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Most directors don't make three good films in a career, other directors may make great ones and do it consecutively. This is a list of some of my favorite three in a row runs. Three consecutive great films made by one director. Here we go. Shorts, Omnibus and Documentaries not included.

  • Solaris
  • Mirror
  • Stalker
  • Diary of a Country Priest
  • A Man Escaped
  • Pickpocket
  • The Virgin Spring
  • Through a Glass Darkly
  • Winter Light
  • Dersu Uzala
  • Kagemusha
  • Ran
  • The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
  • The Phantom of Liberty
  • That Obscure Object of Desire
  • Life Is Sweet
  • Naked
  • Secrets & Lies
  • All About My Mother
  • Talk to Her
  • Bad Education
  • Tokyo Story
  • Early Spring
  • Tokyo Twilight
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • A Clockwork Orange
  • Barry Lyndon
  • A Woman Under the Influence
  • The Killing of a Chinese Bookie
  • Opening Night
  • The Idiots
  • Dancer in the Dark
  • Dogville
  • Battle in Heaven
  • Silent Light
  • Post Tenebras Lux
  • Punch-Drunk Love
  • There Will Be Blood
  • The Master
  • Badlands
  • Days of Heaven
  • The Thin Red Line
  • Tropical Malady
  • Syndromes and a Century
  • Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
  • Damnation
  • Satantango
  • Werckmeister Harmonies
  • Nights of Cabiria
  • La Dolce Vita
  • 8½
  • L'Avventura
  • La Notte
  • L'Eclisse
  • Sunset Boulevard
  • Ace in the Hole
  • Stalag 17
  • Accattone
  • Mamma Roma
  • The Gospel According to St. Matthew
  • The Second Circle
  • Stone
  • Whispering Pages
  • The Return
  • The Banishment
  • Elena
  • Ossos
  • In Vanda's Room
  • Colossal Youth
  • Raging Bull
  • The King of Comedy
  • After Hours
  • Sweetie
  • An Angel at My Table
  • The Piano
  • Beau Travail
  • Trouble Every Day
  • Friday Night
  • The Letter
  • The Little Foxes
  • Mrs. Miniver
  • Three Colors: Blue
  • Three Colors: White
  • Three Colors: Red
  • Three Days
  • The Corridor
  • Few of Us
  • Florentina Hubaldo, CTE
  • Norte: The End of History
  • From What Is Before
  • Citizen Kane
  • The Magnificent Ambersons
  • The Stranger
  • The Godfather
  • The Conversation
  • The Godfather: Part II
  • Rushmore
  • The Royal Tenenbaums
  • The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
  • Breathless