James Bond Movies – Everything You Need To Know

James Bond is a fictional character designed by the famous Novelist Ian Fleming in 1953. Sean Connery, David Niven, George Lazenby, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan, and Daniel Craig have all played 007 in twenty-seven films. Eon Productions, which now owns the adaptation rights to all of Ian Fleming’s Bond novels, produced all but two of them.

List of James Bond Movies

Here is a list of the James Bond movies in order of their release (latest to oldest):

1. No Time To Die (2021)

James Bond has retired from active duty. So when Felix Leiter, an old CIA friend shows up and asks for assistance, Bond is led onto the trail of a mystery adversary equipped with hazardous new technology.

Director: Cary Joji Fukunaga

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, and Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Daniel Craig
  • Rami Malek
  • Léa Seydoux
  • Lashana Lynch

IMDb Rating: 7.3

Running Time: 163 minutes

Box Office: $774,153,007

Movie Trailer: JAMES BOND 007: No Time To Die Trailer (2021)

2. Spectre (2015)

A cryptic message from James Bond’s past leads him on a quest to discover the existence of SPECTRE, a terrible organization. Bond discovers the dreadful truth about the source of all his pain in his most recent missions as a new threat emerges.

Director: Sam Mendes

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, and Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Daniel Craig
  • Christoph Waltz
  • Léa Seydoux
  • Ben Whishaw

IMDb Rating: 6.8

Running Time: 148 minutes

Box Office: $880,681,519

Movie Trailer: Spectre (2015) – Movie Trailer

3. Skyfall (2012)

When M’s history comes back to haunt her, James Bond’s commitment to her is tested. When MI6 is attacked, 007 must track down and eliminate the threat, no matter what it takes.

Director: Sam Mendes

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, and Thriller

Main Cast: 

  • Daniel Craig
  • Javier Bardem
  • Ralph Fiennes
  • Naomie Harris

IMDb Rating: 7.8

Running Time: 143 minutes

Box Office: $1,108,569,499

Movie Trailer: SKYFALL (2012) – Movie Trailer

4. Quantum of Solace (2008)

As James Bond seeks to prevent a mysterious organization from destroying the country’s most important resource, he slips into mystery.

Director: Marc Forster

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, and Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Daniel Craig
  • Olga Kurylenko
  • Mathieu Amalric
  • Giancarlo Giannini

IMDb Rating: 6.6

Running Time: 106 minutes

Box Office: $589,580,482

Movie Trailer: Quantum of Solace (2008) – Movie Trailer

5. Casino Royale(2006)

Secret agent James Bond embarks on his first operation as 007. After acquiring the 00 status and a license to kill, he goes on his first mission as 007. In a high-stakes poker game at Casino Royale in Montenegro, Bond must overcome a private banker backing terrorists.

Director: Martin Campbell

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, and Thriller

Main Cast: 

  • Daniel Craig
  • Eva Green
  • Mads Mikkelsen
  • Jeffrey Wright

IMDb Rating: 8.0

Running Time: 144 minutes

Box Office: $616,502,912

Movie Trailer: Casino Royale (2006) – Movie Trailer

6. Die Another Day (2002)

James Bond is dispatched to look into a link between a North Korean terrorist and a diamond magnate supporting the construction of a global space weapon.

Director: Lee Tamahori

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, and Thriller

Main Cast: 

Pierce Brosnan

  • Halle Berry
  • Toby Stephens
  • Rosamund Pike

IMDb Rating: 8.1

Running Time: 133 minutes

Box Office: $431,971,116

Movie Trailer: Die Another Day (2002) – Movie Trailer

7. The World Is Not Enough (1999)

James Bond uncovers a nuclear conspiracy while saving an oil heiress from her old captor, an international terrorist who can’t feel pain.

Director: Michael Apted

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, and Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Pierce Brosnan
  • Sophie Marceau
  • Robert Carlyle
  • Denise Richards

IMDb Rating: 6.4

Running Time: 128 minutes

Box Office: $126,943,684

Movie Trailer: The World Is Not Enough (1999) – Movie Trailer

8. Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)

James Bond sets out to foil a media mogul’s plot to incite a conflict between China and the United Kingdom to gain exclusive global media coverage.

Director: Roger Spottiswoode

Language: English and German

Genre: Action, Adventure, and Thriller

Main Cast: 

  • Pierce Brosnan
  • Jonathan Pryce
  • Michelle Yeoh
  • Teri Hatcher

IMDb Rating: 6.5

Running Time: 119 minutes

Box Office: $333,011,068

Movie Trailer: Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) – Movie Trailer

9. GoldenEye (1995)

A Russian crime organization acquires a secret space-based weapon program known as “GoldenEye.” James Bond must stop them from deploying it years after a buddy and fellow agent is killed on a joint mission.

Director: Martin Campbell

Language: English, Russian, and Spanish

Genre: Action, Adventure, and Thriller

Main Cast: 

  • Pierce Brosnan
  • Sean Bean
  • Izabella Scorupco
  • Famke Janssen

IMDb Rating: 7.2

Running Time: 130 minutes

Box Office: $352,194,034

Movie Trailer: GoldenEye (1995) – Movie Trailer

 10. License to Kill (1989)

A vengeful James Bond turns rogue to infiltrate and destroy the drug lord’s organization, which has murdered his friend’s new wife and left him near death.

Director: John Glen

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, and Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Timothy Dalton
  • Carey Lowell
  • Robert Davi
  • Talisa Soto

IMDb Rating: 6.7

Running Time: 133 minutes

Box Office: $156,167,015

Movie Trailer: Licence to Kill (1989) – Movie Trailer

11. The Living Daylights (1987)

James Bond is dispatched to investigate a KGB policy of assassinating all hostile agents, and he uncovers a weapon trade with huge global implications.

Director: John Glen

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, and Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Timothy Dalton
  • Maryam d’Abo
  • Joe Don Baker
  • Art Malik
  • John Rhys-Davies

IMDb Rating: 6.7

Running Time: 130 minutes

Box Office: $51,186,259

Movie Trailer: The Living Daylights (1987) – Movie Trailer

12. A View to a Kill (1985)

The recovery of a microchip from the body of a fellow agent leads James Bond to become a mad industrialist who aims to destroy California’s Silicon Valley to build a worldwide microchip monopoly.

Director: John Glen

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, and Thriller

Main Cast: 

  • Roger Moore
  • Tanya Roberts
  • Grace Jones
  • Patrick Macnee

IMDb Rating: 6.3

Running Time: 131 minutes

Box Office: $50,327,960

Movie Trailer: A View to a Kill (1985) – Movie Trailer 

 13. Never Say Never Again (1983)

A SPECTRE agent has stolen two American nuclear warheads, and James Bond must track them down before they are destroyed.

Director: Irvin Kershner

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, and Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Sean Connery
  • Klaus Maria Brandauer
  • Max von Sydow
  • Barbara Carrera

IMDb Rating: 6.1

Running Time: 134 minutes

Box Office: $55,432,841

Movie Trailer: Never Say Never Again (1983) – Movie Trailer

14. Octopussy (1983) 

A fake Fabergé egg and the death of a fellow Agent led James Bond to unearth an international jewel-smuggling ring, led by the mysterious Octopussy, that is being used to conceal a nuclear strike on NATO forces.

Director: John Glen

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, and Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Roger Moore
  • Maud Adams
  • Louis Jourdan
  • Kristina Wayborn

IMDb Rating: 6.5

Running Time: 131 minutes

Box Office: $67,893,619

Movie Trailer: Octopussy (1983) – Movie Trailer

15. For Your Eyes Only (1981)

James Bond is tasked with locating a lost British vessel outfitted with weapon encryption technology and ensuring that it does not fall into enemy hands.

Director: John Glen

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, and Thriller

Main Cast: 

  • Roger Moore
  • Carole Bouquet
  • Chaim Topol
  • Lynn-Holly Johnson

IMDb Rating: 6.7

Running Time: 127 minutes

Box Office: $54,813,222

Movie Trailer: For Your Eyes Only (1981) – Movie Trailer

16. Moonraker (1979)

James Bond investigates the theft of a space shuttle in mid-flight and uncovers a global genocidal scheme.

Director: Lewis Gilbert

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, and Thriller

Main Cast: 

  • Roger Moore
  • Lois Chiles
  • Michael Lonsdale
  • Richard Kiel

IMDb Rating: 6.3

Running Time: 126 minutes

Box Office: $210,308,099

Movie Trailer: Moonraker (1979) – Movie Trailer

17. The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

With the help of a K.G.B. agent whose girlfriend he killed, James Bond investigates the kidnapping of British and Russian submarines carrying nuclear bombs.

Director: Lewis Gilbert

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, and Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Roger Moore
  • Barbara Bach
  • Curt Jürgens
  • Richard Kiel

IMDb Rating: 7.1

Running Time: 125 minutes

Box Office: $46,839,104

Movie Trailer: The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) – Movie Trailer

 18. The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)

While attempting to recover vital solar cell technology being auctioned to the highest bidder, James Bond is pursued by the world’s most expensive assassin.

Director: Lewis Gilbert

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, and Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Roger Moore
  • Barbara Bach
  • Curt Jürgens
  • Richard Kiel

IMDb Rating: 6.7

Running Time: 125 minutes

Box Office: $20,972,000

Movie Trailer: The Man With The Golden Gun (1974) – Movie Trailer

 19. Live and Let Die (1973)

A diabolically intelligent heroin magnate with a complex organization and a dependable psychic tarot card reader is sent to stop James Bond.

Director: Guy Hamilton

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, and Thriller

Main Cast: 

  • Roger Moore
  • Yaphet Kotto
  • Jane Seymour

IMDb Rating: 6.7

Running Time: 121 minutes

Box Office: $35,382,710

Movie Trailer: Live and Let Die (1973) – Movie Trailer

 20. Diamonds are Forever (1971)

An inquiry into diamond smuggling brings James Bond to Las Vegas, where he finds a nefarious conspiracy involving a wealthy businessman.

Director: Guy Hamilton

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, and Thriller

Main Cast: 

  • Sean Connery
  • Jill St. John
  • Charles Gray
  • Lana Wood

IMDb Rating: 6.6

Running Time: 120 minutes

Box Office: $43,821,550

Movie Trailer: Diamonds Are Forever (1971) – Movie Trailer

21. On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969)

James Bond woos a mob boss’s daughter and goes undercover to find out why Ernst Stavro Blofeld’s allergy study in the Swiss Alps involving attractive ladies worldwide is so important.

Director: Peter R. Hunt

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, and Thriller

Main Cast: 

  • George Lazenby
  • Diana Rigg
  • Telly Savalas
  • Bernard Lee

IMDb Rating: 6.8

Running Time: 142 minutes

Box Office: $22,787,885

Movie Trailer: On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969) – Movie Trailer

 22. You Only Live Twice (1967)

Before Russia and the United States go to war, James Bond and the Japanese Secret Service must locate and stop the genuine perpetrator of a series of space hijackings.

Director: Lewis Gilbert

Language: English, Japanese and Russian

Genre: Action, Adventure, and Thriller

Main Cast: 

  • Sean Connery
  • Akiko Wakabayashi
  • Mie Hama

IMDb Rating: 6.8

Running Time: 117 minutes

Box Office: $43,086,122

Movie Trailer: You Only Live Twice (1967) – Movie Trailer

23. Thunderball (1965)

James Bond travels to the Bahamas to collect two nuclear weapons stolen in an international extortion scheme by S.P.E.C.T.R.E. Agent Emilio Largo.

Director: Terence Young

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, and Thriller

Main Cast: 

  • Sean Connery
  • Claudine Auger
  • Adolfo Celi
  • Luciana Paluzzi

IMDb Rating: 6.8

Running Time: 130 minutes

Box Office: $63,595,701

Movie Trailer: Thunderball (1965) – Movie Trailer

24. Goldfinger (1964)

Special agent 007 is confronted with one of history’s most infamous villains. He must now outwit and outgun the powerful businessman to prevent him from cashing in on a sinister conspiracy to steal Fort Knox — and smash the world’s economy.

Director: Guy Hamilton

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, and Thriller

Main Cast:

  • Sean Connery
  • Honor Blackman
  • Gert Fröbe
  • Shirley Eaton

IMDb Rating: 7.7

Running Time: 110 minutes

Box Office: $51,163,593

Movie Trailer: Goldfinger (1964) – Movie Trailer

25. From Russia With Love (1963)

To recover a Soviet encryption device stolen by S.P.E.C.T.R.E., James Bond willingly enters into an assassination plot with a naive Russian beauty.

Director: Terence Young

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, and Thriller

Main Cast: 

  • Sean Connery
  • Pedro Armendáriz
  • Lotte Lenya
  • Robert Shaw

IMDb Rating: 7.4

Running Time: 115 minutes

Box Office: $24,808,767

Movie Trailer: From Russia With Love (1963) – Movie Trailer


26. DR. No (1962)

In a case involving the abduction of a colleague and the interruption of the American space program, an intelligent British government agent seeks answers.

Director: Terence Young

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure, and Thriller

Main Cast: 

  • Sean Connery
  • Ursula Andress
  • Joseph Wiseman
  • Jack Lord

IMDb Rating: 7.2

Running Time: 109 minutes

Box Office: $16,079,357

Movie Trailer: Dr. No Official (1962) – Movie Trailer

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