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The 28 best animated movie franchises of all time

Yardbarker Logo By Fidel Martinez & Matt Sulem of Yardbarker | Slide 1 of 29: <p>Since the mid-1990s, the film industry has moved towards the era of the franchise. This is especially true for animated movies, which went from standalone films (remember "Aladdin" and "The Lion King") to sequels and prequels. This isn't necessarily a bad thing. For further proof, here are the best animated movie franchises of all time.</p>

From fables to franchises

Since the mid-1990s, the film industry has moved towards the era of the franchise. This is especially true for animated movies, which went from standalone films (remember "Aladdin" and "The Lion King") to sequels and prequels. This isn't necessarily a bad thing. For further proof, here are the best animated movie franchises of all time.

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