In 1962, Sean Connery took on the role of Brit super-spy, James Bond for the movie, Dr. No. It was a role that would become a huge part of his career, as he moved from picture to picture to develop the role.

But how many Sean Connery James Bond movies are there?

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The Sean Connery Bond films in order

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There are seven Sean Connery James Bond movies. The Bond movies – which were produced between 1962 and 1983 – include:

  • Dr. No (1962)
  • From Russia with Love (1963)
  • Goldfinger (1964)
  • Thunderball (1965)
  • You Only Live Twice (1967)
  • Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
  • Never Say Never Again (1983)

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Are all of the Sean Connery Bond films part of the same series?

Dr. No, From Russia with Love, Goldfinger, Thunderball, You Only Live Twice, and Diamonds Are Forever are all part of the same series. These films are part of the official Bond continuity.

Never Say Never Again is not part of the same series as those listed above. Never Say Never Again is classed as an unofficial Bond movie and is a remake of Thunderball, with Sean Connery returning to the role after a 12-year absence.

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Who are the cast of the Sean Connery Bond films?

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The cast of the Sean Connery Bond films varies across the series. Notable cast members include Ursula Andress, Eunice Gayson, Honor Blackman, Shirley Eaton, Donald Pleasence, Jill St. John, Charles Gray, Kim Basinger, Max von Sydow, Rowan Atkinson, Desmond Llewelyn, Lois Maxwell, and Bernard Lee.

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Are the Sean Connery Bond films the work of the same director?

The director of the Sean Connery Bond films varies across the seven movies. Terence Young directed Dr. No, From Russia with Love and Thunderball; Guy Hamilton directed Goldfinger and Diamonds Are Forever; and Irvin Kershner directed Never Say Never Again.

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What is the best Sean Connery Bond film?

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According to IMDb the Sean Connery Bond films are ranked as follows:

  • Goldfinger (1964) – 7.7/10
  • From Russia with Love (1963) – 7.4/10
  • Dr. No (1962) – 7.3/10
  • Thunderball (1965) – 7.0/10
  • You Only Live Twice (1967) – 6.9/10
  • Diamonds Are Forever (1971) – 6.6/10
  • Never Say Never Again (1983) – 6.2/10

As you can see, Goldfinger is ranked the highest of the seven movies.

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