James Bond movies in order and where to watch the 007 franchise

Are you in the mood for iconic villains, world-ending stakes, and thrilling action scenes? Well, there are 27 different espionage movies to choose from in the form of the 007 franchise, and here's where you can watch them.

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James Bond (Daniel Craig) prepares to shoot in 
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an EON Productions and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios film
Credit: Nicola Dove
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B25_25594_R James Bond (Daniel Craig) prepares to shoot in NO TIME TO DIE, an EON Productions and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios film Credit: Nicola Dove © 2020 DANJAQ, LLC AND MGM. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. /
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4. Thunderball

Synopsis: Led by one-eyed evil mastermind Emilio Largo (Adolfo Celi), the terrorist group SPECTRE hijacks two warheads from a NATO plane and threatens widespread nuclear destruction to extort 100 million pounds. The dashing Agent 007, James Bond (Sean Connery), is sent to recover the warheads from the heart of Largo's lair in the Bahamas, facing underwater attacks from sharks and men alike. He must also convince the enchanting Domino (Claudine Auger), Largo's mistress, to become a key ally.

Released on December 22, 1965, Thunderball sees the return of Terence Young as the director. Sean Connery portrays James Bond 007 once again as he attempts to end SPECTRE's plans to use two hijacked atomic bombs. The movie was given an Academy Award for Best Visual Effects in 1966, and it has a runtime of two hours and ten minutes.

Where to rent/buy:

  • Amazon: The movie can be rented for $3.99 or purchased for $14.99
  • Apple TV: The movie can be rented for $3.99 or purchased for $14.99
  • Google Play: The movie can be rented for $3.99 or purchased for $14.99
  • Microsoft: The movie can be rented for $4.99 or purchased for $12.99

5. You Only Live Twice

Synopsis: During the Cold War, American and Russian spacecrafts go missing, leaving each superpower believing the other is to blame. As the world teeters on the brink of nuclear war, British intelligence learns that one of the crafts has landed in the Sea of Japan. After faking his own death, secret agent James Bond (Sean Connery) is sent to investigate. In Japan, he's aided by Tiger Tanaka (Tetsuro Tamba) and the beautiful Aki (Akiko Wakabayashi), who help him uncover a sinister global conspiracy.

Lewis Gilbert made history as the third director ever to helm a 007 movie in You Only Live Twice. With a cast that includes Sean Connery as James Bond, Donald Pleasance as the antagonist Blofeld, and Akiko Wakabayashi as an agent of the Japanese Secret Intelligence Service. The movie was released on June 13, 1967, in the U.K., and had a worldwide release on Dec 29, 1965.

Where to rent/buy:

  • Amazon: The movie can be rented for $3.99 or purchased for $14.99
  • Apple TV: The movie can be rented for $3.99 or purchased for $14.99
  • Google Play: The movie can be rented for $3.99 or purchased for $14.99
  • Microsoft: The movie can be rented for $4.99 or purchased for $12.99