The Chronicles of Narnia is a series of American fantasy films from Walden Media based on the series of novels, The Chronicles of Narnia written by C. S. Lewis. It currently consists of three films of a planned heptalogy - The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005),Prince Caspian (2008), and The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010).
The series revolves around the adventures of children in fictional world of Narnia, guided by Aslan, a talking lion and the real king of Narnia. Most of the children featured were the Pevensie siblings and the prominent antagonist featured was the White Witch. While the films follow the novels' traditional storyline and Christian themes, they also added deviations from the source material, including the Greek Mythologyand Irish fairy tales.
The first two films were directed by Andrew Adamson, produced by Mark Johnson, and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures. The third film is the first of the chronicles to be released in Digital 3D. It was directed by Michael Apted and distributed by 20th Century Fox.
The series is considered to be one of the biggest movie franchises around the world due to the legacy of the novels. The first film was a financial success by being the 38th highest-grossing film of all-time. The series has now grossed over $1.5 billion making it the 15th highest-grossing film series of all time.