Great Movie Trilogies (that aren't actually trilogies)

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    As the title suggests...

    What are your favourite 3 (or can be more, whatever) movies that have something in common (usually an actor, but it can be time of release) but aren't a conventional trilogy in the way that The Godfather or Lord of The Rings are.

    I'm going to nominated the obvious one... the Nic Cage 90's Action Trifecta

    The Rock
    Con Air
    Face/Off

    3 classic action films (even if Face/Off is complete lunacy) that make for great companion viewing. I'd rank Con Air as the best of the three though I know a lot would lean towards The Rock.

    Another one would be Eddie Murphy's first three films - 48 Hrs / Coming to America / Beverley Hills Cop ... which is a pretty impressive three first comedy films.

    So yeah, put your trilogy forward (and what makes them a trilogy)
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    I like the thread idea...

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    Trading Places in the second place, Coming to America comes later on.
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    I’ve got a Denzel Washington trilogy box set at home...John Q, Courage Under Fire and Man on Fire, decent set.
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    I wanted to say 3 movies that are set throughout a single night, but I can only think of The Warriors so far...
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    I haven't seen any of those :nervous:

    I'll be checking them out! What would your top 3 be?
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    How about Collateral?
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    Hmm...

    After Hours, Miracle Mile, Judgment Night.

    Love a good all night film :drool:
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    Not to hijack the thread, but movies that take place over one day could be a good one. I'll go with:

    Die Hard
    Magnolia
    Before Sunrise
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    John Carpenter has a pretty great trilogy too
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    Judgement Night is a great film, very underrated.

    My 3 would be;

    Godfather part 2
    Goodfellas
    Casino

    All De Niro
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    Yeah I like it a lot, great vibe/atmosphere :cool:
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