films The Very Best Sean Connery Movies

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At last: a list of the best Sean Connery movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Sean Connery is synonymous with James Bond, but he has played a diverse range of characters throughout his career: he's been in action flicks, comic book movies, war movies, and plenty of dramatic pictures. Sean Connery's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Sean Connery movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Sean Connery movies will be at the top of the list. 

This list answers the questions, "What are the best Sean Connery movies?," "What are the greatest Sean Connery roles of all time?," and "How does Sean Connery's last movie compare to his first?" The greatest Sean Connery performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand. Famous flicks like Goldfinger and The Untouchables are included on this Sean Connery filmography, but it's up to fans like you to decide upon the best.  If you think the most worthy Sean Connery role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. 
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If you are a fan of Connery's most iconic role, you might also enjoy our list of best Daniel Craig movies and best Pierce Brosnan movies.

Sean Connery has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Steven Spielberg and Michael Bay. If Sean Connery movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Bruce Willis and James Earl Jones too.

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The Hunt for Red October Alec Baldwin, Sean Connery Tim Curry

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Goldfinger Sean Connery, Honor Blackman Garry Marshall

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Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Harrison Ford, Sean Connery River Phoenix

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From Russia with Love Sean Connery, Robert Shaw Daniela Bianchi

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The Untouchables Robert De Niro, Sean Connery Kevin Costner

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Dr. No Sean Connery, Ursula Andress Jack Lord

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The Man Who Would Be King Sean Connery, Michael Caine Christopher Plummer

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The Rock Nicolas Cage, Sean Connery Ed Harris

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Thunderball Sean Connery, Luciana Paluzzi Claudine Auger

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You Only Live Twice Sean Connery, Donald Pleasence Lois Maxwell

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Highlander Sean Connery, Clancy Brown Michael Hayes

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Diamonds Are Forever Sean Connery, Sammy Davis Jr.

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The Name of the Rose Sean Connery, Christian Slater Ron Perlman

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A Bridge Too Far Sean Connery, Anthony Hopkins Robert Redford

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Finding Forrester Anna Paquin, Matt Damon Sean Connery

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First Knight Sean Connery, Richard Gere Julia Ormond

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Entrapment Catherine Zeta-Jones, Sean Connery Ving Rhames

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Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves Morgan Freeman, Sean Connery Kevin Costner

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Medicine Man Sean Connery, Lorraine Bracco José Wilker

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The Longest Day Sean Connery, John Wayne Richard Burton

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Rising Sun Sean Connery, Steve Buscemi Tia Carrere

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Murder on the Orient Express Sean Connery, Ingrid Bergman Lauren Bacall

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The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Sean Connery, Peta Wilson Shane West

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Marnie Sean Connery, Alfred Hitchcock Tippi Hedren

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Never Say Never Again Sean Connery, Kim Basinger Rowan Atkinson

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The Presidio Meg Ryan, Sean Connery Mark Harmon

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Dragonheart Dennis Quaid, Julie Christie Jason Isaacs

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The First Great Train Robbery Sean Connery, Donald Sutherland Lesley-Anne Down

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The Wind and the Lion Sean Connery, Candice Bergen John Huston

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Time Bandits Sean Connery, John Cleese Ian Holm

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Robin and Marian Audrey Hepburn, Sean Connery Richard Harris

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Darby O'Gill and the Little People Sean Connery, Janet Munro Estelle Winwood

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Outland Sean Connery, Peter Boyle John Ratzenberger

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The Russia House Michelle Pfeiffer, Sean Connery Roy Scheider

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The Hill Sean Connery, Ossie Davis Michael Redgrave

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The Molly Maguires Sean Connery, Richard Harris Samantha Eggar

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The Anderson Tapes Sean Connery, Christopher Walken Dyan Cannon

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Just Cause Scarlett Johansson, Sean Connery Ed Harris

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The Offence Sean Connery, Trevor Howard Ian Bannen

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Highlander II: The Quickening Sean Connery, Virginia Madsen Michael Ironside

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The Avengers Uma Thurman, Sean Connery Ralph Fiennes

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Playing by Heart Angelina Jolie, Hilary Duff Sean Connery

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The War Wagon Sean Connery, John Wayne Donald Sutherland

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Woman of Straw Sean Connery, Gina Lollobrigida Ralph Richardson

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Shalako Sean Connery, Brigitte Bardot Honor Blackman

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Bonds Are Forever Pierce Brosnan, Sean Connery Woody Allen

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Hell Drivers Sean Connery, David McCallum William Hartnell

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Family Business Sean Connery, Dustin Hoffman Matthew Broderick

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Ransom Sean Connery, Ian McShane William Fox