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The Ties That Bond

Tracking the Legacy of Cinema's Greatest Hero

By: John Latchem

Ian Fleming could scarcely have imagined the longevity and influence of his most famous literary creation, a British superspy named Bond, James Bond. From books to films and DVDs, Bond has left an indelible legacy.

“Ian Fleming created this hero,” says Steven Jay Rubin, author of The James Bond Movie Encyclopedia. “But it was the films that that introduced him into the public consciousness.”

The Bond films, with their breathtaking stunts, outrageous one-liners and larger-to-life villains, also would redefine the nature of the action movie.

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Bond Movie Timeline

Eon Productions


1962: Dr. No

1963: From Russia With Love

1964: Goldfinger

1965: Thunderball

1967: You Only Live Twice

1969: On Her Majesty's Secret Service

1971: Diamonds Are Forever

1973: Live and Let Die

1974: The Man With the Golden Gun

1977: The Spy Who Loved Me

1979: Moonraker

1981: For Your Eyes Only

1983: Octopussy

1985: A View to a Kill

1987: The Living Daylights

1989: Licence to Kill

1995: Goldeneye

1997: Tomorrow Never Dies

1999: The World Is Not Enough

2002: Die Another Day

2006: Casino Royale

2008: Quantum of Solace

2012: Skyfall

2015: Spectre



Other Productions


1954: Climax! — Casino Royale

1967: Casino Royale

1983: Never Say Never Again


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