Every James Bond Movie Ranked Worst to Best

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1. Goldfinger (1964)
> Starring: Sean Connery, Gert Fröbe, Honor Blackman
> Favorable reviews: 89% of audiences
> Domestic box office gross: $51.1 million

According to audiences and critics alike, “Goldfinger” is the best Bond movie. First, the characters and actors: Gert Frobe plays the formidable Goldfinger; Shirley Eaton is the doomed, gold-painted Bond girl Jill Masterson; and Harold Sakata portrays lethal villain Oddjob who wields a deadly bowler hat. The car: Bond drives the ultra-cool, tricked-out Aston Martin, equipped with bullet-proof shield and machine guns. The plot: Goldfinger plans to contaminate the gold at Fort Knox to boost the value of his own gold supply. The quote: It is in “Goldfinger” that Bond first utters his most famous line: “A martini. Shaken, not stirred.”