Friendo sez: “Live Free or Die Hard (‘07), Indiana Jones & the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (‘08) and Rambo (‘08) were all fourth installments after long gaps with older original leads. They all turned a profit.

“After that, the franchise-masters tried for a fifth go-round and tanked — A Good Day to Die Hard (‘13), Indiana Jones & the Dial of Destiny and Rambo: Last Blood (‘19).

“We all attend our first big high school reunion, but often don’t come back for follow-ups.”