Who’s Your Favorite Bond? The Big Screen’s Most Famous Spy Turns 50

October 5, 2012

Dr. No. Photo credit: United Artists Corporation and Danjaq, LLC

James Bond debuted on the big screen on October 5, 1962. In his first outing , Dr. No, a handsome young Bond, played Sean Connery, introduced the world to one of pop culture’s most famous lines: “Bond. James Bond.” It set the tone of the character for decades to come and would come to make him a British icon.

Since then, James Bond has been interpreted by multiple talents who have added their own personal touch: Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan, and Daniel Craig. But through all interpretations, Bond always kept his key traits of personal tastes and modus operandi: a lust for beautiful women, a subtle way of defeating the enemy, a love of high-tech gadgets and luxury cars, and an uncanny ability to keep that designer suit intact.

Watch your favorite Bond movies from the beginning, Dr. No, Goldfinger, The Spy Who Loved Me, Octopussy, A View to Kill, License to Kill, GoldenEye, Tomorrow Never Dies, The World Is Not Enough, Die Another Day, and Quantum Of Solace.