"Dr. No" was released in 1962, kicking off the most enduring franchise in movie history. James Bond quickly became an iconic character as the film producers developed and stuck with a reliable formula that featured beautiful babes, futuristic gadgets, hot sports cars, strange villains and exotic locations. Bond has enjoyed countless adventures over the years, all the while enjoying his "shaken, not stirred" martinis all over the world.Check back here as we add more films and more 007 features, and you can also follow the Bullz-Eye Blog for James Bond Fan Hub updates.
We'll be taking a look back at every James Bond film one by one, starting at the beginning with "Dr. No" and all the Sean Connery films, and then working our way through the rest featuring the other lucky actors who got to play 007.
Sean Connery makes his final appearance as James Bond in a film recognized as official canon in this 1971 installment.
George Lazenby makes his first (and last) appearance as 007 in this much-loved Bond film that's one of the best in the series.
The James Bond series settles in for the long, tongue-in-cheek haul with this often maligned but enjoyable entry that introduced us to Dr. Evil and was nearly Sean Connery's last stint as 007.
For many fans, "Thunderball" remains the ultimate in Bond action, intrigue, gadgets and girls, girls, girls. It's also the franchise's box office king and the last Bond film to win an Oscar.
Not only is the third Bond film one of the most popular of the series, "Goldfinger" also set a standard for action films in general and may well have been the first modern-day blockbuster.
Considered by many critics and fans to be the best movie in the Bond series, "From Russia with Love" pits our favorite killer spy against several SPECTRE villains and, of course, into the arms of several lovely ladies.
Looking back on the first Bond film from 1962, it's amazing to see how much of the Bond formula was there from the very beginning. Bob Westal examines how Sean Connery landed the role as 007 and how all the Bond elements were introduced.
There are many aspects to the formula for the Bond films with cool gadgets and strange villains, but the Bond girls usually get most of the attention, and rightfully so. In Bob's look back at "Dr. No" he explained the Rule of 3, as Bond usually manages three romantic conquests per film. That leaves quite a trail of stunning beauties over the past 50 years and we'll be featuring some of the best.
We love it when the beautiful women in Bond's life get in on the action by wielding their own firearms. Check out this slideshow for some of our favorite Girls with Guns photos from the series.
The curvaceous ladies, swirling colors and memorable pop songs of Maurice Binder's opening title sequences have set the tone throughout the James Bond franchise.
The Bond movies are beloved for lots of different reasons, but the eye candy is near the top of the list. Check out this slideshow of some of the most iconic bikini-clad Bond Girls to show up in the series.
The Ukranian actress discussed her latest role opposite Tom Cruise in "Oblivion" and how being a Bond girl prepared her.
Former Bond girl Famke Janssen chatted with Will Harris about her new Netflix horror series "Hemlock Grove."
Bond girl Ivana Milicevic spoke with us about her role on the new Showtime series "Banshee," her favorite TV shows and more.
This Italian beauty was Miss Rome and a Miss Universe semi-finalist but definitely pulls off the look of a Russian blonde beauty.
There have been many iconic moments in the Bond films, but Ursula Andress emerging from the ocean in the first Bond film, "Dr. No," may be one of the most memorable. In her portrayal of Honey Ryder, Andress set the standard for the beautiful Bond girls, and the producers made sure to live up to that standard time and again. Check out the slideshow and video.
These two exotic Bond beauties were on hand in Las Vegas in January to introduce the new James Bond Blu-ray collection.
The third Bond film with Daniel Craig playing 007 was released in November. Check out the official trailer:
Some Bond gadgets are cooler than others, as our list below lays out. And while the Aston Martin gets most of attention, over the years Bond tooled around in many different luxury cars, along with some other exotic modes of transportation.
A spy is only as good as his full range of gear. Check out the best collection of gadgets from the Bond series, including watches, lasers and rocket cigarette launchers, along with some of the worst. Fake nipples and radioactive tracking lint, really?
Check out the four vehicles on display this year at Comic-Con celebrating 50 years of Bond.
We're featuring some other great sites on the web where you can find great content and products relating to the James Bond films and lifestyle.
James Bond Lifestyle
Yes, if you want to dress like 007, you can browse this site and find plenty of ways to upgrade your wardrobe. You can also find new and classic Bond gadgets and Bond memorabilia.
James Bond on Facebook
Like the 007 page on Facebook and get regular updates on all things Bond.
A Complete History of James Bond's Watches
He always has cool gadgets and fancy suits, but 007 also loves his fine watches as well.
Great Bond fan site.
This is the official James Bond website. It's for hard core Bond fans.