Showdown between James Bond, Goldfinger voted greatest 007 moment
Press Trust of India
January 02, 2013 19:16 IST
The infamous Goldfinger dialogue 'No
Mr Bond, I expect you to die' has been voted the best moment
from the 007 movies.
The confrontation between Goldfinger and Sean Connery's
Bond was named as the favourite Bond moment in a new poll from
Sky Movies HD. The poll took into account all the 23 Bond
films in 50 years. More than 2,500 people were asked to name
their favourite Bond scenes in the poll, the Daily Mail
When informed of the winning moment, which received 10.3
per cent of the votes, current Bond star Daniel Craig said:
"Yes, that would take some beating."
Second in the poll was the breath-taking pre-title moment
in The Spy Who Loved Me which showed Roger Moore skiing off
the edge of an Austrian mountain to open a Union Jack
parachute. The scene took in 7.6 per cent votes to pipe the
first ever 'Bond...James Bond' statement from Connery in
1962's Dr No, which came third with 5.7 per cent of the
Daniel Craig's thrilling chase at the start of Casino Royale
was the fourth most memorable moment in the Bond franchise
with 5.3 per cent.
It was ahead of The Man With The Golden Gun's barrel
roll car sequence, which saw Roger Moore's Bond perform a
daring car jump across a Bangkok river. Moore's heroics earned
4.5 per cent votes.
Pierce Brosnan made his entry into the poll in sixth
place with 3.3 per cent for his tank chase through St
Petersburg in Goldeneye, beating Roger Moore's crocodile
'stepping stone' escape in Live And Let Die.
The eighth most popular Bond scene again went to Craig's
Quantum Of Solace Aston Martin DBS race through the banks of
Lake Garda by getting 2.2 per cent votes.
Q also makes an entry in the list with Desmond
Llewellyn's character in The World Is Not Enough getting two
per cent of the votes.
The scene when Bond's new wife is murdered in On Her
Majesty's Secret Service was on the 10th spot with 1.7 per