Recently @BigDaddyHoffa asked, “QUESTION: What is the best five-film streak of any filmmaker?” Phew. That is a tough one. I mean, there is a lot of talent to contend. But here are the top fan-nominated responses in no particular order. Is your favorite filmmaker on this list?
1. James Cameron
One user answered, “Best five-film streak for me belongs to James Cameron! The Terminator – Aliens – The Abyss – Terminator 2 – True Lies.”
Best 5 film streak for me belongs to James Cameron!
• The Terminator
• The Abyss
• True Lies pic.twitter.com/NJOtXnQWbX
— Timeless Cinema Show (@Timeless_Cinema) October 15, 2022
2. Rob Reiner
Another Twitter user responded, “Rob Reiner’s is the first to come to mind.” Followed by his classics, including Stand By Me – The Princess Bride – When Harry Met Sally – Misery – A Few Good Men.”
Rob Reiner’s is the first to come to mind. pic.twitter.com/AtVnGjhEQb
— Crooked Table Productions (@CrookedTable) October 15, 2022
“The craziest thing about Rob Reiner’s late 80s/early 90s run was that there was little to no apparent connection between his movies, but he made six all-time classics in eight years. Not pictured This is Spinal Tap (1984),” @MetaAdamJohnson agreed.
The craziest thing about Rob Reiner’s late 80s/early 90s run was that there was little to no obvious connection between his movies but he made 6 all-time classics in 8 years (not pictured: This is Spinal Tap, 1984) pic.twitter.com/Y7UxyYzp7L
— Adam Peter Johnson ✍️📚 (@MetaAdamJohnson) October 15, 2022
3. Joel and Ethan Coen (Coen Brothers)
“You know they had to do it to ’em,” said one user while sharing an image of the Coen Brothers and a list of their incredible back-to-back films.”
You know they had to do it to ‘em https://t.co/WdC50uI8XN pic.twitter.com/zUFbCcfAo8
— Drew O. (@someguy_9) October 16, 2022
4. Denis Villeneuve
One user shared their favorite seven streak filmmakers: Villeneuve and Miyazaki. Several others agreed with the Denis Villeneuve film selections listed. Also, Hayao Miyazaki is a Japanese animator and filmmaker (for those not in the know).
Villeneuve y Miyazaki metieron 7 de corrido cada uno 💯 https://t.co/65p8omTNJX pic.twitter.com/NEnBfPqOMo
— Federico Muñoz (@munoz_fede) October 16, 2022
5. Stanley Kubrick
“I’m not tolerating an answer that doesn’t include Stanley Kubrick,” another user announced. They share their five-film streak: Dr. Strangelove – 2001: A Space Odyssey – A Clockwork Orange – Barry Lyndon – The Shining.
not tolerating an answer that doesn’t include Stanley Kubrick pic.twitter.com/SKuQilD1rX
— Sam October 15, 2022
6. Christopher Nolan
Another user shared a six-film streak stating, “With either The Prestige or Dunkirk, that’s a pretty amazing run for Christopher Nolan.” Many people agreed with this choice and shared their own posts highlighting these films.
With either the Prestige or Dunkirk, that’s a pretty amazing run for Christopher Nolan. pic.twitter.com/hRJgQD7AMH
— Chris Lloyd (@ChrisLloydTV) October 15, 2022
7. Howard Winchester Hawks
“Howard Hawks 1938-1941 made: Bringing Up Baby, Only Angels Have Wings, His Girl Friday, Sergeant York, and Ball of Fire,” shared another.
Howard Hawks 38-41 made:
Bringing Up Baby
Only Angels Have Wings
His Girl Friday
Ball of Fire pic.twitter.com/sEnFzzNOyi
— Mix (@ilov80s) October 14, 2022
8. Francis Ford Coppola
“Francis Ford Coppola: Apocalypse Now, One From the Heart, The Outsiders, Rumble Fish, and The Cotton Club (encore),” voted one person. Another added, “Or start in 1972: The Godfather, The Conversation, The Godfather: Part II, Apocalypse Now, and The Outsiders.“
one from the heart
the cotton club (encore)
— Call Me Male (@coffinwarehouse) October 15, 2022
Or start in 72:
Godfather 1, The Conversation, Godfather 2, Apocalypse Now, The Outsiders
— Chris Boud (@ChrisJBoud) October 15, 2022
9. David Cronenberg
Many people agreed with “David Cronenberg The Brood (1979), Scanners (1981), Videodrome (1983), The Dead Zone (1983), and The Fly (1986).”
David Cronenberg with
The Brood (1979)
The Dead Zone (1983)
The Fly (1986)
Tbh I’m eager for Ari Aster and Robert Eggers to match this for me. https://t.co/JAkilir8Aj
— Chloe Juniper🎀✨💖 (@junipermayqueen) October 16, 2022
10. Paul Thomas Anderson
Finally, another user shared, “Boogie Nights, Magnolia, Punch Drunk Love, There Will Be Blood and The Master. Paul Thomas Anderson never misses.”
There Will be blood
PTA never miss
— fan of marvel,scorsese and top gun maverick (@anotherfilmfan) October 15, 2022
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