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:

Film Best Element
From Russia With Love Villains
Thunderball Babes
On Her Majesty's Secret Service Music
Dr. No Bond
The Living Daylights Action
Octopussy Action
Casino Royale Sadism
The Spy Who Loved Me Locations
Licence To Kill Villains
Live And Let Die Music
GoldenEye Action
Goldfinger Snobbery
For Your Eyes Only Locations
You Only Live Twice Music
Moonraker Bond
The Man With The Golden Gun Snobbery
Diamonds Are Forever Music
A View To A Kill Music
Quantum of Solace Bond
Tomorrow Never Dies Gadgets
The World Is Not Enough Locations
Never Say Never Again Babes
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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