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Poll: Greatest Five Movie Streak by a Director

It's difficult enough to make one great movie, so to make five in a row is an amazing achievement. Which of these five movie streaks from a director is the greatest achievement? Discuss it here

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    Akira Kurosawa

    1950-1955: Shûbun, Rashomon, Hakuchi, Ikiru and Seven Samurai
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    Alejandro G. Iñárritu

    2000-2014: Amores Perros, 21 Grams, Babel, Biutiful and Birdman
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    Alexander Payne

    1999-2013: Election, About Schmidt, Sideways, The Descendants and Nebraska
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    Alfred Hitchcock

    1956-1963: The Wrong Man, Vertigo, North by Northwest, Psycho and The Birds
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    Ang Lee

    1994-2000: Eat Drink Man Woman, Sense and Sensibility, The Ice Storm, Ride with the Devil and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
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    Billy Wilder

    1957-1963: Witness for the Prosecution, Some Like it Hot, The Apartment, One, Two, Three and Irma la Douce
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    Charles Chaplin

    1925-1940: The Gold Rush, The Circus, City Lights, Modern Times and The Great Dictator
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    Christopher Nolan

    2006-2014: The Prestige, The Dark Knight, Inception, The Dark Knight Rises and Interstellar
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    Clint Eastwood

    2003-2008: Mystic River, Million Dollar Baby, Flags of Our Fathers, Letters from Iwo Jima and Changeling
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    David Fincher

    1995-2007: Se7en, The Game, Fight Club, Panic Room and Zodiac
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    David Lean

    1954-1965: Hobson's Choice, Summertime, The Bridge on the River Kwai, Lawrence of Arabia and Doctor Zhivago
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    David Lynch

    1977-1990: Eraserhead, The Elephant Man, Dune, Blue Velvet and Wild at Heart
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    Francis Ford Coppola

    1969-1979: The Rain People, The Godfather, The Conversation, The Godfather: Part II and Apocalypse Now
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    James Cameron

    1984-1994: The Terminator, Aliens, The Abyss, Terminator 2: Judgment Day and True Lies
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    Joel Coen

    and Ethan Coen

    1990-1998: Miller's Crossing, Barton Fink, The Hudsucker Proxy, Fargo and The Big Lebowski

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    John Carpenter

    1976-1982: Assault on Precinct 13, Halloween, The Fog, Escape from New York and The Thing
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    John Cassavetes

    1970-1977: Husbands, Minnie and Moskowitz, A Woman Under the Influence, The Killing of a Chinese Bookie and Opening Night
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    John Ford

    1939-1940: Stagecoach, Young Mr. Lincoln, Drums Along the Mohawk, The Grapes of Wrath and The Long Voyage Home
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    Martin Scorsese

    2004-2013: The Aviator, The Departed, Shutter Island, Hugo and The Wolf of Wall Street
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    Matthew Vaughn

    2004-2014: Layer Cake, Stardust, Kick-Ass, X-Men: First Class and Kingsman: The Secret Service
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    Michael Mann

    1992-2004: The Last of the Mohicans, Heat, The Insider, Ali and Collateral
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    Paul Greengrass

    2004-2013: The Bourne Supremacy, United 93, The Bourne Ultimatum, Green Zone and Captain Phillips
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    Paul Thomas Anderson

    1996-2007: Hard Eight, Boogie Nights, Magnolia, Punch-Drunk Love and There Will Be Blood
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    Peter Jackson

    1996-2005: The Frighteners, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King and King Kong
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    Quentin Tarantino

    1992-2004: Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction, Jackie Brown, Kill Bill: Vol. 1 and Kill Bill: Vol. 2
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    Rob Reiner

    1986-1992: Stand by Me, The Princess Bride, When Harry Met Sally, Misery and A Few Good Men
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    Robert Redford

    1980-1998: Ordinary People, The Milagro Beanfield War, A River Runs Through It, Quiz Show and The Horse Whisperer
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    Robert Zemeckis

    1984-1990: Romancing the Stone, Back to the Future, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Back to the Future Part II and Back to the Future Part III
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    Sam Mendes

    1999-2009: American Beauty, Road to Perdition, Jarhead, Revolutionary Road and Away We Go
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    Sergio Leone

    1964-1971: For a Fistful of Dollars, For a Few Dollars More, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Once Upon a Time in the West and Duck, You Sucker
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    Stanley Kubrick

    1964-1980: Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, 2001: A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange, Barry Lyndon and The Shining
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    Steven Soderbergh

    1998-2001: Out of Sight, The Limey, Erin Brockovich, Traffic and Ocean's Eleven
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    Steven Spielberg

    1982-1989: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, The Color Purple, Empire of the Sun and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
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    Tim Burton

    1988-1994: Beetlejuice, Batman, Edward Scissorhands, Batman Returns and Ed Wood
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    Woody Allen

    1973-1979: Sleeper, Love and Death, Annie Hall, Interiors and Manhattan

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