Film 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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Always felt like movies in the same universe to me
 

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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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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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Sergio Leone - A Fistful of Dollars, A Few Dolllars More, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Three Colours Trilogy - Red, White and Blue
and a new horror director i really like, Justin Benson, has a pretty great opening 3 movies - The Resolution, Spring and the Endless

John Carpenter has a pretty great trilogy too
 

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Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance
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Lady Vengeance.

Shaun of the Dead
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Worlds End.
 

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