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Sean Connery

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Time Bandits (1981)

Duration 1h 56m Rating (UK) PG Source of story An original screenplay Director Terry Gilliam Writers/Script Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam Starring John Cleese, Sean Connery, Shelley Duvall, Ian Holm, Michael Palin, Ralph Richardson, Peter Vaughn, David Warner, David Rappaport, Kenny Baker, Jim Broadbent, Elevator Pitch: Kevin’s wardrobe turns out to contain a time portal and, … Continue reading

The Longest Day (1962)

Duration 2h 58m Rating (UK) A Source of story Real events and a book by Cornelius Ryan Director Ken Annakin plus Andrew Marton, Bernhard Wichi and others. Writers/Script Cornelius Ryan plus Romain Gary, James Jones, David Pursall, Jack Seddon Starring Eddie Albert, Paul Anka, Richard Burton, Sean Connery, Fabian, Mel Ferrer, Henry Fonda, John Gregson, … Continue reading

Bond 3: Goldfinger (1964)

Duration 1h 50m Rating (UK) PG Source of story A book of the same name, and at this stage in the franchise much of the content, written by Ian Fleming Director Guy Hamilton Writers/Script Richard Maibaum, Paul Dehn Starring Sean Connery, Gert Fröbe, Honor Blackman, Shirley Eaton, Tania Mallet, Harold Sakata, Bernard Lee, Lois Maxwell, … Continue reading

Rising Sun (1993)

Duration 2h 5m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story A novel of the same name by Michael Crichton Director Phillip Kaufman Writers/Script Phillip Kaufman, Michael Backes, Michael Crichton (The last left due to creative differences) Starring Sean Connery, Wesley Snipes, Harvey Keitel, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Tia Carrere, Steve Buschemi, Tatjana Patitz, Elevator Pitch: During a party … Continue reading

Bond 4: Thunderball (1965)

Elevator Pitch. When SPECRE steals two atomic bombs, by hijacking a Vulcan bomber, and holds the civilised world to ransom Bond is dispatched to the Bahamas to infiltrate the organisation and to firstly find out what is going on, and secondly to locate the bombs. But the clock is ticking so can he convince the … Continue reading

The Name of the Rose (1986)

Elevator Pitch William de Baskerville and his young acolyte Adso are visiting a Benedictine abbey in 1327 to take part in a conference when a mysterious death of one of the monks occurs. William is asked to investigate and while doing so further deaths occur resulting in a visit from a reprentative of the inquisition.  … Continue reading

Bond 1: Dr No (1962)

Elevator Pitch When the MI6 agent in Jamaica disappears and his secretary is found dead,  Bond is sent out to find out what has happened. On the trail Bond is waylaid by a couple of young women, one on his side and one against him, but finally he determines that he must go to Crab … Continue reading

Indiana Jones 3: And the Last Crusade (1989)

Duration 2h 7m Rating (UK) PG Source of story An original screenplay using characters from the previous two outings. Writers/Script Jeffrey Boam Additional Info George Lucas and Menno Meyjes are credited with the story and Phillip Kaufman with characters. Southern Spain stood in for many of the middle eastern scenes. Director Steven Spielberg Starring Harrison … Continue reading

Bond 2: From Russia With Love

Released 1963 Rating PG in UK Director Terence Young Writer/s Richard Maibaum, Johanna Harwood Starring Sean Connery, Robert Shaw, Daniela Bianchi, Pedro Armendariz, Lotte Lenya, Bernard Lee, Walter Gotell, Lois Maxwell, Desmond Llewelyn Source of story Book of the same name by Ian Fleming Elevator Pitch Bond is sent to Istanbul to recover a Russian … Continue reading

The Man Who Would Be King

Released 1975 Rating PG in UK Director John Huston Writer/s John Huston, Gladys King Starring Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer, Saeed Jaffrey, Shakira Caine, Source of story A Rudyard Kipling short story Elevator Pitch Two British warrant officers from the Indian Army hike over the Himalayas to countries where they can use their military … Continue reading

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