Farewell to Sir Sean Connery (1930 – 2020), who has passed at the age of 90. Knighted in 2000 and an Oscar winner in 1988 for his role as Jimmy Malone in The Untouchables, Connery had a long and successful career which included leading roles in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Highlander, The Hunt for Red October and The Rock. But it’s as 007 as the proud Scot will always be best remembered, being the first, and to many the definitive, James Bond.
After Gangsters Part 1 and Non-Hollywood Gangsters quizzes, I’m rounding off the series with the concluding Gangsters Part 2. Just how good are you? It’s certainly got some impressive entries. Crime is said not to pay, but it certainly looks good on the big screen. How many of the six chronological films below can you work out? Do you have a favourite? As always, feel free to share your results and feedback.
With films like Fargo, Silence of the Lambs, Friday Night Lights and Psycho proving such a success in TV adaptations, I thought I’d do a quiz that celebrates the reverse. Below are six films in chronological order that were inspired by TV shows. I’m always interested in how you do, so please feel to volunteer you score and your thought on any of the films.