Fan Verdict - Index

Each month, a different James Bond film is selected for review, rating and discussion by the largest online community of 007 fans - the MI6 Community forums.

Fans rated the following elements of the movie on a 1-10 scale (10 being best): Bond, Babes, Villains, Humour, Sadism, Snobbery, Action, Locations, Gadgets, Music and 'Tilt' - a rating to account for any qualities not captured in the main categories.

Also up for discussion were the 'best bits' of the movie, including: most 'Bondian' moment, funniest scene, best line, best location, best action sequence, best Bond girl and best overall performance.

 

By The Numbers

Average Film Rating: 7.9
Best Element Overall: Music
Bonds by Film:

  • George Lazenby (8.5)
  • Timothy Dalton (8)
  • Sean Connery (7.5)
  • Roger Moore (7.2)
  • Daniel Craig (7.2)
  • Pierce Brosnan (6)

Here is how each film performed:

Score
Film Best Element
8.9
From Russia With Love Villains
8.7
Thunderball Babes
8.5
On Her Majesty's Secret Service Music
Dr. No Bond
8.3
The Living Daylights Action
8.1
Octopussy Action
7.9
Casino Royale Sadism
The Spy Who Loved Me Locations
7.7
Licence To Kill Villains
7.6
Live And Let Die Music
GoldenEye Action
Goldfinger Snobbery
6.9
For Your Eyes Only Locations
6.8
You Only Live Twice Music
Moonraker Bond
The Man With The Golden Gun Snobbery
Diamonds Are Forever Music
6.6
A View To A Kill Music
6.5
Quantum of Solace Bond
6.3
Tomorrow Never Dies Gadgets
5.9
The World Is Not Enough Locations
5.6
Never Say Never Again Babes
4.2
Die Another Day Locations

Best Lines
Fans voted on some of the best lines in the James Bond franchise's history. Below are some of the highlights:

"The first one won't kill you; not the second, not even the third... not till you crawl over here and you kiss my foot!" - Red Grant to 007 in From Russia With Love

"Just a slight stiffness coming along." - James Bond in O.H.M.S.S.

"That's a Smith & Wesson, and you've had your six." - James Bond to Dent in "Dr. No"

"...And it doesn't matter a damn to you I suppose that thousands of innocent people will be killed in that accident of yours." - James Bond to General Orlov in "Octopussy"

"Sorry, that last hand nearly killed me..." - James Bond in "Casino Royale"

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