Below is my ranking of different components of the James Bond franchise. Each category is sorted from best to worst. For my full ranking, that takes everything into account, go here.

Bond, James Bond (25% of final score)
Casino Royale
From Russia With Love
Dr. No
License to Kill
GoldenEye
Quantum of Solace
On Her Majesty’s Secret Service
Tomorrow Never Dies
For Your Eyes Only
Moonraker
Skyfall
Live and Let Die
Spy Who Loved Me
A View To A Kill
Living Daylights
Octopussy
The World is Not Enough
Die Another Day
Spectre
You Only Live Twice
Diamonds are Forever
The Man with The Golden Gun
Goldfinger
Thunderball

Villain (15% of final score)
Skyfall (Raoul Silva)
The Man With The Golden Gun (Francisco Scaramanga)
On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (Ernst Stavro Blofeld, Telly Savalas)
Goldfinger
Casino Royale (Le Chiffre)
The World Is Not Enough (Elektra King)
GoldenEye (Alec Trevelyan)
Live and Let Die (Kananga)
You Only Live Twice (Ernst Stavro Blofeld, Donald Pleasance)
A View To A Kill (Max Zorin)
Dr. No
Tomorrow Never Dies (Elliot Carver)
License To Kill (Franz Sanchez)
Spectre (Ernst Stavro Blofeld, Christoph Waltz)
Quantum of Solace (Dominic Green)
Living Daylights (Georgi Koskov)
For Your Eyes Only (Aristotle Kristatos)
Moonraker (Drax)
Thunderball (Emilio Largo)
Diamonds Are Forever (Ernst Stavro Blofeld, Charles Gray)
Octopussy (Kamal Khan)
The Spy Who Loved Me (Karl Stromberg)
From Russia With Love (Rosa Klebb)
Die Another Day (Gustav Graves)

Lead Girl (15% of final score)
Casino Royale (Vesper Lynd)
On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (Tracy Bond)
Skyfall (M)
GoldenEye (Natalya)
For Your Eyes Only (Melina Havelock)
Spy Who Loved Me (Anya Amasova)
Live and Let Die (Solitaire)
Spectre (Madeline Swann)
Goldfinger (Pussy Galore)
Quantum of Solace (Camille Montes)
Living Daylights (Kara)
Tomorrow Never Dies (Wei Lin)
License To Kill (Pam Bouvier)
From Russia With Love (Tatiana)
Dr No (Honey Ryder)
Octopussy (Octopussy)
Thunderball (Domino)
You Only Live Twice (Kissy Suzuki)
Moonraker (Holly Goodhead)
Diamonds Are Forever (Tiffany Case)
Die Another Day (Jinx)
The World is Not Enough (Christmas Jones)
A View To A Kill (Stacey Sutton)
The Man With The Golden Gun (Mary Goodnight)

Rewatchability (15% of final score)
Casino Royale
On Her Majesty’s Secret Service
From Russia With Love
Skyfall
License To Kill
GoldenEye
Live and Let Die
Goldfinger
Quantum of Solace
Octopussy
Living Daylights
Tomorrow Never Dies
The Man With The Golden Gun
You Only Live Twice
Die Another Day
Dr. No
Diamonds Are Forever
The Spy Who Loved Me
The World is Not Enough
For Your Eyes Only
A View To A Kill
Moonraker
Thunderball

Henchperson (10% of final score)
From Russia With Love (Red Grant)
Diamonds Are Forever (Wint and Kidd)
The Spy Who Loved Me (Jaws)
Goldfinger (Oddjob)
The Man with the Golden Gun (Knick Knack)
GoldenEye (Xenia Onatopp)
Spectre (Hinx)
Octopussy (Gobinda)
License To Kill (Darrio)
Living Daylights (Necros)
Live and Let Die (Teehee)
Thunderball (Fiona Volpe)
A View To A Kill (Mayday)
Skyfall (Patrice)
On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (Erma Bundt)
Die Another Day (Zhao)
For Your Eyes Only (Locque)
Tomorrow Never Dies (Stamper)
Moonraker (Chang)
Dr. No (Professor Dent)
You Only Live Twice (Helga Brant)
Quantum of Solace (Elvis)
The World Is Not Enough (Bull)
Casino Royale (Kratt)

Story (10% of final score)
Casino Royale
On Her Majesty’s Secret Service
From Russia With Love
Goldfinger
GoldenEye
Live and Let Die
License to Kill
The World is Not Enough
Living Daylights
Dr. No
The Spy Who Loved Me
Skyfall
Quantum of Solace
Tomorrow Never Dies
You Only Live Twice
Spectre
For Your Eyes Only
Moonraker
Octopussy
A View To A Kill
Diamonds Are Forever
The Man With The Golden Gun
Thunderball
Die Another Day

Song (10% of final score)
A View To A Kill– Duran Duran
Live and Let Die- Paul McCartney and Wings
On Her Majesty’s Secret Service– Instrumental
Skyfall– Adele
The Spy Who Loved Me (“Nobody Does It Better”)- Carly Simon
Goldfinger– Shirley Bassey
Dr. No (The James Bond Theme) – Instrumental
Diamonds Are Forever– Shirley Bassey
Casino Royale (“You Know My Name”) – Chris Cornell
The Man With The Golden Gun– Lulu
Octopussy (“All Time High”)- Rita Coolidge
You Only Live Twice– Nancy Sinatra
For Your Eyes Only– Sheena Easton
Living Daylights– A-Ha
GoldenEye– Tina Turner
Thunderball– Tom Jones
From Russia With Love– Matt Monroe
The World Is Not Enough- Garbage
Moonraker– Shirley Bassey
License To Kill– Gladys Knight
Spectre (“Writing’s On The Wall”)- Sam Smith
Tomorrow Never Dies– Sheryl Crowe
Quantum of Solace (“Another Way To Die”)- Jack White and Alicia Keyes
Die Another Day– Madonna

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