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That is so true each movie and each James Bond made it their movie and the details,gimmicks,wild stunts.high speed chases as well as the lovely ladies,villains and theme songs made each movie great.i have seen all of them too and hope there is more coming..I havent seen SkyFall yet but reserved it,I watched the trailer and it looks excellent.

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"The nature of Bond's job rules out any long term commitments.

For one thing, as soon as another mission comes along, he'll fall in love with a new girl."

Dr. No (1962)


Honey Ryder

Played by Ursula Andress

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Dr. No offers a memorable moment when Honey Ryder, the first Bond girl ever, emerges from the sea in a skimpy white bikini singing "Underneath the Mango Tree". Ursula Andress set a standard for all Bond girls to follow.


Sylvia Trench

Played by Eunice Gayson

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Sylvia was the first Bond girl to appear twice. Bond met her at the casino in the beginning of Dr. No but soon had to leave to Jamaica. The duty called again in the beginning of From Russia With Love, this time in the middle of a romantic picnic.

From Russia with Love (1963)


Tatiana Romanova

Played by Daniela Bianchi

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Romanova is a Russian office clerk who is used to lure Bond to Istanbul in the second Bond film From Russia With Love. Of course, Tatiana falls for Bond during the mission. Bianchi's voice was dubbed in the film because of her hard Italian accent. Also, Miss Bianchi was Miss Universum 1960.

Goldfinger (1964)


Pussy Galore

Played by Honor Blackman

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One of the most famous Bond girls, Goldfinger's Pussy Galore is the villain's personal pilot with a dislike for men. But even Pussy can't oppose the charm of 007 and she helps him to thwart Goldfinger's evil plan. Honor Blackman also played Cathy Gale in the Avengers TV series from 1962 to 1964.


Jill Masterson

Played by Shirley Eaton

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Her body became an icon of the sixties after appearing on the cover of the Life magazine in 1964. Jill is the villain's girlfriend and dies a golden death in the third Bond movie. She is killed by Goldfinger, who orders Oddjob to cover her in gold paint.


Tilly Masterson

Played by Tania Mallett

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Jill's sister Tilly is tries to revenge her sister's death. Bond meets her while chasing Auric Goldfinger and is later killed by Oddjob.

Thunderball (1965)


Domino Derval

Played by Claudine Auger

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Domino is a very good open sea diver and is the mistress of Emilio Largo. Bond meets her at the Bahamas while searching the stolen nuclear missiles in Thunderball. After it turns out that Largo is responsible for both stealing the missiles and killing her brother, Domino betrays her guardian to help Bond.

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Patricia Fearing

Played by Molly Peters

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A masseuse working at the health club visited by Bond in Thunderball, Patricia unwittingly puts Bond into a dangerous situation by strapping him into "the rack" unattended. She has to compensate it later, of course.


Paula Caplan

Played by Martine Beswick

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Caplan is an MI6 agent in Nassau, and helps Bond on his mission. She later gets killed by the Fiona Volpe. Martine Beswick also played Zora the gypsy in From Russia With Love.


Fiona Volpe

Played by Luciana Paluzzi

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SPECTRE's deadly operative always got her men -- that was until she met James Bond. Fiona kills Bond's fellow agent but when trying to catch 007 she is accidentally killed by one of her own men.

You Only Live Twice (1967)


Kissy Suzuki

Played by Mie Hama

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A Japanese Ama girl who makes her living by diving for shells, Kissy also works for the secret service. Bond even marries her as a cover for a mission. Kissy's name was never mentioned in the film, although it was in the script.



Played by Akiko Wakabayawshi

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Bond's Japanese guardian angel in You Only Live Twice, Aki saves his life on more than one occasion. She meets an untimely death, though - while in bed with 007 a ninja assassin poisons her.


Helga Brandt

Played by Karin Dor

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Brandt is SPECTRE agent no. 11 and attempts to kill Bond by leaving him in a crashing airplane. She doesn't succeed of course, and Blofeld feeds her to piranhas.

Casino Royale (1967)


Vesper Lynd

Played by Ursula Andress

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Lynd is the leading lady for the 1967's Casino Royale parody and is a double agent actually working for SMERSH. Ursula Andress is better remembered for role as Honey Rider in Dr. No.

On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)


Tracy Draco

Played by Diana Rigg

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Tracy Draco is Bond's only true love and one of the strongest Bond girls. Tracy and Bond happily marry in the end of On Her Majesty's Secret Service. Sadly, the new Mrs. Bond is gunned down by Ernst Blofeld's sidekick just minutes after the wedding. Diana Rigg also starred in the 1960's TV show The Avengers.


Ruby Bartlett

Played by Angela Scoular

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Bartlett is admitted at Blofeld's Swiss clinic to get her chicken allergy cured, and is one of the girls Blofeld uses to spread his deadly virus. As for Bond, Ruby is a very important source for information surrounding Blofeld's operation.

Diamonds Are Forever (1971)


Tiffany Case

Played by Jill St. John

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Miss Case is an American diamond smuggler with a forever changing hair color that gets caught in much more than just diamond smuggling. According to her, she was born in a Tiffany's (hence the name) jewelry store while her mother was looking for a wedding ring.


Plenty O'Toole

Played by Lana Wood

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Plenty is a regular hanger-on who meets Bond at a casino. Although Plenty makes a rather quick exit through the hotel room window, she is memorable simply for her introduction.

Live and Let Die (1973)



Played by Jane Seymour

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Solitaire is Mr. Big's beautiful tarot card reader. After she sleeps with Bond she loses her fortune telling abilities and is in danger of being killed because of her uselessness. She eventually gains freedom from her egotistical boss, however, thanks to Bond.

Rosie Carver

Played by Gloria Hendry

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Carver is a paranoid double agent that works for Kananga and is frightened to work by the tales of voodoo. She acts erratically and is eventually killed by Kananga.

The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)


Mary Goodnight

Played by Britt Ekland

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Goodnight is Bond's beautiful but inept contact in the Far East and is more of a comic relief than a true Bond girl. Britt Ekland was first offered the role of Scaramanga's girlfriend but the producers changed their mind when they saw her in a bikini.


Andrea Anders

Played by Maud Adams

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Anders is Scaramanga's girlfriend and sees Bond as her savior from her boyfriend's grasp. She tries to steal the Solex Agitator for Bond, but is killed when Scaramanga finds out. Maud Adams returned to the Bond series as the title character in Octopussy.

The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)


Anya Amasova

Played by Barbara Bach

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Amasova is a Russian agent who teams up with Bond. She is code-named XXX, and out-thinks 007 on more than one occassion. Barbara Bach, better known as the wife of Ringo Starr, manages to play both the strong secret agent and the damsel in distress.

List 2 of the Bond Girls. couldn't post all at once


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Played by Caroline Munro

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Naomi is Stromberg's helicopter pilot with a deadly aim and tries to gun 007 and XXX down in their Lotus Esprit. She wasn't aware of the car's underwater defensive capabilities, however.

Moonraker (1979)


Holly Goodhead

Played by Lois Chiles

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Goodhead is one of the most intelligent Bond girls, as she is a NASA trained astrophysicist working for the CIA. In Moonraker she teams up with Bond to save the world from Hugo Drax's madness and pilots the shuttle to the villain's hidden space station.


Corinne Dufour

Played by Corinne Clery

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Another helicopter pilot, Corinne is Hugo Drax's assistant in Moonraker. She helps Bond find a secret safe in Drax's compound. Mr. Drax, however, does not appreciate her sweet nature and has her hunted down with a pack of vicious dogs.

For Your Eyes Only (1981)


Melina Havelock

Played by Carole Bouquet

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Melina's parents are killed in Kristatos' search for the ATAC. She joins Bond on his mission, seeking revenge for their deaths and even saves Bond's life at one point.


Countess Lisl

Played by Cassandra Harris

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Lisl is Columbo's girlfriend and Bond's one-night affair. She is eventually killed during a morning walk on the beach by Emile Locque. Interestingly, Cassandra Harris is the late wife of Bond actor Pierce Brosnan.



Played by Lynn Holly-Johnson

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Bibi is Kristatos' ice-skating protege and tries to seduce Bond into bed. Bibi finally walks out on her guardian and finds another sponsor in Columbo.

List 3 of the Bond Girls


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"The nature of Bond's job rules out any long term commitments.

For one thing, as soon as another mission comes along, he'll fall in love with a new girl."

Octopussy (1983)



Played by Maud Adams

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Octopussy runs a circus as a cover for jewerly smuggling without knowing that partner Kamal Khan is double-crossing her. Maud Adams also played Scaramanga's girlfriend in The Man With The Golden Gun.



Played by Kristina Wayborn

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The leader of the Octopussy circus and Kamal Khan's girlfriend, Magda seduces Bond to get the Faberge egg back. She also has a tattoo of a baby octopus on her back.

Never Say Never Again (1983)


Domino Petacchi

Played by Kim Basinger

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Playing Domino in Never Say Never Again was Kim Basinger's first big movie appearance. Domino is almost exactly the same character as in Thunderball: she's Largo's mistress but betrays him when 007 informs her of her brother's death.


Fatima Blush

Played by Barbara Carrera

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Never Say Never Again's substitute to Fiona Volpe, sexy Fatima is SPECTRE's assassin and Max Largo's key henchwoman. She also has a massive ego complex -- 007 is saved from her only by his special pen.

A View to a Kill (1985)


Stacey Sutton

Played by Tanya Roberts

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Sutton is a Californian geologist who's grandfather found Sutton Oil. She is paid off by Max Zorin for the old mines Zorin needs for his Project Main Strike. Bond meets Stacey at Zorin's party and later she helps him to unravel Zorin's nefarious plan.



Played by Grace Jones

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MayDay is Max Zorin's outrageous henchwoman that kills Bond's contact in Paris. Bond chases her up the Eiffel Tower only to see her dramatically escape by skydiving. Finally, after realizing Zorin has betrayed her, MayDay gives her life to stop the villain's plan.

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Pola Ivanova

Played by Fiona Fullerton

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Ivanova is a Russian agent from Bond's past whom 007 meets while on a mission. After a hot tub scene, Bond swaps her hard earned cassette of Zorin's plans for a lovely collection of Japanese music.

The Living Daylights (1987)


Kara Milovy

Played by Maryam D'Abo

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Celebrated cellist Kara Milovy is set up by her boyfriend, General Georgi Koskov, as a sniper to make his defection look real. Kara is saved by 007's instincts and eventually falls for Bond on the search for Koskov.

Licence to Kill (1989)


Pam Bouvier

Played by Carey Lowell

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Bouvier is the only living contact the CIA has on Franz Sanchez. Bond uses her information to get into the drug baron's organization and exact his revenge.


Lupe Lamora

Played by Talisa Soto

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Lamora is Franz Sanchez's mistress and helps Bond win Sanchez's confidence in an effort to bring down his organization. Bond has to reject her at the end of the movie in favour of Pam Bouvier, though.

GoldenEye (1995)


Natalya Simonova

Played by Izabella Scorupco

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Simonova is a Russian computer programmer and one of the two Severnaya survivors and teams up with Bond to help him to stop Alec Trevelyan's plan. She later helps him track down the villain's hidden base.

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Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)


Wai Lin

Played by Michelle Yeoh

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A Chinese agent who knows well the arts of karate. In Tomorrow Never Dies she's running the same mission as Bond in competition but near the end the two team up to finish Carver and his stealth boat off. She has a nice collection of gadgets from her agency, too.


Paris Carver

Played by Teri Hatcher

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Carver is the villain's wife in Tomorrow Never Dies. She and Bond had a short-lived affair in the past. Elliot Carver eventually has her killed after she interacts with Bond a second time.

The World Is Not Enough (1999)


Christmas Jones

Played by Denise Richards

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Jones is a nuclear chemist that saves Bond's life on more than one occasion. She defuses the nuclear bomb that is set to blow up, foiling Renard's plan.


Elektra King

Played by Sophie Marceau

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King is a deceitful temptress and a double-crosser. She lies to Bond that she he is on his side throughout most of the movie. When Bond finds out she is sided with Renard, Bond doesn't hesitate to kill her in cold blood.


Cigar Girl

Played by Maria Grazia Cuccinotta

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The Cigar Girl seems to be an innocent beauty in the pre-title sequence but when Bond gets back to MI6 and Sir Robert King is killed, we find out that she is responsible for his death. Bond proceeds to pursue her in a spectacular boat chase down the River

Die Another Day (2002)


Miranda Frost

Played by Rosamund Pike

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Frost is an MI6 agent who poses as Gustav Graves' puclicist. She does not want a part of Bond at first, but later gives in to his sexual desires. Unfortunately for Bond, she is sided with Gustav Graves.



Played by Halle Berry

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Jinx is the NSA's leading woman in Die Another Day. Although tough and hard-nosed, Jinx finds herself in trouble on a couple of occasions, with Bond coming to the rescue. Jinx is first seen in the movie in an 'homage' scene wearing an orange bikini similar to that of Honey Ryder's in Dr. No.

Casino Royale (2006)


Vesper Lynd

Played by Eva Green

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Bond's first real love interest after becoming a 00 agent, Vesper turns out to have both a positive and negative effect on his life. Their whirlwind romance together seems too good to be true, as she dies in a suicide/drowning and is revealed to have kept deep secrets on the mission. Their love would have a permanent effect on Bond's views on women - proclaiming that he will never trust another as much since the "bitch is dead."



Played by Caterina Murino

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Bond meets this Italian beauty at his Bahama hotel while investigating the text message clue "ELLIPSIS" found on Mollaka's cell phone. Solange's boyfriend, Carlos, is the source of the message, and Bond quickly switches gears from lover to secret agent as soon as he leaves for Miami on a suspicious trip. Unfortunately for Solange, she "talked too much" and was found strangled in a hammock outside of the hotel.

Quantum of Solace (2008)


Strawberry Fields

Played by Gemma Arterton

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Agent Fields is the terse MI6 file reporter who is sent by M to accomplish the simple task of retrieving James Bond in La Paz, Bolivia. Unfortunately for her, Bond's overwhelming charisma quickly breaks her business-like attitude and the two find themselves in the bedroom after Bond asks her to help him "find" hotel stationery. She meets her untimely demise in a similar fashion as Goldfinger's Jill Masterson - this time suffocated in oil instead of gold paint. Note: Although her first name is not revealed in the movie, she is listed as "Strawberry" Fields in the cast list.



Played by Olga Kurylenko

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A member of the Bolivian Secret Service, Camille joins Bond's adventure with motives of her own after years of trying to infiltrate General Medrano's inner circle. Although she never makes love with Bond, a passionate kiss is her thanks to him for helping her avenge the deaths of her father, mother and sister.

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James Bond Film Cars

The cars James Bond drove are nearly as famous as Agent 007 himself. While the Sunbeam Alpine from the first film is not as well-known, the Aston Martin DB5 owes a lot of its cachet to the man from MI6, as does the BMW Z3 that debuted in the Bond films of the 1990s. Read on to see which Bond cars were in which movies--including that Lotus-turned-submarine.

1. Dr. No (1962): Sunbeam Alpine

When Sean Connery first donned James Bond’s tuxedo, elaborate gadgetry and sexy cars were not yet the order of the day. Case in point: his first car was a Sunbeam Alpine convertible with not one single alteration from Q’s lab. Bond’s driving skills are on display in the Alpine, however, when he drives under a construction crane and causes his pursuers to fly off a cliff. (Bonus trivia: Grace Kelly scared the living daylights out of Cary Grant in a Sunbeam Alpine in To Catch a Thief.)

2. Goldfinger (1964) and Thunderball (1965): Aston Martin DB5

ConneryandDB5.jpgAston Martin

After that Sunbeam, people took notice of the Silver Birch DB5 in the second 007 picture, Goldfinger. This time, Bond's car was equipped with radar, machine guns, oil slick dispensers, smoke screens, a bullet-proof windshield, plus the most iconic piece of MI6 equipment to ever come out of Q's lab, the passenger ejector seat. The DB5 was Bond's getaway vehicle at the start of Thunderball, with the addition of rear-facing water cannons.

3. On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969) and Diamonds Are Forever (1971): DBS

AMDBS.jpgAston Martin

A new green DBS replaced Bond's silver DB5 for the next two films, without any noticeable modifications. In Diamonds Are Forever, it can be see

4. The Spy Who Loved Me (1977): Lotus Esprit

The Lotus Esprit in The Spy Who Loved Me did something no other car has ever done: Bond drove it into the water, and it turned into a submarine. Once you see it done, it makes perfect sense, given the shape of the car. Unfortunately, Lotus has yet to make this fantasy come true.

5. For Your Eyes Only (1981): Lotus Esprit Turbo


The first of the Esprit Turbos in For Your Eyes Only didn't last very long. As one of the villain's henchmen tries to steal it, the self-destruct sequence in 007's car kicks in. Car and thief are then blown to bits. Luckily, Q's got another one in the lab, though Bond doesn't really use any gadgets while he drives the replacement Turbo through Italy in the snow

6. The Living Daylights (1987): Aston Martin V8 Volante

According to Aston Martin, Bond's new Volante was Gun Metal Silver, as opposed to Silver Birch like the original DB5. The gadgetry, however, is undisputed: lasers in the hubcaps, rocket booster, skis, and a guided missile system, plus the usual bulletproof windshield and self-destruct system.

7. GoldenEye (1995): Aston Martin DB5 and BMW Z3

While GoldenEye launched the BMW Z3 into the public's consciousness , the car didn't get much play in the film despite its standard-issue Q modifications, like self-destruct and radar. Bond instead drove his trusty, and by this time vintage, DB5 to race Xenia Onatopp in her Ferrari 355. The DB5 was ahead of its time with a refrigerated glove box (for champagne, of course) and voice mail, but otherwise it was not heavily modified.

8. Tomorrow Never Dies (1997): Aston Martin DB5 and BMW 750iL


The 1964 DB5 makes yet another appearance in Tomorrow Never Dies, but the BMW gets more screen time. Despite having a huge, 12-cylinder engine, the 750iL is one of the most boring-looking of all James Bond's cars. Its gadgetry was top-notch, though, with missiles mounted under the sunroof, tear gas dispensers, and cable snippers that pop from the BMW logo on the hood.

9. The World Is Not Enough (1999): BMW Z8


Bond makes use of the Z8's missiles and sonic laser, which allows him to listen to conversations in nearby buildings, until the car is sawn in half by a helicopter. Not easy to do, given that Q had outfitted the car with titanium armor.

10. Die Another Day (2002): Aston Martin Vanquish

VanquishandBrosnan.jpgAston Martin

Q's lab returned to Aston Martin for Die Another Day, so it seems fitting that it would return to the ejector seat, too. Bond's car also had machine guns under the hood, rockets behind the grille, and cannons under the chassis.

11. Casino Royale (2006): Aston Martin DBS

There were two debuts in Casino Royale: a blond Bond, played by Daniel Craig, and the DBS. The car was without many extras, but it hardly needed them for this film.

12. Quantum of Solace (2008): Aston Martin DBS

AMDBS-09.jpgAston Martin

Why mess with a good thing? The DBS is back as 007's car for Quantum of Solace. Before the movie even hits theaters, the car has already gained a measure of fame for being smashed up during filming in Italy. A second $262,000 DBS had to be brought in, which probably overjoyed the bookkeepers in Gaydon.

So many high end cars featured in James Bond films I wish I had anyone of these


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James Bond movies were filmed in many different countries and States in the US,here is a list of the location and the movies that were filmed there or parts of them.

James Bond film shooting locations

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300px-Sam-mendes-skyfall-image.jpeg Director Sam Mendes on location in Scotland for Skyfall.

This list shows which James Bond films were shot in which countries. See also James Bond film locations which lists the settings of the films, rather than the actual shooting locations.


  • Other places in England - Goldfinger (Stoke Poges Golf Club), Thunderball (Silverstone Circuit), For Your Eyes Only, Octopussy, A View to a Kill (Ascot Racecourse), GoldenEye (Leavesden Aerodrome, Hertfordshire), Tomorrow Never Dies (Frogmore Studios, HMS Dryad, Oxford, IBM building Middlesex, RAF Lakenheath), The World Is Not Enough (London, Wiltshire and Halton House, Buckinghamshire), Die Another Day (London, RAF Odiham, Church Crookham, Hampshire, The Eden Project, Cornwall, Holywell Bay, Newquay, Cornwall), Casino Royale (Buckinghamshire, London) Quantum of Solace, Skyfall

  • Scotland - From Russia with Love (Argyll), The Spy Who Loved Me, The World is Not Enough (Eilean Donan castle) Skyfall

  • France - Thunderball (Chateau d’Anet outside of Paris), Diamonds Are Forever, Moonraker (Studios De Boulogne Paris Studios - Cinema Eclair Studios), A View to a Kill (Eiffel Tower, Château de Chantilly), GoldenEye, The World Is Not Enough

  • Germany - Diamonds Are Forever, Octopussy, The Living Daylights, Tomorrow Never Dies (Hamburg)

  • Austria - The Living Daylights, Quantum of Solace

  • Italy - The Spy Who Loved Me (Sardinia), Moonraker (Venice), For Your Eyes Only, The Living Daylights, Casino Royale (Venice), Quantum of Solace

  • Switzerland - From Russia with Love, Goldfinger, On Her Majesty's Secret Service (Piz Gloria), The Spy Who Loved Me, A View to a Kill, GoldenEye (Verzasca Dam)

  • Spain - The World Is Not Enough, (Bilbao), Die Another Day, (Cadiz) Quantum of Solace

  • Portugal - On Her Majesty's Secret Service

  • Malta - The Spy Who Loved Me, For Your Eyes Only

  • Iceland - A View to a Kill, Die Another Day

  • Russia - GoldenEye (St. Petersburg)

  • Turkey - From Russia with Love (Istanbul), The World Is Not Enough (Istanbul), Skyfall

  • Czech Republic - Casino Royale (Prague)


250px-FortKnoxGoldVault2.jpgExterior shots of the Fort Knox Bullion Depository were taken for the movie Goldfinger.

  • United States - Goldfinger (Louisville, Fort Knox), Diamonds are Forever, Octopussy, A View to a Kill (San Francisco at Fisherman's Wharf and the Golden Gate Bridge), The Living Daylights, Licence to Kill (Key West), Die Another Day (Maui, Hawaii)

  • Canada - The Spy Who Loved Me (Auyuittuq National Park)

  • Bahamas - Thunderball (Nassau), For Your Eyes Only, The World Is Not Enough, Casino Royale (Nassau)

  • Mexico - Licence to Kill (Churubusco Studios in Mexico City), Tomorrow Never Dies (Fox Baja studios) Quantum of Solace

  • Chile - Quantum of Solace

  • Panama - Quantum of Solace


  • Japan - You Only Live Twice, The Spy Who Loved Me (Okinawa)

  • Macau - The Man with the Golden Gun

  • Thailand - The Man with the Golden Gun, Tomorrow Never Dies (Bangkok, Phuket)


  • Egypt - The Spy Who Loved Me

  • South Africa - Skyfall

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Twenty random facts about the 007s over the past 50 years from Tesco magazine.

1. Roger Moore was the oldest actor to debut as Bond (he was 45 when Live and Let Die was filmed) and 58 when filming finished on A View To a Kill in 1985.

2. Sean Connery began losing his hair at the age of 21, so in all of his James Bond movies, he wore a toupee.

3. At 6’ 2” Timothy Dalton was the tallest of the Bond actors. At 5’ 10” Daniel Craig is the shortest.

4. Director George Lucas has said on many occasions that Connery’s portrayal of James Bond was a big inspiration for the Indiana Jones character. When Connery was cast as Indiana’s father in The Last Crusade, Lucas said: “Who else but Bond could have been worthy enough to play Indiana Jones' dad!”

5. George Lazenby broke a stuntman's nose during a Bond fight screen test. It was this physical strength that finalised his casting as Bond.

6. Daniel Craig is the only Bond actor to be born after the Bond series began.

7. Timothy Dalton’s Bond was the last to smoke cigarettes.

8. After the release of Die Another Day, Pierce Brosnan was approached by a man in a Dublin bar who asked to shake his hand. He obliged and then cracked up when the man said: "That's the closest my hand will ever get to Halle Berry's bottom".

9. James Bond is the longest-running film franchise, with 22 films made since Dr No in 1962. It’s also the second most successful (after Harry Potter, of course); grossing more than $5bn.

10. George Lazenby was the youngest actor to play James Bond, being 30 when On Her Majesty's Secret Servicewas released.

11. All the scenes which showed Roger Moore running in his seven Bond movies were performed by doubles, as Moore felt he looked awkward when running.

bond-facts-drop-in-2f108249-6cc8-4e30-840a-08533df39c90-0-200x200.jpg12. Due to Ursula Andress’ (pictured) heavy accent, producers had her voice dubbed by Nikki van der Zyl. Van der Zyl has dubbed many women’s voices in the series from Dr No in 1962 to Moonraker in 1979.

13. Despite playing a gun-toting secret agent in seven bond films, Roger Moore suffers from Hoplophobia (a fear of firearms). His fear stems from a childhood accident when his brother shot him in the leg with an air rifle by accident.

14. When accepting the role of Bond, and aware of the dangers of being typecast, Pierce Brosnan insisted that he be allowed to work on other movies between the Bond films. For every Bond movie, Brosnan appeared in at least two other mainstream films.

15. Judy Dench has the 007 theme tune as her mobile ringtone. The actress, who has played MI6 head M since Goldeneye in 1995, was filming a scene for latest Bond film Skyfall when her phone rang.

16. Actors that were in the running to play James Bond over the years include David Niven (Ian Fleming’s preference over Sean Connery!), Christopher Lee, Clint Eastwood, Burt Reynolds, Gerard Butler, Will Smith and even Tom Jones!

17. From Dr No to Quantum of Solace, James Bond has killed 352 people and slept with 52 women.

18. Ian Fleming chose the name James Bond as he wanted the ‘simplest, dullest, plainest-sounding name’ he could think of.

19. Goldeneye is the nickname of Fleming's beachfront house in Jamaica where he wrote the Bond novels and short stories between 1952 and 1964.

20. When President JFK included From Russia with Love on a list of his favourite books in 1961, sales of the Bond novels, previously unsuccessful in America, boomed.

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