Most Popular Titles With Roald Dahl
- Movies or TV
1. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
PG | 115 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.
2. Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)
PG | 87 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
An urbane fox cannot resist returning to his farm raiding ways and then must help his community survive the farmers' retaliation.
3. Matilda (1996)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Story of a wonderful little girl, who happens to be a genius, and her wonderful teacher vs. the worst parents ever and the worst school principal imaginable.
5. Four Rooms (1995)
R | 98 min | Comedy
Four interlocking tales that take place in a fading hotel on New Year's Eve.
Writers: Allison Anders, Alexandre Rockwell, Robert Rodriguez, Quentin Tarantino | Directors: Allison Anders, Alexandre Rockwell, Robert Rodriguez, Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Tim Roth, Amanda De Cadenet, David Proval, Jennifer Beals
6. The Witches (1990)
PG | 91 min | Fantasy, Family, Horror
A young boy stumbles onto a witch convention and must stop them, even after he has been turned into a mouse.
7. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)
G | 144 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A hapless inventor finally finds success with a flying car, which a dictator from a foreign government sets out to take for himself.
8. James and the Giant Peach (1996)
PG | 79 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
An orphan with terrible aunts for guardians, befriends human like bugs who live inside a giant peach, who take the boy on a journey to New York City.
9. You Only Live Twice (1967)
Approved | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
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.
10. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
25 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock presents several short stories. The stories are invariably surprising, often containing elements of horror, comedy, suspense, and the supernatural.
12. The BFG (1989)
87 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Sophie is snatched from her orphanage early one morning by the BFG (Big Friendly Giant), whom she witnesses engaged in mysterious activities, and whisked away to Giant Country. She is soon ... See full summary »
13. 36 Hours (1965)
Approved | 115 min | War, Thriller
Germans kidnap an American major and try to convince him that World War II is over, so that they can get details about the Allied invasion of Europe out of him.
16. Breakfast (2000– )
180 min | Family, News, Talk-Show
Popular morning news programme that covers many news stories from both the UK and from around the world. Other features include a sports round-up, weather reports every thirty minutes and ... See full summary »
17. Roald Dahl's Danny the Champion of the World (1989 TV Movie)
99 min | Family, Adventure, Drama
Somewhere in England, in the Autumn of 1955, a widowed father and his son live an idyllic life together. Only their gas station happens to sit on a piece of land that a local developer ... See full summary »
20. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
Live dramatic shows featuring Hollywood stars. Initially, the show was a 30-minute weekly show but when it moved to NBC in August 1954, the show was extended to 60-minutes and the plays ... See full summary »
21. Suspicion (1957–1958)
60 min | Drama
The show consisted of 40 episodes, half were live and half were on film. The shows, often involving murder, were designed to confuse and mystify the audience and dealt with their fears and ... See full summary »
23. Genesis and Catastrophe (2000)
8 min | Drama, Short
In a squalid German hospital, an overworked doctor tends to the difficult childbirth of Karla. We learn that Karla has lost three previous babies, and her husband is pessimistic about the ... See full summary »
26. The Road Builder (1971)
R | 97 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
Effective psychological love story with a macabre twist not found in the original Joy Cowley novel. The dreary existence of middle- aged spinster Maura Prince takes an unexpected turn with ... See full summary »
29. Breaking Point (1989 TV Movie)
100 min | Thriller
Pike is an American agent who is captured by the Nazis who want the date of Normandy attack. When they can't get the information through torture they try something totally different.
31. Lamb to the Slaughter (2002)
PG | 90 min | Mystery
In 1940, when Mary Maloney's husband of 10 years (Patrick Maloney) decides to leave her. Mary takes matters into to her own hands...
34. Baa Baa Black Sheep (2013)
14 min | Short, Crime, Mystery
Guess who's coming to dinner? Two detectives with a nose for murder are sent in to investigate the mysterious murder of John Brown in London Town. Who had the appetite to murder such a nice... See full summary »
36. Bang-lure (2012)
14 min | Short, Crime, Mystery
A woman after going through all the 'been there done that' phase in life, witnesses a day which is completely new.
44. Danny and the Dirty Dog: The Making of 'Roald Dahl's Danny the Champion of the World' (1989 TV Movie)
20 min | Documentary
An overview of the making of _Danny the Champion of the World (1989) (TV)_
47. The Bet (I) (2005)
8 min | Short, Comedy
About an old man who makes a bet with a young hotel valet involving a lighter, a hot convertible, and a finger. Based on the Roald Dahl short story, "Man from the South."