Greatest James Bond Films

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Agent 007 Spy Series
Summary

2000s-

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


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)
20

Die Another Day (2002)

d. Lee Tamahori

MGM/UA

Pierce Brosnan
Colonel Tan-Sun Moon (Will Yun Lee), Zao (Rick Yune), Sir Gustav Graves (Toby Stephens), Mr. Kil (Lawrence Makoare), Vlad (Mikhail Gorevoy) Peaceful Fountains of Desire (Rachel Grant)
Giacinta "Jinx" Johnson (Halle Berry)
Miranda Frost (Rosamund Pike)

3

Pukch'Ong Coast, North Korea, Korean DMZ between N and S Korea, Hong Kong harbor (Yacht Club and Rubyeon Royale Hotel), Havana and Los Organos - Isla de Los Organos in Cuba, London, England, Iceland, Pyongang Airbase (North Korea) surfboard with sliding door hidden compartment (C4 explosives, a combat knife with GPS, a communications device, a Walther 99 with silencer, and an Omega Seamaster professional chronometer watch with remote detonator pin incorporated into the rotating bezel), Zao's camera-transmitter, Moon's tank-buster (depleted uranium gun), Jinx's mobile phone to detonate explosives, virtual reality simulation glasses, gadgets in Q's lab (an old attache briefcase, a jetpack, a poison-spike shoe, an ultra high-frequency single digit sonic agitator unit (aka bullet-proof glass shattering ring), Bond's 20th Omega watch), Graves' Dream Machine (with fiber-optic mask), Icarus satellite (with suitcase-shaped control panel), Graves' suit (replacement control unit for Icarus with self-defense mechanism equipped with 100,000 volt current stun gun), Jinx's rope descender-ascender, robotic torture table with multiple laser arms, Bond's Omega laser beam-cutting watch, miniature underwater breather or rebreather Colonel Moon's Hovercrafts, tan/white 1957 Ford Fairlane 500 convertible, remotely-controlled silver-gray Aston Martin V12 Vanquish (or Vanish) with "adaptive camouflager" (also with the usual refinements including ejector seat, torpedoes, target-seeking shotguns to shoot down mobile objects as part of a defensive weapons system, also with sliding roof, radial thermal imaging (heat) display and spike-tires for ice-driving), Graves' turbo-jet-powered Ice Dragster, Jinx's dark red Ford Thunderbird, Skidoo snow-mobiles, Zao's green Jaguar XKR convertible (with rear-mounted gatling gun, front/side door mounted missile rockets, mortar launchers in the trunk, and ramming spikes in the front), the Antonov cargo plane, switchblade body-gliders
15
(4)
21

Casino Royale (2006)

d. Martin Campbell

MGM/UA

Daniel Craig
Steven Obanno (Isaach De Bankole), Mr. White (Jesper Christensen), Le Chiffre (Mads Mikkelsen), Alex Dimitrios (Simon Abkarian), Carlos (Claudio Santamaria), Gettler (Richard Sammel) Solange Dimitrios (Caterina Murino), Valenka (Ivana Milicevic), Vesper Lynd (Eva Green)

2

Prague, Czech Republic, Mbale, Uganda, Madagascar, Bahamas (Nassau/Paradise Island), London, England, Miami, Florida USA, Montenegro, Serbia, Lake Como and Venice, Italy Vaio laptop computer (with scanner of cellphone memory card to map call location), Sony Ericsson K800 cellphone (with GPS and digital camera), explosive key-ring bomb, microchip arm-implant transmitter-tracking device, a second tracking device "bug" (placed in Le Chiffre's inhaler), high-tech first aid safety kit including portable AED (automated external defibrillator) and anti-poison/chemical combi-pens New Holland bulldozer-tractor, Le Chiffre's Yacht, Bond's white Ford Mondeo (Contour), Range Rover, gold Aston Martin DB5, Skyfleet S570 prototype jet, grayish black, sleek Aston Martin DBS V12 (with secret glove compartment containing Bond's Walther P99, and poison antidotes), Le Chiffre's and Mr. White's Jaguar XJ8, SPIRIT yacht
19
(12)
22

Quantum of Solace (2008)

d. Marc Forster

MGM/ Sony / Columbia

Daniel Craig
Mr. White (Jesper Christensen), Craig Mitchell (Glenn Foster), Mr. Edmund Slate (Neil Jackson), Dominic Greene (Mathieu Amalric), General Medrano (Joaquin Cosio), Elvis (Anatole Taubman) Camille Montes Rivero (Olga Kurylenko), M16 Agent Miss (Strawberry) Fields (Gemma Arterton)

1

Siena, Italy, London, England, Port au Prince, Haiti, Bregenz, Austria, Talamone (Tuscany), Italy, La Paz, Bolivia and Bolivian desert, Kazan, Russia (Republic of Tartarstan) there was no gadgets-master Q in this film, nor any major gadgets to speak of, except for Bond's Sony Ericsson cellphone with GPS tracking ability, and with a camera-transmitter to a facial-recognition program. MI6's high-tech offices in London contained vast numbers of computer monitors, touch-screens, and view-screens. MI6 agents also could track Bond's whereabouts with a portable Sony VAIO computer GPS device Alfa Romeos, Bond's Aston Martin DBS V12, Camille's metallic gold Ford Ka, motorbike, Sunseeker powerboats and motor-yachts, maroon Ford Bronco II, Greene's private Ocean Sky executive jet, Range Rover Sport, Douglas DC3 plane, Aermacchi SF 260 jet fighter and a Bell UH-1 Iroquois helicopter, VW beetle, hydrogen-powered Ford
30
(17)
23

Skyfall (2012)

d. Sam Mendes
Daniel Craig
Raoul Silva (Javier Bardem) Bond's Lover (Tonia Sotiropoulou), and Severine (Berenice Marlohe)

2

Istanbul (Turkey), London (England), Shanghai (China) and Macau, Scotland (at Skyfall) a modified Walther PPK/S 9mm short pistol with an embedded micro-dermal sensor in the grip, and a tiny, standard-issue radio tracker-transmitter (to broadcast one's location) a Land Rover, a Range Rover Vogue SE, Jaguar XJ L, Aston Martin DB5 (with ejection seat and machine gun headlights)
49 (22)

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


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