James Bond films have colored the world cinema industry for so long since 1962. The fictional character created by British journalist Ian Fleming in January 1952 while on vacation in Jamaica is indeed very slick and fits perfectly when represented in film form.
It is noted that until No Times to Die is released in 2021, there have been 25 film titles from the James Bond franchise that have aired. But according to ratings from the Rotten Tomatoes site, these seven films are the best.
1. From Russia With Love (1963)
Featuring Lotte Lenya as James Bond’s nemesis, the second film in the franchise has received a 95% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Agent 007 , played by Sean Connery, is set in the cold war setting and features a variety of action-packed scenes.
In this series James Bond faces off against a criminal organization known as SPECTRE. Rosa Klebb (Lotte Lenya) and Kronsteen from Russia attempt to seize the decoding device known as the Lektor.
They use a charming woman, Tatiana (Daniela Bianchi) to lure Bond into helping them. Bond is willing to travel all the way to Istanbul to meet Tatiana, where he ends up having to escape a series of encounters with a deadly foe.
2. Dr. No (1962)
There would be no James Bond franchise if Dr. This number was not released in 1962. The opening act of agent 007 received a 95% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Sean Connery managed to open his appearance well, he managed to appear as a secret agent who is good at attracting women.
Again, the memorable villain character is one of the reasons this film is so interesting. Dr. character. No, played by Joseph Wiseman, managed to steal the audience’s attention. Despite its prestige as a franchise opener , this film is indeed an espionage-themed spectacle that is presented very well.
3. Casino Royale (2006)
Penance may be worthy of this title. Casino Royale is a remake of the 1967 James Bond film of the same name. The original film is considered the worst James Bond series and this remake seems to be here to revise that failure.
The results were satisfactory, Rotten Tomatoes gave a 94% rating for the first James Bond film, played by Daniel Craig. This version features a different Bond persona from his predecessors, Daniel Craig presents an Agent 007 who is more brutal and dark in every action.
4. Skyfall (2012)
Skyfall is the 23rd James Bond film in the franchise and the third for Daniel Craig. This 2012 film was rewarded with a 92% rating on the Rotten Tomatoes website. As the spy mainstay of the British empire, Daniel Craig still appears with a tough persona and removes the playboy impression of the classic James Bond character.
This film is packaged so dramatic, especially because of the appearance of Javier Bardem as Raoul Silva, the main villain in this film. Many assume Javier Bardem deserves an award for his role in this film.
5. Thunderball (1965)
The fourth film in the James Bond series, Thunderball is also one of the best in the franchise . Still starring Sean Connery, this 1965 film received an 87% rating from Rotten Tomatoes.
While it’s hard to surpass the shadow of the third film that is Goldfinger , Thunderball still counts for the best James Bond film. The formula of this franchise is still working, the combination of sophisticated gadgets, Sean Connery’s charisma and beautiful women are still able to boost the plot that is delivered.
6. No Time to Die (2021)
The latest James Bond film as well as the 25th title and also predicted as the closing of the saga of five modern James Bond films, is reportedly also Daniel Craig’s last action as the flamboyant agent.
According to Peter Bradshaw of theguardian.com, this film successfully combines action, comedy and a heartbreak story that can also bring back the elegant, romantic, and romantic James Bond character who doesn’t hesitate to show his feelings. No Time to Die closes quite well, seen from the rating is quite high at Rotten Tomatoes, which is 82%.
Indeed, from time to time James Bond films always present interesting and distinctive espionage acts, the seven films on this list are examples. If your version, which one is the best?