The James Bond movies have been many things over the years: one of the longest-running film franchises in the history of cinema, box-office behemoths that have routinely topped all-time-money-making-films charts and textbook examples of how to stage action pictures.

There have been plenty of ups and downs, as you'll see in UCR's list of James Bond Movies Ranked Worst to Best. Since Dr. No kicked off the franchise in 1962, six actors have suited up as Ian Fleming's M16 agent 007, starting with Sean Connery. Some have fared better than others, in terms of both fan appeal and onscreen presence, but each has delivered performances in the dozen-plus movies that capture the character's charisma and resourcefulness.

26. 'Die Another Day' (2002)

25. 'Never Say Never Again' (1983)

25. 'Never Say Never Again' (1983)

23. 'The World Is Not Enough' (1999)

22. 'Tomorrow Never Dies' (1997)

21. 'Licence to Kill' (1989)

20. 'Octopussy' (1983)

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