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Best 3-Film Run by a Director

Discussion in 'Entertainment: Movies & TV Shows' started by ElTexan, Aug 14, 2019.

  1. ElTexan

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    Fincher:
    Se7en
    The Game
    Fight Club

    Who beats that? Coen Bris? Kubrick?
     



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    David Lean:

    These 3 in a row.

    Bridge on the River Kwai
    Lawrence of Arabia
    Dr Zhivago
     
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    Scorsese

    Gangs
    Aviator
    Departed

    Is a better 3

    Tarantino

    Reservoir
    Pulp
    Jackie

    Or

    Inglorious
    Django
    Hateful

    Off the top of my head quickly
     
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    The first Tarantino trio is quite a 3 Peat.
     
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    Kubrick.

    Spartacus
    Lolita

    Dr Strangelove
    2001 A Space Odyssey
    A Clockwork Orange
     
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    From the era I've been watching, I'd pick:

    Fargo
    Big Lebowski
    O'Brother Where Art Thou

    Reservoir Dogs
    Pulp Fiction
    Jackie Brown

    The Last of the Mohicans
    Heat
    The Insider

    Alien
    Blade Runner
    Legend

    American Beauty
    Road to Perdition
    Jarhead

    Princess Mononoke
    Spirited Away
    Howls Moving Castle
     
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    David Zucker

    The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad
    The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear
    The Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult


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    Godfather
    Godfather 2
    Apocalypse Now
     
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    Hitchcock - The winner

    1st set

    Rear Window
    Dial M for Murder
    To Catch a Thief

    2nd set

    Vertigo
    North by Northwest
    Psycho
     
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    The Russo Brothers have a great run of 4 films:

    - Captain America 2: The Winter Soldier
    - Captain America 3: Civil War
    - Avengers 3: Infinity War
    - Avengers 4: Endgame
     
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    2nd set

    The Birds

    Thats Four!! :D
     
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    I'm not a movie auteur, but for pure entertainment value :

    Steven Spielberg
    Jaws, Close Encounters, 1941, Raiders
    He might have been a lock if not for 1941.
    Also had Jurassic Park, Schindler's List, JP : Lost World

    John Carpenter
    The Fog, Escape from New York, The Thing

    James Cameron
    Terminator, Aliens, Abyss
    T2, True Lies, Titanic (this is tough to beat)

    Stephen Soderbergh
    Erin Brockovich, Traffic, Ocean's Eleven

    Adam McKay
    Anchorman, Talladega Nights, Step Brothers

    Peter Jackson
    Lord of the Rings Trilogy I-III
     
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    Abyss and True Lies were pretty mediocre.
    The other movies are great of course.

     
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    Agree with the Coen Bros add. The rest all include at least 1 that wasn't in the class of the others... imo.
     
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    I forgot all about Hitchcock.
     
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    Solid
     
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    I've been watching mostly older movies lately. Looking over the directors, Billy Wilder has a "hat trick" worth mentioning:

    The Major and the Minor 1942
    Five Graves to Cairo 1943
    Double Indemnity 1944

    Sunset Blvd 1950
    Ace in the Hole 1951
    Stalag 17 1953

    Witness for the Prosecution 1957
    Some Like it Hot 1959
    The Apartment 1960

    One interesting twist - generally speaking the three movies in each group are completely different styles.
     
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    M. Night

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    Unbreakable
    Signs
     
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    Batman Begins
    The Prestige
    The Dark Knight
    Inception