone in some capacity in a universality that we have never seen since and will likely not see again. Head to our Star Wars quotes page for more.
While there are a lot of horror franchises to choose from, Scream is one of the most consistently good. Like the majority of franchises, the first one is definitely the most beloved, having almost single-handedly reinvigorated the horror genre. But Scream 2 was an excellent followup to one of the best horror movies ever made. The franchise follows the notorious "Ghostface" persona, and subsequent copy-cat killers, who target Sidney Prescott, played by Neve Campbell. And if you liked the first four movies, stay tuned, because rumor has it a fifth is in the works! In the meantime, check out some Scream franchise quotes.