Bond. James Bond.

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    MONICA BELLUCCI!!!
     
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    Monica is always easy on the eyes.


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    I have the 25 collection. Grew up watching Bond. Big Fan, Daniel Craig by far the best, IMHO, anyway.
    And any respectable Bond Fan must own a PPK.
    I have 4. 2 PPK/S's and 2 PPK's
    1 of the PPK's is a 1968 no import stamp blue finish pistol in 7.65mm(.32 ACP), the original "Brick thru a plate glass window" pistol, all due respects to COL Boothroyd.
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    Really difficult to pick the best Bond movie. I am a Bond fan-boy also. Have a ppk, a ppk/s and a p99.
     
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    FillYer, what is "Happy and Glorious" on the list?
    Between Quantum and Skyfall.
     
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    Sean Connery
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    Daniel Craig.....the rest... partly cloudy
     
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    Dalton got saddled with bad scripts and Brosnan got the part too late in life to seem realistic to me. If Brosnan had been able to take the part right after Remington Steele I think it would have really worked out for him. Not to take away from Dalton, he's a good actor.
     
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    This has been a thing on twitter lately and they official Bond account jumped on it.

    Pick 3

    Mine are Dr. No, The Spy Who Loved Me, and The Living Daylights

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  10. deputy tom

    deputy tom Gringo Viejo

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    I like all of the Bond movies and own them all. Sir Sean Connery is my favorite Bond however. YMMV. tom. :cowboy:
     
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    I can't pick three, but I can do four:

    Thunderball
    From Russia With Love
    Goldfinger
    Dr. No
     
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    Agree. I read all the original James Bond books multiple times when I was a teenager and early 20's. Bond of the books was a rough character, physically tough and with a darker personality inside but could be cool and sophisticated on the outside. He was highly proficient in unarmed fighting skills and if I remember correctly (and it's been decades since I read the books) he was a fleet boxing champ when he was in the Royal Navy.

    Sean Connery was the best because he was first and did the very best job of being just plain cool, although he wasn't physical or athletic, or possibly just wasn't given the chance to show that he was.

    Daniel Craig is kinda short for the role, but the man is highly physical, especially for a man his age (52) and he is tough looking. There is an article in this month's Men's Journal about his training for the role. The man is tough and dedicated to preparing for the role. Apparently in the latest "No Time to Die" his role will be even more physical. I have all the movies in DVD, but Connery and Craig are head and shoulders above the rest in playing Bond like the Bond of the original books. Connery for cool and Craig for tough and physical with that singularly dedicated darker personality.

    Dalton had that darker personality and is the best of the rest, but not quite there Bond book-wise.

    Brosnan was pretty good.

    Roger Moore was a pu**y and was also saddled with silly scripts and plots. Jaws and the fat red-headed sheriff? Really? The only movie I saw Roger Moore in where I thought he played a good part was "The Wild Geese", which I have on DVD as well. I've watched Moore's Bond movies the least of the bunch. Been years really since I watched one.

    Lazenby was awful.

    Niven: Never saw his movie as I didn't consider it a real Bond movie.

    Every true James Bond fan has their favorites and these are mine.
     
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    Dr. No,,,Goldfinger,,,Skyfall,,,,The spy who loved me.
     
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    Connery

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    Tuscany , Sean Connery was a athlete in his teens and early 20's . He was 6'2" , a bodybuilder , that competed in a Mr. Universe in the 50's . He played football ( soccer ) after giving up bodybuilding and was offered a contract with Manchester United . He turned it down because he was already 23 and figured he could only play until about the age of 30 . That is when he turned to modeling and acting .
     
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    Thanks for the info. I know absolutely nothing about Sean Connery's personal life, only what I saw in his movies. As I said regarding his playing the role of James Bond: "possibly just wasn't given the chance to show that he was" (athletic).

    My wife and I did have a good laugh at the ad for one of his later movies as James Bond. The ad showed him coming out of the ocean surf wearing only his swim trunks and the ad voice was saying "James Bond is back... and he's bigger and better than ever". And that he was, bigger with a lot of added girth around the middle. Looked absolutely pudgy. It struck us both as really funny. They should have picked a better scene or a better slogan than bigger and better than ever for their ad. Still a good movie though.
     
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    Mine is a .32ACP M1935. It was my father-in-law's, he bought it in Italy in 1953.
     
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    FillYerHands you son of a

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    Sorry the search functions on your computer are disabled . . .

    Not often one can post an entire James Bond film, but here we are:

     
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    FillYerHands you son of a

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    Favorites:
    Thunderball
    Dr. No - most like the book
    Goldfinger
    Skyfall
    Casino Royale - the 2006 version

    Least favorite
    Moonraker. (Read the book and you will hate the movie more.)
     
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    Oh Yeah! I watched that in real time, and was just Elated. It was Great!!