Originally Posted by Dark Guardian
Skyfall and the Avengers stand out the most as straight lifting the 'bad guy deliberately gets captured so he can mess up the base' plan. In Skyfall it actually made very little sense, as it wasn't like he needed to get into the base or anything. Accomplishing his goal of killing M would have been just as easy had he completely avoided Bond and just showed up at the hearing.
I agree. In Skyfall it made no sense at all. But without that "plan" this movie would have become very short and Bond would not have much to do.