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Lucasfilm

6. Star Wars (Made in 1977 for $40 million / Gross revenue $775 million) Rate of Profit: 1938%  (Source: AP)

Lucas Says ‘Star Wars’ Trio Returning For New Film

It appears the Force is still strong with Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher.

CBS4–03/08/2013

In this handout photo provided by Disney Parks, Walt Disney Company President and CEO Bob Iger (L) and "Star Wars" creator George Lucas attend the grand opening ceremonies for "Star Tours - The Adventures Continue" at Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park on May 20, 2011 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. (Photo by Kent Phillips/Disney Parks via Getty Images)

Disney To Make New ‘Star Wars’ Films, Buys Lucas Co.

A decade since George Lucas said “Star Wars” was finished on the big screen, a new trilogy under new ownership is destined for theaters after The Walt Disney Co. announced Tuesday that it would buy Lucasfilm Ltd. from him for $4.05 billion.

CBS4–10/31/2012