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Every James Bond Movie, Ranked Best to Worst 

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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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1964

Actors: Sean Connery, Honor Blackman, Garry Marshall, Shirley Eaton, Lois Maxwell, + more

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Goldfinger is the third film in the James Bond series and the third to star Sean Connery as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. It is based on the novel of the same name by Ian Fleming. The film ...more

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Casino Royale is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Every James Bond Movie, Ranked Best to Worst
2006

Actors: Alessandra Ambrosio, Eva Green, Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, Mads Mikkelsen, + more

Directed by: Martin Campbell

Casino Royale is the twenty-first film in the Eon Productions James Bond film series and the first to star Daniel Craig as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. Directed by Martin Campbell and ...more

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From Russia with Love is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Every James Bond Movie, Ranked Best to Worst
1963

Actors: Sean Connery, Robert Shaw, Daniela Bianchi, Martine Beswick, Lois Maxwell, + more

Directed by: Terence Young

From Russia with Love is the second James Bond film made by Eon Productions and the second to star Sean Connery as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. Released in 1963, the film was produced by ...more

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Skyfall is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Every James Bond Movie, Ranked Best to Worst
2012

Actors: Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Javier Bardem, Judi Dench, Naomie Harris, + more

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Skyfall is the twenty-third James Bond film produced by Eon Productions. It features Daniel Craig in his third performance as James Bond, and Javier Bardem as Raoul Silva, the film's villain. It ...more

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The Spy Who Loved Me is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Every James Bond Movie, Ranked Best to Worst
1977

Actors: Roger Moore, Barbara Bach, Caroline Munro, Richard Kiel, Valerie Leon, + more

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

The Spy Who Loved Me is the tenth spy film in the James Bond series, and the third to star Roger Moore as the fictional secret agent James Bond. It was directed by Lewis Gilbert and the ...more

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1981

Actors: Roger Moore, Sheena Easton, Charles Dance, Carole Bouquet, Julian Glover, + more

Directed by: John Glen

For Your Eyes Only is the twelfth spy film in the James Bond series, and the fifth to star Roger Moore as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. It marked the directorial debut of John Glen, who ...more

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1969

Actors: Diana Rigg, Joanna Lumley, Telly Savalas, George Lazenby, Julie Ege, + more

Directed by: Peter R. Hunt

On Her Majesty's Secret Service is the sixth spy film in the James Bond series, based on the 1963 novel of the same name by Ian Fleming. Following the decision of Sean Connery to retire from the ...more

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1965

Actors: Sean Connery, Luciana Paluzzi, Claudine Auger, Martine Beswick, Lois Maxwell, + more

Directed by: Terence Young

Thunderball is the fourth spy film in the James Bond series starring Sean Connery as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. It is an adaptation of the novel of the same name by Ian Fleming, which ...more

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1995

Actors: Pierce Brosnan, Famke Janssen, Judi Dench, Sean Bean, Minnie Driver, + more

Directed by: Martin Campbell

GoldenEye is the seventeenth spy film in the James Bond series, and the first to star Pierce Brosnan as the fictional MI6 officer James Bond. The film was directed by Martin Campbell and is the ...more

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1962

Actors: Sean Connery, Ursula Andress, Jack Lord, Martine Beswick, Lois Maxwell, + more

Directed by: Terence Young

Dr. No is a 1962 British spy film, starring Sean Connery; it is the first James Bond film. Based on the 1958 novel of the same name by Ian Fleming, it was adapted by Richard Maibaum, Johanna ...more

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1973

Actors: Jane Seymour, Roger Moore, Yaphet Kotto, Madeline Smith, Geoffrey Holder, + more

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

This film is the eighth spy film in the James Bond series to be produced by Eon Productions, and the first to star Roger Moore as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. Produced by Albert R. ...more

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Valley Forge added 2015

Actors: Daniel Caig, Christoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Spectre is a 2015 spy film directed by Sam Mendes, and the twenty-fourth film in the James Bond film series. James Bond (Daniel Craig) is pitted against the global organization Spectre and their ...more

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1967

Actors: Sean Connery, Donald Pleasence, Lois Maxwell, Mie Hama, Peter Maivia, + more

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

You Only Live Twice is the fifth spy film in the James Bond series, and the fifth to star Sean Connery as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. The film's screenplay was written by Roald Dahl, and ...more

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1989

Actors: Benicio del Toro, Timothy Dalton, Talisa Soto, Carey Lowell, Wayne Newton, + more

Directed by: John Glen

This film, released in 1989, is the sixteenth entry in the James Bond film series by Eon Productions, and the first one not to use the title of an Ian Fleming story. It is the fifth consecutive ...more

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1987

Actors: Timothy Dalton, John Rhys-Davies, J.J. Barry, Joe Don Baker, Desmond Llewelyn, + more

Directed by: John Glen

The Living Daylights is the fifteenth entry in the James Bond film series and the first to star Timothy Dalton as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. The film's title is taken from Ian Fleming's ...more

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1974

Actors: Christopher Lee, Roger Moore, Britt Ekland, Maud Adams, Lois Maxwell, + more

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

The Man with the Golden Gun is the ninth spy film in the James Bond series and the second to star Roger Moore as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. A loose adaptation of Ian Fleming's novel of ...more

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1983

Actors: Roger Moore, Maud Adams, Louis Jourdan, Nicola Stapleton, Kabir Bedi, + more

Directed by: John Glen

Octopussy is the thirteenth entry in the Eon Productions James Bond film series, and the sixth to star Roger Moore as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. The film's title is taken from a short ...more

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1979

Actors: Roger Moore, Lois Chiles, Richard Kiel, Lois Maxwell, Desmond Llewelyn, + more

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Moonraker is the eleventh spy film in the James Bond series, and the fourth to star Roger Moore as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. The third and final film in the series to be directed by ...more

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1985

Actors: Christopher Walken, Roger Moore, Grace Jones, Tanya Roberts, Dolph Lundren, + more

Directed by: John Glen

This film is the fourteenth spy film of the James Bond series, and the seventh and last to star Roger Moore as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. Although the title is adapted from Ian ...more

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1999

Actors: Pierce Brosnan, Denise Richards, John Cleese, Judi Dench, Sophie Marceau, + more

Directed by: Michael Apted

The World Is Not Enough is the nineteenth spy film in the James Bond series, and the third to star Pierce Brosnan as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. The film was directed by Michael Apted, ...more

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1971

Actors: Sean Connery, Sammy Davis, Jr., Jill St. John, Valerie Perrine, + more

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Diamonds Are Forever is the seventh spy film in the James Bond series by Eon Productions, and the sixth and final Eon film to star Sean Connery as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. The film is ...more

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1997

Actors: Pierce Brosnan, Teri Hatcher, Gerard Butler, Judi Dench, Michelle Yeoh, + more

Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode

This film is the eighteenth spy film in the James Bond series, and the second to star Pierce Brosnan as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. Directed by Roger Spottiswoode, with the screenplay ...more

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2008

Actors: Gemma Arterton, Eva Green, Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko, Stana Katic, + more

Directed by: Marc Forster

Quantum of Solace is the 22nd James Bond film produced by Eon Productions, and is the direct sequel to the 2006 film Casino Royale. Directed by Marc Forster, it features Daniel Craig's second ...more

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1983

Actors: Sean Connery, Kim Basinger, Rowan Atkinson, Max von Sydow, Barbara Carrera, + more

Directed by: Irvin Kershner

Never Say Never Again is a 1983 spy film based on the James Bond novel Thunderball, which was previously adapted in 1965 under that name. Unlike the majority of Bond films, Never Say Never Again ...more

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2002

Actors: Madonna, Halle Berry, Pierce Brosnan, John Cleese, Judi Dench, + more

Directed by: Lee Tamahori

This film is the twentieth spy film in the James Bond series, and the fourth and last film to star Pierce Brosnan as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. The film follows Bond as he leads a ...more

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