The Best Bond Films Worst to Best
I’m taking a look at the best Bond films. With the new Bond film No Time To Die seemingly being delayed forever due to the current world circumstances you may well be asking will it ever come out.
So just when is No Time To Die coming out? Currently it slated for a 30 September 2021 release in the United Kingdom with the USA release to follow on the 8th October 2021. What better time whilst we all wait than to look back at all the previous films and rank them in order from least favourite to favourite James Bond film.
Oh and I will be including Never Say Never Again as it stars the one and only Sean Connery.
So which are the best Bond films? Before I answer that lets take a look at the trailer for the upcoming No Time to Die:
Does James Bond die in No Time To Die? We will have to wait and see but as its Daniel Craig’s last outing who knows. In any case it could well spell the end of the series as we know it if the current direction is maintained. Just look at the other big film and television franchises that have been ruined recently.
Will No Time To Die rank high in my best Bond films list once I’ve seen it? Well hopefully I can update this article in October 2021 and answer that very question!
Now lets get started with my least favourite Bond film…
25. Moonraker (1979) Roger Moore
A step too far with Jaw’s romance and just all-round silliness
24. GoldenEye (1995) Pierce Brosnan
A fair effort in bringing Bond back to the big screen after several years of legal issues. Falls a little bit flat in places and the tank chase goes on too long and has a rather inadequate Bond theme.
23. Tomorrow Never Dies ( 1997) Pierce Brosnan
Another decent outing for Brosnan although problems with the script show through
22. On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969) George Lazenby
Has some good things going for it such as John Barry’s awesome music but has a poor middle to the film. Let’s be honest George Lazenby was not a very good Bond / 007.
Which movie did James Bond get married in? Yes it’s this one, although there’s very little chemistry between Lazenby and the wonderful Diana Rigg.
21. Never Say Never Again (1983) Sean Connery
Not produced by Eon like the other Bond films. This is actually based on the novel Thunderball, and is not too bad because Sean Connery is back. It does however lack the Bond theme/score which they weren’t allowed to use.
20. A View to a Kill (1985) Roger Moore
A Solid James Bond film that ticks most boxes.
19. Quantum of Solace (2008) Daniel Craig
Not terrible but suffers from feeling like part 2 of Casino Royale instead of having it’s own identity.
18. Octopussy (1983) Roger Moore
Released the same year Sean Connery returned in Never Say Never Again and it is the better of the two films.
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17. The World Is Not Enough (1999) Pierce Brosnan
By this film Brosnan has now grown into being 007 and looks a lot more comfortable.