50 years of James Bond on film

October 2, 2012 - 12:34 PM
Bond at 50

FILE - This publicity file photo released by Columbia Pictures shows Daniel Craig as James Bond in the action adventure film, "Skyfall." Agent 007 is real to millions of moviegoers, and once again they will flock to see Bond battle for queen and country when his 23rd official screen adventure, "Skyfall," opens fall 2012. (AP Photo/Sony Pictures, Francois Duhamel, File)

James Bond first hit the big screen in "Dr. No," released on Oct. 5, 1962. A list of the 007 films and their stars:

— "Dr No," 1962, Sean Connery.

— "From Russia With Love," 1963, Sean Connery.

— "Goldfinger," 1964, Sean Connery.

— "Thunderball," 1965, Sean Connery.

— "You Only Live Twice," 1967, Sean Connery.

— "On Her Majesty's Secret Service," 1969, George Lazenby.

— "Diamonds Are Forever," 1971, Sean Connery.

— "Live and Let Die," 1973, Roger Moore.

— "The Man With the Golden Gun," 1974, Roger Moore.

— "The Spy Who Loved Me," 1977, Roger Moore.

— "Moonraker," 1979, Roger Moore.

— "For Your Eyes Only," 1981, Roger Moore.

— "Octopussy," 1983, Roger Moore.

— "A View to a Kill," 1985, Roger Moore.

— "The Living Daylights," 1987, Timothy Dalton.

— "Licence to Kill," 1989, Timothy Dalton.

— "GoldenEye," 1995, Pierce Brosnan.

— "Tomorrow Never Dies," 1997, Pierce Brosnan.

— "The World is Not Enough," 1999, Pierce Brosnan.

— "Die Another Day," 2002, Pierce Brosnan.

— "Casino Royale," 2006, Daniel Craig.

— "Quantum of Solace," 2008, Daniel Craig.

— "Skyfall," Fall 2012, Daniel Craig.

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In addition to the 23 official Bond films produced by EON productions, there have been two other Bond adventures:

— "Casino Royale," 1967, a spoof starring David Niven.

— "Never Say Never Again," 1983, Sean Connery's return.

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Where to see the films: All 22 official Bond films in release are now available in a boxed Blu-ray anniversary set, "Bond 50," from MGM and 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment. Also, the Museum of Modern Art in New York is screening each of the 22 films through October.