Hollywood studios are always in search of the next blockbuster franchise, whether that franchise involves costumed superheroes, killer robots or sulky vampires.
But sometimes a film crashes and burns so hard it kills a franchise dead in its tracks, or prevents it from ever taking off at all.
Let's look back at some of the big-budget duds that killed their respective franchises, from "Batman & Robin
" to "Terminator Genisys
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