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."