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How many good third movies in a trilogy can you name?

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The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly
Army of Darkness
The Last Crusade (There’s 3 Indiana Jones movies, and that’s how I will always feel)
Return of the Jedi
Toy Story 3

Honorable Mentions: Return of the King…I just didn’t like this film as much as the others, maybe it’s because of the length, but maybe since seeing The Hobbit movies, I might be kinder to it.

"The other versions will disappear. Even the 35 million tapes of Star Wars out there won’t last more than 30 or 40 years. A hundred years from now, the only version of the movie that anyone will remember will be the DVD version [of the Special Edition], and you’ll be able to project it on a 20’ by 40’ screen with perfect quality. I think it’s the director’s prerogative, not the studio’s to go back and reinvent a movie." - George Lucas

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Return of the Jedi
Return of the King
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
Star Trek: Beyond
Toy Story 3
Iron Man 3
The Bourne Supremacy
Back to the Future III

TV’s Frink said:

chyron just put a big Ric pic in your sig and be done with it.

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chyron8472 said:

Iron Man 3

Hot take, but I agree.

Back to the Future III

And you lost me.

Also, Supremacy is #2. Ultimatum is the third movie.

a trolling bantha

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Oh, the question was “good third movie,” not “third is the best.” My mistake.

I still stand by Iron Man 3.

a trolling bantha

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…Revenge of the Sith anyone?

It was the 2016 election…I regret this name choice

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Tantive3+1 said:

chyron8472 said:
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home is the fourth film in a hexalogy.

But it’s often considered the third film in a trilogy-within-a-series, beginning with Wrath of Khan. It’s even sold this way in some box sets.

If we can say crap like “Last Crusade is the third movie in a trilogy,” we can isolate trilogies within longer series.

Hey, wait a second…how many movies are in the Star Wars series now…?

a trolling bantha

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ChainsawAsh said:

Tantive3+1 said:

chyron8472 said:
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home is the fourth film in a hexalogy.

But it’s often considered the third film in a trilogy-within-a-series, beginning with Wrath of Khan. It’s even sold this way in some box sets.

If we can say crap like “Last Crusade is the third movie in a trilogy,” we can isolate trilogies within longer series.

Hey, wait a second…how many movies are in the Star Wars series now…?

Like the Mad Max films, yes you can isolate trilogies within a longer series: the first three with Mel Gibson and then the fourth and upcoming film’s with Tom Hardy.

And for SW, this December it’ll be 9 film’s for the main series: the PT, the OT, and the ST. And that’s just for the “Skywalker Saga”…

Analog Releases of Films That Contain Deleted, Extended, & Alternate Footage That’ve Never Been Released on DVD/BluRay

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Tantive3+1 said:

ChainsawAsh said:

Tantive3+1 said:

chyron8472 said:
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home is the fourth film in a hexalogy.

But it’s often considered the third film in a trilogy-within-a-series, beginning with Wrath of Khan. It’s even sold this way in some box sets.

If we can say crap like “Last Crusade is the third movie in a trilogy,” we can isolate trilogies within longer series.

Hey, wait a second…how many movies are in the Star Wars series now…?

upcoming film’s with Tom Hardy.

Is this confirmed anywhere? I’m getting excited!

she/her

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ChainsawAsh said:

Back to the Future III

And you lost me.

BTTF3 wasn’t bad by any stretch. And it had a great arc for Doc Brown’s character.

ChainsawAsh said:

Tantive3+1 said:

chyron8472 said:
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home is the fourth film in a hexalogy.

But it’s often considered the third film in a trilogy-within-a-series, beginning with Wrath of Khan. It’s even sold this way in some box sets.

I own a box set sold this way, and the special features discuss people referring to it as a trilogy.

TV’s Frink said:

chyron just put a big Ric pic in your sig and be done with it.

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Die Hard 3 (aka Die Hard with a Vengeance)

Rogue One is redundant. Just play the first mission of DARK FORCES.
‘Star Wars is a buffet, enjoy the stuff you want, and leave the rest.’ - SilverWook

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Tantive3+1 said:

ChainsawAsh said:

Tantive3+1 said:

chyron8472 said:
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home is the fourth film in a hexalogy.

But it’s often considered the third film in a trilogy-within-a-series, beginning with Wrath of Khan. It’s even sold this way in some box sets.

If we can say crap like “Last Crusade is the third movie in a trilogy,” we can isolate trilogies within longer series.

Hey, wait a second…how many movies are in the Star Wars series now…?

Like the Mad Max films, yes you can isolate trilogies within a longer series: the first three with Mel Gibson and then the fourth and upcoming film’s with Tom Hardy.

And for SW, this December it’ll be 9 film’s for the main series: the PT, the OT, and the ST. And that’s just for the “Skywalker Saga”…

My point is, you can’t call out Chyron for picking something that isn’t “part of a trilogy” without also calling out people who mention things like ROTJ, which hasn’t been part of a trilogy since 1999, or ROTS, which has technically never been part of a trilogy, or Last Crusade, or Lord of the Rings, and so on, since there are more than three films in their respective series.

a trolling bantha

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DuracellEnergizer said:

EyeShotFirst said:

Return of the Jedi

Must … resist … urge to … snark.

There was a point in my early 20s when I would take a dump on ROTJ, but the more Star Wars saturates the market, the more I appreciate Jedi. It certainly was a step down in quality from Empire, but there’s a lot about the film I really love. Star Wars is like ice cream, some folks like chocolate, some people like vanilla, some people are just happy to get ice cream…then there’s the crazy people who would eat crap on a cone and swear it’s awesome…

"The other versions will disappear. Even the 35 million tapes of Star Wars out there won’t last more than 30 or 40 years. A hundred years from now, the only version of the movie that anyone will remember will be the DVD version [of the Special Edition], and you’ll be able to project it on a 20’ by 40’ screen with perfect quality. I think it’s the director’s prerogative, not the studio’s to go back and reinvent a movie." - George Lucas

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EyeShotFirst said:

DuracellEnergizer said:

EyeShotFirst said:

Return of the Jedi

Must … resist … urge to … snark.

There was a point in my early 20s when I would take a dump on ROTJ, but the more Star Wars saturates the market, the more I appreciate Jedi. It certainly was a step down in quality from Empire, but there’s a lot about the film I really love. Star Wars is like ice cream, some folks like chocolate, some people like vanilla, some people are just happy to get ice cream…then there’s the crazy people who would eat crap on a cone and swear it’s awesome…

Personally, I can cut subpar fanfic churned out by committee more slack than a bad ending written by the original author; I expect better quality from him than them.

“Happy Halloween, ladies!”

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DuracellEnergizer said:

EyeShotFirst said:

DuracellEnergizer said:

EyeShotFirst said:

Return of the Jedi

Must … resist … urge to … snark.

There was a point in my early 20s when I would take a dump on ROTJ, but the more Star Wars saturates the market, the more I appreciate Jedi. It certainly was a step down in quality from Empire, but there’s a lot about the film I really love. Star Wars is like ice cream, some folks like chocolate, some people like vanilla, some people are just happy to get ice cream…then there’s the crazy people who would eat crap on a cone and swear it’s awesome…

Personally, I can cut subpar fanfic churned out by committee more slack than a bad ending written by the original author; I expect better quality from him than them.

I do not expect better quality from him given that, in addition to a few amazing films, he also wrote and/or directed some real stinkers.

TV’s Frink said:

chyron just put a big Ric pic in your sig and be done with it.

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ray_afraid said:

Speaking of being in the minority…

Alien3

😃

(theatrical cut)

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Day of the Dead

😃

a trolling bantha

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But the dog is better than the ox!
The dog is well established in both cuts.
The birth scene is beautiful as mans best friend gives birth to it’s worst enemy.
The beast behaves and looks like a dog, just as Kane’s son behaved and looked human.
the scene where the dogs owner gets killed makes more sense and has far more resonance.
The ox has nothing to do with anything.
I don’t remember the other changes as I didn’t really notice much.

Ray’s Lounge
Biggs in ANH edit idea
ROTJ opening edit idea