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James Bond

Listed By Median Rating

James Bond

Listed By Median Rating



Goldfinger | 1964

When one of the wealthiest men (Gert Fröbe) in the world, who is obsessed with gold, is suspected of smuggling England’s gold reserves, 007 (Sean Connery) is off to Switzerland and then Kentucky’s Fort Knox, travelling by Aston Martin and Pussy Galore’s (Honor Blackman) jet, while evading a lethal bowler hat. Cast: Bernard Lee, Lois Maxwell and Desmond Llewelyn. Director: Guy Hamilton. [1:50 – PG]



From Russia with Love | 1963

James Bond’s (Sean Connery) second outing takes him to Turkey, Eastern Europe and Italy, as he seduces a Russian embassy clerk (Daniela Bianchi), who’s unwittingly working for SPECTRE, and while 007 wittingly falls into the evil organization’s intricate trap in order to retrieve a super-duper Soviet encryption machine. Cast: Pedro Armendáriz, Robert Shaw, Lotte Lenya, Bernard Lee, Lois Maxwell and Desmond Llewelyn. Director: Terence Young. [1:55 – PG]



Dr. No | 1962

The first true Bond film finds the intrepid secret agent (Sean Connery) in Jamaica investigating the death of British agents, bonding with beautiful women, and fighting a criminal mastermind with a spectacular lair, who is meddling with Cape Canaveral rocket launches. Cast: Ursula Andress, Bernard Lee, Joseph Wiseman, Jack Lord and Lois Maxwell. Director: Terence Young. [1:49 – PG]



On Her Majesty’s Secret Service | 1969

There’s a new Blofeld (Telly Savalas), and a new Bond (George Lazenby), and instead of tropical locations, this time the action is on a mountaintop in the Alps. The evil master plan involves brainwashing young women with biological agents in order to blackmail the world and bobsleds and skis are the instruments of snowbound battles. Also, 007 gets married. Cast: Diana Rigg, Gabriele Ferzetti, Lois Maxwell, Bernard Lee and Desmond Llewelyn. Director: Peter Hunt. [2:22 – PG]



You Only Live Twice | 1967

After a predatory rocket snatches American and Soviet satellites, Bond (Sean Connery) pretends to be assassinated in Hong Kong, is off to Japan, takes Ninja lessons, blends in and discovers master villain Blofeld (Donald Pleasence) sheltering in an extinct volcano hiding a secret rocket complex; highlights include the Little Nellie, the cutest baddest gyroplane.
Cast: Akiko Wakabayashi, Mie Hama, Tetsuro Tamba, Teru Shimada, Karin Dor, Bernard Lee, Desmond Llewelyn, Lois Maxwell and Charles Gray. Director: Lewis Gilbert. [1:57 – PG]



Thunderball | 1965

When SPECTRE steals a bomber carrying two nuclear warheads, Bond (Sean Connery) travels to Nassau pursuing the only obvious lead, the young lover (Claudine Auger) of a wealthy yachtsman sailing to Miami, with the bombs aboard. An underwater battle with spear guns and some sharks ensues. Cast: Adolfo Celi, Bernard Lee, Lois Maxwell and Desmond Llewelyn. Director: Terence Young. [2:10 – PG]



Diamonds Are Forever | 1971

Blofeld (Charles Gray) is back, hoarding diamonds to build a laser beam satellite, and has help from two sanguine, wise-cracking assassins. Bond (Sean Connery) follows the gems, traveling from Amsterdam to Las Vegas and finally to an oil-rig used as a base. Cast: Jill St. John, Lana Wood, Jimmy Dean, Bruce Cabot, Putter Smith, Bruce Glover, Norman Burton, Bernard Lee, Desmond Llewelyn and Lois Maxwell. Director: Guy Hamilton. [2:00 – PG]

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