The James Bond movies

Below you can find links to all Eon Productions’ James Bond films in order of release. From there you can explore each film in more detail, including soundtrack info and locations. For details of the Bond movies produced independently from Eon, we also have a page on non-Eon Bond films.

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List of James Bond movies in order

Below is a list of the Bond films produced by Eon Productions.

Dr No (1962)

In first entry in the iconic James Bond film series 007, portrayed by Sean Connery, is sent to Jamaica to investigate the disappearance of a fellow British agent. The mission leads him to the underground base of Dr Julius No, who plans to disrupt an American space launch with a radio beam weapon.

From Russia With Love (1963)

Bond sent to Istanbul to assist in the defection of Corporal Tatiana Romanova, solely unaware that it’s a trap by the vengeful Rosa Klebb, who now works for SPECTRE.

Goldfinger (1964)

Multi-millionaire Auric Goldfinger seeks to contaminate the United States Bullion Depository at Fort Knox. Connery’s portrayal of Bond sets new style standards with this exciting entry, which includes the debut of the gadget-packed Aston Martin DB5.

Thunderball (1965)

Bond is sent to the Bahamas on a mission to retrieve two warheads stolen by SPECTRE. Bond must find the warheads before SPECTRE follows through on their threat to destroy a major city in the US. or UK.

You Only Live Twice (1967)

Bond is sent to Japan to investigate the theft of an American spaceship by another spacecraft. Undercover in Japan, Bond discovers that once again SPECTRE is behind the theft, instigating a potential war between Russia and the US.

On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969)

George Lazenby takes up the role of Bond in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service. The film introduces Tracy Di Vicenzo, who later becomes Bond’s wife, and chronicles his attempts to take down the villainous Blofeld, who is threatening to unleash a bioweapon.

Diamonds Are Forever (1971)

The first Bond film of the 1970s marks the return of Sean Connery to the series. James Bond infiltrates a smuggling mission to uncover who’s stockpiling diamonds which are being used to build a gigantic laser by Blofeld.

Live And Let Die (1973)

Bond, now played by Roger Moore steps into 007’s shoes for Live and Let Die. He embarks on a mission to stop  Mr Big from flooding the market with free heroin, increasing his share of the narcotics market.

The Man With The Golden Gun (1974)

James Bond is appears to be the target of the world’s most expensive assassin, Francisco Scaramanga, known for his trademark golden gun. Bond must scramble to locate this suave, yet dangerous hitman before he makes Bond his next victim. But all is not as it seems.

The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

Bond is up against another megalomaniac in The Spy Who Loved Me, as Karl Stromberg plans to trigger a nuclear war to facilitate his dream of an underwater city. This film is best remembered for introducing the character Jaws, and for the submersible Lotus Esprit.

Moonraker (1979)

Sent to investigate Hugo Drax, Bond uncovers his plot to exterminate human life on Earth and establish a master race in space. Bond must overcome various challenges until he must finally confront Drax aboard his space station.

For Your Eyes Only (1981)

Bond is tasked to retrieve the command system for the UK’s Polaris submarine fleet, fearing the Soviets could use it to order a nuclear strike. The mission sends Bond around the globe as he battles a variety of adversaries.

Octopussy (1983)

Bond must stop a Russian general from detonating a nuclear weapon in a US air base located in West Germany. His mission takes him from London to India, where he meets the mysterious Octopussy, and into East and then West Germany as he attempts to track down and disarm the device.

A View To A Kill (1985)

In Moore’s final performance as 007, Bond fights a power-hungry businessman, Max Zorin, who aims to destroy Silicon Valley to monopolize the microchip market.

The Living Daylights (1987)

Timothy Dalton steps into Bond’s shoes in the 15th film in the series. The film focuses on Bond helping a Soviet general defect, only to uncover a plot that involves a weapons deal that could potentially start another World War.

Licence To Kill (1989)

Bond who seeks personal vengeance after a brutal attack on CIA buddy Felix Leiter by the drug lord Franz Sanchez, embarking on a mission outside of MI6’s sanction.

Goldeneye (1995)

Pierce Brosnan debuts as Bond in *GoldenEye* (1995), where Bond must confront a former MI6 agent who has turned rogue. A weapon capable of causing a global catastrophe is at the centre of this story.

Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)

Bond battles a media mogul, Elliot Carver, who plans to trigger a war between the UK and China to obtain exclusive broadcasting rights in China. On his mission he teams up with Chinese agent Wai Lin in order to prevent Carver’s plans from coming to fruition.

The World Is Not Enough (1999)

Bond returns to protect an oil heiress from an international terrorist. However, issues become more complicated than Bond, or MI6, initially anticipated.

Die Another Day (2002)

Bond teams up with NSA agent Jinx Johnson to prevent the recently Sir Gustav Graves who uses a special satellite to magnify and utilise solar energy as a weapon of mass destruction. This film marks Brosnan’s last appearance as James Bond.

Casino Royale (2006)

Daniel Craig takes over the mantle in Casino Royale. This film reboots the series, exploring James Bond’s early career in MI6, including his first mission as 007 where he must bring down a private banker funding terrorists.

Quantum of Solace (2008)

Bond pursues the shadowy organization Quantum while uncovering a plot to control Bolivia’s water supply for profit. Alongside a Bolivian agent seeking revenge, Bond confronts his own demons and exposes the vast network of influence wielded by Quantum in a high-stakes mission of vengeance and justice.

Skyfall (2012)

Bond confronts his past as he unravels a web of betrayal as he goes up against the enigmatic Raoul Silva to protect M and the secrets of MI6. The film delves into themes of espionage, resilience, and the evolving nature of the intelligence world.

SPECTRE (2015)

007 uncovers a sinister global organization known as SPECTRE, while facing a mysterious adversary, Franz Oberhauser, who has a personal vendetta against him. Bond’s mission takes him around the world, ultimately revealing a complex web of secrets and betrayal that threatens both MI6 and his own past.

No Time to Die (2021)

James Bond is brought out of retirement in Jamaica to confront a new adversary, and prevent a global bioweapon threat while grappling with his own past. The film explores themes of legacy and sacrifice in the world of espionage.

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David Leigh founded The James Bond Dossier in 2002. A fan of 007 since the age of 8, he is also author of The Complete Guide to the Drinks of James Bond. You can order a copy here if you don't own it already.

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