6 of the best Roald Dahl books that become cinematic treasures

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A Look at Roald Dahl Movie Adaptations

Twenty-five years ago today, famed author Roald Dahl passed away at the age of 74.

Dahl's books have transformed children's imagination for the better. From "The BFG" to "Danny, the Champion of the World," Dahl's books were one of a kind.

SEE ALSO: 5 important lessons we learned from Roald Dahl's stories

The British novelist was always an author; however, he actually first served in World War II as a flying ace and intelligence officer. Dahl has been helmed as one of the greatest storytellers for children of the 20th century, and rightfully so.

We've decided to round up some of his best works that turned into amazing movies! Check out our list below and relive your childhood with these Roald Dahl classics!

1.) "Matilda" (1996)



2.) "James and the Giant Peach" (1996)



3.) "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" (1971)



4.) "The Witches" (1990)



5.) "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" (1968)



6.) "Fantastic Mr. Fox" (2009)




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6 of the best Roald Dahl books that become cinematic treasures
Jack Albertson showing Peter Ostrum a Wonka bar in a scene from the film 'Willie Wonka And The Chocolate Factory', 1971. (Photo by Paramount/Getty Images)
Jack Albertson dancing in front of Peter Ostrum in a scene from the film 'Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory', 1971. (Photo by Paramount/Getty Images)
Paris Themmen who played Mike Teevee in the original Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory movie.
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