Sean Connery Films – Top Movies List

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Are you a Sean Connery fan? or know somebody that is? If so, check out this fantastic list of Sean Connery Films! From iconic roles such as James Bond, a Bridge too Far to highly acclaimed movies such as the Hunt for Red October.

Connery was the first actor to portray the character James Bond in film, starring in seven Bond films (every film from Dr. No to You Only Live Twice, plus Diamonds Are Forever and Never Say Never Again), between 1962 and 1983.

Please note the following list is in ‘no particular order’ and all information was correct at the time of publication.

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James Bond Boxset

All the Bond films are gathered together in this one-of-a-kind box set–every gorgeous girl, nefarious villain and charismatic star from Sean Connery, the legendary actor who started it all, to Daniel Craig. A fitting tribute to the most iconic and enduring secret agent in movie history, Bond 50 is the greatest collection ever assembled.

The James Bond series was originally created in 1953 by English writer Ian Fleming, who featured him in twelve novels and two short-story collections. While working for Britain’s Naval Intelligence during the Second World War, Ian Fleming was involved in planning “Operation Goldeneye”. His wartime service and his career as a journalist provided a lot of the background of the James Bond novels.



From Russia With Love DVD

Sean Connery returns as James Bond in this thrill-a-minute adventure featuring remarkable villains, beautiful women and exotic locales. This time, Bond squares off against the evil SPECTRE organisation in a race to seize a Soviet decoding machine, thrusting him into a thrilling boat chase, a brutal helicopter attack and a deadly brawl aboard the Orient Express.

From Russia with Love was a critical and commercial success. It took in more than $80 million in worldwide box-office receipts, far more than its $2 million budget and more than its predecessor Dr. No, becoming a blockbuster in 1960s cinema.



A Bridge Too Far dvd

An historic telling of the failed attempt to capture several bridges to Germany in World War II in a campaign called Operation Market-Garden.

The operation was designed to allow the Allies to ‘break through’ German lines and seize several bridges in the occupied Netherlands, including one at Arnhem – with the main objective of outflanking German defences in order to end the war by Christmas of 1944.



James Bond Goldfinger dvd

James Bond (Sean Connery) pits his wits against the power-crazed criminal mastermind Goldfinger (Gert Frobe) in the third of the long-running spy series. Mr Finger has secured most of the gold in the world and now plans to render the rest useless.

Henchman Oddjob (Harold Sakata) helps him realise his plans, thanks to his unusually lethal bowler hat, whilst Pussy Galore (Honor Blackman) is the glamorous pilot who Goldfinger hopes will execute the raid on Fort Knox that will make him the richest man in the world.



The Hunt for Red October

The first of several films based on Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan technothrillers, Hunt for Red October stars Alec Baldwin as eccentric CIA analyst Ryan and Sean Connery as Soviet submarine commander Marko Ramius.

The film was a co-production between the motion picture studios Paramount Pictures, Mace Neufeld Productions, and Nina Saxon Film Design. The Hunt for Red October received mostly positive reviews from critics, it generated around $120 million in North America and more than $200 million worldwide in box office business.



The Man Who Would Be King

Joh Huston directed this classic Kipling adventure about British soldiers trying to bamboozle high priests in remote Kafiristan.

Sean Connery and Michael Caine are, respectively, Daniel Dravot and Peachy Carnahan, a pair of lovably roguish British soldiers who set out to make their fortunes by conning the priests of remote Kafiristan into making them kings. The film was shot at Pinewood Studios and at locations in France and Ouarzazate, Morocco



The Untouchables

Kevin Costner stars as Eliot Ness, an idealistic Treasury official who vows to bring an end to Al Capone’s (Robert De Niro) corrupt hold over Prohibition-era Chicago. To this end, Ness puts together an elite team of law-enforcement officers (played by Sean Connery, Andy Garcia and Charles Martin Smith), and begins making bold strikes at Capone’s bootlegging operation.

The Untouchables premiered on 2nd June, 1987 in New York City. The film grossed around $100 million worldwide and received generally positive reviews from critics.



Entrapment

After the audacious theft of a Rembrandt, insurance investigator Virginia Baker (Catherine Zeta-Jones) sets out to track down notorious art thief Robert ‘Mac’ MacDougal (Sean Connery).

She contacts him and proposes a scheme to steal a Chinese mask worth $40 million. In order to prove that she is trustworthy, ‘Mac’ asks Virginia to steal a vase from a local antique store.