The Best 5 Films of Sean Connery
Sir Sean Connery, best known as the first actor to take on the iconic role as the fictional intelligence agent James Bond, has died. He was 90.
- The Untouchables (1987)
Subsequent to building a domain with contraband liquor, unbelievable kingpin Al Capone (Robert De Niro) rules Chicago with an iron clench hand. Despite the fact that Prohibition operator Eliot Ness (Kevin Costner) endeavors to bring Capone down, even his earnest attempts flop because of far reaching defilement inside the Windy City’s police power. Enlisting a world class gathering of lawmen who won’t be influenced by pay-offs or dread, including Irish-American cop Jimmy Malone (Sean Connery), Ness reestablishes his assurance to deal with Capone.
2.The Hunt for Red October (1990)
The Hunt for Red October is a 1990 American submarine spy-thriller film directed by John McTiernan, produced by Mace Neufeld, and starring Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn, James Earl Jones, and Sam Neill. The film is an adaptation of Tom Clancy’s 1984 bestselling novel of the same name.
Technically, it’s based on a couple. Mainly, author Tom Clancy based his book (turned into a hit film in 1990) on the real-life mutiny of Valery Sablin, the political officer aboard the highly-advanced Russian warship Storozhevoy (which translates to English as Sentry) in 1975.
Goldfinger is a 1964 spy film and the third installment in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions, starring Sean Connery as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. It is based on the 1959 novel of the same name by Ian Fleming.
Special agent 007 (Sean Connery) comes face to face with one of the most notorious villains of all time, and now he must outwit and outgun the powerful tycoon to prevent him from cashing in on a devious scheme to raid Fort Knox — and obliterate the world’s economy
4.The Hill (1965)
The Hill is a 1965 British-American war drama film directed by Sidney Lumet, set in an army prison in North Africa in the Second World War. It stars Sean Connery, Harry Andrews, Ian Bannen, Ossie Davis, Ian Hendry, Alfred Lynch, Roy Kinnear and Michael Redgrave.
Five British soldiers are sent to a detention camp in the Libyan Desert, including Sergeant Major Roberts (Sean Connery), whose conviction for the assault of an officer is shrouded in mystery. As punishment, the vicious Staff Sergeant Williams (Ian Hendry) orders the prisoners to continuously climb a man-made hill in the scorching desert heat. Though his colleague, Staff Sergeant Harris (Ian Bannen), sympathizes with the new detainees, he can only watch as Williams goes to sadistic extremes.
5.The Man Who Would Be King (1975)
The Man Who Would Be King is a 1975 Technicolor adventure film adapted from the 1888 Rudyard Kipling novella of the same name. It was adapted and directed by John Huston and starred Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Saeed Jaffrey, and Christopher Plummer as Kipling (giving a name to the novella’s anonymous narrator).
Based on a short story by Rudyard Kipling, this adventure film follows the exploits of Peachy Carnehan (Michael Caine) and Danny Dravot (Sean Connery), English military officers stationed in India. Tired of life as soldiers, the two travel to the isolated land of Kafiristan, where they are ultimately embraced by the people and revered as rulers. After a series of misunderstandings, the natives come to believe that Dravot is a god, but he and Carnehan can’t keep up their deception forever.