Bond film ranking tournament. Final results

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  • GoldenGunGoldenGun Defender of Timothy Dalton, George Lazenby, Éric Serra & the Bond double bill of '83!
    Posts: 4,671
    GE is my number 4, but FRWL is my number 3.

    FRWL destroys QOS with ease though.
  • GBFGBF
    Posts: 2,899
    @Thunderfinger

    I did not intend to criticize you... I was just curious why it FRWL was chosen a few times in a row...
  • ThunderfingerThunderfinger Paradox Hotel
    Posts: 38,060
    GBF wrote: »
    @Thunderfinger

    I did not intend to criticize you... I was just curious why it FRWL was chosen a few times in a row...

    Don t worry, it has twenty more matches to go, but we will soon do something else, mate.
  • BirdlesonBirdleson San Jose, CAModerator
    Posts: 29,520
    FRWL is GF's closest rival for my number 1 spot, GE is a solid Bond film:

    FRWL

    The second one is a tad closer, as QOS is a couple of spots above GE in my rankings, but:

    FRWL
  • Posts: 10,255
    GE over FRWL for me personally. GE is a longtime personal favorite of mine, while FRWL is still awesome but not quite Top 5 on my list. FRWL beats QOS though.
  • From Russia With Love wins both for me.
  • ForYourEyesOnlyForYourEyesOnly In the untained cradle of the heavens
    Posts: 1,984
    GE is very good, and I have it in my top 5. However, FRWL is just too good.

    QoS doesn't compare.

    FRWL wins both.
  • pachazopachazo Make Your Choice
    Posts: 6,982
    FRWL defeats them both, but I really enjoy the heck out of QoS and GE.
  • BMW_with_missilesBMW_with_missiles All the usual refinements.
    Posts: 2,971
    GE over FRWL by a mile.

    FRWL over QOS; an actual spy thriller over a pretentious film that just wants to be one.
  • 00Agent00Agent Any man who drinks Dom Perignon '52 can't be all bad.
    Posts: 5,140
    GE is my number one with FRWL nowhere near.
    FRWL is ahead of QoS though.
  • PrinceKamalKhanPrinceKamalKhan Monsoon Palace, Udaipur
    edited December 2017 Posts: 3,019
    Definitely FRWL in both cases. It's not even close(especially in the 2nd one).
  • BennyBenny spammer bannerModerator
    Posts: 10,618
    Whilst GE has risen in my ranking in recent years, it still can't compare to the overall appeal that FRWL has.
    QOS is just a Bond film that I find hard to enjoy. Craig is fine, and for the most part the performances are fine. But the film as a whole does nothing for me. A big step back after the wonderful CR.
    Therefore
    FRWL beats GE
    FRWL easily beats QOS
  • MajorDSmytheMajorDSmythe "Better cold with them on, than dead with them off, I always say."Moderator
    Posts: 11,393
    FRWL vs GE
    FRWL vs QOS
  • Major_BoothroydMajor_Boothroyd Republic of Isthmus
    Posts: 2,690
    FRWL wins both. It's my favourite Bond film.

    Even though GE is my favourite Brosnan film and I really enjoy QoS - especially after re-viewing it a week ago.
  • BondAficionadoBondAficionado Former IMDBer
    Posts: 1,758
    FRWL beats QoS and GE.
  • FRWL x 2
  • MooseWithFleasMooseWithFleas Philadelphia
    Posts: 3,139
    FRWL beats GE slightly. This would have been the reverse for me from age 9 through HS, but in college is when FRWL took over and has sat there since. FRWL currently at the 5 spot and GE towards the back of the top 10

    FRWL beats QoS with ease. QoS is rising in my estimation, but still in the late teens to early 20s
  • ThunderfingerThunderfinger Paradox Hotel
    Posts: 38,060
    First match where a film gets no votes.

    FRWL beats GE 17-5

    and

    FRWL beats QOS 22-0

    Round 8:
    Introducing the rest of the Moore films

    TSWLM vs FYEO

    and

    FYEO vs AVTAK
  • PrinceKamalKhanPrinceKamalKhan Monsoon Palace, Udaipur
    edited December 2017 Posts: 3,019
    Round 8:

    Introducing the rest of the Moore films

    TSWLM vs FYEO

    and

    FYEO vs AVTAK
  • DarthDimiDarthDimi Behind you!Moderator
    Posts: 18,139
    TSWLM vs FYEO: FYEO
    Spy is a great fantasy action Bond film but FYEO brings more of the Fleming seasoning.

    and

    FYEO vs AVTAK: FYEO
    Except in terms of music and pure sexual attraction by the female lead, FYEO outdoes AVTAK in every possible category.
  • BirdlesonBirdleson San Jose, CAModerator
    edited December 2017 Posts: 29,520
    Easy.

    TSWLM, a perenial Top Six vs. a mid-teen entry.

    FYEO, a mid-teen entry (which still falls under the Very Good category) vs. a high-teen/low-20s.
  • ThunderfingerThunderfinger Paradox Hotel
    Posts: 38,060
    DarthDimi wrote: »
    TSWLM vs FYEO: FYEO
    Spy is a great fantasy action Bond film but FYEO brings more of the Fleming seasoning.

    and

    FYEO vs AVTAK: FYEO
    Except in terms of music and pure sexual attraction by the female lead, FYEO outdoes AVTAK in every possible category.

    I am With you!
  • bondjamesbondjames You were expecting someone else?
    Posts: 23,883
    Birdleson wrote: »
    Easy.

    TSWLM, a perenial Top Six vs. a mid-teen entry.

    FYEO, a mid-teen entry (which still falls under the Very Good category) vs. a high-teen/low-20s.
    And I'm with him.
  • Posts: 10,255
    TSWLM over FYEO: Moore's best Bond films along with LALD IMO. TSWLM is his #1 though, for simply having everything and more.

    FYEO over AVTAK: AVTAK has grown on me over time, but it's still one of Moore's weaker entries. FYEO, one of his best, takes it easily.
  • Last_Rat_StandingLast_Rat_Standing South Florida
    Posts: 3,534
    TSWLM and AVTAK

    FYEO is my least favorite Bond film so the others take it by default.

  • ThunderfingerThunderfinger Paradox Hotel
    Posts: 38,060
    TSWLM and AVTAK

    FYEO is my least favorite Bond film so the others take it by default.

    You rat!
  • edited December 2017 Posts: 12,177
    TSWLM

    FYEO
  • BirdlesonBirdleson San Jose, CAModerator
    edited December 2017 Posts: 29,520

    FYEO is my least favorite Bond film...

    You've probably explained why and I just don't remember, but that seems an odd choice for the bottom spot. Regardless of the fact that I like it pretty well, it does have a few major problems, but it seems that any issue that FYEO does have is worse elsewhere.

    Roger? He does a great job in this one.
    Story? There is a lot of great Fleming in this one. And a Tracey call back!

    There is some silliness (parrot, hockey, Thatcher), but that definitely gets trumped in MR and OP.

    Weak chemistry between Bond and the Bond Girl? There's enough of those to go around. The action is pretty strong. Weak villain? Yes. Weak score, but there are worse.

    I can see it not being a Top 20, but I'm surprised that anyone would put it rock bottom. Is it just a general boredom? That's why my number 24 is at the bottom.
  • ForYourEyesOnlyForYourEyesOnly In the untained cradle of the heavens
    Posts: 1,984
    TSWLM beats FYEO, FYEO beats AVTAK.
  • JamesBondKenyaJamesBondKenya Danny Boyle laughs to himself
    Posts: 2,641
    The Spy who loved me

    And

    FYEO
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