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Entertainment More than James Bond: These are the 10 best films with Sean Connery

17:40  02 november  2020
17:40  02 november  2020 Source:   gq-magazin.de

Death of Sean Connery: the former James Bond died at the age of 90

 Death of Sean Connery: the former James Bond died at the age of 90 The world of cinema is in mourning. This Saturday, October 31, we learned of the death of Sean Connery at the age of 90. During his long career, the Scotsman has shot many feature films and notably played James Bond in six films.

Sean Connery has given the film audience a lot more than James Bond, the cult spy with the license to kill. The proud Scotsman made his big screen debut in the 1950s and his career spans more than 70 films - including “The Hunt for Red October”, “The Rock: The Rock of Decision” and “The Untouchables”, for which he starred in 1987 Oscar was named Best Supporting Actor.

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With so many highlights in filmography, it's hard to say which were the top 10 films of Connery's career; but that's exactly what we wanted to find out on the occasion of his death at the age of 90 and have therefore evaluated the reviews of his films. In the following we present you the best films with Sean Connery - and remember a great artist who left us with so many exciting and unforgettable performances.

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“Goldfinger”

The most canonical lore of the agent saga made James Bond the cult figure he is today and cemented Sean Connery's status as “Best Bond Actor” in the minds and hearts of many fans of the film series. In “Goldfinger” 007 confronts the eponymous villain, a psychopath obsessed with gold, and meets companions like the unforgettable Pussy Galore and adversaries like Oddjob, the man with the sleekest hat in screen history.

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“The man who wanted to be king”

An action cinema classic that offers exciting intrigue and lots of fun: “The man who Wanted to be King ”gave the audience a real tour de force of acting, as he united Connery in front of the camera with Michael Caine. Both actors have emphasized several times that this film is one of the personal highlights of their careers.

Jean-Jacques Annaud: "Sean Connery was a Rolls, nothing was easier than directing him"

 Jean-Jacques Annaud: © AFP The legendary actor Sean Connery died on Saturday at the age of 90. The director Jean-Jacques Annaud, who directed him in the cult film "The name of the rose", paid him a magnificent tribute on Saturday on Europe 1. Sean Connery was not just an unforgettable James Bond . The legendary Scottish actor, who died on Saturday at the age of 90 , also made an impression for his role in The Name of the Rose.

“James Bond 007 chases Dr. No ”

Connerys first appearance as 007 laid the foundation for one of the most successful franchise companies in the history of cinema. In addition, “Dr. No "made the Swiss Ursula Andress aka Honey Ryder famous overnight.

“ From Moscow with love ”

From the second Bond film onwards, Sean Connery began to feel visibly comfortable in the 007 suit, as he did in this paradigmatic film about the Cold War In addition, the film introduced us to the sinister organization Specter and its leader Ernst Stavro Blofeld, who became Bond's archenemy in the course of the film series.


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“Murder on the Orient Express”

Based on the bestselling novel by Agatha Christie, director Sidney Lumet put together a star cast of the extra class, with “ Murder on the Orient Express ”set a new standard for detective films: In addition to Connery, the film was peppered with legends from the golden age of Hollywood such as Lauren Bacall, Ingrid Bergmann and Anthony Perkins. X 1 “Cursed to Doomsday”

PHOTO Sean Connery emaciated: a recent snapshot published by his stepdaughter resurfaces

 PHOTO Sean Connery emaciated: a recent snapshot published by his stepdaughter resurfaces © SIPA PHOTO Sean Connery emaciated: a recent snapshot published by his stepdaughter resurfaces The day after Sean Connery's death, a snapshot posted by her stepdaughter, Fiona Ufton has resurfaced. The James Bond actor appears there on his last birthday with his son, Jason. A moving memory. The death of an actor, the death of a husband and a father.

With this social drama, Connery proved beyond any doubt that he is more than just James Bond: As miner Jack Kehoe, he instigates an uprising against the mine owner in order to improve working conditions for the predominantly Irish immigrants in the To obtain tunnel.

“Time Bandits”

Connery plays King Agamemnon in this time travel film that kicked off Terry Gilliam's trilogy of fantasy.

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In this classic of the military cinema we were allowed to admire Connery in the role of a Russian submarine captain with dark intentions. It was also the first time Agent Jack Ryan, here played by Alec Baldwin, had appeared on the big screen.

"Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade"

For fans of the Indiana Jones saga, this truly is the ultimate adventure and the best of the four films. It was above all the masterful exchange of blows between Connery and film son Harrison Ford - who is just 12 years younger than Connery - that made the “Last Crusade” one of the best films in the history of adventure cinema.

“Marnie”

For director Alfred Hitchcock his actors may have been “Rindviecher”, but Tippi Hedren and Sean Connerysare present themselves here as an unbeatable duo and are one of the great attractions of this crime drama.

This article was originally published under the title “Las 10 mejores películas de Sean Connery según la crítica” by GQ Espana.

Death of Sean Connery: this cult film that he refused on the advice of his wife Micheline Roquebrune .
© SIPA Death of Sean Connery: this cult film that he refused on the advice of his wife Micheline Roquebrune In an interview with the weekly Gala, Stéphanie Renouvin, the granddaughter by marriage of Sean Connery, looks back on the fusional relationship between the actor and his grandmother Micheline Roquebrune. Removed from the screens since 2003 and his role in The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen , Sean Connery had become such a legend that we almost came to believe he was immortal.

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