BOND, James Bond, the peerless spy is a notorious spy, womanizer, and masculine icon. He is designated as agent 007 (“double-o-seven”). The first film in the franchise was released in 1962. The 25th installment is set to release in October 2021, that is, next month! The James Bond movies have redefined the genre of spy movies. With so many movies, the franchise has a solid fanbase. The fans love numerous movies from the franchise. The 007 fans will get to see Daniel Craig returning to his role of James Bond one last time in the upcoming film “No Time To Die“. However, IMDb has put out the 10 best Bond movies and ranked them. So, here’s the list of James Bond movies ranked by IMDb. Check it out! Let us know in the comments if you think the ranking is justified.
1. Casino Royale- 8.0
This film was released in 2006 marked Daniel Craig’s first appearance as 007. The film acted as a reboot of the franchise and subtly transformed James Bond’s character. His work was so good as James Bond that he appeared in 4 sequels, even in the much-awaited “No Time To Die“.
2. Skyfall- 7.7
The film was released in 2021. It starts with James Bond getting shot while on a mission. He was presumed dead and wasn’t working as a spy. However, he returns as a spy when he gets to know that there’s an attack on M16 headquarters.
3. Goldfinger- 7.7
The 1964 film was Sean Connery’s best film. In fact, it was better than the previous two Bond films he appeared in. The film saw Bond facing off against Auric Goldfinger. He’s a man infatuated with gold.
4. From Russia With Love- 7.4
This film was released in 1963. The film explores the organization of SPECTRE. It features one of the most iconic fight scenes when Grant and Bond fight aboard the Orient Express.
5. GoldenEye- 7.2
The film was released in 1995. It is Judi Dench’s first appearance as the character M. The film made over $350 million at the global box office. However, the budget was just $60 million.
6. Dr. No- 7.2
The film was released in 1962. This was the first movie in the series. Also, Sean Connery was the first actor to play James Bond. The film’s villain was Dr. Julius No, who worked for SPECTRE Organization.
7. The Spy Who Loved Me- 7.1
The film was released in 1977. It was Moore’s third film and one of his best. In the film, Bond engages in a rivalry with the KGB agent known as Major Anya Amasova.
8. Thunderball- 7.0
The film was released in 1965. It was Sean Connery’s fourth film. Also, it was his highest-grossing film. The film is about the villain Emilio Largo who threatens to bomb the US or UK if his demands are not met. Eventually Bond and Dominique “Domino” take him down.
9. You Only Live Twice- 6.9
The film was released in 1967. It continued to explore the conflict between Bond and SPECTRE.
10. Spectre- 6.8
The film was released in 2015. The film is about Bond facing a similar villain, the head of SPECTRE. It became the second-highest-grossing film in the series with under $900 million worldwide box office.