Greatest James Bond Films

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Agent 007 Spy Series
Summary

1980s

Greatest James Bond Films - Summary
(chronological by decade)
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See also Greatest James Bond Girls (illustrated)
See also Greatest Film Series Franchises: James Bond Films (illustrated)


#
Title
Director
Studio
Bond Actor
Bond
Villains
Bond
Girls

(# of Love-making Encounters)
Film
Locales
Gadgets
Vehicles
#
Deaths
(Bond Kills)
12

For Your Eyes Only (1981)

d. John Glen

United Artists

Roger Moore
Bald Man with White Cat (John Hollis), General Gogol (Walter Gotell), Hector Gonzales (Stefan Kalipha), Emile Leopold Locque (Michael Gothard), Aristotle ("Ari") Kristatos (Julian Glover), Eric Kriegler (John Wyman), Apostis (Jack Klaff)
Melina Havelock (Carole Bouquet), Bibi Dahl (Lynn-Holly Johnson), Countess Lisl Baum (Cassandra Harris)

2

London, England, Ionian Sea (off Albania), Moscow, Russia, Corfu and Meteora, Greece, Madrid, Spain, Cortina, Northern Italy, Albanian coast, St. Cyril's, Greece ATAC (Automatic Targeting Attack Communicator) - an encoded, ultra-low frequency transmitter, Melina's crossbow, 3D Visual-Identigraph, gadgets in Q's lab (deadly swinging, spring-loaded plaster arm cast and deadly spiked umbrella which closed on a person's neck when wet - "Stinging in the rain"), Columbo's miniature tape recorder, JIM diving equipment (one-man diving suit), Seiko Watch (with digital message display) and Radio Transmitter red/white Universal Exports helicopter, British St. Georges Trawler (electronic surveillance spy ship), Gonzales' seaplane (with front-mounted machine-guns),Triaina yacht, two Lotus Esprit Turbo vehicles (one with an explosive anti-theft device) - one white, one metallic bronze, yellow Citröen 2 CV, two Yamaha snow motorcycles (with handle-grip activated machine-guns and spiked tires for snow), Columbo's sailing ship, two-man Neptune submarine , one-man Mantis submarine
16
(5+)
13

Octopussy (1983)

d. John Glen

MGM/UA

Roger Moore
Colonel Luis Toro (Ken Norris), Mischka (David Meyer) and Grischka (Anthony Meyer), General Orlov (Steven Berkoff), Kamal Khan (Louis Jourdan), Gobinda (Kabir Bedi), Yo-Yo Thug (William Derrick)
Magda (Kristina Wayborn), Octopussy (Maud Adams)

3

Unnamed and unidentified Caribbean/Latin American country (with English road signs) - possibly Cuba, East Berlin (Checkpoint Charlie) in East Germany, London, England, Moscow, Russia, Udaipur, India, West Berlin and Feldstadt US Air Force Base in Feldstadt, West Germany small demolition briefcase (with secret false-bottom compartment containing timer and explosives), experimental gadgets in Q's Indian lab (remote-controlled elevating rope, and destructive spiked door knocker), miniature tracking-homing device with ultra-sensitive microphone for Faberge egg, Mont Blanc gold fountain pen (with a twist-top to dispense a metal-dissolving acidic substance, also with an ultra-sensitive listening earpiece for the egg), Seiko digital watch with compatible homing receiver (equipped with radio-directional finder to follow or track the movement of the egg), a second Seiko wrist-watch with liquid crystal TV/video display (LCD) connected to Q's video camera, Octopussy's CCTV video surveillance, razor-sharp circular metal-cutting yo-yo saw convertible Range Rover and horse trailer, Bede Acrostar BD-5J Mini-Jet, Mercedes Benz 240D Saloon car, 3-wheeled Tuk Tuk 'Company Taxi', Orlov's red Helicopter, fake crocodile boat (submarine), Alfa-Romeo GTV 6, Q's Hot Air Balloon with Union Flag (equipped with CCTV monitors and video camera), Khan's twin-engine airplane
14
(9)
-

Never Say Never Again (1983)

d. Irvin Kershner

Warner Bros.

Sean Connery
SPECTRE's Ernst Stavro Blofeld (Max von Sydow), Spectre No. 1 Maximillian Largo (Klaus Maria Brandauer), Captain Jack Petachi (Gavan O'Herlihy) Fatima Blush (Barbara Carrera), Patricia Fearing (Prunella Gee), Domino Petachi (Kim Basinger), the Lady in the Bahamas (Valerie Leon)

4

Central America (training exercise), MI6's headquarters and Shrublands Health Farm/Clinic near London, England, SPECTRE's Headquarters -- somewhere in France, Swadley US Air Force Base also near London, England, Nassau in the Bahamas, S. France (Nice) and Monte Carlo (Monaco), Palymra (North Africa), Middle East oil fields infra-red night-vision binoculars, retinal scanner, remote-controlled bomb, Union Jack-decorated fountain pen with exploding rocket projectile, digital wrist-watch with laser beam cutting tool, shark-attracting transmitter and robotic control device, high-powered telescopic viewing mechanism, Bond's cigar case (fakely claimed to be a bomb with a motion-sensing gyroscope), Domination video-game, Bond's black Walther P5, two top-secret XT-7Bs (missile-like transporters launched from the US naval submarine) Bond's vintage black 1937 Bentley coupe, Rockwell B-1 Lancer strategic bomber, Jack Retachi's Ford Taurus sedan, Fatima's gold-metallic Mercedes-Benz SL convertible, rubber dinghys, helicopter, Flying Saucer yacht, black Yamaha turbobike - a jet equipped motorcycle with rocket motor, Nicole's Peugeot sedan, Fatima's Citroen CX, Fatima's red 1983 Renault 5 Turbo, US Navy submarine
6+
(3)
14

A View to a Kill (1985)

d. John Glen

MGM/UA

Roger Moore
Max Zorin (Christopher Walken), May Day (Grace Jones), Pan Ho (Papillon Soo Soo), Scarpine (Patrick Bauchau), Jenny Flex (Alison Doody), Dr. Carl Mortner (Willoughby Gray), Bob Conley (Manning Redwood), W.G. Howe (Daniel Benzali)
Kimberley Jones (Mary Stavin), Stacey Sutton (Tanya Roberts), Pola Ivanova (Fiona Fullerton)

4

Siberia, Russia, London and Ascot, England, Paris, France, Zorin's chateau in France (Chantilly), San Francisco and surrounding Bay Area in California miniature Geiger counter (microchip tracker), remotely-controlled prototype "surveillance machine" or dog-like robot called 'Snooper', "Q's" micro-comparator, Philips electric shaver bug detector, tape recorder, polarizing glare-eliminating sunglasses (that can see through one-way glass), credit card-sized (Sharper Image) lock pick/opener, miniature roll-on copier-reading device (used to scan Louis Vuitton Cheque-Book Imprint), micro-camera ring, cane transmitter, horse jockey's whip or cane (transmitter), Zorin’s computer and hidden video camera Russian helicopter, Russian snow-mobiles, submersible disguised as an iceberg, Bond's stolen 1984 Renault 11 Parisian taxi, Bond's 1962 Rolls-Royce, Zorin's helicopter, Zorin's Airship-Skyship 6000 dirigible (blimp), 1984 gray Chevrolet Corvette, white Jeep Cherokee, Zorin's inflatable, helium-filled smaller Airship
14
(5)
15

The Living Daylights (1987)

d. John Glen

MGM/UA

Timothy Dalton
General Georgi Koskov (Jeroen Krabbe), Necros (Andreas Wisniewski), Brad Whitaker (Joe Don Baker) Linda (Kell Tyler), Kara Milovy (Maryam d'Abo)

3

Gibraltar, Bratislava, Czechoslovakia, Czech-Austria border, Vienna, Austria, London and rural locales (Blayden), England, Tangier, Morocco (North Africa), Afghanistan pocket mini-binoculars, Walther WA-2000 sniper rifle (with infra-red scope and telescopic lens), night-vision goggles, modified Trans-Siberian natural gas pipeline module - a scouring PIG capsule capable of transporting a human, gadgets in Q's lab (a portable stereo system with built-in bazooka rocket launcher: "Something we're making for the Americans. It's called a ghetto blaster," and a 'swallowing' sofa), weapon or metal-detecting revolving rake, explosive milk bottles, binocular glasses, Pushkin's security watch, Q-branch's magnetic key-ring finder (activated by the whistling of the Rule Britannia tune) to emit a cloud of stun gas - also with a highly-concentrated plastic explosive (activated by a wolf whistle) and skeleton key lock pick, Whitaker's 80-magazine assault rifles (with bullet-proof face shields) Hercules C-130, Huey medical helicopter, Audi 200 Turbo Quattro, bullet-proof 1986 Aston Martin V8 Volante (hardtop) and Vantage (convertible) (Series 2) with various gadgets (a police band radio, a laser beam from the center of the front hubcap, front-mounted missile rockets under the fog lamps - with visual display of missile's target projected on windshield, bullet-proof windows, retractable skis, extending spikes from the tires for snow navigation, a jet-rocket booster under the rear license plate, and a self-destruct system), Leiter's CIA Motor yacht, Russian Cargo Transport Plane
12
(2)
16

Licence to Kill (1989)

d. John Glen

MGM/UA

Timothy Dalton
Franz Sanchez (Robert Davi), Dario (Benicio Del Toro), Ed Killifer (Everett McGill), Milton Krest (Anthony Zerbe), Professor Joe Butcher (Wayne Newton), Truman-Lodge (Anthony Starke), Colonel Heller (Don Stroud)

Lupe Lamora (Talisa Soto)
Pam Bouvier (Carey Lowell)

3

Florida Keys (Cray Key) and Key West, Florida and accompanying locales, Cay Sel Bank and Bimini Island, The Bahamas (West Indies), Westminster, England, the fictional South American city of Isthmus City in the republic of Isthmus Manta Ray Cover (cowl for scuba-diving), harpoon gun, explosive alarm clock, Dentonite toothpaste (plastic explosive with radio-controlled detonator disguised as package of Lark cigarettes), instant-Polaroid-style laser camera (with laser-emitted beam from flash, and X-ray photo capability), a signature camera gun (an infra-red high-velocity sniper rifle at 0.220 calibre, also with optical palm print reader in its handle programmed so that only Bond could use it), rappelling cummerbund rope, Q's broom radio transmitter (hidden two-way radio in handle) Coast Guard helicopter, Cessna 172 Skyhawk (4 seat, single-engine), a two-seat black/yellow underwater Sharkhunter II - an exploratory mini-submersible, and a larger WaveKrest marine research vessel, and the Sentinel (a remote-controlled underwater vessel with video-cameras), Cessna 185 seaplane, Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow, Pirata Speedboat, four Kenworth petrol tanker trucks (lorries), Cessna 2-seat crop-duster plane
19
(7)

Greatest James Bond Films - Summary
(chronological by decade)
Introduction | 1960s | 1970s | 1980s | 1990s | 2000s-


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