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Ranking Bond: The Articles

Here’s a compilation of all the articles I’ve written about the Bond franchise.

In all cases, there will be links to the individual articles. There will also be some added articles here that weren’t published before, mostly because I don’t have much to say about them and just wanted to include them for trivia/information purposes. (Just like the Ranking Disney articles.) Oh, and I’ve decided to list them from bottom to top, to add a little bit of suspense to them, in case people haven’t read the articles.

Ranking the Bond Movies (My List)

(Note: Now that I’ve updated the list, some of the films won’t be ranked the way they were for the articles. So if you click on a film that’s, say, #12, and you see that it was #10 when I wrote the articles, know that it’s because the article was written BEFORE Skyfall came out. I know this needs to be explained, because if it isn’t, some idiot will bring it up. That’s how these things work. There’s always some idiot.)

23. The Living Daylights (1987)

22. Octopussy (1983)

21. For Your Eyes Only (1981)

20. Die Another Day (2002)

19. Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)

18. A View to a Kill (1985)

17. Moonraker (1979)

16. The World Is Not Enough (1999)

15. The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)

14. Live and Let Die (1973)

13. Licence to Kill (1989)

12. Diamonds Are Forever (1971)

11. The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

10. Quantum of Solace (2008)

9. Thunderball (1965)

8. You Only Live Twice (1967)

7. GoldenEye (1995)

6. Skyfall (2012)

5. Dr. No (1962)

4. On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969)

3. Casino Royale (2006)

2. Goldfinger (1964)

1. From Russia with Love (1963)

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Ranking the Bond Movies (TokyoRemix’s list)

23. Octopussy (1983)

22. The Living Daylights (1987)

21. For Your Eyes Only (1981)

20. Die Another Day (2002)

19. Moonraker (1979)

18. A View to a Kill (1985)

17. Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)

16. Live and Let Die (1973)

15. The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)

14. The World Is Not Enough (1999)

13. Licence to Kill (1989)

12. Diamonds Are Forever (1971)

11. The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

10. Quantum of Solace (2008)

9. You Only Live Twice (1967)

8. Thunderball (1965)

7. GoldenEye (1995)

6. Skyfall (2012)

5. On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969)

4. Dr. No (1962)

3. Casino Royale (2006)

2. Goldfinger (1964)

1. From Russia with Love (1963)

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Ranking the Bond Title Songs

(Now Updated, post-Skyfall)

The Article

23. “Die Another Day,” by Madonna (from Die Another Day)

22. “The Man with the Golden Gun,” by Lulu (from The Man with the Golden Gun)

21. “For Your Eyes Only,” by Sheena Easton (from For Your Eyes Only)

20. “The Living Daylights,” by A-ha (from The Living Daylights)

19. “A View to a Kill,” by Duran Duran (from A View to a Kill)

18. “Licence to Kill,” by Gladys Knight (from Licence to Kill)

17. “Tomorrow Never Dies,” by Sheryl Crow (from Tomorrow Never Dies)

16. “Another Way to Die,” by Jack White & Alicia Keys (from Quantum of Solace)

15. “Moonraker,” by Shirley Bassey (from Moonraker)

14. ”All Time High,” by Rita Coolidge (from Octopussy)

13. ”From Russia with Love,” by Matt Monro (from From Russia with Love)

12. “Diamonds Are Forever,” by Shirley Bassey (from Diamonds Are Forever)

11. “GoldenEye,” by Tina Turner (from GoldenEye)

10. “The World Is Not Enough,” by Garbage (from The World Is Not Enough)

9. “You Only Live Twice,” by Nancy Sinatra (from You Only Live Twice)

8. “Thunderball,” by Tom Jones (from Thunderball)

7. “Skyfall,” by Adele (from Skyfall)

6. “You Know My Name,” by Chris Cornell (from Casino Royale)

5. “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service,” by John Barry (and unofficially, “We Have All the Time in the World,” by Louis Armstrong, from On Her Majesty’s Secret Service)

4. “Goldfinger,” by Shirley Bassey (from Goldfinger)

3. “Live and Let Die,” by Paul McCartney (from Live and Let Die)

2. “Nobody Does It Better,” by Carly Simon (from The Spy Who Loved Me)

1. “The James Bond Theme,” by John Barry (from Dr. No)

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Ranking the Bond Credit Sequences

(Now updated, post Skyfall)

The Article

23. On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969)

22. The Living Daylights (1987)

21. The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)

20. Diamonds Are Forever (1971)

19. For Your Eyes Only (1981)

18. Live and Let Die (1973)

17. A View to a Kill (1985)

16. You Only Live Twice (1967)

15. Licence to Kill (1989)

14. Octopussy (1983)

13. Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)

12. Moonraker (1979)

11. The World Is Not Enough (1999)

10. Dr. No (1962)

9. Goldfinger (1964)

8. From Russia with Love (1963)

7. GoldenEye (1995)

6. Die Another Day (2002)

5. Quantum of Solace (2008)

4. Skyfall (2012)

3. The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

2. Thunderball (1965)

1. Casino Royale (2006)

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Ranking the Bond Scores

(Now updated, post-Skyfall)

The Article

23. Tomorrow Never Dies

22. Licence to Kill

21. Octopussy

20. The Living Daylights

19. The World Is Not Enough

18. Die Another Day

17. The Man with the Golden Gun

16. Moonraker

15. A View to a Kill

14. Quantum of Solace

13. Dr. No

12. Live and Let Die

11. For Your Eyes Only

10. Diamonds Are Forever

9. Thunderball

8. GoldenEye

7. The Spy Who Loved Me 

6. On Her Majesty’s Secret Service

5. From Russia with Love

4. Skyfall

3. Casino Royale

2. Goldfinger

1. You Only Live Twice

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Ranking the Bonds (My List)

1. Sean Connery

2. Daniel Craig

3. Pierce Brosnan

4. George Lazenby

5. Roger Moore

6. Timothy Dalton

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Ranking the Bonds (TokyoRemix’s List)

1. Sean Connery

2. Daniel Craig

3. Pierce Brosnan

4. George Lazenby

5. Timothy Dalton

6. Roger Moore

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Ranking the Bond Girls (My List)

(Now updated, Post-Skyfall)

Article

24. Stacey Sutton (A View to a Kill)

23. Holly Goodhead (Moonraker)

22. Kara Milovy (The Living Daylights)

21. Octopussy (Octopussy)

20. Jinx Johnson (Die Another Day)

19. Wai Lin (Tomorrow Never Dies)

18. Christmas Jones (The World Is Not Enough)

17. Kissy Suzuki (You Only Live Twice)

16. Melina Havelock (For Your Eyes Only)

15. Mary Goodnight (The Man with the Golden Gun)

14. Severine (Skyfall)

13. Pam Bouvier (Licence to Kill)

12. Pussy Galore (Goldfinger)

11. Natalya Simonova (GoldenEye)

10. Camille Montes (Quantum of Solace)

9. Aki (You Only Live Twice)

8. Honey Ryder (Dr. No)

7. Anya Amasova (The Spy Who Loved Me)

6. Tiffany Case (Diamonds Are Forever)

5. Solitaire (Live and Let Die)

4. Tatiana Romanova (From Russia with Love)

3. Domino Derval (Thunderball)

2. Tracy di Vincenzo (On Her Majesty’s Secret Service)

1. Vesper Lynd (Casino Royale)

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Ranking the Bond Girls (TokyoRemix’s list)

Article

24. Stacey Sutton

23. Holly Goodhead

22. Christmas Jones

21. Kara Milovy

20. Octopussy

19. Jinx

18. Wai Lin

17. Melina Havelock

16. Mary Goodnight

15. Tiffany Case

14. Pam Bouvier

13. Kissy Suzuki

12. Solitaire

11. Pussy Galore

10. Camille Montes

9. Natalya Simonova

8. Anya Amasova

7. Honey Ryder

6. Aki

5. Severine

4. Domino Derval

3. Tatiana Romanova

2. Tracy Bond

1. Vesper Lynd

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Ranking the Other Bond Girls (My List)

Article

25. The Gypsy Girls (From Russia with Love)

24. Dink (Goldfinger) (or Dolly)

23. Mei-Lei (Goldfinger)

22. Rosie Carver (Live and Let Die)

21. Corinne Dufour (Moonraker)

20. Miss Taro (Dr. No)

19. Solange (Casino Royale)

18. Tilly Masterson (Goldfinger)

17. Magda (Octopussy)

16. Miranda Frost (Die Another Day)

15. Pola Ivanova (A View to a Kill)

14. Paula Caplan (Thunderball)

13. Andrea Anders (The Man with the Golden Gun)

12. Ling (You Only Live Twice)

11. Patricia Fearing (Thunderball)

10. May Day (A View to a Kill)

9. Strawberry Fields (Quantum of Solace)

8. Miss Caruso (Live and Let Die)

7. Elektra King (The World Is Not Enough)

6. Plenty O’Toole (Diamonds Are Forever)

5. Lupe Lamora (Licence to Kill)

4. Xenia Onatopp (GoldenEye)

3. Jill Masterson (Goldfinger)

2. Fiona Volpe (Thunderball)

1. Sylvia Trench (Dr. No and From Russia with Love)

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Ranking the Other Bond Girls (TokyoRemix’s List)

Article

25. Rosie Carver

24. Corinne Dufour

23. Andrea Anders

22. Magda

21. Dink

20. Mei Lei

19. Ling

18. Miss Caruso

17. Paula Caplan

16. Miranda Frost

15. Pola Ivanova

14. The Gypsies

13. Tilly Masterson

12. Patricia Fearing

11. Lupe Lamora

10. Plenty O’Toole

9. Solange

8. May Day

7. Miss Taro

6. Fiona Volpe

5. Strawberry Fields

4. Elektra King

3. Xenia Onatopp

2. Jill Masterson

1. Sylvia Trench

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Ranking the Bond Girls (By Hotness) (My List)

(now updated, post-Skyfall)

Article

50. Gypsy Girls (From Russia with Love)

49. Tilly Masterson (Goldfinger)

48. Caroline (GoldenEye) (psych evaluator)

47. May Day (A View to a Kill)

46. Octopussy (Octopussy)

45. Naomi (The Spy Who Loved Me)

44. Linda (The Living Daylights) (opening chick on yacht)

43. Log Cabin Chick (The Spy Who Loved Me)

42. Prof. Inga Bergstrom (Tomorrow Never Dies)

41. Pussy Galore (Goldfinger)

40. Pola Ivanova (A View to a Kill)

39. Dink (Goldfinger)

87. Andrea Anders (The Man with the Golden Gun)

37. Magda (Octopussy)

36. Wai Lin (Tomorrow Never Dies)

35. Mary Goodnight (The Man with the Golden Gun)

34. Kara Milovy (The Living Daylights)

33. Stacey Sutton (A View to a Kill)

32. Miranda Frost (Die Another Day)

31. Xenia Onatopp (GoldenEye)

30. Miss Taro (Dr. No)

29. Valenka (Casino Royale)

28. Miss Caruso (Live and Let Die)

27. Corinne Dufour (Moonraker)

26. Pam Bouvier (Licence to Kill)

25. Natalya Simonova (GoldenEye)

24. Kerim Bey’s Girl (From Russia with Love) (she’s also Bonita)

23. Jill Masterson (Goldfinger)

22. Elektra King (The World Is Not Enough)

21. Melina Havelock (For Your Eyes Only)

20. Solange (Casino Royale)

19. Anya Amasova (The Spy Who Loved Me)

18. Fiona Volpe (Thunderball)

17. Plenty O’Toole (Diamonds Are Forever)

16. Kissy Suzuki (You Only Live Twice)

15. Christmas Jones (The World Is Not Enough)

14. Tracy di Vincenzo (On Her Majesty’s Secret Service)

13. Jinx Johnson (Die Another Day)

12. Severine (Skyfall)

11. Aki (You Only Live Twice)

10. Camille Montes (Quantum of Solace)

9. Honey Ryder (Dr. No)

8. Strawberry Fields (Quantum of Solace)

7. Domino Derval (Thunderball)

6. Tatiana Romanova (From Russia with Love)

5. Tiffany Case (Diamonds Are Forever)

4. Lupe Lamora (Licence to Kill)

3. Sylvia Trench (Dr. No and From Russia with Love)

2. Vesper Lynd (Casino Royale)

1. Solitaire (Live and Let Die)

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Ranking the Bond Girls (By Hotness) (TokyoRemix’s List)

Article

20. Fiona Volpe

19. Jinx Johnson

18. Tracy Di Vicenzo

17. Xenia Onatopp

16. Anya Amasova

15. Elektra King

14. Domino Derval

13. Miss Taro

12. Honey Ryder

11. Camille Montes

10. Strawberry Fields

9. Natalya Simonova

8. Kissy Suzuki

7. Solange

6. Solitaire

5. Aki

4. Tatiana Romanova

3. Sylvia Trench

2. Vesper Lynd

1. Severine

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Ranking the Bond Villains (My List)

(Now updated, post-Skyfall)

Article

27. Aristotle Kristatos (For Your Eyes Only)

26. General Orlov (Octopussy)

25. Brad Whitaker (The Living Daylights)

24. Kamal Khan (Octopussy)

23. Colonel Moon (Die Another Day)

22. Hugo Drax (Moonraker)

21. General Medrano (Quantum of Solace)

20. General Koskov (The Living Daylights)

19. Elliot Carver (Tomorrow Never Dies)

18. Rosa Klebb (From Russia with Love)

17. Emilio Largo (Thunderball)

16. Kananga (Live and Let Die)

15. Karl Stromberg (The Spy Who Loved Me)

14. Renard (The World Is Not Enough)

13. General Ourumov (GoldenEye)

12. Franz Sanchez (Licence to Kill)

11. Max Zorin (A View to a Kill)

10. Mr. White (Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace)

9. Elektra King (The World Is Not Enough)

8. Dominic Greene (Quantum of Solace)

7. Le Chiffre (Casino Royale)

6. Dr. No (Dr. No)

5. Alec Trevelyan (GoldenEye)

4. Raoul Silva (Skyfall)

3. Francisco Scaramanga (The Man with the Golden Gun)

2. Auric Goldfinger (Goldfinger)

1. Ernst Stavro Blofeld (From Russia with Love, Thunderball, You Only Live Twice, On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, Diamonds Are Forever. And unofficially, For Your Eyes Only)

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Ranking the Bond Villains (TokyoRemix’s list)

Article

27. Brad Whitaker

26. General Orlov

25. Kamal Khan

24. Colonel Moon

23. Aristotle Kristatos

22. Hugo Drax

21. General Koskov

20. Kananga

19. Karl Stromberg

18. General Medrano

17. Elliot Carver

16. Franz Sanchez

15. Renard

14. Arkady Ourumov

13. Mr. White

12. Emilio Largo

11. Rosa Klebb

10. Max Zorin

9. Dominic Greene

8. Elektra King

7. Le Chiffre

6. Alec Trevelyan

5. Francisco Scaramanga

4. Raoul Silva

3. Dr. No

2. Auric Goldfinger

1. Ernst Stavro Blofeld

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Ranking the Bond Henchmen (My List)

(Now updated, post-Skyfall)

Article

50. Adolph Gettler (Casino Royale)

40. Bullion (The World Is Not Enough)

48. Henry Gupta (Tomorrow Never Dies)

47. Solo (Goldfinger)

46. Mr. Jones (Dr. No) (cyanide guy)

45. Mr. Osato (You Only Live Twice)

44. Freelance (Dr. No)

43. Chang (Moonraker)

42. Cab Driver (Live and Let Die)

41. Angelo Palazzi (Thunderball)

40. Zao (Die Another Day)

39. Ninja Assassin (You Only Live Twice)

38. Yusef Kabira (Vesper’s boyfriend) (Quantum of Solace)

37. Vargas (Thunderball)

36. Morton Slumber (Diamonds Are Forever)

35. Helga Brandt (You Only Live Twice)

34. Whisper (Live and Let Die)

33. Colonel Jacques Bouvar (Thunderball)

32. Naomi (The Spy Who Loved Me)

31. Slate (Quantum of Solace)

30. Three Blind Mice (Dr. No)

29. Patrice (Skyfall)

28. Cigar Girl (The World Is Not Enough)

27. Professor Joe Butcher (Licence to Kill)

26. Craig Mitchell (Quantum of Solace)

25. Gobinda (Octopussy)

24. Irma Bunt (On Her Majesty’s Secret Service)

23. Alex Dimitrios (Casino Royale)

22. Professor Dent (Dr. No)

21. Tee Hee (Live and Let Die)

20. Mr. Wint and Mr. Kidd (Diamonds Are Forever)

19. Kronsteen (From Russia with Love)

18. Mollaka (Casino Royale)

17. Impostor 00 (The Living Daylights)

16. Peter Franks (Diamonds Are Forever)

15. Krilencu (From Russia with Love)

14. Nick Nack (The Man with the Golden Gun)

13. Carlos (Casino Royale)

12. Casual Assassin (Live and Let Die)

11. Dario (Licence to Kill)

10. Bonesaw (Octopussy)

9. Boris Grishenko (GoldenEye)

8. May Day (A View to a Kill)

7. Baron Samedi (Live and Let Die)

6. Xenia Onatopp (GoldenEye)

5. Fiona Volpe (Thunderball)

4. Dr. Kaufman (Tomorrow Never Dies)

3. Oddjob (Goldfinger)

2. Red Grant (From Russia with Love)

1. Jaws (The Spy Who Loved Me and Moonraker)

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Ranking the Bond Allies (My List)

Article

25. Quarrel Jr. (Live and Let Die)

24. Damian Falco (Die Another Day)

23. Manuela (Moonraker)

22. Harold Strutter (Live and Let Die)

21. Willard Whyte (Diamonds Are Forever)

20. Sir Hilary Bray (On Her Majesty’s Secret Service)

19. Tilly Masterson (Goldfinger)

18. Mr. Chang (Die Another Day)

17. Sharkey (Licence to Kill)

16. Puss Feller (Dr. No)

15. Paula Caplan (Thunderball)

14. Sir Godfrey Tibbett (A View to a Kill)

13. Jack Wade (GoldenEye Tomorrow Never Dies)

12. Ling (You Only Live Twice)

11. Milos Columbo (For Your Eyes Only)

10. Quarrel (Dr. No)

9. Aki (You Only Live Twice)

8. General Pushkin (The Living Daylights)

7. Jaws (Moonraker)

6. Marc-Ange Draco (On Her Majesty’s Secret Service)

5. Tiger Tanaka (You Only Live Twice)

4. Felix Leiter (Dr. NoGoldfingerThunderballDiamonds Are ForeverLive and Let DieThe Living DaylightsLicence to KillCasino Royale & Quantum of Solace)

3. Kerim Bey (From Russia with Love)

2. Valentin Zukovsky (GoldenEye The World Is Not Enough)

1. Rene Mathis (Casino Royale Quantum of Solace)

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Ranking the Bond Allies (TokyoRemix’s List)

Article

25. Quarrel Jr.

24. Damian Falco

23. Willard Whyte

22. Harold Strutter

21. Manuela

20. Sir Hilary Bray

19. Sharkey

18. Sir Godfrey Tibbett

17. Tilly Masterson

16. Ling

15. Mr. Chang

14. General Pushkin

13. Paula Caplan

12. Puss Feller

11. Jaws

10. Jack Wade

9. Milos Columbo

8. Quarrel

7. Aki

6. Marc-Ange Draco

5. Tiger Tanaka

4. Felix Leiter

3. Valentin Zukovsky

2. Ali Kerim Bey

1. Rene Mathis

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Ranking the Bond Cold Openings (My List)

(Now updated, post-Skyfall)

Article

23. Dr. No

22. Octopussy

21. For Your Eyes Only

20. A View to a Kill

19. The Living Daylights

18. Tomorrow Never Dies

17. Diamonds Are Forever

16. Goldfinger

15. Die Another Day

14. Thunderball

13. On Her Majesty’s Secret Service

12. Licence to Kill

11. Live and Let Die

10. The World Is Not Enough

9. From Russia with Love

8. The Man with the Golden Gun

7. Moonraker

6. You Only Live Twice

5. GoldenEye

4. The Spy Who Loved Me

3. Skyfall

2. Casino Royale

1. Quantum of Solace

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Ranking the Bond Final Scenes (My List)

(now updated, post-Skyfall)

Article

23. For Your Eyes Only

22. Die Another Day

21. Tomorrow Never Dies

20. Octopussy

19. The Living Daylights

18. Licence to Kill

17. The Man with the Golden Gun

16. Thunderball

15. Diamonds Are Forever

14. A View to a Kill

13. Skyfall

12. Quantum of Solace

11. Moonraker

10. The World Is Not Enough

9. Live and Let Die

8. GoldenEye

7. The Spy Who Loved Me

6. Goldfinger

5. You Only Live Twice

4. Dr. No

3. From Russia with Love

2. On Her Majesty’s Secret Service

1. Casino Royale

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Ranking the Bond Chases/Action Sequences

Article

100. Skyfall sequence #1 (temporarily)

99. Skyfall sequence #2 (temporarily)

98. Skyfall sequence #3 (temporarily)

97. Poppy fields assassination attempt / Bus chase through San Monique (Live and Let Die)

96. Slumber, Inc. (Diamonds Are Forever)

95. Helga leaving Bond to die on the plane (You Only Live Twice)

94.  Boat chase / J.W. Pepper (Live and Let Die)

93. Pimpmobile chase (Live and Let Die)

92. Stealing the bombs (Thunderball)

91. Boat chase with Jaws (Moonraker)

90. Sneaking up to see Whyte (Diamonds Are Forever)

89. Bond vs. Nick Nack (The Man with the Golden Gun)

88. Mountain Climbing (For Your Eyes Only)

87. Jaws Cable Car (Moonraker)

86. Chase up to Harlem (Live and Let Die)

85. Car Park Sequence (Tomorrow Never Dies)

84. Solitaire checking the cards (Live and Let Die)

83. The Spine Stretcher (Thunderball)

82. Barfight / Marlin guy (Licence to Kill)

81. The Doctor (Tomorrow Never Dies)

80. Bonesaw fight (Octopussy)

79. Vegas chase (Diamonds Are Forever)

78. Zukovsky’s Caviar factory (The World Is Not Enough)

77. Plane sequence (Quantum of Solace)

76. Koskov’s “defection” (The Living Daylights)

75. Boat Chase (Quantum of Solace)

74. Ski chase / Avalanche (On Her Majesty’s Secret Service)

73. Showdown on plane (Goldfinger)

72. Final boat chase (From Russia with Love)

71. Battle on the Liparus (The Spy Who Loved Me)

70. Jaws at the Pyramids (The Spy Who Loved Me)

69. Final fight with Klebb (From Russia with Love)

68. Jaws fight on the train (The Spy Who Loved Me)

67. Ninja Assassin (You Only Live Twice)

66. Opening Sequence (Licence to Kill)

65. Escape from Largo’s house / Shark tank (Thunderball)

64. Golden Gate showdown (A View to a Kill)

63. Opening sequence (Goldfinger)

62. Opening sequence (Thunderball)

61. Showdown with Alec (GoldenEye)

60. Slate fight (Quantum of Solace)

59. Elektra’s torture device / Zukovsky (The World Is Not Enough)

58. Opening sequence / Beach fight (On Her Majesty’s Secret Service)

57. Stealing the Lektor (From Russia with Love)

56. Opening sequence (The Living Daylights)

55. Being “taken for a ride” by Mr. Jones (Dr. No)

54. Final chase with Blofeld / Bobsled (On Her Majesty’s Secret Service)

53. “Motoring” with Onatopp (GoldenEye)

52. Opening sequence (The Man with the Golden Gun)

51. Car chase with the Three Blind Mice (Dr. No)

50. Opening sequence (Tomorrow Never Dies)

49. Gypsy camp raid (From Russia with Love)

48. Showdown in Dr. No’s control room (Dr. No)

47. Chase through the mountains (Goldfinger)

46. Ninja volcano raid (You Only Live Twice)

45. Car chase / Helicopter chase (You Only Live Twice)

44. Bond’s “assassination” (You Only Live Twice)

43. Ski chase (For Your Eyes Only)

42. Drive-by / Car chase / Stock car (On Her Majesty’s Secret Service)

41. Sex fight with Onatopp (GoldenEye)

40. Opening / Boat chase (The World Is Not Enough)

39. Car / Helicopter chase (The Spy Who Loved Me)

38. Opening / ski chase (The Spy Who Loved Me)

37. Raid on Blofeld’s lair (On Her Majesty’s Secret Service)

36. Opening (Die Another Day)

35. Helicopter chase (From Russia with Love)

34. Killing Krilencu (From Russia with Love)

33. Mardi Gras Jaws encounter (Moonraker)

32. Peter Franks fight (Diamonds Are Forever)

31. The Card Game (Casino Royale)

30. Warehouse Fight (You Only Live Twice)

29. Bond vs. the Chinamen (DB5 chase) (Goldfinger)

28. Fighting Jaws at the ruins / Fuck Yo Van (The Spy Who Loved Me)

27. Ski chase / escaping into town (On Her Majesty’s Secret Service)

26. Opening / Parachute (Moonraker)

25. Chase after Vesper / DBS flip (Casino Royale)

24. Interrogation / Library / Tank chase (GoldenEye)

23. Opening (Casino Royale)

22. Bond vs. Scaramanga (The Man with the Golden Gun)

21. Stairwell fight (Casino Royale)

20. Opening sequence (From Russia with Love)

19. Oww, my balls (Casino Royale)

18. Tanker trucks (Licence to Kill)

17. Fight in Osato’s office (You Only Live Twice)

16. Bond’s escape through the pipes (Dr. No)

15. Spider in the bed (Dr. No)

14. Street assassination (The Man with the Golden Gun)

13. Fall of a house in Venice (Casino Royale)

12. Hotel showdown (Quantum of Solace)

11. Opera fight (Quantum of Solace)

10. Bond’s been poisoned (Casino Royale)

9. Opening (GoldenEye)

8. Underwater battle (Thunderball)

7. Bond vs. Oddjob (Goldfinger)

6. Carlos / Miami International (Casino Royale)

5. Goldfinger’s laser (Goldfinger)

4. Mitchell chase (Quantum of Solace)

3. Mollaka chase (Casino Royale)

2. Red Grant fight (From Russia with Love)

1. Opening chase (Quantum of Solace)

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Ranking the Bond Cars (TokyoRemix’s List)

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25. Rolls Royce Silver Cloud II (A View to a Kill)

24. Alfa Romeo GTV6 (Octopussy)

23. Rolls Royce Silver Wraith (From Russia With Love)

22. Jaguar XJ8 (Casino Royale & Quantum of Solace)

21. AMC Matador (The Man With the Golden Gun)

20. Jaguar XKR (Die Another Day)

19. Ford Fairlane (Thunderball Die Another Day)

18. Lincoln Continental (Goldfinger)

17. Chevrolet Bel Air (Dr. No)

16. Rolls Royce Phantom III (Goldfinger)

15. Corvorado (Live and Let Die)

14. BMW Z3 (GoldenEye)

13. Ferrari F355 GTS (GoldenEye)

12. Aston Martin Vanquish (Die Another Day)

11. Mercury Cougar XR7 (On Her Majesty’s Secret Service)

10. BMW Z8 (The World Is Not Enough)

9. Ford Mustang Mach 1 (Diamonds Are Forever)

8. Ford Mustang Convertible ( Goldfinger & Thunderball)

7. Sunbeam Alpine (Dr. No)

6. Aston Martin V8 Vantage (The Living Daylights)

5. Aston Martin DBS (On Her Majesty’s Secret Service)

4. Lotus Esprit (The Spy Who Loved Me For Your Eyes Only)

3. Toyota 2000GT (You Only Live Twice)

2. Aston Martin DBS (Casino Royale Quantum of Solace)

1. Aston Martin DB5 (Goldfinger, Thunderball, GoldenEye, Tomorrow Never Dies, Casino Royale Skyfall)

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Ranking the Bond Cars (My List)

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25. Lincoln Mark VII LSC (Licence to Kill)

24. BMW Z3 (GoldenEye)

23. Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud (A View to a Kill)

22. Cadillac Fleetwood Eldorado (Live and Let Die)

21. BMW Z8 (The World Is Not Enough)

20. Chevy Impala (Live and Let Die)

19. Rolls-Royce Phantom III (Goldfinger)

18. Aston Martin V8 Vantage (The Living Daylights)

17. Mustang Convertible (Goldfinger Thunderball)

16. Aston Martin V12 Vanquish (Die Another Day)

15. Lincoln Continental (Goldfinger Thunderball)

14. Rolls Royce Silver Shadow Drophead Coupe Mulliner Park-Ward (On Her Majesty’s Secret Service)

13. Ford Thunderbird (ThunderballDiamonds Are Forever Die Another Day)

12. Chevrolet Bel Air convertible (Dr. No)

11. Sunbeam Alpine (Dr. No)

10. Ford Fairlane 500 Skyliner (Thunderball Die Another Day)

9. Ferrari F355 GTS (GoldenEye)

8. Mercury Cougar XR-7 (On Her Majesty’s Secret Service)

7. Ford Mustang Mach 1 (Diamonds Are Forever)

6. Lotus Esprit (The Spy Who Loved Me & For Your Eyes Only)

5. Aston Martin DBS (On Her Majesty’s Secret Service)

4. Toyota 2000GT (You Only Live Twice)

3. Corvado Pimpmobile (Live and Let Die)

2. Aston Martin DBS V12 (Casino Royale, Quantum of Solace)

1. Aston Martin DB5 (Goldfinger, Thunderball, GoldenEye, Tomorrow Never Dies, Casino Royale, Skyfall)

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Now some extra lists that are mostly for information purposes:

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Bond Films in Order of Release Date

1. Dr. No (1962)

2. From Russia with Love (1963)

3. Goldfinger (1964)

4. Thunderball (1965)

5. You Only Live Twice (1967)

6. On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969)

7. Diamonds Are Forever (1971)

8. Live and Let Die (1973)

9. The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)

10. The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

11. Moonraker (1979)

12. For Your Eyes Only (1981)

13. Octopussy (1983)

14. A View to a Kill (1985)

15. The Living Daylights (1987)

16. Licence to Kill (1989)

17. GoldenEye (1995)

18. Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)

19. The World Is Not Enough (1999)

20. Die Another Day (2002)

21. Casino Royale (2006)

22. Quantum of Solace (2008)

23. Skyfall (2012)

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Bond Films in Order of Run Time (shortest to longest)

1. Quantum of Solace (106 minutes)

2. Dr. No (110 minutes)

3. Goldfinger (110 minutes)

4. From Russia with Love (115 minutes)

5. You Only Live Twice (117 minutes)

6. Tomorrow Never Dies (119 minutes)

7. Diamonds Are Forever (120 minutes)

8. Live and Let Die (121 minutes)

9. The Man with the Golden Gun (125 minutes)

10. The Spy Who Loved Me (125 minutes)

11. Moonraker (126 minutes)

12. For Your Eyes Only (127 minutes)

13. The World Is Not Enough (128 minutes)

14. Thunderball (130 minutes)

15. The Living Daylights (130 minutes)

16. GoldenEye (130 minutes)

17. Octopussy (131 minutes)

18. A View to a Kill (131 minutes)

19. Licence to Kill (133 minutes)

20. Die Another Day (133 minutes)

21. On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (142 minutes)

22. Skyfall (143 minutes)

23. Casino Royale (144 minutes)

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Bond Films by Budget (smallest to largest)

1. Dr. No ($1 million)

2. From Russia with Love ($2 million)

3. Goldfinger ($3 million)

4. On Her Majesty’s Secret Service ($7 million)

5. Live and Let Die ($7 million)

6. The Man with the Golden Gun ($7 million)

7. Diamonds Are Forever ($7.2 million)

8. Thunderball ($9 million)

9. You Only Live Twice ($9.5 million)

10. The Spy Who Loved Me ($14 million)

11. Octopussy ($27.5 million)

12. For Your Eyes Only ($28 million)

13. A View to a Kill ($30 million)

14. Licence to Kill ($32 million)

15. Moonraker ($34 million)

16. The Living Daylights ($40 million)

17. GoldenEye ($58 million)

18. Tomorrow Never Dies ($110 million)

19. The World Is Not Enough ($135 million)

20. Die Another Day ($142 million)

21. Casino Royale ($150 million)

22. Skyfall ($250 million)

23. Quantum of Solace ($200 million)

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Bond Films by Box Office Gross (largest to smallest)

(I’m gonna do worldwide grosses primarily. Domestic totals will be in parentheses.)

1. Skyfall – $1.1 billion ($304.3 million domestically)

2. Casino Royale – $594.2 million ($167.4 million domestically)

3. Quantum of Solace – $586.1 million ($168.4 million domestically)

4. Die Another Day – $432 million ($160.9 million domestically)

5. The World Is Not Enough – $361.8 million ($126.9 million domestically)

6. GoldenEye – $352.2 million ($106.4 million domestically)

7. Tomorrow Never Dies – $333 million ($125.3 million domestically)

8. Moonraker – $210.3 million ($70.3 million domestically)

9. For Your Eyes Only – $195.3 million ($54.8 million domestically)

10. The Living Daylights – $191.2 million ($51.2 million domestically)

11. Octopussy – $187.5 million ($67.9 million domestically)

12. The Spy Who Loved Me – $185.4 million ($46.8 million domestically)

13. Live and Let Die – $161.8 million ($35.4 million domestically)

14. Licence to Kill – $156.2 million ($34.7 million domestically)

15. A View to a Kill – $152.4 million ($50.3 million domestically)

16. Thunderball – $141.2 million ($63.6 million domestically)

17. Goldfinger – $124.9 million ($51.1 million domestically)

18. Diamonds Are Forever – $116 million ($43.8 million domestically)

19. You Only Live Twice – $111.6 million ($43.1 million domestically)

20. The Man with the Golden Gun – $97.6 million ($21 million domestically)

21. On Her Majesty’s Secret Service – $82 million ($22.8 million domestically)

22. From Russia with Love – $78.9 million ($24.8 million domestically)

23. Dr. No – $59.6 million ($16.1 million domestically)

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Bond Films by IMDB Score (lowest to highest)

23. Die Another Day (2002) — 6.0

22. Moonraker (1979) — 6.2

21. A View to a Kill (1985) — 6.2

20. The World Is Not Enough (1999) — 6.3

19. Tomorrow Never Dies (1998) — 6.4

18. Licence to Kill (1989) — 6.5

17. Octopussy (1983) — 6.6

16. Quantum of Solace (2008) — 6.7

15. The Living Daylights (1987) — 6.7

14. The Man with the Golden Gun (1974) — 6.7

13. Diamonds Are Forever (1971) — 6.7

12. For Your Eyes Only (1981) — 6.8

11. Live and Let Die (1973) — 6.8

10. On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969) — 6.8

9. You Only Live Twice (1967) — 6.9

8. Thunderball (1965) — 7.0

7. The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) — 7.1

6. GoldenEye (1995) — 7.2

5. Dr. No (1962) — 7.3

4. From Russia with Love (1963) — 7.5

3. Skyfall (2012) – 7.8

2. Goldfinger (1964) — 7.8

1. Casino Royale (2006) — 7.9

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Bond Films by Rotten Tomatometer (lowest to highest)

23. A View to a Kill (1985) — 36%

22. Octopussy (1983) — 43%

21. The Man with the Golden Gun (1974) — 46%

20. The World Is Not Enough (1999) — 51%

19. Die Another Day (2002) — 57%

18. Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) — 57%

17. Moonraker (1979) — 62%

16. Quantum of Solace (2008) — 64%

15. Diamonds Are Forever (1971) — 64%

14. Live and Let Die (1973) — 65%

13. You Only Live Twice (1967) — 70%

12. For Your Eyes Only (1981) — 73%

11. Licence to Kill (1989) — 74%

10. The Living Daylights (1987) — 75%

9. The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) — 78%

8. On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969) — 81%

7. GoldenEye (1995) — 82%

6. Thunderball (1965) — 85%

5. Skyfall (2012) — 92%

4. Casino Royale (2006) — 95%

3. Goldfinger (1964) — 96%

2. From Russia with Love (1963) — 96%

1. Dr. No (1962) — 98%

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