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Every James Bond Movie, Ranked Best to Worst

Updated November 11, 2019 45.6k votes 5.6k voters 114.2k views25 items
The best James Bond movies ever, ranked by fans of Ian Fleming and the Bond film franchise. Anyone can contribute to this list of best-to-worst 007 films, which makes these rankings an accurate, real-time reflection of the audience's collective opinion. No matter which Bond is your favorite or which Bond babe was the hottest, everyone has an opinion on which was the best of the films. With this James Bond movies list, you can help decide once and for all just which Bond movie is the best. Put on your tux and order a martini shaken, not stirred, because these are the best Bond movies.
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  • 1
    Goldfinger is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Every James Bond Movie, Ranked Best to Worst
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    ActorsSean Connery, Honor Blackman, Garry Marshall, Shirley Eaton, Lois Maxwell

    Directed byGuy Hamilton

    Goldfinger is the third film in the James Bond series and the third to star Sean Connery as... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2
    Casino Royale is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Every James Bond Movie, Ranked Best to Worst
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    ActorsAlessandra Ambrosio, Eva Green, Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, Mads Mikkelsen

    Directed byMartin Campbell

    Casino Royale is the twenty-first film in the Eon Productions James Bond film series and the... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    The Spy Who Loved Me is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Every James Bond Movie, Ranked Best to Worst

    ActorsRoger Moore, Barbara Bach, Caroline Munro, Richard Kiel, Valerie Leon

    Directed byLewis Gilbert

    The Spy Who Loved Me is the tenth spy film in the James Bond series, and the third to star... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    From Russia with Love is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Every James Bond Movie, Ranked Best to Worst

    ActorsSean Connery, Robert Shaw, Daniela Bianchi, Martine Beswick, Lois Maxwell

    Directed byTerence Young

    From Russia with Love is the second James Bond film made by Eon Productions and the second to... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Skyfall is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Every James Bond Movie, Ranked Best to Worst
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    ActorsDaniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Javier Bardem, Judi Dench, Naomie Harris

    Directed bySam Mendes

    Skyfall is the twenty-third James Bond film produced by Eon Productions. It features Daniel... more on Wikipedia

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  • 6
    Thunderball is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Every James Bond Movie, Ranked Best to Worst
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    ActorsSean Connery, Luciana Paluzzi, Claudine Auger, Martine Beswick, Lois Maxwell

    Directed byTerence Young

    Thunderball is the fourth spy film in the James Bond series starring Sean Connery as the... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    For Your Eyes Only is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Every James Bond Movie, Ranked Best to Worst
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    ActorsRoger Moore, Sheena Easton, Charles Dance, Carole Bouquet, Julian Glover

    Directed byJohn Glen

    For Your Eyes Only is the twelfth spy film in the James Bond series, and the fifth to star... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    On Her Majesty's Secret Se is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Every James Bond Movie, Ranked Best to Worst

    ActorsDiana Rigg, Joanna Lumley, Telly Savalas, George Lazenby, Julie Ege

    Directed byPeter R. Hunt

    On Her Majesty's Secret Service is the sixth spy film in the James Bond series, based on the... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Dr. No is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Every James Bond Movie, Ranked Best to Worst
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    Dr. No

    1962

    ActorsSean Connery, Ursula Andress, Jack Lord, Martine Beswick, Lois Maxwell

    Directed byTerence Young

    Dr. No is a 1962 British spy film, starring Sean Connery; it is the first James Bond film.... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    GoldenEye is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Every James Bond Movie, Ranked Best to Worst
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    ActorsPierce Brosnan, Famke Janssen, Judi Dench, Sean Bean, Minnie Driver

    Directed byMartin Campbell

    GoldenEye is the seventeenth spy film in the James Bond series, and the first to star Pierce... more on Wikipedia

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  • 11
    You Only Live Twice is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Every James Bond Movie, Ranked Best to Worst

    ActorsSean Connery, Donald Pleasence, Lois Maxwell, Mie Hama, Peter Maivia

    Directed byLewis Gilbert

    You Only Live Twice is the fifth spy film in the James Bond series, and the fifth to star Sean... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Live and Let Die is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Every James Bond Movie, Ranked Best to Worst
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    ActorsJane Seymour, Roger Moore, Yaphet Kotto, Madeline Smith, Geoffrey Holder

    Directed byGuy Hamilton

    This film is the eighth spy film in the James Bond series to be produced by Eon Productions,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 13
    The Living Daylights is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Every James Bond Movie, Ranked Best to Worst

    ActorsTimothy Dalton, John Rhys-Davies, J.J. Barry, Joe Don Baker, Desmond Llewelyn

    Directed byJohn Glen

    The Living Daylights is the fifteenth entry in the James Bond film series and the first to... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Licence to Kill is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Every James Bond Movie, Ranked Best to Worst
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    ActorsBenicio del Toro, Timothy Dalton, Talisa Soto, Carey Lowell, Wayne Newton

    Directed byJohn Glen

    This film, released in 1989, is the sixteenth entry in the James Bond film series by Eon... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Spectre is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Every James Bond Movie, Ranked Best to Worst
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    ActorsDaniel Caig, Christoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux

    Directed bySam Mendes

    Spectre is a 2015 spy film directed by Sam Mendes, and the twenty-fourth film in the James... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    The Man with the Golden Gun is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Every James Bond Movie, Ranked Best to Worst

    ActorsChristopher Lee, Roger Moore, Britt Ekland, Maud Adams, Lois Maxwell

    Directed byGuy Hamilton

    The Man with the Golden Gun is the ninth spy film in the James Bond series and the second to... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Octopussy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Every James Bond Movie, Ranked Best to Worst
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    ActorsRoger Moore, Maud Adams, Louis Jourdan, Nicola Stapleton, Kabir Bedi

    Directed byJohn Glen

    Octopussy is the thirteenth entry in the Eon Productions James Bond film series, and the sixth... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Moonraker is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Every James Bond Movie, Ranked Best to Worst
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    ActorsRoger Moore, Lois Chiles, Richard Kiel, Lois Maxwell, Desmond Llewelyn

    Directed byLewis Gilbert

    Moonraker is the eleventh spy film in the James Bond series, and the fourth to star Roger... more on Wikipedia

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  • 19
    The World Is Not Enough is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Every James Bond Movie, Ranked Best to Worst

    ActorsPierce Brosnan, Denise Richards, John Cleese, Judi Dench, Sophie Marceau

    Directed byMichael Apted

    The World Is Not Enough is the nineteenth spy film in the James Bond series, and the third to... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Diamonds Are Forever is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Every James Bond Movie, Ranked Best to Worst

    ActorsSean Connery, Sammy Davis, Jr., Jill St. John, Valerie Perrine

    Directed byGuy Hamilton

    Diamonds Are Forever is the seventh spy film in the James Bond series by Eon Productions, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Tomorrow Never Dies is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Every James Bond Movie, Ranked Best to Worst

    ActorsPierce Brosnan, Teri Hatcher, Gerard Butler, Judi Dench, Michelle Yeoh

    Directed byRoger Spottiswoode

    This film is the eighteenth spy film in the James Bond series, and the second to star Pierce... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    A View to a Kill is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Every James Bond Movie, Ranked Best to Worst

    ActorsChristopher Walken, Roger Moore, Grace Jones, Tanya Roberts, Dolph Lundren

    Directed byJohn Glen

    This film is the fourteenth spy film of the James Bond series, and the seventh and last to... more on Wikipedia

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  • 23
    Die Another Day is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Every James Bond Movie, Ranked Best to Worst
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    ActorsMadonna, Halle Berry, Pierce Brosnan, John Cleese, Judi Dench

    Directed byLee Tamahori

    This film is the twentieth spy film in the James Bond series, and the fourth and last film to... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Never Say Never Again is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Every James Bond Movie, Ranked Best to Worst

    ActorsSean Connery, Kim Basinger, Rowan Atkinson, Max von Sydow, Barbara Carrera

    Directed byIrvin Kershner

    Never Say Never Again is a 1983 spy film based on the James Bond novel Thunderball, which was... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Quantum of Solace is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Every James Bond Movie, Ranked Best to Worst
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    ActorsGemma Arterton, Eva Green, Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko, Stana Katic

    Directed byMarc Forster

    Quantum of Solace is the 22nd James Bond film produced by Eon Productions, and is the direct... more on Wikipedia
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