James Bond Movies In Order

One of the most famous spies in the movie world is James Bond. Throughout the countless years of the Bond films, people continue to return to the charismatic, mysterious, smooth-talking spy. This series is one of the longest living series there is. Though it has gone through many different actors taking up the role of Bond no other series can really stand up next to this one.

Down below you’ll find all the information you need regarding what order you should watch the James Bond movies in. You’ll also find more information regarding the set of movies each different Bond actor played in. There will be multiple ways you can watch these movies as there really isn’t a full-on storyline to follow with the 25 different movies in the series! First off we’ll give you the list of Bond movies in the order of their release.

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James Bond Movies In Order Of Release

  • Dr No (1962)
  • From Russia with Love (1963)
  • Goldfinger (1964)
  • Thunderball (1965)
  • Casino Royal (1967)
  • You Only Live Twice (1967)
  • On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969)
  • Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
  • Live and Let Die (1973)
  • The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
  • The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
  • Moonraker (1979)
  • For Your Eyes Only (1981)
  • Octopussy (1983)
  • Never Say Never Again (1983)
  • A View to a Kill (1985)
  • The Living Daylights (1987)
  • Licence to Kill (1989)
  • GoldenEye (1995)
  • Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
  • The World is Not Enough (1999)
  • Die Another Day (2002)
  • Casino Royale (2006)
  • Quantum of Solace (2008)
  • Skyfall (2012)
  • Spectre (2015)
  • No Time to Die (2020)

There’s your answer if you are looking for the James Bond movies in order of their release dates. As you can see there are quite a few so it can get quite messy and confusing to understand at times.

James Bond Movies In Chronological Order

Now, we’ll go through the order of which the story kind of goes. Though the stories don’t tie in perfectly with one another there technically is an order you should watch them in! It is a little confusing as it is split into two different timelines of sorts. More specifically the Daniel Craig movies don’t count toward the original Bond timeline and are on their own as you’ll see below.

Original James Bond Movies Order

  • Dr No (1962)
  • From Russia with Love (1963)
  • Goldfinger (1964)
  • Thunderball (1965)
  • You Only Live Twice (1967)
  • On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969)
  • Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
  • Live and Let Die (1973)
  • The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
  • The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
  • Moonraker (1979)
  • For Your Eyes Only (1981)
  • Octopussy (1983)
  • A View to a Kill (1985)
  • The Living Daylights (1987)
  • Licence to Kill (1989)
  • GoldenEye (1995)
  • Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
  • The World is Not Enough (1999)
  • Die Another Day (2002)

Daniel Craig Bond Movies In Order

  • Casino Royale (2006)
  • Quantum of Solace (2008)
  • Skyfall (2012)
  • Spectre (2015)
  • No Time to Die (2020)

You may be wondering why two movies are missing up above. Those would be Never Say Never Again (1983) and Casino Royale (1967). Well, this is because they simply don’t exist in the same Bond universe at all. We told you it was confusing but that list above is the best way you can watch the Bond movies in chronological order.

James Bond Movies Order By Actors

Now, down below we will go through the 7 different actors who have played the suave spy that has entertained us for years! Some of these guys are definitely more notable for their work as Bond while some were a little disappointing. Nonetheless, here are each of the Bond movies these actors are responsible for!

Sean Connery (1962-1971/1983)

  • Dr No (1962)
  • From Russia with Love (1963) 
  • Goldfinger (1964)
  • Thunderball (1965)
  • You Only Live Twice (1967)
  • Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
  • Never Say Never Again (1983)

David Niven (1967)

  • Casino Royale (1967)

George Lazenby (1969)

  • On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969)

Roger Moore (1973-1983)

  • Live and Let Die (1973)
  • The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
  • The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
  • Moonraker (1979)
  • For Your Eyes Only (1981)
  • Octopussy (1983)
  • A View to a Kill (1985)

Timothy Dalton (1987-1989)

  • The Living Daylights (1987)
  • Licence to Kill (1989)

Pierce Brosnan (1995-2002)

  • GoldenEye (1995)
  • Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
  • The World is Not Enough (1999)
  • Die Another Day (2002)

Daniel Craig (2006-Current)

  • Casino Royale (2006)
  • Quantum of Solace (2008)
  • Skyfall (2012)
  • Spectre (2015)
  • No Time to Die (2020)

That about wraps up all the different ways you can watch the James Bond movies in order. You can do so by release date, chronologically, or even watch each set of films that each of the 7 actors took part in! We hope that we managed to answer all your questions regarding the order of the James Bond films!

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