Bond film ranking tournament. TMWTGG vs NSNA and FYEO vs QOS

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  • Posts: 4,310
    FRWL and OHMSS
  • FRWL and OHMSS are in my eternal top three so they win.
  • ThunderfingerThunderfinger Ghost office
    Posts: 34,319
    jobo wrote: »
    FRWL and OHMSS

    Yes, same.
  • Last_Rat_StandingLast_Rat_Standing South Florida
    Posts: 3,214
    Moonraker

    OHMSS
  • BondAficionadoBondAficionado Former IMDBer
    Posts: 1,627
    Another easy round. Definitely FRWL and OHMSS for me.
  • bondjamesbondjames You were expecting someone else?
    Posts: 23,883
    Why are we making these so easy?

    FRWL vs MR - while Moore's fourth outing will always have a special place in my heart for the sheer audacity of the undertaking (it's still visually an epic feast that has yet to be bettered to this day imho), FRWL is my firm #1 film. So no contest. It's perfection to me. A relatively unique 'realistic' tight suspense thriller that predates the now somewhat stale formula.

    OHMSS vs QoS - OHMSS by far. It's a film that improves with every viewing for me and one that continues to increase in my rankings. It really is classic Bond at its finest. A real achievement which in some ways has an old school Hollywood vibe to it while still being distinctly British. QoS has its moments and there is a lot to like (Kurylenko, Arterton and Almaric as well as a killer performance from Craig), but I can never rank it too high because it comes across as being a bit too influenced by contemporary action fare to me. A bit too busy.
  • BMW_with_missilesBMW_with_missiles All the usual refinements.
    Posts: 2,877
    MR over FRWL

    OHMSS over QOS

    Another easy choice.
  • edited December 2017 Posts: 9,272
    Wow so easy.

    FRWL over MR - Pretty sure I prefer everything about Connery’s second to Moore’s fourth. A Top 10 Bond film vs. a bottom 3 one for my list.

    OHMSS over QOS - QOS is a middling Bond in my book, which means it’s decent but still not nearly as good as OHMSS, which is my second favorite Bond film. Again, pretty much everything about OHMSS is preferred for me over QOS.
  • MajorDSmytheMajorDSmythe "Better cold with them on, than dead with them off, I always say."Moderator
    Posts: 10,784
    FRWL vs MR

    and

    OHMSS vs QOS

  • DarthDimiDarthDimi Behind you!Moderator
    Posts: 17,151
    FRWL vs MR: FRWL

    Despite my love for MR, I concede that FRWL is one of the very best (Bond) films ever made.

    OHMSS vs QOS: OHMSS

    QOS is a decent film but OHMSS is superb.
  • BirdlesonBirdleson San Jose, CAModerator
    edited December 2017 Posts: 27,041
    FRWL; was this one even worth it?

    OHMSS; two of my Top Ten, but Lazenby's single turn is in that upper echelon of Bond films, with only three (maybe four) peers in the franchise.
  • Alright guys I know a lot of you actually really like QoS for some reason but if just one of you picks it over OHMSS then you'll kill my faith in humanity completely and it might even drive me to suicide. My life is in your hands.

    But yeah, OHMSS and FRWL, no contest.
  • ForYourEyesOnlyForYourEyesOnly In the untained cradle of the heavens
    Posts: 1,984
    I love MR, but FRWL is a plain better film and a plain better Bond film. Prime Connery.

    And I'm probably less sympathetic to OHMSS than most here but it utterly crushes QoS. Some good ol' 60's magic stomps all over shitty editing and a writer's strike. In retrospect, QoS didn't do too badly with what it had, but "not too badly" doesn't compare to one of the series' finest.
  • BennyBenny Perth, Western AustraliaModerator
    Posts: 9,173
    Yet another no brainer.

    FRWL

    OHMSS
  • PrinceKamalKhanPrinceKamalKhan Monsoon Palace, Udaipur
    Posts: 2,487
    Round 4:

    FRWL VS MR. Since this is going to be a massacre I'll cast a sympathy vote for the first Bond film I ever saw in the cinema as a child.

    and

    OHMSS VS QOS. Not even close.
  • edited December 2017 Posts: 793
    FRWL #1 on my list vs MR #23

    OHMSS #3 vs QOS #22
  • Major_BoothroydMajor_Boothroyd Republic of Isthmus
    Posts: 2,605
    FRWL is my favourite Bond film of all time and OHMSS is my third favourite of all time. So easy wins for them.
  • JamesBondKenyaJamesBondKenya “We are thrilled to delay B25”
    Posts: 2,539
    FRWL obviously because it’s awesome

    QOS obviously.... because it’s awesome
    ( I do love ohmss though)
  • MooseWithFleasMooseWithFleas Philadelphia
    edited December 2017 Posts: 2,799
    MR and FRWL both in my top 5, but MR is still my overall top.

    OHMSS easily over QoS. Enjoying QoS more these days, but OHMSS is still a solid 10-15 ranks ahead.
  • pachazopachazo Make Your Choice
    Posts: 6,647
    FRWL and OHMSS win this round, but I do enjoy the other two. They just happened to go up against two juggernauts.
  • ForYourEyesOnlyForYourEyesOnly In the untained cradle of the heavens
    Posts: 1,984
    Alright guys I know a lot of you actually really like QoS for some reason but if just one of you picks it over OHMSS then you'll kill my faith in humanity completely and it might even drive me to suicide. My life is in your hands.

    Ahem...
    QOS obviously.... because it’s awesome
    ( I do love ohmss though)

  • doubleoegodoubleoego #LightWork
    Posts: 11,090
    jobo wrote: »
    FRWL and OHMSS

    This. 100%
  • TheWizardOfIceTheWizardOfIce 'One of the Internet's more toxic individuals'
    Posts: 9,117
    Not even worth bothering with this one.

    Given I haven't been sectioned recently you can work out for yourselves which way I'm voting.
  • Andi1996RueggAndi1996Ruegg Hello. It's me, Evelyn Tremble.
    Posts: 2,005
    My picks:

    OHMSS and FRWL

    Moonraker is a great movie and hard to compare to FRWL.
    QoS...well...let's leave it at that.
  • ThunderfingerThunderfinger Ghost office
    Posts: 34,319
    Not even worth bothering with this one.

    Given I haven't been sectioned recently you can work out for yourselves which way I'm voting.

    Sure thing.
  • Posts: 4,310
    Not even worth bothering with this one.

    Given I haven't been sectioned recently you can work out for yourselves which way I'm voting.

    No worries. We will register your vote for MR and QOS.
  • TheWizardOfIceTheWizardOfIce 'One of the Internet's more toxic individuals'
    Posts: 9,117
    jobo wrote: »
    Not even worth bothering with this one.

    Given I haven't been sectioned recently you can work out for yourselves which way I'm voting.

    No worries. We will register your vote for MR and QOS.

    Feel free. It's such a landslide it will make bugger all difference.
  • edited December 2017 Posts: 12,148
    Alright guys I know a lot of you actually really like QoS for some reason but if just one of you picks it over OHMSS then you'll kill my faith in humanity completely and it might even drive me to suicide. My life is in your hands.

    Ahem...
    QOS obviously.... because it’s awesome
    ( I do love ohmss though)

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  • ThunderfingerThunderfinger Ghost office
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    RIP
  • royale65royale65 Caustic misanthrope reporting for duty.
    Posts: 3,949
    Shame about @thelivingroyale

    FRWL

    and

    OHMSS
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