Sean Connery’s Most Iconic Films (As Claimed By Us)

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As tributes pour in for the Scottish actor, we take a look at the most iconic films that we he will be remembered for... by us specifically.

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Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade

After a mega first film, and a (cough) interesting second film, came The Last Crusade, arguable the crown in the Indiana Jones franchise. After exploring temples in Asia and the deserts of Egypt, Indiana takes on his biggest challenge yet - his childhood. Stepping into the mammoth role of playing the swashbuckling archaeologists Dad - Connery encapsulates the wisdom of age, with the swagger that shows where Indy gets his charm from (See: "She talks in her sleep"). This film definitely tops the watch list in the coming lockdown.

James Bond (Obviously)

After exploding onto the film scene with his portrayal as Bond in Dr No, Connery went on to reprise his role as the famous spy seven times. Although very vocal about his eventual contempt for the character, Connery set the bar for Bonds to follow. Not afraid to get his tailored suit dirty, but known to keep a level head, many of his films as Bond will go down in history as one of the greatest.

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The Untouchables

Winning an Oscar for his portrayal as the tough Irish cop who mentors Kevin Costner's character. Costner has recently publically acknowledged Connery, saying "I, like the rest of the world, was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Sean Connery this morning. Sean was a crafted actor who was enormously proud of his body of work, particularly his work on stage." 

The League of Extraordinary Gentleman

Okay OKAY. So it's not the best. Call us crazt but it's definitely going to be a film that we go back to for an easy watch. Full of plot holes, a jarring screenplay and a random American added in, although not the Box Office success that director Steven Norrington (Blade) had envisaged, seeing Sean Connery play a wisened, old, sharp-shooting leader of the pack will always have place in our hearts.

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