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Which are your Top 5 James Bond movies and scores?

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Well?

 

I have seen them all, but I don't know every one by heart. The recent movies of course stick in my mind.

 

Movies:

 

1. Casino Royale 

2. From Russia with Love 

3. Skyfall 

4. Never Say Never Again 

5. Thunderball

 

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6 minutes ago, Stefancos said:

Why isnt this a poll?

 

 

How you gonna rank the top 5 in a poll?

10 minutes ago, Disco Stu said:

I shan't make a ranking of the films, but I will rank my 5 favorite scores.

 

1. The Living Daylights

2. You Only Live Twice

3. Moonraker

4. The Man With the Golden Gun

5. Tomorrow Never Dies

 

None with Daniel Craig?

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I don't have strong feelings for any of the scores from the past 10 years.  I definitely like the Arnold ones more than the Newmans, though.

 

I should note, I've never much liked Craig as Bond so not liking the movies as much is probably affecting my judgment.

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I have seen all of the Brosnan ones, all of the Craig ones except for Spectre, and only a handful of others, so my answer won't be very good.  BUT:

 

Craigsino Royale

Brosmorrow Never Dies

Craigfall

On Her Lazenby's Secret Service

Goldfinger

 

In no particular order.

 

Indifferent to most of the scores, although probably Barry's Moore-era stuff interests me most overall.

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Scores

 

1. OHMSS (also happens to be my favorite score ever)

2. The Living Daylights

3. Man with the Golden Gun

4. A View to a Kill

5. Octopussy

 

Movies

 

1. OHMSS

2. Dr. No

3. Man with the Golden Gun

4. From Russia With Love

5. Octopussy

 

Yes, I love Golden Gun!  Always have, always will!  Since Barry had only a few weeks to do it he was even more streamlined than normal and it has a haunting quality to it. The opening harp notes are really evocative in their simplicity.  I do enjoy David Arnold's work (especially TND and TWINE), don't care for Newman's approach. It's funny, growing up I listened to the Arnold Brosnan scores all the time but now it's mostly Barry. Also, I think George Martin's score for Live and Let Die is the best non-Barry one. 

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For the films, I haven't seen them all, so can't really rank them

 

 

For the scores, while I haven't heard all of them either, my favorites of the ones I've heard are

 

1) Tomorrow Never Dies

2) Casino Royale

3) The Living Daylights

4) License to Kill

5) Goldeneye

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ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE gets mentioned a lot.

 

Which movie was that again? Is it the one where Bond saves the world? :P

 

4 minutes ago, Jay said:

For the films, I haven't seen them all, so can't really rank them

 

 

 

Well, just rank the ones that you have seen!

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1 minute ago, Jay said:

For the films, I haven't seen them all, so can't really rank them

 

 

For the scores, while I haven't heard all of them either, my favorites of the ones I've heard are

 

1) Tomorrow Never Dies

2) Casino Royale

3) The Living Daylights

4) License to Kill

5) Goldeneye

 

Again, only 4. You should pick another Jason.

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It's been a few years since I watched them all, all I remember is the Connery ones were my favourite, although now I would probably enjoy Moore way more than then. Unfortunately, back then I didn't pay much attention to scores, all I could get was "Hey, they're playing 007 Takes the Lektor again! Cool!". I am planning to watch them again though when I finally get a complete DVD boxset.

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38 minutes ago, Josh500 said:

ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE gets mentioned a lot.

 

Which movie was that again? Is it the one where Bond saves the world? :P

 

He mugs for the camera a little bit because he's not Sean Connery, and then he skis, gets married, and goes for a car ride.

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6 hours ago, Koray Savas said:

Considering the film came first... no, it isn’t. 

 

So?

 

You watched the film and listened to the score first, probably thought it was OK, then you played the game, thought it was fucking awesome. As time went on, it all started becoming blurry, and the game, film and score became one entity in your aging brain, and finally, here it was: "Goldeneye is a fucking awesome film and score!"

 

6 hours ago, Disco Stu said:

Also, why would that invalidate our opinion?

 

”You only like this thing because you like it!”

 

No. "You only like this because you like that tie-in product that isn't the actual thing".

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Films:

1. Casino Royale (not the 60s one, obviously)

2. The Living Daylights

3. Skyfall

4. From Russia with Love

5. Goldfinger

honorable mention: OHMSS

 

Scores:

1. The Living Daylights

2. Casino Royale (Arnold)

3. On Her Majesty's Secret Service

4. Tomorrow Never Dies

5. Quantum of Solace (if only they'd let Arnold do the song again!)

 

Yavar

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2 minutes ago, Yavar Moradi said:

That's because the vast majority of Bond movies...suck. (If you have any standards.)

 

controversy?

 

Yavar

 

I disagree.

 

Most Bond movies are of very high quality. No other film franchise has been so consistently successful and popular, for over five decades now! Now there's ups and downs, sure, but that's to be expected. But generally they are very well made and watchable movies.

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