Most Popular Titles With Roald Dahl
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1. 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.
2. 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.
3. Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
G | 100 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical
A poor boy wins the opportunity to tour the most eccentric and wonderful candy factory of all.
4. 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.
5. Four Rooms (1995)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Crime
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. 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.
7. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)
G | 144 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A down-on-his-luck inventor turns a broken-down Grand Prix car into a fancy vehicle for his children, and then they go off on a magical fantasy adventure to save their grandfather in a far-off land.
8. The BFG (2016)
Family, Fantasy | Post-production
The tale of a young girl, the Queen of England and a benevolent giant known as the BFG, who set out on an adventure to capture the evil, man-eating giants who have been invading the human world.
9. You Only Live Twice (1967)
Approved | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
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. The Witches (1990)
PG | 91 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
A young boy stumbles onto a witch convention and must stop them, even after he has been turned into a mouse.
11. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
25 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Series of unrelated short stories covering elements of crime, horror, drama and comedy about people of different species committing murders, suicides, thefts and other sorts of crime caused by certain motivations; perceived or not.
12. Roald Dahl's Esio Trot (2014 TV Movie)
88 min | Comedy
A retired bachelor has a thing for his neighbour who only shows affection to her pet tortoise.
14. 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 »
15. 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 »
17. 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 »
20. 36 Hours (1964)
Approved | 115 min | Thriller, War
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.
22. 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. 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 »
28. Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory in the Playroom (2012 Video)
7 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy
30. This Is Your Life (1969–2003)
25 min | Documentary, Biography
Eamonn Andrews (later Michael Aspel) surprises celebrities by presenting them with the Big Red Book before taking them into the studio to tell viewers the story of their life, featuring ... See full summary »
34. Breaking Point (1989 TV Movie)
100 min | Mystery, Thriller
A remake of "36 Hours", where a high-ranking US officer is kidnapped during WW2 by the Nazis. They want him to reveal the details of D-Day, but he refuses. He awakens in a hospital and is told that the war is over. Truth or deception?
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.
37. 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...
38. 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 »
40. Le coup du berger (1956)
28 min | Short, Comedy
When an unfaithful wife receives a fur coat from her lover as a gift, they must figure out a way to keep the husband from discovering the coat's true origins.
42. 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)_
43. 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 »
45. 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."