Bond Trilogy Ranking

JamesBondKenyaJamesBondKenya God I love Quantum of Solace
in Bond Movies Posts: 1,825
Rank the films as trilogies by there year of release. Fairly simple. I’ll start

1. DN,FRWL,GF
2. LTK,GE,TND
3.OP,AVTAK,TLD
4.TB,YOLT,OHMSS
5.TSWLM,MR,FYEO
6.QOS, SF, SP
7.TWINE,DAD,CR
8.DAF,LALD,TMWTGG

Comments

  • j_w_pepperj_w_pepper Hamburg, near the Atlantic Hotel
    edited February 15 Posts: 1,967
    Based on my rating for each movie:

    1. DN, FRWL, GF (in total, 26/30 pts.)
    2. TSWLM, MR, FYEO (23/30)
    ___QOS, SF, SP (23/30)
    4. TB, YOLT, OHMSS (22/30)
    ___LTK, GE, TND (22/30)
    6. OP, AVTAK, TND (19/30)
    7. DAF, LALD, TMWTGG (18/30)
    ___TWINE, DAD, CR (18/30 - includes 9/10 for CR)
  • TheWizardOfIceTheWizardOfIce 'One of the Internet's more toxic individuals'
    edited February 15 Posts: 8,640
    1. DN,FRWL,GF
    2. OP,AVTAK,TLD
    3. TB,YOLT,OHMSS
    4. TSWLM,MR,FYEO
    5. QOS, SF, SP
    6. TWINE,DAD,CR
    7. LTK,GE,TND
    8.DAF,LALD,TMWTGG

    The first three are fairly easy but after that it gets a bit messy. I'm loathed to have CR so low but the drag factor of DAD is impossible to overcome and coupled with the extremely mediocre TWINE CR finds itself fatally wounded.

    The same applies to OHMSS but obviously TB and YOLT are far better than TWINE and DAD hence it places higher.
  • BirdlesonBirdleson San Jose, CA
    Posts: 21,895
    Yes, very tough after the first two, for me.

    1. DN,FRWL,GF
    2.TB,YOLT,OHMSS
    3.QOS, SF, SP
    4.TSWLM,MR,FYEO
    5. LTK,GE,TND
    6.DAF,LALD,TMWTGG
    7.TWINE,DAD,CR
    8.OP,AVTAK,TLD
  • ThunderfingerThunderfinger The 0,07 %
    Posts: 26,310
    1 DN, FRWL, GF
    2 QOS, SF, SP
    3 TB, YOLT, OHMSS
    4 TSWLM, MR, FYEO
    5 OP, AVTAK, TLD
    6 DAF, LALD, TMWTGG
    7 TWINE, DAD, CR
    8 LTK, GE, TND
  • bondjamesbondjames You were expecting someone else?
    Posts: 20,492
    Difficult choices after the top three.

    1. DN, FRWL, GF
    2. TB, YOLT, OHMSS
    3. TSWLM, MR, FYEO
    4. LTK, GE, TND
    5. DAF, LALD, TMWTGG
    6. OP, AVTAK, TLD
    7. QOS, SF, SP
    8. TWINE, DAD, CR
  • JamesBondKenyaJamesBondKenya God I love Quantum of Solace
    Posts: 1,825
    It’s funny how most people think CR is great including me, but the two films directly before it drop the “trilogy” to near bottom on every list so far
  • Posts: 3,425
    1.TB, YOLT, OHMSS
    2. DN, FRWL, GF
    3. TSWLM, MR, FYEO
    4. DAF, LALD, TMWTGG
    5. OP, AVTAK, TLD
    6. LTK, GE, TND
    7. TWINE, DAD, CR
    8. QOS, SF, SP
  • pachazopachazo Make Your Choice
    Posts: 5,698
    An interesting way to do it. From my last rankings, back in 2016. I really need to update this year.

    1) DN, FRWL, GF
    2) TSWLM, MR, FYEO
    3) QOS, SF, SP
    4) OP, AVTAK, TLD
    5) DAF, LALD, TMWTGG
    6) TB, YOLT, OHMSS
    7) TWINE, DAD, CR
    8) LTK, GE, TND
  • Posts: 4,234
    1. DR, FRWL, GF
    2. TB, YOLT, OHMSS
    3.OP, AVTAK, TLD
    4. DAF, LALD, TMWTGG
    5. TSWLM, MR, FYEO
    6. LTK, GE, TND
    7. TWINE, DAD, CR
    8. QOS, SF, SP
  • ThunderfingerThunderfinger The 0,07 %
    Posts: 26,310
    There are some variations here, but a huge majority seem to have DN-GF on top, and TWINE-CR second last.
  • edited February 17 Posts: 564
    1. TB, YOLT, OHMSS
    2. DN, FRWL, GF
    3. TSWLM, MR, FYEO
    4. DAF, LALD, TMWTGG
    5. QOS, SF, SP
    6. LTK, GE, TND
    7. TWINE, DAD, CR
    8. OP, AVTAK, TLD

    @Fire_and_Ice_Returns and myself seem to be on our own so far with TB, YOLT, and OHMSS in the top slot. But indeed I will also contribute yet another #7 serving of TWINE, DAD, and CR.
  • This is a fascinating idea. Here's my first stab at it:

    1. DN, FRWL, GF
    2. TB, YOLT, OHMSS
    3. LTK, GE, TND
    4. TSWLM, MR, FYEO
    5. TWINE, DAD, CR
    6. QoS, SF, SP
    7. OP, AVTAK, TLD
    8. DAF, LALD, TMWTGG

    It's tough to rank because each trilogy has at least one good to great film and one bad to awful one. There's no real question that the first three Connerys sit at the top, and the early seventies trilogy is at the bottom. But in between it's a crapshoot. How far can Casino Royale elevate a trilogy that contains Die Another Day? Can Moonraker by itself sink Moore's two best entries?

    Also, looked at this way, certain eras get a big boost, and others really suffer. The two more bombastic, decadent Connery films vault up to second place because they're not that bad in themselves and are carried by OHMSS. But the Craig era, which is quite strong, gets stuck between spots 5 and 6. If it had been possible to rank CR/QoS/SF together, it would have been in second place, and just a hair behind the original Connery trilogy.

    Thank you for this great exercise, @JamesBondKenya!
  • Posts: 3,425
    Strog wrote: »
    1. TB, YOLT, OHMSS
    2. DN, FRWL, GF
    3. TSWLM, MR, FYEO
    4. DAF, LALD, TMWTGG
    5. QOS, SF, SP
    6. LTK, GE, TND
    7. TWINE, DAD, CR
    8. OP, AVTAK, TLD

    @Fire_and_Ice_Returns and myself seem to be on our own so far with TB, YOLT, and OHMSS in the top slot. But indeed I will also contribute yet another #7 serving of TWINE, DAD, and CR.

    My Top 3 are FRWL, TB and OHMSS with DN at number 4. There was a fine line between my top two trilogy choices. Not a big fan of GF either so that had a baring on my choice also.
  • Posts: 564
    Strog wrote: »
    1. TB, YOLT, OHMSS
    2. DN, FRWL, GF
    3. TSWLM, MR, FYEO
    4. DAF, LALD, TMWTGG
    5. QOS, SF, SP
    6. LTK, GE, TND
    7. TWINE, DAD, CR
    8. OP, AVTAK, TLD

    @Fire_and_Ice_Returns and myself seem to be on our own so far with TB, YOLT, and OHMSS in the top slot. But indeed I will also contribute yet another #7 serving of TWINE, DAD, and CR.

    My Top 3 are FRWL, TB and OHMSS with DN at number 4. There was a fine line between my top two trilogy choices. Not a big fan of GF either so that had a baring on my choice also.
    For me it was a matter of FRWL -- I love all the 60s films, but it's FRWL I like least of them.
    It's tough to rank because each trilogy has at least one good to great film and one bad to awful one.
    The trilogy I find most middling, even-keeled is LTK, GE, TND.
  • Posts: 3,425
    Strog wrote: »
    Strog wrote: »
    1. TB, YOLT, OHMSS
    2. DN, FRWL, GF
    3. TSWLM, MR, FYEO
    4. DAF, LALD, TMWTGG
    5. QOS, SF, SP
    6. LTK, GE, TND
    7. TWINE, DAD, CR
    8. OP, AVTAK, TLD

    @Fire_and_Ice_Returns and myself seem to be on our own so far with TB, YOLT, and OHMSS in the top slot. But indeed I will also contribute yet another #7 serving of TWINE, DAD, and CR.

    My Top 3 are FRWL, TB and OHMSS with DN at number 4. There was a fine line between my top two trilogy choices. Not a big fan of GF either so that had a baring on my choice also.
    For me it was a matter of FRWL -- I love all the 60s films, but it's FRWL I like least of them.
    It's tough to rank because each trilogy has at least one good to great film and one bad to awful one.
    The trilogy I find most middling, even-keeled is LTK, GE, TND.

    Interesting FRWL and OHMSS often rotate in top spot for me, I love the old school espionage feel to FRWL it's such an atmospheric film for me.
  • Strog wrote: »
    It's tough to rank because each trilogy has at least one good to great film and one bad to awful one.
    The trilogy I find most middling, even-keeled is LTK, GE, TND.

    I absolutely love GE, but the other two are pretty good and don't drag it down at all. And so it slips into third place.
  • RemingtonRemington I'll do anything for a woman with a knife.
    Posts: 309
    1. LTK, GE, TND
    2. DN, FRWL, GF
    3. TB, YOLT, OHMSS
    4. TSWLM, MR, FYEO
    5. OP, AVTAK, TLD
    6. TWINE, DAD, CR
    7. QOS, SF, SP
    8. DAF, LALD, TMWTGG

    Damn this is hard.
  • JamesBondKenyaJamesBondKenya God I love Quantum of Solace
    Posts: 1,825
    I tried to organize how I think the bond films should have come out in terms of similarity in style. Try ranking these between their groups

    Casino Royale
    Quantum of solace
    OHMSS
    Spectre

    Dr. No
    From Russia With Love
    Thunderball

    Goldfinger
    You Only Live Twice
    Diamonds are forever
    MOONRAKER

    Live and Let Die
    The man with the golden gun
    AVTAK

    TSWLM
    OP
    FYEO

    TLD
    LTK
    GE

    TND
    Skyfall
    TWINE
    DAD



  • GoldenGunGoldenGun Station B, Belgium
    edited February 19 Posts: 2,838
    1. DN, FRWL, GF = 93.33% (best: FRWL 10/10)
    2. LTK, GE, TND = 86.67% (best: GE 10/10)
    3. TB, YOLT, OHMSS = 80.00% (best: OHMSS 10/10)
    4. OP, AVTAK, TLD = 76.67% (best: TLD 10/10)
    5. TWINE, DAD, CR = 76.67% (best: CR 9/10)
    6. TSWLM, MR, FYEO = 70.00% (best: FYEO 9/10)
    7. DAF, LALD, TMWTGG = 70.00% (best: TMWTGG 8/10)
    8. QOS, SF, SP = 60.00% (best: SF 7/10)

    OP-TLD and TWINE-CR are tied but TLD has the highest individual score so its group gets the higher spot. Same goes for TSWLM-FYEO and DAF-TMWTGG where FYEO has the highest individual score.
  • ThunderfingerThunderfinger The 0,07 %
    edited February 25 Posts: 26,310
    I tried to organize how I think the bond films should have come out in terms of similarity in style. Try ranking these between their groups

    Casino Royale
    Quantum of solace
    OHMSS
    Spectre

    Dr. No
    From Russia With Love
    Thunderball

    Goldfinger
    You Only Live Twice
    Diamonds are forever
    MOONRAKER

    Live and Let Die
    The man with the golden gun
    AVTAK

    TSWLM
    OP
    FYEO

    TLD
    LTK
    GE

    TND
    Skyfall
    TWINE
    DAD



    1 OHMSS
    2 CR
    3 SP
    4 QOS

    1 FRWL
    2 DN
    3 TB

    1 GF
    2 YOLT
    3 DAF
    4 MR

    1 LALD
    2 TMWTGG
    3 AVTAK

    1 FYEO
    2 TSWLM
    3 OP

    1 TLD
    2 LTK
    3 GE

    1 SF
    2 TND
    3 TWINE
    4 DAD

    Or that is maybe ranking within the groups. Did you mean just ranking the groups?
  • ThunderfingerThunderfinger The 0,07 %
    Posts: 26,310
    Ranking the groups:

    1 OHMSS, CR, QOS, SP
    2 DN, FRWL, TB
    3 TSWLM, FYEO, OP
    4 GF, YOLT, DAF, MR
    5 TLD, LTK, GE
    6 LALD,TMWTGG, AVTAK
    7 TND, TWINE, DAD, SF
  • BondAficionadoBondAficionado Former IMDBer
    Posts: 956
    1. TB,YOLT,OHMSS
    2. DN,FRWL,GF
    3. TWINE,DAD,CR
    4. OP,AVTAK,TLD
    5. QOS, SF, SP
    6. LTK,GE,TND
    7. TSWLM,MR,FYEO
    8. DAF,LALD,TMWTGG

    The problem with this really is that there are many trios with one film that is much worse than the other two, or for example, TSWLM getting dragged down for being next to FYEO and MR. But I guess that's the challenge of this.
  • Posts: 5,492
    TB,YOLT,OHMSS
    DN,FRWL,GF
    QOS, SF, SP
    TSWLM,MR,FYEO
    OP,AVTAK,TLD
    DAF,LALD,TMWTGG
    TWINE,DAD,CR
    LTK,GE,TND


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