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#31 ChickenStu

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Posted 25 February 2014 - 10:45 PM

The helicopter trying to nail him in From Russia With Love

The raid on Fort Knox from Goldfinger

Rooftop chase from You Only Live Twice

Rescuing Tracy from Blofeld in On Her Majesty's Secret Service

Union Jack parachute from The Spy Who Loved Me

Lazer battle from Moonraker

Climbing up the cliff in For Your Eyes Only

Pushkin's "assassination" from The Living Daylights

Tanker truck chase from Licence To Kill

Escape from Orumov in Goldeneye

Whole PTS from Tomorrow Never Dies

Our Man dislocating his shoulder at the 02 Stadium in The World Is Not Enough

Whole PTS from Casino Royale

Final confrontation at Skyfall



#32 WhoIsYourFloor?

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Posted 10 April 2014 - 01:24 AM

Mine in order of chronology:

Dr No: "Bond, James Bond."
FRWL: Bond encountering Thatiana in the hotel.
Goldfinger: Bond encountering Jill.
Thunderball: "I think he got the point" ; baccarat game.
YOLT: Fight with the big Japanese guy in the office room.
OHMSS: entire Portugal hotel segment
DAF: traversing the Whyte House
LALD: "I'll kill you if you don't."
TMWTGG: Fight in stripper's room.
TSWLM: "How does that grab you?"
Moonraker: "Play it again, Sam."
FYEO: baccarat game; ski down ice shute
Octopussy: Magda unraveling down balcony.
AVTAK: Any part where Roger did his own stunts.
TLD: interrogating John Rhys Davies ; shooting the gun out of Kara's hands
LTK: skiing behind plane ; "in my business you prepare for the unexpected" ; killing Dario.
Goldeneye: baccarat ; jumping on conveyor belt.

#33 tdalton

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Posted 10 April 2014 - 01:30 AM

TLD: interrogating John Rhys Davies ;

 

Excellent choice.  One of my favorite moments of the franchise.



#34 hoagy

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Posted 10 April 2014 - 02:58 AM

There are SO many superb entries already listed above, so I'll mention one that comes to mind quickly for this list, though it is not the very top moment, but a great one.  Like many, I very much like TB for several reasons:  great settings, glamor, BIG plot but still not too much so, Bond at the height of popularity when it came out, Connery as cool as ever, wonderful lady characters -- good and bad, excellent use of Blofeld, a very cool villain with a great henchman ("What DO you like, Mr. Vargas ?" touching his face and Vargas turns away -- a very odd exchange in front of the villain's lover and a stranger !), the water.

 

Another factor -- the music.  Stupendously terrific John Barry music in this one.  Not just the wild, bombastic theme, but the lovely symphonic version played in the moment I am adding to the list of great moments:

When Bond arrives for the evening dinner and dance, by a very sharp boat, in a white tux, with a perfect tan (which looks great with that white tux), and dances with the beautiful and alluring Miss France 1960 portraying Domino.  It's very very very cool and romantic all at once.  Very Bondian.  It's not ONLY the Bang Bang action with 007, of course, it's the KISS KISS, too...



#35 Sir Roger Moore

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Posted 21 April 2014 - 10:18 AM

"I think he got the point." Bond- Thunderball

 

"Anya, in our business people get killed. We both know that, so did he. The answer is yes, I killed him." Bond-  The Spy Who Loved Me"

 

"You join us at an auspicious moment, Mr Bond, precipitated by your country's one undisputable contribution to western civilization, afternoon tea." Hugo Drax- Moonraker

 

Bond dropping the bomb from the plane on to the bridge to blow it up to halt the advance of the Soviet forces in the climax of The Living Daylights.

 

"Intuitive improvisation is the secret of genius." Max Zorin- A View To A Kill

 

Bond kicking Locque's precariously hanging car off the cliff to finish him off in For Your Eyes Only.

 

Bond: "It's not the sort of thing a gentleman tells." Dr Kananga: "Well, having set the precedent I don't expect Miss Solitaire to be any less the lady." - Live And Let Die

 

"Oh spare me the Freud, James, I might as well ask you if all those vodka martinis drown out the screams of all the men you've killed." Alec Trevelyan/Janus - Goldeneye



#36 S K Y F A L L

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Posted 21 April 2014 - 08:08 PM

In GE when Alex knocks Bond down the ladder under the satellite and he rolls and catches himself and slams into the ladder. I would rewind that part over and over again on VHS. 



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Posted 03 May 2014 - 07:44 PM

 

"Anya, in our business people get killed. We both know that, so did he. The answer is yes, I killed him." Bond-  The Spy Who Loved Me"

 

 

OMG YES! This was definitely good. I mean I feel bad for Anya but... James had to do what he had to do and he was trying to kill him sooo..



#38 Stingers

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Posted 07 June 2014 - 02:05 AM

So many brilliant moments, but I'll keep it short, one for each Bond, these are the moments are remember the best:

 

1.Connery - fight with Grant on the train, particularly before it happens when he's kneeling and held at gunpoint, thinking about how the hell he's going to get out of this

2.Lazenby - the last few lines in his only movie

3.Moore - his foot race after Locque (driving), shooting him, then kicking him off the cliff

4.Dalton - since I favor him the most I have to pick two moments. number one - "watch the birdie, you bastard".  For the second, some think this is for lack of a better word "dumb", but I choose one simple line that probably most don't even remember.  I pick this because it sums up why I prefer Dalton.  He can be frightening, deadly, and he has to be.  Fleming created a character that can kill in cold blood.  Dalton knew this.  So anyway, here it is.  He sneaks into Lupe's room on Crest's boat.  He covers he mouth so she doesn't scream.  He says, "make a sound..........and you're dead." 

5.Brosnan - his fight with Trevylan, i think this showed Brosnan at his grittiest

6.Craig - the opening of casino royale, "considerably"

 

these lists everyone are making are great but toooo long!! Pick the very best ( i know its hard) and say why, I love to read all the fans' take on their favorite Bond moments



#39 glidrose

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Posted 09 June 2014 - 05:39 PM

Anybody like these?

 

DN: "Fetch my shoes."

FRWL: Bond slaps Tanya.

GF: Bond cures Pussy with a forced roll in the hay.

GF: The Fort Knox soldiers falling down when gassed.

TB: Bond blackmailing Patricia into coitus so she can keep her job.

TB: Accelerated Disco Volante during the climax.

OHMSS: The African woman eating a phallic-shaped banana during the "Meet Hilary Bray" dinner scene, then rolling her eyes orgasmically.

OHMSS: Blofeld's chicken speech.

DAF: Tiffany Case falling off the oil rig when firing a machine gun in DAF.

DAF: Blofeld in drag.

LALD: Mr. Big blowing up.

TMWTGG: The school girls know karate.

TMWTGG: The car stunt slide whistle.

MR: Double-taking pigeon.

FYEO: "I'll buy you a delicatessen...in stainless steel!"

FYEO: Bond offers to buy Bibi and ice cream.

OCT: The Benny Hill boob zoom.

NSNA: Mr. Bean channeling Quasimodo.

NSNA: Tango.

NSNA: The horse hitting the water.

AVTAK: The Moore-MacNee geriatric tag-team fight scene below the stables with some bearded fat guy who sounds like he has asthma. Rog's tracky bottoms and Patrick Macnee in black leather... wrong in so many ways.        

AVTAK: "James, James!"

TLD: "Back end of horse!"

LTK: The slow motion shot of the running DEA men cutting to that lame shot of Sanchez's men limply putting their hands up.

LTK: "But I love James so much!"

GE: The freefall rear projection.

TWINE: Q's Hamburg scene.

DAD: CGI icebergs.

 

No? What, we have no real Bond fans here?



#40 Janus Assassin

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Posted 09 June 2014 - 10:51 PM

Ehh I've always enjoyed Q's Hamburg scene.



#41 Professor Pi

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Posted 30 June 2014 - 02:05 AM

Actually,

 

"GF: The Fort Knox soldiers falling down when gassed."

 

this one makes sense because it is revealed later that they are faking it. 

 

And for AVTAK I would have gone with Stacy failing to outrun a blimp which she can't hear 10 meters behind her!



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Posted 30 June 2014 - 08:31 PM

Anybody like these?

 

LALD: Mr. Big blowing up.

TMWTGG: The school girls know karate.

LTK: The slow motion shot of the running DEA men cutting to that lame shot of Sanchez's men limply putting their hands up.

LTK: "But I love James so much!"

DAD: CGI icebergs.

 

No? What, we have no real Bond fans here?

All of these... lol I love that in LTK the lame slow motion, I always roll my eyes at that part of the movie. The CGI icebergs just make me laugh a lot because it's totally not Bond. 



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Posted 06 August 2014 - 03:25 PM

 

13. Bond prepares to kill himself and Camille - Quantum of Solace

 

Along with the windsurfing scene in Die Another Day, this is the worst James Bond moment for me. Our hero isn't expected to kill himself!



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Posted 06 August 2014 - 11:26 PM

I think my favorite passage of play in any Bond film might be Bond's journey from Kingston Airport to Government House in DR. NO: First instinctively using his hat to avoid having his photo taken. Then telephoning Government House to confirm that the awaiting Mr Jones and his car weren't sent by them. Then, the certainty that getting into a car with the opposition will makes him only "a few minutes late". Then, shaking off the tailing car. Then, the punch up with the sweaty, nervous Mr. Jones and the chauffers death. Then finally, arriving at Government house driving the car with the dead Mr. Jones in back, and casually asking the officer at the door to "make sure he doesn't get away". Awesome.



#45 Lukas

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Posted 07 August 2014 - 12:03 AM

My favorite "Bond moments" by film:

 

Doctor No: "Bond.... James Bond" and subsequent exchanges with Sylvia

From Russia With Love: Fight with Red Grant and victory... old man..

Goldfinger: Miami / Golf game tie

Thunderball: Shark pool!

You Only Live Twice: Bond infiltrates Osato's office

On Her Majesty's Secret Service: Ski chase

Diamonds Are Forever: Fight with Franks

Live and Let Die: Escape the farm + boat chase

The Man with the Golden Gun: Kicking the bowing ninja student in the face.

The Spy Who Loved Me: Lotus chase + submersion + resurfacing

Moonraker: Bond shoots Drax's goon out of the tree

For Your Eyes Only: Climbing the mountain

Octopussy: "It's all in the wrist" scene

A View to a Kill: Nailing May Day

The Living Daylights: Entire PTS / Interrogating Pushkin

Licence to Kill: Avenging Sharky

GoldenEye: St. Petersburg tank chase

Tomorrow Never Dies: Shutting Elliot down / motorcycle chase

The World Is Not Enough: boat chase

Die Another Day: Wheelchair

Casino Royale: "The names Bond... James Bond."

Quantum of Solace: Opera

Skyfall: Macau casino scene.



#46 Fisico

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Posted 08 August 2014 - 04:00 PM

There are very much moments I like, but these are my absolute favourites.

 

Skyfall: Battle at Skyfall's Castle. 

GoldenEye: The whole ending scene at the Arecibo Radio Telescope ('Run, shoot and jump' score), with the "For England, James? No, for me" quote.

Casino Royale: Bond purschasing Mollaka in Madagascar (with the cranes)

Licence to Kill: The 'Licence Revoked' and 'Personal Vendetta' dialogue with M

The Living Daylights: Interrogation of Pushkin.

The World Is Not Enough: The dialogue between Bond and Renard in the pipeline, "in your case, I feel nothing, just like you"

Goldfinger: The laser scene.

Casino Royale: The fight at the Miami International Airport (it was filmed in Prague though)

GoldenEye: The run through the Archives followed by the Tank scene.

You Only Live Twice: Battle inside Blofeld's Volcano.



#47 glidrose

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Posted 14 August 2014 - 12:01 AM

And for AVTAK I would have gone with Stacy failing to outrun a blimp which she can't hear 10 meters behind her!


Nope. I love that moment. Very stylish start to one of the great sequences.


My favorite "Bond moments" by film:
A View to a Kill: Nailing May Day

 
I think she nailed him!

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Posted 02 November 2014 - 12:19 AM

This is a bit of a different take on the best moment of all time but... the moment in Skyfall where Bond is running down Whitehall whilst M reads the poem... The music really helps make it too, obviously, but that moment is dramatic, so heroic and quite lovely.



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Posted 02 November 2014 - 12:34 AM

Well, I reserve the right to add a few more, but right now three "end scenes" spring to mind;

 

OHMSS - "We have all the time in the world" - you all know what I mean by that scene, I'll say no more.

 

Casino Royale 2006 - Bond catches up with Mr White at Lake Como. CR could have ended like OHMSS above, but instead 007 exacts a revenge of sorts for the death of Vesper Lynd. The build up after White is shot, culminating in that line and the Bond theme over the end credits.

 

Skyfall - we should have seen it a mile off, but in one sitting I heard someone in the audience say "of course, she's Miss Moneypenny!" when Eve "formally" introduces herself. Then the old style office, Tanner's "he'll see you know" - it was also obvious who the new M was as well.



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Posted 02 November 2014 - 02:48 AM

This is a bit of a different take on the best moment of all time but... the moment in Skyfall where Bond is running down Whitehall whilst M reads the poem... The music really helps make it too, obviously, but that moment is dramatic, so heroic and quite lovely.


Agreed. A perfectly executed scene. Fairly sure I had goosebumps of sorts when I first saw that in the cinema.

#51 seawolfnyy

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Posted 16 December 2014 - 02:12 PM

This.

 

Honorable mention to Skyfall's final scene:



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Posted 18 December 2014 - 03:02 AM

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GF: The Fort Knox soldiers falling down when gassed.

 

 

The soldiers aren't gassed. Pussy switched the tanks and told the soldiers so they are faking it.



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Posted 21 December 2014 - 10:45 PM

By film... (from memory)

 

Doctor No: "Bond.... James Bond" and subsequent exchanges with Sylvia
From Russia With Love: Catfight scene, 
Goldfinger: Golf match
Thunderball: "Applied Scientifically"
You Only Live Twice: Helga Brandt torture of Bond
On Her Majesty's Secret Service: Actually every scene (My favourite Bond-movie)... But oh well... Tracy and Blofeld at Piz Gloria (before the battle)... "Thy dawn oh master of the world"... Oh and the Tracy/Bodn montage... and... oh... everything...
Diamonds Are Forever: The cremation scene gave me scars for life as a kid... but... "If God had wanted man to fly"-helicopter scene.
Live and Let Die: Graveyard scene, Baron Samedi rising from the grave
The Man with the Golden Gun: Dinner party scene on island
The Spy Who Loved Me: "Once again gentlemen, my most profound thanks", classical music, elevator
Moonraker: Drax Spacestation Speech
For Your Eyes Only: Balcony scene
Octopussy: Backgammon scene
A View to a Kill: Golden Gate Bridge fight, the music! The laugh! One of the best in the series.
The Living Daylights: Pushkin meets Whitaker 
Licence to Kill: Death of Milton Krest
GoldenEye: Almost all scenes with Xenia... Xenia fights Bond (also many other scenes)
Tomorrow Never Dies: Dr.Kaufman (too damn bad he had to die so early!)
The World Is Not Enough: Pipeline dialogue between Renard & Bond, "But in your case, I feel nothing just like you."/"But then again, there's no point living if you can't feel alive?"
Die Another Day: Ice Hotel Scene (talk scenes, not action scenes, this is the worst movie... btw...)
Casino Royale: All card game scenes
Quantum of Solace: Tosca, opera scene
Skyfall: 1. Introduction of Silva / 2. Macau Dialouge 3. Death of Severine
 
oh...
Never say never again: Tango scene.
 
oh well... whatever...
 
Casino Royale (1967) - Orson Welles casino scene and Woody Allen execution scene...
Casino Royale (1954) - Everything with Peter Lorre... 

Edited by Lektor, 22 December 2014 - 11:51 AM.





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