Ultimate action franchise: 'Transformers' or 'The Fast and the Furious'?
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Ultimate action franchise: 'Transformers' or 'The Fast and the Furious'?

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"Transformers" and "The Fast and the Furious" series are the gifts that keep on giving and these franchises aren't slowing down anytime soon. While some critics argue they are mindless action flicks, moviegoers can't get enough of either series. The "Transformers" franchise has made an estimated $4.3 billion worldwide, while "The Fast and the Furious" series has brought in $5.1 billion globally. But which is the ultimate action franchise? 🎥

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Below is the synopsis of the original live-action "Transformers," per IMDb.

An ancient struggle between two Cybertronian races, the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons, comes to Earth, with a clue to the ultimate power held by a teenager.

The film series is based on the line of Hasbro characters and toys about two Cybertronian alien races at war, who then come to Earth and transform into automobiles. After the original live-action film came out in 2007, four sequels were made: "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen," "Transformers: Dark of the Moon," "Transformers: Age of Extinction" and "Transformers: The Last Knight." These live-action blockbusters, combined with the 1986 animated film "Transformers: The Movie," have grossed an estimated $4.3 billion globally.

Watch a clip from the original "Transformers" live-action film below.

Below is the synopsis of the original "The Fast and the Furious," per IMDb.

Los Angeles police officer Brian O'Connor must decide where his loyalty really lies when he becomes enamored with the street racing world he has been sent undercover to destroy.

"The Fast and the Furious" franchise is built on street racing and heists. The collective installments have gone on to become one of Hollywood's biggest franchises with a total of seven sequels: "2 Fast 2 Furious," "The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift," "Fast & Furious," "Fast Five," "Fast & Furious 6," "Furious 7" and "The Fate of the Furious." The series has made $5.1 billion worldwide and is currently the seventh highest-grossing global film franchise of all time.

Watch a scene from the original film below. 

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