Top Bond Movies

This is just my opinion as a Bond fan.
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1.
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
“ Timothy Dalton is the most underrated Bond. This movie in my opinion is the best due to a believable bad guy, great bond girls, and a pretty cool climax at the end. ” - pacman_48
 
2.
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 KGB agent whose lover he killed. (125 mins.)
Director: Lewis Gilbert
“ One thing makes this Bond movie great... Jaws!!!!!! ” - pacman_48
 
3.
Skyfall (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Bond's loyalty to M is tested when her past comes back to haunt her. Whilst MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost. (143 mins.)
Director: Sam Mendes
“ It is a simple, well acted movie. It is slow, which is why it is third on the list, but it is a compelling story, we get an insight into Bond's private life, and the Aston Martin DB5 is back! Bardem will go down as one of the best Bond villains. ” - pacman_48
 
4.
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
“ Just classic Bond. Without this movie the Bond franchise would not be where it is today. This movie would be number one if Goldfinger's plan to break into Fort Knox wasn't so lame. ” - pacman_48
 
5.
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
“ This was the first Bond film I ever saw as a kid and needless to say it made me into a HUGE Bond fan! Great story, great villains, great acting, and great video game. ” - pacman_48
 
6.
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
“ It is the perfect begining to 50 years of awesomeness. The story is great, but in my opinion not as great as the above 5. ” - pacman_48
 
7.
Casino Royale (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Armed with a licence to kill, Secret Agent James Bond sets out on his first mission as 007 and must defeat a weapons dealer in a high stakes game of poker at Casino Royale, but things are not what they seem. (144 mins.)
Director: Martin Campbell
“ Great start for Craig. At first I didn't like it, but the more I have watched the film the more I have come to appreciate the idea of a prequel to the series. I just wish the movie was a little shorter. After Le Chiffre dies the movie just goes on and on and on. If this movie is shorter then it is definitely top 5. ” - pacman_48
 
8.
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
“ This is a very underrated film and sadly quite dated: the music, characters' styles, and Bond teams up with the same people America is in a war with right now. Also, the Bond girl gets annoying at times and sledding in a cello case is weird, but none of this takes away from a great story. ” - pacman_48
 
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
“ This movie has the best visuals of all of the Bonds. The underwater temple Melina is preserving is really cool looking. This movie also has every great traditional Bond sequence: skiing, scuba, and a cool car chase. I just wish Bibi, the ice skater, wasn't so strange. ” - pacman_48
 
10.
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
“ Robert Shaw is an amazing antagonist to Connery. Also, in my opinion Tatiana Romanova is the prettiest Bond Girl. The movie just goes on and on and on, but it is still a great flick. ” - pacman_48
 
11.
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
“ Great last battle at Bolfeld's snow mountain layer, a girl finally captures Bond's heart, and the story is captivating. I just wish Blofeld would have recognized Bond and Bond should have finished Blofeld off. ” - pacman_48
 
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
“ Great song, Jane Seymour is beautiful, Tee Hee has a killer claw, and JW Pepper actually makes me laugh. The boat chase is also one of my favorite Bond moments. However, the voo doo stuff is reallly odd and Mr. Big blows up like a balloon. I'm also always freaked out by Baron Samedi's laugh.... creepy. ” - pacman_48
 
13.
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.)
“ The story and action scenes are quite cool. Also, Carver's death is the coolest of all of the James Bond villains. However, Teri Hatcher is under used and Wai Lin adds more stress to Bond than she helps. ” - pacman_48
 
14.
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
“ The jet pack and the final underwater battle is great. However, I think the movie adds to many unneeded things. Unfortunately, I have seen this movie the least of all the films (not including Skyfall) so I should probably watch it again and it will be higher on the list. ” - pacman_48
 
15.
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
“ I like the story and Electra's betrayal came as a shock to me. Also, Renard was a great villain until you learn he is just whipped by Electra and Denise Richards is not a doctor. ” - pacman_48
 
16.
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
“ The big Blofeld reveal is cool, but there are many strange parts to this movie. It seems very cartoony with a volcano layer and Sean Connery does not look believable as a Japanese person. I wish it was more like the book with a suicide garden and a sword fight with Blofeld at the end. ” - pacman_48
 
17.
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
“ I like the space idea and Jaws, but there are so many bad parts to this movie. Drax is very flat. Jaws falls in love and turns good. Goodhead is emotionless. And the Gondolier scene is tacky. ” - pacman_48
 
18.
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
“ Scarmanga is a great bad guy. The flying Royce is cool. I don't know if I like Nick Nack or not. Goodknight is very annoying and almost got Bond killed because she can't press a button. Also, there was no need for JW Pepper. ” - pacman_48
 
19.
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
“ To much circus stuff. The villains are ok but the Octopussy character isnt that great and James and her don't really connect in my opinion. Its an ok movie to watch, but it isn't that memorable. ” - pacman_48
 
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
“ Max Zorin is the only good part of this movie. This movie has the worst Bond girl duo and Roger Moore is way to old to play Bond. ” - pacman_48
 
21.
Quantum of Solace (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
James Bond descends into mystery as he tries to stop a mysterious organization from eliminating a country's most valuable resource. All the while, he still tries to seek revenge over the death of his love. (106 mins.)
Director: Marc Forster
“ The movie doesn't really make sense to me. The character development is lacking and you really have to watch the movie a few times to understand what is going on. The more I watch it the more I like it though. I am sure by the time the next Bond film comes out it will be in the top 15. ” - pacman_48
 
22.
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
“ A truly awful film. The Bond girl is annoying, Mr. Wint and Kidd are annoying, and Blofeld could have been much cooler. When I think of this film the only thing that comes to mind is the car on two wheels film fault. ” - pacman_48
 
23.
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
“ The first cartoon James Bond film. Also, I am suppose to believe a guy would fake his death, change his face and skin, and build some kind of second sun thingy (which was stolen from Simpsons) just to take over South Korea. I like to pretend this movie never happened. ” - pacman_48