#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – James Bond (007) is Britain’s top agent and is on an exciting mission, to solve the mysterious murder of a fellow agent. The task sends him to Jamaica, where he joins forces with Quarrel and a loyal CIA agent, Felix Leiter. While dodging tarantulas, “fire breathing dragons” and a trio of assassins, known as the three blind mice. Bond meets up with the beautiful Honey Ryder and goes face to face with the evil Dr. No.
Plot: In the film that launched the James Bond saga, Agent 007 battles mysterious Dr. No, a scientific genius bent on destroying the U.S. space program. As the countdown to disaster begins, Bond must go to Jamaica, where he encounters beautiful Honey Ryder, to confront a megalomaniacal villain in his massive island headquarters.
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The Americans are fools. I offered my services, they refused. So did the East. Now they can both pay for their mistake.
Dr. No is directed by Terence Young and co-adapted to screenplay by Richard Maibaum, Johanna Harwood & Berkely Mather from the novel of the same name written by Ian Fleming. It stars Sean Connery, Joseph Wiseman, Ursula Andress, Jack Lord & John Kitzmiller. Music is by Monty Norman and cinematography by Ted Moore.
And so it all began here, what was until Harry Potter arrived on the scene, the most successful film franchise in history. James Bond, a name that would become synonymous with suave spies, deranged villains, beautiful women, exotic locations, gadgets, cars and sex. Ian Fleming’s James Bond novels were big come the end of 1961, yet producers Cubby Broccoli and Harry Saltzman met some resistance from studios. It was never plain sailing, even after release the film garnered mixed reviews, but word of mouth and condemnation by the Vatican and the Kremlin propelled it to being one of the surprise hits of 62/63. At the box office it made £60 million Worldwide, this after being made on a budget of only £1 million.
Plot basically sees Connery’s Bond flying out to Jamaica to investigate the disappearance of agent Strangways (Timothy Moxon). Once there he finds a case of murder is to be investigated and evidence points to the mysterious Dr. No (Wiseman), who resides on Crab Quay island, a place feared by the superstitious locals. Bond must keep his wits about him as he gets closer to the truth, for there are many obstacles in his way and not everyone can be trusted. Cue the suave and athletic Mr. Bond getting involved with lovely ladies, dicing with death, making friends, making enemies and just generally being an all round awesome anti-hero.
SPECTRE: Special Executive for Counter-intelligence, Terrorism, Revenge and Extortion.
There are a number of changes from the book and some censor appeasement was required to get the film a certificate enabling youngsters to see the film with an adult. What Dr. No rounds out as is a jolly good spy/action movie yarn. Some of the hints are there for what would make Bond such a profitable and well loved franchise, but there’s no sign of the gadgetry, tricks and japes that would fill out so many of the titles that followed Dr. No. Here Bond is just armed with his Walter PPK 7.65MM pistol, Sunbeam Alpine car and his bravado and nouse.
Some future stalwart characters are given modest introductions (M, Felix Leiter, Moneypenny) and Ursula Andress sets the marker for all future Bond girls to follow. Ted Moore’s capturing of the Jamaica location is sumptuous, something that really comes to the fore on the re-mastered DVD edition of the film. Connery is supremely cool and fearless, the theme tune and gun barrel opening are already in place, and Terence Young, who directs three of the first four Bond movies, keeps it zippy and suspenseful when story gathers up a flame throwing tank, car chases, fights and a quite brilliant tarantula sequence.
Quite a debut, uneven at times as it begins to find its feet, but even if it wasn’t the first James Bond movie it would hold up as an entertaining bit of secret agent shenanigans regardless. 7.5/10
An extraordinary manifesto for not just the longest-running film series to date, but for an entire genre. People often forget just how important in the grand scheme of things a first film is, and how it was so requisite that Sean Connery had to be just right, the Bond girls, the action, music cues, opening scene, credits sequence, etc. Even though recently, Daniel Craig has at least captivated audiences to almost the same extent, he only reminded me of Connery’s endearing qualities, and through completely lacking humour and charisma, simply showed by omission why Connery (who had already made five films as Bond before Craig was even born) was so essential in the first place.
Watching my blu from the complete Bond boxed set, it wasn’t dated or a lesser experience for me in the slightest. Long may Sir Connery live–the enjoyment his work has given me over the years is inestimable! =)
Had It Not Succeeded We Might Be Goldfingerless
“Dr. No” is not my favorite James Bond film. But I’m glad it succeeded, because it led to subsequent 007 films that were really very entertaining, especially “Goldfinger”. Everything about “Dr. No”: the story, the music, the special effects, the dialogue, even the acting is so … tentative. The film lacks the self-confident flair and cinematic flamboyance that characterize later 007 films from the 1960s. That is not a criticism, given that “Dr. No” was the first Bond film, and was low-budget. No one knew how the film would be received.
Through the years Sean Connery is the only actor who has done justice to the James Bond character, in my opinion. Although his acting in “Dr. No” is probative at best, he still manages to convey an aura of intelligent charisma. And that charisma would become less restrained in later films.
The visuals in “Dr. No” are very dated. What seemed futuristic in 1962 seems stodgy now. All that engineering design, those clunky computers, and that modernistic interior decor, all included to wow viewers then, seem, half a century later, quaint, obsolete, even archaic. The film’s story, about an evil genius out to scuttle the U.S. missile program and dominate the world, likewise seems dated. I must admit, however, that Joseph Wiseman, as the villain, is well cast, with his passive face and those eyes that seldom blink.
That the James Bond character and his adventures have survived all these years demonstrates the enduring appeal of cinematic heroes who, like superman, embody all that is good and strong, in their successful efforts to conquer evil. I just wish that contemporary 007 films had the cinematic credibility of those 1960’s Bond films: “You Only Live Twice”, “From Russia With Love”, “Thunderball”, and of course “Goldfinger”, all of which owe their existence to the success of “Dr. No”.
A well paced action adventure.
In honor of the upcoming 25th James Bond film, “No time to Die”, I’ve decided to rewatch and review all the films from the official canon. The first film, “Dr. No” (1962) has been relatively low on my list of favorite Bond films because it’s not as big and fun as the later installments. Rewatching it today, I enjoyed it very much-it was just as exhilarating as any of the Bond films. While there are many dated elements and flaws that are visible from a contemporary viewer-in particular the use of the rear screen projection and dubbing, there are many subtle moments which are brilliant. One example is the briefing scene in M’s office. When M takes out his pipe, Bond offers his lighter to light it. However, M stands up and moves away, lighting it himself. I felt that this established M’s stern nature against Bond. Another motif that was prominent but not overtly portrayed was the British-American rivalry. In this film, Felix Leiter (played by Jack Lord) is introduced as a foil rather than the ally we see in the later films. He and Quarrel (played by John Kitzmiller) are portrayed as relatively incompetent compared to Bond, the British agent. Leiter even uses the term “Limey” in one of the earlier scenes. When Bond and Quarrel are sailing to Crab Key, Leiter offers to go but the British agent claims that this is “his beat” and that the Americans can come later. This sentiment was more prominent in the novels, and obviously due to it’s subsequent success in the US it completely disappeared. Sean Connery is spectacular as always. I thought his verbal confrontation with Dr. No was his best acting. Scenes involving Bond escaping from his prison cell in Dr. No’s lair, using his wits still holds up very well today. The score, while overusing the title theme a little too much, was good especially in the climatic scenes of the film. Overall, it’s definitely one of the best in the series for a good reason.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 50 min (110 min)
Genre Action, Adventure, Thriller
Director Terence Young
Writer Richard Maibaum (screenplay by), Johanna Harwood (screenplay by), Berkely Mather (screenplay by), Ian Fleming (based on the novel by)
Actors Sean Connery, Ursula Andress, Joseph Wiseman, Jack Lord
Awards Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 4 nominations.
Production Company Danjaq Productions
Sound Mix Mono (Westrex Recording System), DTS (4.1 Surround)
Aspect Ratio 1.66 : 1
Camera Mitchell BNC
Laboratory Technicolor, London, UK (processing)
Film Length N/A
Negative Format 35 mm (Eastman 50T 5250)
Cinematographic Process Spherical
Printed Film Format 35 mm (Eastman 5385)