Favourite to Least Favourite Bond Films

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1.
On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
James Bond woos a mob boss's daughter and goes undercover to uncover the true reason for Blofeld's allergy research in the Swiss Alps that involves beautiful women from around the world. (142 mins.)
Director: Peter Hunt
“ George Lazenby is perfect as James Bond in this highly-underrated movie. The film stays brilliantly close to Fleming’s novel and vision of Bond, with amazing sets, scenery, action, and plot. Diana Rigg is also brilliant. ” - filmreelriley
 
2.
GoldenEye (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
James Bond teams up with the lone survivor of a destroyed Russian research center to stop the hijacking of a nuclear space weapon by a fellow Agent formerly believed to be dead. (130 mins.)
Director: Martin Campbell
“ Pierce Brosnan at his best in 1995’s Bond-reboot. Great plot, actors, action. ” - filmreelriley
 
3.
From Russia with Love (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
James Bond willingly falls into an assassination ploy involving a naive Russian beauty in order to retrieve a Soviet encryption device that was stolen by SPECTRE. (115 mins.)
Director: Terence Young
“ This is my idea of classic Bond. Sean Connery is great. Plot is close to novel, everything’s great. ” - filmreelriley
 
4.
Casino Royale (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Armed with a license to kill, Secret Agent James Bond sets out on his first mission as 007, and must defeat a private banker to terrorists in a high stakes game of poker at Casino Royale, Montenegro, but things are not what they seem. (144 mins.)
Director: Martin Campbell
“ This film also stays close to Fleming’s novel. This is a great Bond-reboot. Daniel Craig is great. ” - filmreelriley
 
5.
Goldfinger (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Investigating a gold magnate's smuggling, James Bond uncovers a plot to contaminate the Fort Knox gold reserve. (110 mins.)
Director: Guy Hamilton
“ I know this is the ‘classic’ Bond film but it’s not my favourite. Still excellent, though. ” - filmreelriley
 
6.
The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
James Bond investigates the hijacking of British and Russian submarines carrying nuclear warheads, with the help of a K.G.B. Agent, whose lover he killed. (125 mins.)
Director: Lewis Gilbert
“ This is Roger Moore at his finest. A very good Bond film. ” - filmreelriley
 
7.
The Living Daylights (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
James Bond is living on the edge to stop an evil arms dealer from starting another world war. Bond crosses all seven continents in order to stop the evil Whitaker and General Koskov. (130 mins.)
Director: John Glen
“ Timothy Dalton is very underrated. Very, very good. ” - filmreelriley
 
8.
Licence to Kill (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
James Bond goes rogue and sets off to unleash vengeance on a drug lord who tortured his best friend, a C.I.A. Agent, and left him for dead and murdered his bride after he helped capture him. (133 mins.)
Director: John Glen
“ Most underrated Bond film besides OHMSS. Good elements from novels/short stories made into a good film. ” - filmreelriley
 
9.
For Your Eyes Only (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Agent 007 is assigned to hunt for a lost British encryption device and prevent it from falling into enemy hands. (127 mins.)
Director: John Glen
“ Roger Moore’s second best. Honestly, he should’ve stopped at this one. ” - filmreelriley
 
10.
Thunderball (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
James Bond heads to The Bahamas to recover two nuclear warheads stolen by SPECTRE agent Emilio Largo in an international extortion scheme. (130 mins.)
Director: Terence Young
“ Good plot, villains. A bit boring, though. Really makes you tired of the water. ” - filmreelriley
 
11.
Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
James Bond heads to stop a media mogul's plan to induce war between China and the UK in order to obtain exclusive global media coverage. (119 mins.)
“ A lot different than GoldenEye. Not that great, but okay. Enjoyed Geoffrey Palmer and Judi Dench. ” - filmreelriley
 
12.
Live and Let Die (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
007 is sent to stop a diabolically brilliant heroin magnate armed with a complex organization and a reliable psychic tarot card reader. (121 mins.)
Director: Guy Hamilton
“ Plot isn't great. Roger Moore is probably the best thing about this film, other than it’s song, and I've never been a huge fan. ” - filmreelriley
 
13.
The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
James Bond is led to believe that he is targeted by the world's most expensive assassin while he attempts to recover sensitive solar cell technology that is being sold to the highest bidder. (125 mins.)
Director: Guy Hamilton
“ A bit zany, makes you tired by the time it finally gets to the climax. ” - filmreelriley
 
14.
Quantum of Solace (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
James Bond descends into mystery as he tries to stop a mysterious organization from eliminating a country's most valuable resource. (106 mins.)
Director: Marc Forster
“ A bit boring, but still good. The boat chase is the best part. Good action. ” - filmreelriley
 
15.
Dr. No (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A resourceful British government agent seeks answers in a case involving the disappearance of a colleague and the disruption of the American space program. (110 mins.)
Director: Terence Young
“ Very outdated. Pretty boring, and Monty Norman’s score is really bad. Wish John Barry would’ve done the whole thing. Has its moments. Sean is good in it, sans the "Fetch my shoes!" (Which is the writer's fault) ” - filmreelriley
 
16.
Moonraker (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
James Bond investigates the mid-air theft of a space shuttle, and discovers a plot to commit global genocide. (126 mins.)
Director: Lewis Gilbert
“ The space scenes are awful, but BESIDES that a good Bond film. ” - filmreelriley
 
17.
Octopussy (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A fake Fabergé egg, and a fellow Agent's death, lead James Bond to uncover an international jewel-smuggling operation, headed by the mysterious Octopussy, being used to disguise a nuclear attack on N.A.T.O. forces. (131 mins.)
Director: John Glen
“ Roger Moore is getting really old, and I don’t like the circus stuff. ” - filmreelriley
 
18.
The World Is Not Enough (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
James Bond uncovers a nuclear plot when he protects an oil heiress from her former kidnapper, an international terrorist who can't feel pain. (128 mins.)
Director: Michael Apted
“ Has some good scenes, but ‘The Brute’ and the villain are painful to watch. Elektra is good, though. ” - filmreelriley
 
19.
You Only Live Twice (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Agent 007 and the Japanese secret service ninja force must find and stop the true culprit of a series of spacejackings before nuclear war is provoked. (117 mins.)
Director: Lewis Gilbert
“ In the books, it was supposed to be a revenge film after OHMSS. Instead, it preceeds it and the storyline is very poor. ” - filmreelriley
 
20.
A View to a Kill (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
An investigation of a horse-racing scam leads 007 to a mad industrialist who plans to create a worldwide microchip monopoly by destroying California's Silicon Valley. (131 mins.)
Director: John Glen
“ Roger Moore is too old and Mayday is weird. Enough said. ” - filmreelriley
 
21.
Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A diamond smuggling investigation leads James Bond to Las Vegas, where he uncovers an evil plot involving a rich business tycoon. (120 mins.)
Director: Guy Hamilton
“ The acting is so awful I just might throw up. Storyline= awful. Tiffany Case= awful. Las Vegas plot= awful. Sean Connery replacing George Lazenby= awful. All action= awful. The line "I was just out waling my rat and I seem to have lost my way." = THE ONLY GOOD THING ABOUT THIS MOVIE. ” - filmreelriley
 
22.
Die Another Day (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
James Bond is sent to investigate the connection between a North Korean terrorist and a diamond mogul, who is funding the development of an international space weapon. (133 mins.)
Director: Lee Tamahori
“ This film I nearly did throw up because of the nonsense 50-year old Pierce Brosnan works his way through. DNA transplants, ice castles, invisible cars, to name a few. And Madonna? WHY?
Hands down the WORST Bond film. And do I have to mention Halle Barry? ” - filmreelriley