Sean Connery

Sir Thomas Sean Connery (25 August 1930 – 31 October 2020) was a Scottish actor and producer who won an Academy Award, two BAFTA Awards (one being a BAFTA Academy Fellowship Award), and three Golden Globes, including the Cecil B. DeMille Award and a Henrietta Award. 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. In 1988, Connery won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in The Untouchables. His films also include Marnie (1964), Murder on the Orient Express (1974), The Man Who Would Be King (1975), A Bridge Too Far (1977), Highlander (1986), Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989), The Hunt for Red October (1990), Dragonheart (1996), The Rock (1996), and Finding Forrester (2000). Connery was polled in a 2004 The Sunday Herald as "The Greatest Living Scot" and in a 2011 EuroMillions survey as "Scotland's Greatest Living National Treasure". He was voted by People magazine as both the “Sexiest Man Alive" in 1989 and the "Sexiest Man of the Century” in 1999. He received a lifetime achievement award in the United States with a Kennedy Center Honor in 1999. Connery was knighted in the 2000 New Year Honours for services to film drama. On 31 October 2020, it was announced that Connery had died at the age of 90. Description above from the Wikipedia article Sean Connery, licensed ...

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A Bridge Too Far (1977)

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Operation Market Garden, September 1944. The Allies attempt to capture several strategically important bridges in the Netherlands in the hope of breaking the German lines.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Dirk Bogarde  •  James Caan  •  Michael Caine  •  Sean Connery

Operation Market Garden, September 1944. The Allies attempt to capture several strategically important bridges in the Netherlands in the hope of breaking the German lines.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Dirk Bogarde  •  James Caan  •  Michael Caine  •  Sean Connery

Action of the Tiger (1957)

A woman hires soldier-of-fortune Carson (Van Johnson) to smuggle her into Albania by way of Greece. Their trouble is just beginning when they get there.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terence Young
CAST:  Van Johnson  •  Martine Carol  •  Herbert Lom  •  Gustavo Rojo

A woman hires soldier-of-fortune Carson (Van Johnson) to smuggle her into Albania by way of Greece. Their trouble is just beginning when they get there.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terence Young
CAST:  Van Johnson  •  Martine Carol  •  Herbert Lom  •  Gustavo Rojo

Another Time, Another Place (1958)

In England during WWII, an American news correspondent’s affair with a married British correspondent ends tragically when he is killed in action. Fearing a nervous breakdown as a result of his death, she travels to Cornwall to mourn with his family without any ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lewis Allen
CAST:  Lana Turner  •  Barry Sullivan  •  Glynis Johns  •  Sean Connery

In England during WWII, an American news correspondent’s affair with a married British correspondent ends tragically when he is killed in action. Fearing a nervous breakdown as a result of his death, she travels to Cornwall to mourn with his family without any ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lewis Allen
CAST:  Lana Turner  •  Barry Sullivan  •  Glynis Johns  •  Sean Connery

Darby O'Gill and the Little People (1959)

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Take a wee bit of ancient folklore, mix in some spectacular special effects and a magical cast (including Sean Connery) -- and you've got one of the most enchanting fantasies of all time! A frisky old storyteller named Darby O'Gill is desperately seeking the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Albert Sharpe  •  Janet Munro  •  Jimmy O'Dea

Take a wee bit of ancient folklore, mix in some spectacular special effects and a magical cast (including Sean Connery) -- and you've got one of the most enchanting fantasies of all time! A frisky old storyteller named Darby O'Gill is desperately seeking the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Albert Sharpe  •  Janet Munro  •  Jimmy O'Dea

DragonHeart (1996)

In an ancient time when majestic fire-breathers soared through the skies, a knight named Bowen comes face to face and heart to heart with the last dragon on Earth, Draco. Taking up arms to suppress a tyrant king, Bowen soon realizes his task will be harder than ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Cohen
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  David Thewlis  •  Pete Postlethwaite  •  Dina Meyer

In an ancient time when majestic fire-breathers soared through the skies, a knight named Bowen comes face to face and heart to heart with the last dragon on Earth, Draco. Taking up arms to suppress a tyrant king, Bowen soon realizes his task will be harder than ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Cohen
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  David Thewlis  •  Pete Postlethwaite  •  Dina Meyer

Entrapment (1999)

Two thieves, who travel in elegant circles, try to outsmart each other and, in the process, end up falling in love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  Sean Connery  •  Ving Rhames  •  Will Patton

Two thieves, who travel in elegant circles, try to outsmart each other and, in the process, end up falling in love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  Sean Connery  •  Ving Rhames  •  Will Patton

Family Business (1989)

Jessie is an aging career criminal who has been in more jails, fights, schemes, and lineups than just about anyone else. His son Vito, while currently on the straight and narrow, has had a fairly shady past and is indeed no stranger to illegal activity. They both ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Dustin Hoffman  •  Matthew Broderick  •  Rosanna DeSoto

Jessie is an aging career criminal who has been in more jails, fights, schemes, and lineups than just about anyone else. His son Vito, while currently on the straight and narrow, has had a fairly shady past and is indeed no stranger to illegal activity. They both ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Dustin Hoffman  •  Matthew Broderick  •  Rosanna DeSoto

First Knight (1995)

The timeless tale of King Arthur and the legend of Camelot are retold in this passionate period drama. Arthur is reluctant to hand the crown to Lancelot, and Guinevere is torn between her loyalty to her husband and her growing love for his rival. But Lancelot must ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Zucker
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Richard Gere  •  Julia Ormond  •  Ben Cross

The timeless tale of King Arthur and the legend of Camelot are retold in this passionate period drama. Arthur is reluctant to hand the crown to Lancelot, and Guinevere is torn between her loyalty to her husband and her growing love for his rival. But Lancelot must ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Zucker
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Richard Gere  •  Julia Ormond  •  Ben Cross

Hell Drivers (1957)

An ex-con trying to go clean ends up working for a crooked trucking company swindling money.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cy Endfield
CAST:  Stanley Baker  •  Herbert Lom  •  Peggy Cummins  •  Patrick McGoohan

An ex-con trying to go clean ends up working for a crooked trucking company swindling money.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cy Endfield
CAST:  Stanley Baker  •  Herbert Lom  •  Peggy Cummins  •  Patrick McGoohan

Highlander (1986)

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He fought his first battle on the Scottish Highlands in 1536. He will fight his greatest battle on the streets of New York City in 1986. His name is Connor MacLeod. He is immortal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Russell Mulcahy
CAST:  Christopher Lambert  •  Roxanne Hart  •  Clancy Brown  •  Sean Connery

He fought his first battle on the Scottish Highlands in 1536. He will fight his greatest battle on the streets of New York City in 1986. His name is Connor MacLeod. He is immortal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Russell Mulcahy
CAST:  Christopher Lambert  •  Roxanne Hart  •  Clancy Brown  •  Sean Connery

Highlander II: The Quickening (1991)

In the year 2024, the ozone layer is believed to have been destroyed. It is up to MacLeod and Rameriz to set things right. Opposition comes from both the planet Ziest (MacLeod and Ramirez's homeworld) and a corporation profiting from the supposed lack of ozone. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Russell Mulcahy
CAST:  Christopher Lambert  •  Sean Connery  •  Virginia Madsen  •  Michael Ironside

In the year 2024, the ozone layer is believed to have been destroyed. It is up to MacLeod and Rameriz to set things right. Opposition comes from both the planet Ziest (MacLeod and Ramirez's homeworld) and a corporation profiting from the supposed lack of ozone. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Russell Mulcahy
CAST:  Christopher Lambert  •  Sean Connery  •  Virginia Madsen  •  Michael Ironside

Marnie (1964)

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Marnie is a thief, a liar, and a cheat. When her new boss, Mark Rutland, catches on to her routine kleptomania, she finds herself being blackmailed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Tippi Hedren  •  Sean Connery  •  Diane Baker  •  Martin Gabel

Marnie is a thief, a liar, and a cheat. When her new boss, Mark Rutland, catches on to her routine kleptomania, she finds herself being blackmailed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Tippi Hedren  •  Sean Connery  •  Diane Baker  •  Martin Gabel

Meteor (1979)

After a collision with a comet, a nearly 8km wide piece of the asteroid "Orpheus" is heading towards Earth. If it will hit it will cause a incredible catastrophe which will probably extinguish mankind. To stop the meteor NASA wants to use the illegal nuclear weapon ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ronald Neame
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Natalie Wood  •  Karl Malden  •  Brian Keith

After a collision with a comet, a nearly 8km wide piece of the asteroid "Orpheus" is heading towards Earth. If it will hit it will cause a incredible catastrophe which will probably extinguish mankind. To stop the meteor NASA wants to use the illegal nuclear weapon ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ronald Neame
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Natalie Wood  •  Karl Malden  •  Brian Keith

No Road Back (1957)

A blind and deaf woman dedicates her life and sacrifices all she has for her son, a good-for-nothing troublemaker who gets mixed up with a criminal gang that tries to frame him for a robbery.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Montgomery Tully
CAST:  Skip Homeier  •  Norman Wooland  •  Margaret Rawlings  •  Alfie Bass

A blind and deaf woman dedicates her life and sacrifices all she has for her son, a good-for-nothing troublemaker who gets mixed up with a criminal gang that tries to frame him for a robbery.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Montgomery Tully
CAST:  Skip Homeier  •  Norman Wooland  •  Margaret Rawlings  •  Alfie Bass

Outland (1981)

An honest marshal in a corrupt mining colony on Io, Jupiter's sunless third moon, is determined to confront a violent drug ring even though it may cost him his life. After his wife angrily deserts him, he waits alone for the arrival of killers hired by the company ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Peter Boyle  •  Frances Sternhagen  •  James B. Sikking

An honest marshal in a corrupt mining colony on Io, Jupiter's sunless third moon, is determined to confront a violent drug ring even though it may cost him his life. After his wife angrily deserts him, he waits alone for the arrival of killers hired by the company ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Peter Boyle  •  Frances Sternhagen  •  James B. Sikking

Rising Sun (1993)

When a prostitute is found dead in a Los Angeles skyscraper occupied by a large Japanese corporation, detectives John Conner and Web Smith are called in to investigate. Although Conner has previous experience working in Japan, cultural differences make their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Kaufman
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Wesley Snipes  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

When a prostitute is found dead in a Los Angeles skyscraper occupied by a large Japanese corporation, detectives John Conner and Web Smith are called in to investigate. Although Conner has previous experience working in Japan, cultural differences make their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Kaufman
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Wesley Snipes  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

Robin and Marian (1976)

Robin Hood, aging none too gracefully, returns exhausted from the Crusades to woo and win Maid Marian one last time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Lester
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Audrey Hepburn  •  Robert Shaw  •  Richard Harris

Robin Hood, aging none too gracefully, returns exhausted from the Crusades to woo and win Maid Marian one last time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Lester
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Audrey Hepburn  •  Robert Shaw  •  Richard Harris

Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)

When the dastardly Sheriff of Nottingham murders Robin's father, the legendary archer vows vengeance. To accomplish his mission, Robin joins forces with a band of exiled villagers (and comely Maid Marian), and together they battle to end the evil sheriff's reign of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Reynolds
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Christian Slater  •  Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

When the dastardly Sheriff of Nottingham murders Robin's father, the legendary archer vows vengeance. To accomplish his mission, Robin joins forces with a band of exiled villagers (and comely Maid Marian), and together they battle to end the evil sheriff's reign of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Reynolds
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Christian Slater  •  Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Tarzan's Greatest Adventure (1959)

The greatest adventure of jungle king Tarzan. Four British villains raid a settlement to obtain explosives for use in a diamond mine. In doing so they nearly destroy the settlement, so Tarzan pursues them to their mine.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Guillermin
CAST:  Gordon Scott  •  Anthony Quayle  •  Sara Shane  •  Niall MacGinnis

The greatest adventure of jungle king Tarzan. Four British villains raid a settlement to obtain explosives for use in a diamond mine. In doing so they nearly destroy the settlement, so Tarzan pursues them to their mine.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Guillermin
CAST:  Gordon Scott  •  Anthony Quayle  •  Sara Shane  •  Niall MacGinnis

The Hill (1965)

North Africa, World War II. British soldiers on the brink of collapse push beyond endurance to struggle up a brutal incline. It's not a military objective. It's The Hill, a manmade instrument of torture, a tower of sand seared by a white-hot sun. And the troops' ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Harry Andrews  •  Ian Bannen  •  Alfred Lynch

North Africa, World War II. British soldiers on the brink of collapse push beyond endurance to struggle up a brutal incline. It's not a military objective. It's The Hill, a manmade instrument of torture, a tower of sand seared by a white-hot sun. And the troops' ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Harry Andrews  •  Ian Bannen  •  Alfred Lynch
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