Pirates of the Caribbean
The franchise started with the theme park ride of the same name, which opened at Disneyland in 1967.
Pirates of the Caribbean became a media franchise in the 2000s with the release of The Curse of the Black Pearl in 2003. The rides can be found at five Disney theme park resorts. The movies created by Ted Elliott and Terry Rossio have made over $4.5 billion worldwide by 2019.