Movies Written By Roald Dahl

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This is a list of films written by Roald Dahl, screenwriter. This list of movies written by Roald Dahl is alphabetical and can be sorted for other bits of information such as who directed the film and what genre it falls under. These Roald Dahl screenplays are not unfinished works; they have all been produced and released somewhere in the world. Any unreleased Roald Dahl films are not included on this list. Roald Dahl has written some very iconic movies over the years, so if you're trying to find popular Roald Dahl films that you haven't seen already then this list is the perfect guide for doing so.

List movies range from Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory to You Only Live Twice.

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This list includes almost all of Roald Dahl's screenplay credits. You can click on the names of the movies Roald Dahl wrote in order to find out more about each individual Roald Dahl film. Trailers for each movie can also be seen if you click on the video previews for these Roald Dahl films. (4 items)
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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is a 1968 British musical film loosely based on Ian Fleming's novel Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang: The Magical Car. The film's script is by Roald Dahl and Ken Hughes and its songs by the Sherman Brothers. The song "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" was nominated for an Academy Award. The film stars Dick Van Dyke as Caractacus Potts, Sally Ann Howes as Truly Scrumptious, Lionel Jeffries as Grandpa Potts, James Robertson Justice as Lord Scrumptious and Robert Helpmann as the Childcatcher. The film was directed by Ken Hughes and produced by Albert R. Broccoli. John Stears supervised the special effects. Irwin Kostal supervised and conducted the music, while the musical numbers were ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Phil Collins, Dick Van Dyke, Benny Hill, Barbara Windsor, Gert Fröbe, + more

Released: 1968

Directed by: Ken Hughes

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The Night Digger is a 1971 British thriller film that was based on the novel Nest in a Fallen Tree by Joy Cowley. It was adapted by Roald Dahl and starred his then wife Patricia Neal. The Night Digger was the American title; it was originally released in the United Kingdom as The Road Builder. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Patricia Neal, Peter Sallis, Pamela Brown, Nicholas Clay, Jean Anderson, + more

Released: 1971

Directed by: Alastair Reid

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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory is a 1971 musical fantasy film directed by Mel Stuart, and starring Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka. The film, a film adaptation of the 1964 novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl, tells the story of Charlie Bucket as he receives a Golden Ticket and visits Willy Wonka's chocolate factory with four other children from around the world. Filming took place in Munich in 1970, and the film was released by Paramount Pictures on June 30, 1971. With a budget of just $3,000,000, the film received positive reviews and performed well in 1971, but it was not a huge box-office success, only earning about $1,000,000 more than its budget at the end of its ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Roy Kinnear, Pat Coombs, + more

Released: 1971

Directed by: Mel Stuart

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You Only Live Twice is the fifth spy film in the James Bond series, and the fifth to star Sean Connery as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. The film's screenplay was written by Roald Dahl, and loosely based on Ian Fleming's 1964 novel of the same name. It is the first James Bond film to discard most of Fleming's plot, using only a few characters and locations from the book as the background for an entirely new story. In the film, Bond is dispatched to Japan after American and Soviet manned spacecraft disappear mysteriously in orbit. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Sean Connery, Donald Pleasence, Lois Maxwell, Mie Hama, Peter Maivia, + more

Released: 1967

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

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