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A Tribute to Sean Connery
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Sir Thomas Sean Connery (25 August 1930 – 31 October 2020) was a Scottish actor and producer. He is best known as the first actor to portray the character James Bond in film, starring in seven Bond films between 1962 and 1983.

Connery was in smaller theatre and television productions until he got his break with the Bond films. He became a major actor with the success of his Bond role. Connery retired from acting in 2006.

His achievements include one 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. He received a lifetime achievement award in the US with a Kennedy Center Honor in 1999. Connery was knighted in the 2000 New Year Honours for services to film drama.

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.


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Movie: Sean Connery Close Up ( 1997 )
A unique, insightful and intimate look at one of cinema's greatest stars.
Movie: Blood Money ( 1957 )
"Mountain" McClintock is over the hill as a boxer, but his corrupt manager keeps putting him back in the ring.
Movie: Anna Christie ( 1957 )
A rough-and-ready seaman falls for a waterfront prostitute.
Movie: Another Time, Another Place ( 1958 )
An American war correspondent falls in love with a BBC reporter, but their relationship seems doomed from the start.
Movie: Women in Love ( 1958 )
Six short plays based around the theme of women in love.
Movie: Darby O'Gill and the Little People ( 1960 )
A wily old codger matches wits with the King of the Leprechauns and helps play matchmaker for his daughter and the strapping lad who has replaced him as caretaker.
Movie: Without the Grail ( 1960 )
Innes Corrie (Sean Connery) is an agent sent to investigate a crazed tea plantation owner (Michael Hordern), who is suspected of running his plantation like a feudal kingdom.
Movie: Macbeth ( 1961 )
The Scottish Lord Macbeth, chooses evil as the way to fulfill his ambition for power. He commits regicide to become King, and then furthers his moral descent with a reign of murderous terror to stay in power, eventually plunging the country into civil war. In the end, he loses everything that gives meaning and purpose to his life before losing his life itself.
Movie: Adventure Story ( 1961 )
The story of Alexander the Great.
Movie: The Frightened City ( 1961 )
A small time thief is recruited by a mobster to help with the racketeering. He doesn't like the job, but with the mob on his back, a femme fatale in his bed and a sick friend to care for, he will have to keep all his wits about him.
Movie: Anna Karenina ( 1961 )
In the Russia of the 1880s, Anna Karenina sacrifices her marriage when she has a passionate affair with an army officer.
Movie: Dr. No ( 1962 )
A resourceful British government agent seeks answers in a case involving the disappearance of a colleague and the disruption of the American space program.
Movie: From Russia with Love ( 1963 )
James Bond willingly falls into an assassination plot involving a naive Russian beauty in order to retrieve a Soviet encryption device that was stolen by S.P.E.C.T.R.E.
Movie: Woman of Straw ( 1964 )
Tyrannical, but ailing, tycoon Charles Richmond becomes very fond of his attractive Italian nurse, Maria. The nurse, in turn, falls in love with Charles' ne'er-do-well nephew Anthony, who plots ways to gain control of his uncle's fortune.
Movie: Goldfinger ( 1964 )
While investigating a gold magnate's smuggling, James Bond uncovers a plot to contaminate the Fort Knox gold reserve.
Movie: Marnie ( 1964 )
Mark marries Marnie although she is a habitual thief and has serious psychological problems, and tries to help her confront and resolve them.
Movie: Operation Snafu ( 1965 )
When he is pulled up in court for selling stuff on the street, Horace Pope says he was only doing it while waiting to enlist. The judge calls his bluff and forces him to sign up. Pope makes friends with the easy going but loyal Pedlar Pascoe, who happily goes along with all of his scams in an effort to avoid the front lines and make a bit on the side. However, his scams cause trouble where he goes and there are only so many places he can go before France beckons.
Movie: The Hill ( 1965 )
In a North African military prison during World War II, five new prisoners struggle to survive in the face of brutal punishment and sadistic guards.
Movie: Thunderball ( 1965 )
James Bond heads to the Bahamas to recover two nuclear warheads stolen by S.P.E.C.T.R.E. Agent Emilio Largo in an international extortion scheme.
Movie: A Fine Madness ( 1966 )
Samson Shillitoe, mad genius of a poet irresistible to women, but plagued by writer's block, agrees to see a psychiatrist, and his beautiful wife.
Movie: You Only Live Twice ( 1967 )
Agent 007 and the Japanese Secret Service ninja force must find and stop the true culprit of a series of spacejackings before nuclear war is provoked.
Movie: Shalako ( 1968 )
In 1880 New Mexico, a group of European hunters runs afoul of the Apache but is aided by an ex-cavalryman turned guide.
Movie: Male of the Species ( 1969 )
Movie: The Molly Maguires ( 1970 )
In the Pennsylvanian coal mines of 1876, a group of Irish immigrant workers begin to retaliate against the cruelty of their work environment.
Movie: The Anderson Tapes ( 1971 )
After Duke Anderson is released from prison after ten years for taking the rap for a scion of a Mafia family, he cashes in a debt of honor with the mob to bankroll a caper.
Movie: Diamonds Are Forever ( 1971 )
A diamond smuggling investigation leads James Bond to Las Vegas, where he uncovers an evil plot involving a rich business tycoon.
Movie: The Offence ( 1973 )
A burnt-out British police detective finally snaps whilst interrogating a suspected child molester.
Movie: Zardoz ( 1974 )
In the distant future, a savage trained only to kill finds a way into the community of bored immortals that alone preserves humanity's achievements.
Movie: Murder on the Orient Express ( 1974 )
In December 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before.
Movie: The Terrorists ( 1975 )
In a Scandinavian country, national security chief Colonel Tahlvik is tasked to rescue the passengers of a high-jacked British airliner while the British Ambassador is being held hostage at his residence by another terrorist team.
Movie: The Wind and the Lion ( 1975 )
In early twentieth century Morocco, a Sharif kidnaps an American woman and her children, forcing President Theodore Roosevelt to send in forces to conduct a rescue mission.
Movie: The Man Who Would Be King ( 1975 )
Two British former soldiers decide to set themselves up as Kings in Kafiristan, a land where no white man has set foot since Alexander the Great.
Movie: Robin and Marian ( 1976 )
Robin Hood, aging none too gracefully, returns exhausted from the Crusades to woo and win Maid Marian one last time.
Movie: The Next Man ( 1976 )
Khalil is an Arab diplomat who wants to not only make peace with Israel, but admit the Jewish state as a member of OPEC. This instantly makes him a target for a series of ingeniously conceived assassination attempts, most of which he foils with the aid of his friend Hamid and his girlfriend Nicole. But can he trust even them?
Movie: A Bridge Too Far ( 1977 )
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. However, mismanagement and poor planning result in its failure.
Movie: The Great Train Robbery ( 1978 )
In Victorian England, a master criminal makes elaborate plans to steal a shipment of gold from a moving train.
Movie: Meteor ( 1979 )
The U.S. must join forces with the U.S.S.R. in order to destroy a gigantic asteroid heading straight for Earth.
Movie: Cuba ( 1979 )
A British mercenary arrives in pre-Revolution Cuba to help train General Batista's Army against Castro's guerrillas while he also romances a former lover now married to an unscrupulous plantation owner.
Movie: Outland ( 1981 )
A federal marshal stationed at a mining colony on the Jupiter moon of Io, uncovers a drug-smuggling conspiracy. He gets no help from the workers or authorities when he finds himself marked for murder.
Movie: Time Bandits ( 1981 )
A young boy accidentally joins a band of time travelling dwarves, as they jump from era to era looking for treasure to steal.
Movie: Five Days One Summer ( 1982 )
Douglas Meredith is a respectable married middle aged doctor with a terrible secret. He's been having a secret consensual incestuous affair with his barely legal niece Kate for some time now. She lives in the Swiss Alps and they have their badly needed privacy there. One day, Swiss guide Johann Biari shows up to take them mountain climbing. Kate shows a faint interest in this man, which worries Douglas. During the climb an accident happens and their lives are changed forever.
Movie: Wrong Is Right ( 1982 )
A satire of American news reporting, covert agencies, and political system. The theft of two suitcase sized nuclear weapons, and their sale to a terrorist group, leads television newsman Patrick Hale on an international chase to track them down, and uncover the twisting maze of apparent involvement of U.S. Government agencies.
Movie: Never Say Never Again ( 1983 )
A S.P.E.C.T.R.E. Agent has stolen two American nuclear warheads, and James Bond must find their targets before they are detonated.
Movie: Sword of the Valiant: The Legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight ( 1984 )
The Green Knights challenges King Arthur's knights. But only young Gawain takes it and decapitates him. The knight takes his head and now gives Gawain one year to learn about virtues, knighthood and then face the challenge himself.
Movie: Highlander ( 1986 )
An immortal Scottish swordsman must confront the last of his immortal opponent, a murderously brutal barbarian who lusts for the fabled "Prize".
Movie: The Name of the Rose ( 1986 )
An intellectually nonconformist friar investigates a series of mysterious deaths in an isolated abbey.
Movie: The Untouchables ( 1987 )
During the era of Prohibition in the United States, Federal Agent Eliot Ness sets out to stop ruthless Chicago gangster Al Capone, and because of rampant corruption, assembles a small, hand-picked team to help him.
Movie: The Presidio ( 1988 )
A San Francisco civilian police detective is forced to work on a series of murders with his former enemy commanding officer while dating his daughter.
Movie: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade ( 1989 )
In 1938, after his father Professor Henry Jones, Sr. goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, Professor Henry "Indiana" Jones, Jr. finds himself up against Adolf Hitler's Nazis again to stop them from obtaining its powers.
Movie: Family Business ( 1989 )
An ex professor offers Adam $1,000,000 to "get" some plasma from a high tech company's lab. Adam asks his criminal grandpa for help. Can the 2 convince Adam's now honest dad to join?Let us see what happens.
Movie: The Hunt for Red October ( 1990 )
In November 1984, the Soviet Union's best submarine Captain in their newest sub violates orders and heads for the U.S. Is he trying to defect or to start a war?
Movie: The Russia House ( 1990 )
An expatriate British publisher unexpectedly finds himself working for British intelligence to investigate people in Russia.
Movie: Highlander II: The Quickening ( 1991 )
In the future, Highlander Connor MacLeod must prevent the destruction of Earth under an anti-ozone shield.
Movie: Medicine Man ( 1992 )
In the beautiful and dangerous Amazon rainforest, dissimilar people must make their choices between business, science, and love.
Movie: Rising Sun ( 1993 )
When an escort girl is found dead in the offices of a Japanese company in Los Angeles, detectives Web Smith and John Connor act as liaison between the company's executives and the investigating cop Tom Graham.
Movie: A Good Man in Africa ( 1994 )
In a West African nation, the womanizing British 1st Secretary of the High Commissioner deals with different issues. Save the good doctor/Sean Connery, the British there seem comically out of place.
Movie: Just Cause ( 1995 )
A Harvard professor is lured back into the courtroom after twenty-five years to take the case of a young black man condemned to death for the horrific murder of a child.
Movie: First Knight ( 1995 )
Lancelot falls in love with Guinevere, who is due to be married to King Arthur. Meanwhile, a violent warlord tries to seize power from Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table.
Movie: DragonHeart ( 1996 )
The last dragon and a disillusioned dragonslaying Knight must cooperate to stop an evil King, who was given partial immortality.
Movie: The Rock ( 1996 )
A mild-mannered chemist and an ex-con must lead the counterstrike when a rogue group of military men, led by a renegade general, threaten a nerve gas attack from Alcatraz against San Francisco.
Movie: The Avengers ( 1998 )
Two British Agents team up to stop Sir August de Wynter from destroying the world with a weather-changing machine.
Movie: Playing by Heart ( 1999 )
Eleven articulate people work through affairs of the heart in Los Angeles.
Movie: Entrapment ( 1999 )
An insurance agent is sent by her employer to track down and help capture an art thief.
Movie: Finding Forrester ( 2001 )
A young writing prodigy finds a mentor in a reclusive author.
Movie: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen ( 2003 )
In an alternate Victorian Age world, a group of famous contemporary fantasy, science fiction, and adventure characters team up on a secret mission.
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