You Only Live Twice
Rank Title Points Votes Your Vote
1
The quintessential Dahl movie, Willy Wonka conveys the author's affinity for dark humor and morbid creepiness.
Current Score:
186
Total Votes:
338
2
Unlike Dahl's other fantasies, the protagonist here brings misfortune upon himself, though he still manages a happy ending.
Current Score:
108
Total Votes:
284
3
Macabre director Henry Selick takes Dahl's strange tale of an orphan living in a peach and adds a level of sweetness to it.
Current Score:
80
Total Votes:
270
4
Dahl continues to empower children in this relatively normal tale of a girl battling her dim-witted parents and principals with magic.
Current Score:
75
Total Votes:
283
5
Another Fleming book that Dahl adapted, this tale of a magical car better fit Dahl's taste for weirdness, wonder and family.
Current Score:
64
Total Votes:
242
6
Tim Burton's reimagining misses out on Gene Wilder's creepiness, but captures the heart of the story with Charlie's loving family.
Current Score:
53
Total Votes:
293
7
Dahl's recurring theme of empowering children is on display here when kids turned to mice still thwart a group of evil witches.
Current Score:
50
Total Votes:
236
8
Dahl did away with the plot of this 007 novel by Ian Fleming, keeping only the character names and adding a carnivorous spaceship.
Current Score:
-10
Total Votes:
194