Every James Bond Movie Statistic You Never Knew You Needed to Know - Updated With 'Spectre' Stats

Every James Bond Movie Statistic You Never Knew You Needed to Know - Updated With 'Spectre' Stats

Nov 05, 2015

If you're like us, there's no point in watching movies unless you're going to obsessively keep track of how often certain things happen in them. What use is entertainment without math, right?? So to celebrate the release of the new James Bond film, we watched all 23 officially sanctioned adventures -- including SPECTRE -- and compiled many relevant statistics to improve your quality of life.
This list is a movie-by-movie breakdown. If you want to see the stats we pulled for the entire series, check that out here.
Dr. No (1962, 109 minutes)
Director: Terence Young
Bond's personal kills: 3
Total body count: 8
"Bond. James Bond.": 1
Double-oh-sex: Once each with occasional girlfriend Sylvia Trench, Jamaica secretary Miss Taro, and Honey Ryder (or so it is
implied at the end of the film)
Martini: "One medium-dry vodka martini, mixed like you said, sir, not stirred." -- room service waiter to Bond.
Unusual weapons: tarantula; flamethrower affixed to a tractor (which certain dumb locals think is a dragon)
Bond girl: Honey Ryder -- who doesn't appear until 62 minutes into the movie!
Villain: Dr. No, on behalf of SPECTRE
Villain's physical oddity: He has robot hands, though he hardly uses them.
Villain's sinister plan: To disrupt an American space launch. That's it. He doesn't even seem to care if he kills anyone, he just
wants to disrupt it.
Random fact: M's statement that "when you carry a 00 number, you have a license to kill, not get killed" is the only time in all 23 films that we're told being a 00 means you get a license to kill. There are numerous references to 00 agents being special, and to Bond having a license to kill, but this is the only time it's explicitly stated that they're connected. (Being a 00 agent surely has other distinctions, too. Reserved parking spot, no doubt.)
Interesting thing: Bond doesn't use any tricky gadgets here, and the only appearance by Q (not yet called that) is to give 007 a new gun.
From Russia with Love (1963, 115 minutes)
Director: Terence Young
Bond's personal kills: about 9, including an unknown number in the explosion on the river at the end
Total body count: about 24, including the massacre at the gypsy camp
"Bond. James Bond.": 0
Double-oh-sex: 4 different women -- Sylvia Trench, Tatiana Romanova, and the two gypsy girls -- which counts as either three or four "incidents," depending on how you imagine the gypsy scenario went down.
Martini: none
Unusual weapons: flammable liquids, poison-tipped shoe knives, tear gas
Villain: The unseen and unnamed Blofeld, assisted by Kronsteen, Rosa Klebb and Red Grant
Villain's physical oddity: He has a cat.
Villain's sinister plan: To get revenge on Bond (for killing Dr. No) while also selling the Soviets a cryptographic device that was previously stolen from them.
Gadgets: a briefcase outfitted with various hidden weapons
Great line: "Let his death be a particularly unpleasant and humiliating one." -- Blofeld
Awesome thing: Rosa Klebb flies all the way to SPECTRE Island on a helicopter, punches Red Grant in the stomach, and leaves again.
Interesting thing: Though someone in a Bond mask (and played by Sean Connery) appears in the opening scene, we don't see the actual James Bond until 18 minutes into the film, by far the latest entrance in the series.
Goldfinger (1964, 110 minutes)
Director: Guy Hamilton
Bond's personal kills: 5
Total body count: 8
"Bond. James Bond.": 1 (He starts to say it another time but is interrupted.)
Double-oh-sex: 2 times, once with Jill Masterson, once with Pussy Galore
Martini: "A martini, shaken not stirred." -- Bond asking for a drink
Unusual weapons: Oddjob's hat, gold paint, electrocution, depressurized airplane cabin/gravity
Villain: Auric Goldfinger
Villain's physical oddity: Nothing of note
Villain's sinister plan: To irradiate the gold in Fort Knox, thereby making it useless and increasing the value of his own gold.
Gadgets: an Aston Marton loaded with ejector seats and other weapons
Bond's death pun: "Shocking" -- after electrocuting a villain
Best phrase in the film, possibly in any film: "Pussy Galore's Flying Circus"
Tidbit: This film has the only instance of Bond using "007" when talking to himself. ("Discipline, 007. Discipline.")
Another tidbit: This is the first film to emphasize Bond's automobile and the first in which he makes a terrible pun after killing somebody.
Curious distinction: Honor Blackman, who plays Pussy Galore, is neither black nor a man.
Thunderball (1965, 130 minutes)
Director: Terence Young
Bond's personal kills: 5
Total body count: about 25, including an unknown number on the boat that explodes at the end
Double-oh-sex: 3 times, once each with Patricia Fearing (the spa nurse), Fiona Volpe, and Domino Derval (which takes place underwater!).
No mention of: martinis, or of "Bond. James Bond."
Unusual weapons: car that shoots fire hoses of water; electricity; a physical therapy machine; knockout gas; shark
Villain: Emilio Largo, for SPECTRE
Villain's physical oddity: eyepatch
Villain's sinister plan: To extort 100 million pounds from NATO by threatening to detonate stolen nuclear bombs.
Gadgets: jetpack; Geiger counter wristwatch; underwater camera (which isn't that great, but Q is pretty stoked about it)
Bond's death puns: "Some people on the road really burn you up these days" -- after an enemy vehicle him is set ablaze; "Do you mind if my friend sits this one out? She's just dead" -- when Fiona has been killed but Bond doesn't want it known yet; "I think he got the point" -- after killing Largo with a harpoon.
Line that makes you snicker: "Is there any other reason besides your enthusiasm for water sports?" -- M, when Bond asks to be sent to the Bahamas.
You Only Live Twice (1967, 116 minutes)
Director: Lewis Gilbert
Bond's personal kills: 16
Total body count: about 45, including an unknown number of dead ninjas in the final battle
Double-oh-sex: Twice with Aki, once with Helga Brandt, then implied at the end with Kissy
Martini: "That's stirred, not shaken -- that was right?" -- MI6 operative Henderson, predicting Bond's drink order
"Bond. James Bond.": not said
Unusual weapons: the vacuum of space; a sofa; poison; piranha; ninjas
Villain: Blofeld
Villain's physical oddity: ugly scar down his face
Villain's sinister plan: To start a war between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. by stealing their space shuttles.
Gadgets: a some-assembly-required helicopter with machine guns and rocket launchers; a cigarette that is also a gun
Uncomfortable double entendre spoken by Bond in reference to his helicopter: "Little Nellie got a hot reception. Four big shots made improper advances towards her, but she defended her honor with great success." In other words, his helicopter is a woman, and she almost got gang-raped.
Great line from Blofeld that is also a good thing to say out of context, anytime: "The firing power inside my crater is enough to annihilate a small army."
Note: This is the first film where 007's first appearance is in bed with a lady. (It's a masseuse, and they're interrupted before they can have sex, so she's not in the tally.) It is not the last.
Another note: This one introduces the recurring theme of the standard Moneypenny/M office layout being moved to a new location (in this case a submarine).
On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969, 142 minutes)
Director: Peter R. Hunt
Bond's personal kills: at least 4, possibly a few more in the assault on the ski chalet
Total body count: at least 10, potentially several more at the ski chalet
Double-oh-sex: Twice with Tracy, once each with two patients at the clinic
"Bond. James Bond": 2
Martini: "A martini for our guest. Shaken, and not stirred." -- Marc-Ange Draco, already familiar with Bond's drink order
Unusual weapons: a virus that causes infertility; a ski; an avalanche
Villain: Blofeld again
Villain's physical oddity: The odd thing this time is that he no longer has the ugly scar down his face.
Villain's sinister plan: Threatens to use a virus to wipe out the world's food crops unless he receives amnesty for past crimes and is recognized as the Count de Bleuchamp.
Gadgets: a suction cup that you put on a safe and it tells you the combination, and is also a photocopy machine
Weird show of restraint: It's 82 minutes before anyone dies.
Lame disguise: Bond goes undercover as a genealogist.
Tidbit: We learn the Bond family motto is "Orbis non sufficit," or "The world is not enough." This fact is never mentioned again until the movie of that name (and even then only in passing).
Clockwatching: This was the longest film in the series up to this point, a title it held all the way till Casino Royale.
Whoops: Bond almost blows his cover answering the phone: "Double-oh-- James Bond here.
George Lazenby: As the replacement for Sean Connery, his only two lines before the opening credits are both fraught with meaning: "I'm Bond. James Bond"; and "This never happened to the other fellow!"
Diamonds Are Forever (1971, 120 minutes)
Director: Guy Hamilton
Bond's personal kills: 6
Total body count: about 20, including an unknown number of submarine crew members and people on the oil rig at the end
Double-oh-sex: Twice with Tiffany Case. Plenty O'Toole tries but does not succeed to seduce him.
Martini: none
"Bond. James Bond": 1
Unusual weapons: mud bath; hot mud; mousetrap in the coat pocket; fire extinguisher; a cat that Bond kicks at Blofeld
Villain: Blofeld version 3.0
Villain's physical oddity: There are three of him
Villain's sinister plan: To use a crapload of diamonds to make a laser satellite
Gadgets: an electromagnetic slot-machine cheating device, which Q uses in Las Vegas
Bond's death pun: "Welcome to hell, Blofeld" -- after submerging one of the Blofelds in hot boiling mud
Really weird element: Mr. Wint and Mr. Kidd, the odd and apparently gay pair of assassins who go around punning all the time.
Low point: Bond on a moon rover being chased through the Nevada desert by guys on three-wheelers.
Super-dirty line: "Well, provided the collars and cuffs match..." -- Bond, after being asked whether he prefers brunettes or blondes.
Another good line for snickering: "Bright idea, Mr. Bond. But wrong pussy!" -- Blofeld, after Bond miscalculates which cat to kick at which Blofeld
Live and Let Die (1973, 121 minutes)
Director: Guy Hamilton
Bond's personal kills: 5 -- and the first isn't until 98 minutes in
Total body count: 10
Double-oh-sex: Once with Rosie Carver (or so it is implied), twice with Solitaire
Martini: none
"Bond. James Bond": 1
Unusual weapons: snakes; crocodiles; some kind of audio signal sent through a U.N. interpreter's earpiece; compressed air
Villain: Kananga
Villain's physical oddity: He disguises himself as a guy named Mr. Big, who looks very much like a man who is wearing a disguise
Villain's sinister plan: To distribute a lot of free heroin, get everybody hooked, and then jack up the prices.
Gadgets: magnet watch
Bond's death puns: "He always did have an inflated opinion of himself" -- when he kills a guy by filling him with compressed air;
"Just being disarming" -- while snipping the cables on a henchman's robotic arm
Nod to current trends: the blaxploitation elements
Charming note: Bond tricks Solitaire into losing her virginity to him by telling her that the tarot cards have decreed it, even though he stacked the deck.
Latecomer: Bond does not appear until after the opening credits.
Title song: A singer in a club performs "Live and Let Die." It's the only time in the series that the title song appears in the story like that.
Potty mouth: When the middle-aged lady who's supposed to be getting a flying lesson yells "Holy s****!," it marks the debut of that word in the series.
M.I.A.: The lovably cranky gadgetmeister Q doesn't appear at all. The only other Bond films to omit the character are Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace.
The Man with the Golden Gun (1974, 125 minutes)
Director: Guy Hamilton
Bond's personal kills: 1 -- yep, just one, and not until 112 minutes into the movie. Bond is practically Gandhi in this one.
Total body count: 6. Scaramanga shooting someone with one bullet account for four of those.
Double-oh-sex: Once each with Miss Anders and Miss Goodnight
Martini: none
"Bond. James Bond": 3
Unusual weapons: sumo wrestlers; martial arts; liquid hydrogen
Villain: Scaramanga, a very high-priced professional assassin
Villain's physical oddity: He has three nipples! THREE!!!
Villain's sinister plan: To control solar energy and use it as a weapon
Nod to current trends: the energy crisis; solar power; kung fu
Good line: "It is housed in the butt" -- Lazar, referring to the trigger of a gun he manufactured
Another good line: "Get yer cotton-pickin' snozz outta my pants!" -- Sheriff JW Pepper (the redneck from Live and Let Die, on vacation in Thailand), to a baby elephant
The Spy Who Loved Me (1977, 125 minutes)
Director: Lewis Gilbert
Bond's personal kills: about 25, including the crews of the two submarines that destroy each other at his suggestion
Total body count: about 50, including an unknown number on the oil tanker
Double-oh-sex: 3 times -- once with an unnamed Egyptian woman and twice with Anya Amasova, aka Triple X
Martini: "For the gentleman, vodka martini, shaken not stirred." -- Anya orders Bond's drink for him
"Bond. James Bond": 1
Unusual weapons: sharks (again)
Villain: Karl Stromberg, noted tycoon, ocean lover, and crazy person
Villain's physical oddity: Stromberg is normal enough, but his henchman, Jaws, is tall, strong, apparently immortal, and equipped with steel teeth.
Villain's sinister plan: He steals nuclear submarines belonging to the U.S. and U.S.S.R., with the intention of starting World War III while he stays safe in his underwater lair.
Gadgets: wristwatch with teletype; submarine-car
Revelation: A Soviet officer, obviously on cordial terms with M, calls him "Miles," revealing to us his real name (first or last, it's not clear).
False prophecy: The declaration in the final credits that "James Bond will return in For Your Eyes Only" turned out to be wrong. Moonraker came next, thanks to the success of Star Wars in the meantime.
Moonraker (1979, 126 minutes)
Director: Lewis Gilbert
Bond's personal kills: 4
Total body count: at least 26, possibly more in the space battle
Double-oh-sex: once with Corinne Dufour, twice with Holly Goodhead
Martini: "Vodka martini? Shaken, not stirred." -- Manuela, his Brazilian contact, knows what Bond likes.
"Bond. James Bond": 1
Unusual weapons: python; laser guns; dogs; gravity and a grand piano
Villain: Hugo Drax
Villain's physical oddity: unflattering facial hair
Villain's sinister plan: To destroy all life on Earth and then repopulate with his specially chosen physical specimens.
Gadgets: wristwatch with darts; electronic safe cracker
Nod to current trends: a disco version of the Bond theme music
Bond's death puns: Bond's dispatching of Drax allows for a hat trick of puns. He shoots him in the chest with a poison dart and says, "Heartbroken." Then he says, "Take a giant step for mankind" and pushes him out into space. Finally, he tells Holly that Drax "had to fly." These are not good jokes, obviously, but he gets points for quantity.
Good villain lines: Drax says some terrific things. Among them: "Look after Mr. Bond. See that some harm comes to him"; "You defy all my attempts to plan an amusing death for you"; "No doubt you have realized the splendor of my conception."
For Your Eyes Only (1981, 127 minutes)
Director: John Glen
Bond's personal kills: 7
Total body count: at least 27, possibly a few more on the spy ship sunk at the beginning
Double-oh-sex: once with Countess Lisl, and implied later with Melina Havelock
Martini: none
"Bond. James Bond": 2
Unusual weapon: shark (again); exploding car; cabana umbrella
Villain: Aris Kristatos
Villain's physical oddity: swarthy
Villain's sinister plan: To steal a communication device from a sunken British spy ship on behalf of the KGB.
Gadgets: the Identigraph, a futuristic device that can come up with a highly accurate composite drawing of a person based only on Bond's vague descriptions of his facial features
M.I.A.: M doesn't appear in the film, his function instead filled by the MI6 chief of staff. Actor Bernard Lee died as production was beginning; out of respect, the role was not immediately recast.
Unusual introduction: Our first sight of Bond isn't in the middle of a mission or in bed with a lady, but at his wife's graveside. This is one of only two direct references to the fact that Bond was married and that it ended tragically. (The other is in Licence to Kill.)
Don't say Blofeld: To show that they didn't need the Blofeld character anyway (the rights to which were tied up in a copyright dispute), producers had Bond kill an unnamed but clearly Blofeld-like villain in the opening sequence.
Octopussy (1983, 130 minutes)
Director: John Glen
Bond's personal kills: 10
Total body count: about 25
Double-oh-sex: once with Magda, then twice with Octopussy
Martini: none
"Bond. James Bond": 1
Unusual weapons: parachutes deployed while in the back of a speeding Jeep; saw on a yo-yo; octopus to the face
Villain: Renegade Soviet Gen. Orlov
Villain's sinister plan: To aggressively expand Soviet borders, and to raise funds for this by selling fake versions of Faberge eggs.
Gadgets: a pen that is also a radio and holds acid
Embarrassing things: when Bond swings on a vine and makes the classic Tarzan yell; when Bond dresses up as a circus clown
Tragic oversight: the opening credits do not feature a song called "Octopussy."
Something to consider: Indian contact Vijay plays the familiar 007 theme on his snake-charming pipe, and Bond recognizes it -- which means Bond has seen the Bond movies.
Something else to consider: The Indian bureau had the mechanical fake alligator disguise on hand, meaning they'd either used it before or knew they would need to at some point.
Excellent thing: The movie starts with identically dressed German twin knife-throwers chasing a clown through the forest and killing him.
False prophesy: At the end, we are promised that the next film will be called From a View to a Kill, but it turned out to be just A View to a Kill.
A View to a Kill (1985, 130 minutes)
Director: John Glen
Bond's personal kills: 2
Total body count: at least 20, potentially dozens more in the mine explosion at the end
Double-oh-sex: 4 different partners, because James Bond is a whore: the blonde on the submarine at the beginning, May Day, Pola Ivanova, and Stacy Sutton.
Martini: none
"Bond. James Bond": 2
Unusual weapons: a fake butterfly on a fishing line with a poisonous hook attached
Villain: Max Zorin, horse-racing enthusiast
Villain's physical oddity: IQ enhanced by Nazi brain steroids; is also Christopher Walken, an oddity in itself
Villain's sinister plan: To destroy Silicon Valley by triggering an earthquake and flood.
Nod to current trends: All the computer talk. Zorin says, matter-of-factly, "I find a computer indispensable." (Can you imagine needing to use a computer all the time??) M says, "No lecture, Q. We're all aware of the usefulness of the microchip." (Yeah, Q. It's 1985, DUH.)
Playing it safe: Starting here, the Bond films just end with "James Bond will return" rather than giving the title of the next movie.
The Living Daylights (1987, 130 minutes)
Director: John Glen
Bond's personal kills: 3
Total body count: about 33, including an unspecified number during the Soviet/Afghan battle
Double-oh-sex: once with Kara Milovy, once with the random lady whose boat he lands on in the opening sequence. (Little-known maritime law: If James Bond lands on your boat, he is allowed to have sex with you.)
Martini: "Shall I have a martini sent up?" asks the hotel clerk. "Shaken, not stirred," Bond replies in the affirmative.
"Bond. James Bond": 1
Unusual weapons: laser beams and other nifty stuff comes with the car
Villain: Brad Whitaker, American arms dealer
Villain's physical oddity: He is Joe Don Baker.
Villain's sinister plan: To become very wealthy, and to command his own personal army.
Gadgets: key ring that emits knockout gas if you whistle "Rule Britannia" and explodes if you do a "wolf whistle."
Death pun: "He got the boot" -- Bond, after a villain who was clinging to his boot falls to his death
Nod to current events: the ongoing war between the Soviet Union and Afghanistan
Licence to Kill (1989, 132 minutes)
Director: John Glen
Bond's personal kills: 10
Total body count: 22
Double-oh-sex: once with Lupe (the villain's girlfriend), once with Pam Bouvier
Martini: "Would you get me a medium-dry martini? Shaken, not stirred."
"Bond. James Bond": 1
Unusual weapons: shark (again), electric eels, pressurized diving tank, cocaine-crushing machine
Villain: Franz Sanchez, drug lord
Villain's physical oddity: none to speak of
Villain's sinister plan: To sell craploads of cocaine to foreign drug lords by dissolving it in gasoline
Gadgets: palm-signature gun
Death pun: "Looks like he came to a dead end." -- Bond, when Heller is impaled on a forklift arm
Bonus death pun: "He disagreed with something that ate him." -- Sanchez's handwritten note left on Felix's shark-maimed body.
You have to admire someone so devoted to death puns that he'd go to the trouble of writing one down.
Passport troubles?: Bond never sets foot in the U.K. in the entire film.
Nod to current trends: Wayne Newton's televangelist character may be a reference to the recent scandals involving several TV preachers
GoldenEye (1995, 130 minutes)
Director: Martin Campbell
Bond's personal kills: about 30
Total body count: about 55
Double-oh-sex: Twice with Natalia, the Russian computer scientist.
Martini: "Vodka martini. Shaken, not stirred." -- Bond gives the classic drink order.
"Bond. James Bond": 1
Unusual weapons: bath towel; super-strong sex thighs
Villain: Alec Trevelyan, formerly Agent 006
Villain's physical oddity: Half of his face is burnt
Villain's sinister plan: To get revenge on England for betraying his parents by bankrupting the country.
Gadgets: belt with rappelling device; exploding pen; laser watch
Line that doesn't sound as appealing as it was intended to: After Bond and Natalia successfully defeat the bad guys in Cuba and are feeling amorous, CIA agent Jack Wade tells them, "Maybe you two would like to finish debriefing each other at Guantanamo."
Time travel: On-screen titles tell us that the main action takes place nine years after the pre-credits sequence. This is the only Bond film to take such a major leap forward.
Tomorrow Never Dies (1997, 120 minutes)
Director: Roger Spottiswoode
Bond's personal kills: about 25, including an unknown number in the final battle
Total body count: about 50
Double-oh-sex: Once each with the Danish professor, Paris Carver, and Wai Lin (implied at the end)
Martini: "Mr. Bond will have a vodka martini, shaken not stirred." -- Paris Carver knows what Bond wants, drink-wise.
"Bond. James Bond": 1
Unusual weapons: Actually, all the weapons in this one are fairly ordinary.
Villain: Elliot Carver, media mogul
Villain's physical oddity: He's kind of a nerd and a wimp, but otherwise normal.
Villain's sinister plan: To cause a war that will lead to new leadership in China that will allow him to have exclusive broadcast rights in that country.
Gadgets: phone that is also a fingerprint scanner and laser; car with lots of doohickies
Bond's death puns: "Backseat driver" -- after ejecting the enemy pilot whose airplane he commandeered; "They'll print anything these days" -- after pushing a villain to his death in a printing press.
Matter-of-fact on-screen title: The opening sequence takes place at "a terrorist arms bazaar on the Russian border."
The World Is Not Enough (1999, d. Michael Apted, 128 minutes)
Bond's personal kills: 12
Total body count: 38
Double-oh-sex: Once each with Dr. Molly Warmflash, Elektra King, and Dr. Christmas Jones. Bond has a thing for doctors.
Martini: "Vodka martini. Shaken, not stirred." -- Once again, Bond delivers the classic line, like a sitcom character giving his catchphrase.
"Bond. James Bond.": Bond says it; amusingly, that's also how Valentin greets him: "Bond! James Bond!"
Unusual weapons: circular saws dangling from a helicopter
Villain: Renard, a Russian terrorist and kidnapper
Villain's physical oddity: A bullet lodged in his brain is slowly killing him but also makes him impervious to pain.
Villain's sinister plan: To help Elektra King's oil company gain a monopoly by destroying Istanbul.
Gadgets: exploding eyeglasses, X-ray glasses, inflatable ski jacket, credit card lock pick
The title: Bond says that "the world is not enough" is a "family motto," which sounds like a joke but is actually true. We learned in
On Her Majesty's Secret Service that the Bond coat of arms does indeed say "Orbis non sufficit" (it's Latin).
Long prologue: The pre-credits opening sequence is 14 minutes long.
Die Another Day (2002, 132 minutes)
Director: Lee Tamahori
Bond's personal kills: about 8
Total body count: about 23
Double-oh-sex: twice with Jinx, once in between with Miranda Frost
Martini: A stewardess brings him a drink while the plane is being jostled; Bond says, "Lucky I asked for it shaken."
"Bond. James Bond": 1
Unusual weapons: Lasers! Lots of lasers. And swords.
Villain: Gustav Graves
Villain's physical oddity: doesn't sleep; has a new face; is secretly Korean
Villain's sinister plan: To reunite the divided Koreas by using a satellite that harnesses the power of the sun to cut through the demilitarized zone that separates them.
Gadgets: laser watch; invisible car
Nods to current events: North Korea being sketchy; conflict diamonds; global warming; the Sydney Olympics (2000); M tells Bond, "While you were away the world changed," meaning 9/11.
A new twist: The opening credits include scenes of 007 being tortured in the North Korean prison, making this the only Bond film in which the opening credits advance the plot (in addition to showing silhouettes of sexy ladies, of course).
Casino Royale (2006, 144 minutes)
Director: Martin Campbell
Bond's personal kills: 11
Total body count: 19
Double-oh-sex: just once, with Vesper Lynd, two hours into the movie. This is the longest Bond has ever been celibate. (He does not have sex with Solange. They're making out when he gets the information he needs -- that her husband has gone to Miami -- and takes off.)
Martini: Bond orders one. When the bartender asks, "Shaken or stirred?," he replies, "Do I look like I give a damn?" (Note: He does not.)
Unusual weapons: poison; otherwise pretty normal
Villain: Le Chiffre
Villain's physical oddity: He cries tears of blood, and apparently has asthma.
Villain's sinister plan: In the short term, it's to win a lot of money to repay investment losses to some bad guys. But it's all part of a larger thing we don't learn about until the next film.
Gadgets: tracking device implanted in Bond's arm
Nod to current trends: Bond and a bad guy do some parkour.
M.I.A.: No Q, no Moneypenny. Bond is only called "007" once. And he doesn't say "Bond. James Bond" until the last line of the movie.
A hint about M: "I thought 'M' was a randomly assigned letter," Bond says to her. "I had no idea it stood for--" "Utter one more syllable and I'll have you killed," M interrupts.
Elements of the reboot: For the first time in the series, the familiar gun-barrel logo is not the first thing we see. Also, instead of seeing sexy ladies during the opening credits, we see images of Bond killing people.
Quantum of Solace (2008, 106 minutes)
Director: Marc Forster
Bond's personal kills: 10
Total body count: 20
Double-oh-sex: Just once, with Miss Fields.
Martini: a bartender repeats the elaborate, specific instructions Bond had apparently given him
"Bond. James Bond": 0
Unusual weapons: oil (used to suffocate poor Miss Fields)
Villain: Dominic Greene, representing Quantum
Villain's physical oddity: none
Villain's sinister plan: To overthrow the Bolivian government in favor of one that will give him control of the nation's water supply.
Gadgets: less emphasis on gadgets in the new, sleek Bond films
Bond's death pun: He tells M that "Slate was a dead end," which M -- apparently accustomed to his style -- correctly takes to mean that Bond killed Slate.
Continuity: This is the only Bond film intended as a direct sequel to its predecessor, picking up immediately after Casino Royale left off.
Skyfall (2012, 143 minutes)
Director: Sam Mendes
Bond's personal kills: 17
Total body count: 51
Double-oh-sex: once with an anonymous girl, once with Severine
Martini: We see a bartender shake a drink and pour it into a martini glass; Bond takes a sip and declares it "perfect."
"Bond. James Bond": 1
Weapons: a briefcase; a Komodo dragon
Villain: Raoul Silva
Villain's physical oddity: He's a bleach blond, and he has a weird mouth situation.
Villain's sinister plan: To use cyberterrorism to wreck MI6 and get revenge on M.
Gadgets: "Were you expecting an exploding pen?" the new Q asks Bond. "We don't really go in for that anymore."
Potty mouth: Somebody drops the F-bomb in this one -- a first for the 007 franchise.
SPECTRE (2015, 148 minutes)
Director: Sam Mendes
Bond's personal kills: at least 19, plus an unknown number of people inside Oberhauser's compound
Total body count: at least 23 (see above), including one suicide
Double-oh-sex: once each with Lucia (Monica Bellucci) and Madeleine Swann (Lea Seydoux)
Martini: "Vodka martini. Shaken, not stirred." Later, when Madeleine orders a "vodka martini, dirty," Bond asks for the same. 
"Bond. James Bond": 1
Weapons: Nothing out of the ordinary.
Villain: Franz Oberhauser
Villain's physical oddity: None to start with, but he ends up with a Blofeld-ian facial scar.
Villain's sinister plan: To get the major world powers to share their intelligence and surveillance operations, which he actually controls.
Gadgets: an exploding wristwatch
Nod to current trends: talk of drones being better assassins than spies are
Globetrotting: With all his past travels, it's not till SPECTRE that Bond takes his first trip to Mexico. Don't worry, he kills some people while he's there. 

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The Burning Question

Which one of these people is in the movie Justice League?

  • Orlando Bloom
  • Ben Affleck
  • Geoffrey Rush
  • Kevin McNally
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Ben Affleck