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.
James Bond (007) is Britain's top agent and is on an exciting mission, to solve the mysterious murder of a fellow agent. The task sends him to Jamaica, where he joins forces with Quarrel and a loyal CIA agent, Felix Leiter. While dodging tarantulas, "fire breathing dragons" and a trio of assassins, known as the three blind mice. Bond meets up with the beautiful Honey Ryder and goes face to face with the evil Dr. No. Written by
Ursula Andress was cast in her role, only after being seen in one photograph. She was booked, before she had even been interviewed! She joined the production two weeks before filming commenced in Jamaica. See more »
Dr. No offers Bond a martini, shaken not stirred. Bond asks if it is vodka and No replies yes. However, any knowledgeable drinker and bartender would know it makes no difference whether a vodka martini is shaken or stirred. Only with gin martinis does it matter, as shaking it lessens the alcoholic effect. See more »
Don't worry. I'm not supposed to be here either. Are you alone?
What are you doing here? Are you looking for shells?
No, I'm just looking.
Stay where you are.
I promise you, I won't steal your shells.
I promise you, you won't either.
[Bond moves closer. Honey pulls out her dagger]
Stay where you are!
I can assure you, my intentions are strictly honorable.
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"That's a Smith & Wesson, and you've had your six."
I recently embarked on a mission of my own. To watch all the Bond films in order. Believe me, it's not as easy as it sounds. Finding all of them is nearly impossible. Blockbuster's weak collection hardly does any justice, so I ended up buying most of my favorites.
I'm sorry to say, but to me Sean Connery is the only Bond. With the single exception being Craig in "Casino Royale". When I was growing up, I did enjoy Moore's villains, but now his portrayal seems almost goofy. Moore was just an old guy in a tight suit.
Connery seems to be the only actor that understands who or what Bond is. He is a well-paid assassin. But he is not simply a murderer. Not afraid to close fist punch a woman in the face or hold the door open for her. Later actors too often forgot that Bond is supposed to be graceful yet brutish. Approachable yet cold hearted.
"I admire your courage, Miss...? Sylvia Trench: I admire your luck, Mr...? Bond. James Bond." This could well be my favorite line in cinema history. Not the often lame interpretations, but during the opening scene at the card table. It still gives me chills.
I just wish they would get back to the basics. How many explosions and car chases does a person need to see. I thought he was a spy, they went and turned him into Rambo.
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