Your TOP 5 Bond Pre-Titles/Teasers

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  1. Catman Registered

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    What are your top 5 Bond Pre-Title sequences?

    Mine:

    1. GOLDFINGER (1964)
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    2. On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
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    3. The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
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    4. For Your Eyes Only (1981)
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    5. Thunderball (1965)
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  2. Hush Wee Little Puppet Man

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    I think Casino Royale shouldbe up there. That was just damn cool.
     
  3. Catman Registered

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    It was cool, but not top 5 cool.
     
  4. Golgo-13 The Return of the O.G

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    Mine are:

    For Your Eyes Only -Best gunbarrel song of ALL the Bonds!
    The Living Daylights
    The Spy Who Loved Me
    Casino Royale
    Goldeneye.

    I actually like ALL of Roger Moore's pre-Title scenes with the exception of Live and Let Die.
     
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    Live and Let Die has the ONLY bad pre-title scene. The Man With The Golden Gun and A View to a Kill almost had crappy ones as well, but there was enough good stuff to save it.

    But with that being said...regardless of whether a Bond movie sucks or not you can always expect a good pre-title.
     
  6. Golgo-13 The Return of the O.G

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    Case in point, 'The World Is not Enough'.
     
  7. Catman Registered

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    Even Die Another Day had a decent pre-title. I think its because its just a pre-title and you're not expecting story or character development. You just wanna see something blow up.
     
  8. byte19 200... It WILL Happen...

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    goldeneye was my all-time fave!
    along with the living daylights and diamonds are forever
     
  9. Matt IKYN Guy Groupie

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    I'd argue, even as crappy as the movie was, the opening sequence in North Korea for Die Another Day was cool.
     
  10. Speedball Don't. Blink.

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    My top five
    Casino Royale
    Goldeneye
    The Living Daylights
    The Spy Who Loved Me
    Tomorrow Never Dies

    Honorable Mention: Everything or Nothing
     
  11. Kahran Ramsus Super Moderator

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    1. The Spy Who Loved Me
    2. You Only Live Twice
    3. Licence to Kill
    4. The World is Not Enough
    5. For Your Eyes Only
     
  12. Catman Registered

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    As good as it was it wasn't top 5 material. It was just Bond beating someone up in the restroom then shooting another guy. Compared to some of the others its nothing special. Besides...when I think of Bond pre-titles/teasers I think of nonsense like this:

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  13. Speedball Don't. Blink.

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    That's why I liked it.
    It was simple, short, and to the point.
    And I loved the use of Black and white.
    I kinda wished the whole movie was that way.
     
  14. Catman Registered

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    It was something different, which is cool, but I want over the top nonsense in my Bond pre-titles. Thats what they were invented for. :o
     
  15. Kevin Roegele Do you mind if I don't?

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    The crane chase is CS is really the 'pre-title' sequence, even though it's post title. It's the spectacular stunt scene to set the mood for the rest of the film.
     
  16. DACrowe Registered

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    1. Goldfinger
    2. Goldeneye
    3. The Spy Who Loved Me
    4. The World is Not Enough
    5. Casino Royale
     
  17. Golgo-13 The Return of the O.G

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    I like all the Roger Moore pre-titles like i said, with the exception of LALD but CR gave us something special; something we've only dreamt about but had never seen; him acquiring his '00' status. That is why so many ppl will always find a special place in their hearts for it as time goes on.

    And i think the whole point of making CR, casting Craig and re-vamping the franchise, so to speak, was to get away from the nonsense..
     
  18. Catman Registered

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    Yea.

    But...Bond IS nonsense. To quote Roger Moore, you can't take seriously a spy who tells everyone his real name, drives expensive cars, and is the center of attention at the casino. That's the opposite of what REAL spies do.
     
  19. Goldeneye is number 1 :up:
     
  20. Kevin Roegele Do you mind if I don't?

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    It's a balancing act, isn't it? Bond can never be taken completely seriously, and is never intended to be 100% serious. Even in Licence to Kill.

    Nor is it a a silly joke, it is supposed to be exciting and you do invest int he characters and storyline. It's a balancing act. If the movies get too light, i.e. Diamonds are Forever, it doesn't work, if they get too heavy, i.e. Licence to Kill, peopel don't like it. It's hard to describe exactly how Bond is done, and many posters will no doubt shout, "What are you talking about? Bond is supposed to be a serious trained killer." But the movies have always had a sly wink to the audience. The union jack parachute in TSWLM is perfect. It is a joke, but it's serious at the same time - and it's also an amazing stunt.
     
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    1.Goldeneye
    2.Casino Royale
    3.The world is not enough(after that it get's really dull)
    4.The Spy Who loved me
    5.The Living Daylights
     
  22. Catman Registered

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    Goldfinger pulled it off. It wasn't too serious and it wasn't too silly. And it did a great job of creating a world for Bond. A world where a person like James Bond can exist to stop villians from robbing Fort Knox and avoid getting cut in half by laser beams.
     
  23. Golgo-13 The Return of the O.G

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    But Fleming's Bond WASN'T, hence my point about re-vamping the franchise.
     
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    It took Connery and Lazenby 7 movies to get to Blofeld, it takes Moore 6 minutes and 38 seconds!

    Moore FTW!
     
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    Gf
    Tswlm
    Twine
    Cr
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