10 Of The Greatest Film Trilogies Of All-Time



Apu Trilogy

Indian cinema produces more films each year than any other industry in the world, but few films possess the quality of the ‘Apu Trillogy’. This series was made by one of India’s greatest talents – Satyajit Ray, who focused on the many social issues troubling the nation at the time. The three films in the Apu trilogy are ‘Pather Panchali’, ‘Aparajito’ and ‘Apur Sansar’. The films were made in the regional language of Bengali and focus on the life of the titular character Apu, and his journey from childhood to fatherhood.

Samurai Trilogy

This film was based on the novel by Eiji Yoshikawa and was adapted by legendary Japanese filmmaker Hiroshi Inagaki. The film is centered around one of the most famous samurai warriors from Japanese history named Musashi Miyamoto. The three films that constitute this trilogy are ‘Musashi Miyamoto’, ‘Duel at Ichijoji Temple’ and ‘Duel at Ganryu Island’. It features some epic fight sequences that are beautifully choreographed.