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Topic: Best action scene in each Bond movie?

I thougth we could post and discuss here what action scenes we think is the best in the individual Bond movies here. I'm not going to make a complete list now, but feel free to post entire lists whenever you want  ajb007/bond
Now I'll just pick scenes in the Bonds I've watched most recently.

LTK: The underwater-on the water- in the air scene with the waterskiing
CR: The freerunning chase with the crane jumps.
TSWLM: The ski chase ending in the famous jump and the Union Jack parachute.

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Re: Best action scene in each Bond movie?

Imo the entire ski chase in FYEO

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I‘ll start out of boredom:

• Dr.No: the trio being pursued by Dr.No‘s men on Crab Key
• FRWL: gipsy camp fight
• GF: the opening (infiltration of the drug lair)
• TB: the junkanoo pursuit
• YOLT: volcano fight
• OHMSS: entire raid on Piz Gloria
• LALD: double decker chase
• TMWTGG: Bond vs. Scaramanga
• TSWLM: car chase with motorbike, helicopter and divers
• MR: parachute...or rather no parachute scene
• FYEO: agreeing with Higgy Baby here  ajb007/lol
• OP: Acrostar escape
• AVTAK: controversial but the brilliant ski chase
• TLD: again the whole opening
• LTK: tanker chase
• GE: again the whole opening
• TND: opening
• TWINE: opening (Q-Boat part)
• DAD: car chase with Zao
• CR: same as Number 24 -> freerunning
• QoS: car chase
• SF: enquiry shootout
• SP: train fight
• NTTD: tell you in 5 years (once it’s released)

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OK, this was tough. Here goes my list:

Dr. No- Final fight with Dr. No
FRWL:  Fight with Red Grant
GF-  Aston Martin DB5 chase
TB- Jetpack escape
YOLT- Little Nellie battle
OHMSS- Attack on Piz Gloria
DAF- Elevator fight
LALD- Speedboat chase
TMWTGG- Final duel between Bond and Scaramanga
TSWLM- Lotus Esprit chase
MR- Bond parachuting without a parachute
FYEO- Bond rock-climbing to the monastery
OP- Car on train tracks/train fight
AVTAK- Paris taxi chase
TLD- Bond vs Necros in the plane
LTK- tanker chase
GE- Bond vs Trevelyan on the satellite dish
TND- Motorbike chase
TWINE- Submarine fight
DAD- Bond vs Zao car chase
CR- Madagascar crane fight/chase
QoS- Siena rooftop chase
SF- Fight in the Macau skyscraper
SP- Train fight

NSNA: Fight in the health spa

Last edited by SpectreOfDefeat (10th Oct 2020 10:17)

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Funny how this is a subject that doesn't seem to come up that often and yet they're action movies! ajb007/smile

I might go:

DN: Tough, because there's not really much action in it, but I'd have to go for the climax with Bond escaping the lair
FRWL: Train fight
GF: Oddjob fight
TB: Bond's break in to rescue Paula
YOLT: Fight and escape from Osako's office
OHMSS: Ski chase
LALD: Boat chase
TMWTGG: Car chase
TSWLM: Lotus chase
MR: Parachute scene
FYEO: 2CV chase, although the ski chase is a probably a tie
OP: Climax on Khan's plane
AVTAK: Climax on the bridge
TLD: Aston chase
LTK: Tanker chase
GE: Tank chase
TND: Another tie: the PTS/BMW chase
TWINE: Boat chase
DAD: Sword fight
CR: Parkour chase
QoS: Rooftop chase
SF: PTS chase
SP: Train fight

And of those I'd have to put the FYEO and TND ones pretty high up the list of best ever, maybe joined by SF's PTS, LTK's tanker chase and MR's parachuting scene.

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Number24 wrote:

LTK: The underwater-on the water- in the air scene with the waterskiing
CR: The freerunning chase with the crane jumps.
TSWLM: The ski chase ending in the famous jump and the Union Jack parachute.

Here comes more:

DN: Bond escaping the lair
FRWL: Train fight
GF: Oddjob fight
YOLT: Vulcano raid
OHMSS: First ski chase
LALD: Jumping the crocks
TMWTGG: Car chase
MR: Parachute scene
FYEO: 2CV chase
AVTAK: Climax on the bridge
TLD: Cargo net fight
GE: Tank chase
TND: Motorcycle chase
TWINE: Boat chase
DAD: Sword fight
QoS: Sianna chase
SF: PTS chase
SP: Train fight

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DN: Evading Capture in Mangrove
• FRWL: Bond v Grant Train Fight
• GF: Bond v Oddjob Fort Knox Fight
• TB: Bond Chased through Carnival
• YOLT: Docks Rooftop Fight/Chase
• OHMSS: Escape from Piz Gloria
• LALD: Crocodile Escape
• TMWTGG: Car Chase and River Jump
• TSWLM: Lotus v Helicopter Chase
• MR: Bond v Jaws Cable Car Fight
• FYEO: Ski Chase  
• OP: Bond steals the Alfa Romeo
• AVTAK: Bond v Henchmen on Horseback
• TLD: Tie - Pre-title sequence and Aston Martin Chase  
• LTK: Barefoot Waterskiing
• GE: Bond v 006 Fight
• TND: Pre-title sequence
• TWINE: Pre-title sequence
• DAD: Pre-title sequence
• CR: Stairwell Fight
• QoS: Car Chase
• SF: Tie - Bond Chasing Silva on Underground and Skyfall Lodge Battle
• SP: Bond v Hinx Fight
• NTTD: Matera car chase (from what we've seen so far)

Last edited by The Red Kind (12th Oct 2020 13:11)

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AugustWalker wrote:

• FYEO: agreeing with Higgy Baby here  ajb007/lol

the name is HIGGINS  ajb007/mad  ajb007/mad

President of the 'Misty Eyes Club'.

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This is hard. Usually, I'd give this a ton of thought  but just to stop thinking, here goes:

DN - tough one as the action is very slight, Bond kills Dent
FRWL - Bond vs Grant
GF - the second section of the car chase, excellent beginning with the ejector seat, excellent end with the mirrors
TB - where do I start, ah, the beginning, Bond vs Bouvard
YOLT - Little Nellie, best use of the Bond theme
OHMSS - where do I start, hmm, the midway, Bond kills the guard by the lift in stunning, Bourne-style seconds
DAF - Bond vs Franks
LALD - can I have the tarot scene where Bond's about to have his finger busted
TMWTGG - this is hard, Grisly Land, so strange and eerie
TSWLM - the ski chase
MR - cable car fight, amongst many choices just coz it is so spectacular
FYEO - the climb up the mountain
OP - Bond & Octopussy vs the thugs
AVTAK - I genuinely have no clue
TLD - the PTS
LTK - Bond's thwarted assassination attempt
GE - escape from the Graveyard of Communism
TND - amongst many, the HALO jump
TWINE - must I? Okay, the scene in Bilbao which should have been the PTS all alone
DAD - not much to like here, the scene where Bknd uses the ring to escape through the glass floor is very clever
CR - the PTS
QOS - more here than I remember, on short reflection  the PTS
SF - the assassination of the Chinese businessman and the ensuing fight, infact this whole Macao sequence is excellent
SP - because I have to name one, probably the Rome car chase, oh maybe not, ah I said I wouldn't think on it
NSNA - the horseback chase, because it's was so unexpected at the time

This is a horror show. Surprised how many movies had multiple scenes I wanted to include and how many had absolutely zero.

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DN - Climactic fight between Bond and Doctor No
FRWL - Climactic fight between Bond and Grant
GF - Climactic fight between Bond and Oddjob
TB - Climactic underwater battle
CR67 - Jimmy Bond's firing squads shenanigans
YOLT - Ninjas abseiling raid of volcano
OHMSS - Helicopter raid on Piz Gloria
DAF - Fight between Bond and Peter Franks
LALD - Crocodile farm sequence
TMWTGG - Scaramanga vs Rodney
TSWLM - Ski chase and jump
MR - Zero gravity mayhem aboard the space station
FYEO - Beach scene/ death of Liesel
OP - Bond in clown costume stopping countdown
NSNA - Bike chase and death of Fatima
AVTAK - Fire truck pursued by police. (Scraping the barrel, here!)
TLD - Necros's attack on Blayden House
LTK - Petrol tanker chase
GE - Bond and Xenia's 'no foreplay' sauna house clash
TND - Bond's explosive intervention at terrorist bazaaar (PTS)
TWINE - River Thames boat chase
DAD - Sword fight at Blades
CR06 - Parkour pursuit
QOS - Blinked and I missed it. (Probably the plane scene.)
SF - Bond vs Patrice in Shanghai
SP - Day Of The Dead sequence (PTS)

Last edited by Shady Tree (24th Nov 2020 20:41)

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As previously stated, this is tough. I will say that these are my favorites, but will skip some movies that I just cannot decide on one...

Goldfinger - Oddjob fight
Thunderball - Jet Pack scene
OHMSS - Piz Gloria scene
LALD - Crocodile scene
MR - Moore's face in the zero gravity machine contraption
AVTAK - Exploding Blimp is rather funny and so unbelievable that it makes the cut
TLD - Pre-titles
GE - Pre-titles, 'No More Foreplay' scene and that good old pen clicking scene
TND - The motorcycle scene
TWINE - pre-titles
DAD - Ummm... Ummm... Bond being tortured was interesting.
CR - Pre-titles, Stairway scene, and the whole scene in the sinking house
QoS - The whole Mitchell chase scene
Skyfall - Pre-titles, Silva's island, Chasing Silva underground and the Skyfall shootout
SP - Mr. White Scene, Hinx train fight and the exploding MI-6 scene

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DN - The climax,with everyone trying to escape Crab Key,before it blows up
FRWL-The train fight between Bond and Grant.
GF- The army raiding Fort Knox and battling Goldfinger's men
TB- Bond sneaking around Palmyra
YOLT- The car chase in Tokyo
OHMSS- The raid on Piz Gloria.
DAF- The fight between Bond and Peter Franks
LALD- Bond using the crocodiles to escape the little island on Kananga's farm. I also liked Bond torching Kananga's heroin factory.
TMWTGG- The boat chase on the klongs in Bangkok.
TSWLM- The battle on the Liparus
MR- The fight in the ambulance with the fake paramedic
FYEO- St Cyrils rock climb
OP- Bond disarming the bomb,dressed as a clown
AVTAK- Bond stealing a taxi,to chase after May Day.
TLD- Fight between Green Four and Necros at the Blayden Safehouse
LTK-The final act with the tankers.
GE- Fight between Bond and Trevelayan
TND- The fight at the printing factory.
TWINE- Elektra's helicopters attacking Zukovsky's caviar factory.
DAD- The car chase on tge ice with Bond and Zao.
CR- Bond chasing Mollaka
QOS- Bond chasing Mitchell in Sienna.
SF- The PTS.
SP- The PTS.

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DN - lair escape
FRWL - train fight
GF - car chase
TB - finale
YOLT - finale
OHMSS - finale
DAF - car chase
LALD - boat chase
TMWTGG - dressing room fight
TSWLM - Lotus chase
MR - PTS
FYEO - ski chase
OP - entire train sequence
AVTAK - Paris chase
TLD - PTS
LTK - finale
GE - tank chase
TND - car chase
TWINE - PTS
DAD - car chase
CR - parkor chase
QOS - PTS
SF - finale
SP - train fight

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