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View Poll Results: Who's your favorite movie spy?
Ethan Hunt 1 2.50%
George Smiley 1 2.50%
Harry Palmer 2 5.00%
James Bond 27 67.50%
Jason Bourne 7 17.50%
I love them all equally 0 0%
I don't like any of them 2 5.00%
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Old 12-21-2011, 05:01 AM   #1
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Default Who is your favorite movie spy?

With the critical and probable commercial success of Ghost Protocol and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, the upcoming Skyfall, and Damon stating he would like to come back as Bourne after Bourne Legacy, the spy genre has remained strong. Now which of the popular movie spies do you like the best?

I'm not asking who has the greater legacy, or who's more relevant now, or who's got the greater box office success, we're talking about your favorite movie spy.

I love them all, but I prefer George Smiley. He is more cerebral than the others. His stories are layered and complex. He feels more like a real spy.

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Old 12-21-2011, 12:22 PM   #2
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Not very original but I'm going to go with James Bond. I also really liked the last Mission Impossible outing, so I guess Ethan Hunt would be second.

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Old 12-21-2011, 01:49 PM   #3
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1. James Bond
2. Ethan Hunt
3. Jason Bourne

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Old 12-21-2011, 02:08 PM   #4
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James Bond slightly beats out Jason Bourne for me. I'm not familiar with George Smiley or Harry Palmer. I like the Mission Impossible movies, but Ethan Hunt isn't anything special as a character.

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Old 12-21-2011, 10:40 PM   #5
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Bond
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Smiley

If we could include TV incarnations as well, Smiley comes in second for me.

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Old 12-21-2011, 11:05 PM   #6
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Old 12-22-2011, 01:13 PM   #7
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Bond. The fun ones. Not Daniel Craig.

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Old 12-22-2011, 01:14 PM   #8
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Yeah, it's gotta be Bond doesn't it?

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Old 12-22-2011, 06:03 PM   #9
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James Bond, of course. Is there really any other acceptable answer? Without Bond, there would be no spy genre.

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Bond or Hunt.

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Old 10-26-2013, 07:37 PM   #11
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Harry Palmer and James Bond is a close second.

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Bond, James Bond.

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Old 10-30-2013, 10:29 PM   #13
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Bond.
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Bourne.

Jack Bauer isn't a movie spy but I'll also drop his name here.

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Old 10-30-2013, 11:02 PM   #14
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Personally, I don't like Bond or the Bourne films. I'm going to go with Austin Powers.

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Either Jason Bourne or Daniel Craig's Bond.

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James Bond
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James Bond of course.

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Bond. James Bond.

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Old 11-09-2013, 03:48 PM   #23
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Bond gets captured every film and is more skilled at seducing women then actual spy work.

Bourne, on the other hand, is the ultimate badass. He is my favorite spy. James Bond is runner up due to his status as an icon. Skyfall was great too. Ethan is close 3rd.

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