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How to watch James Bond movies in order

How to watch James Bond movies in order on streaming or free
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If you're a 007 fan looking to watch James Bond movies in order, you've come to the right place. Our guide outlines where you can find the James Bond films on streaming services and even free online.

The James Bond movie franchise has been going strong since 1962, with the release of Dr. No. The legacy continued most recently in No Time to Die, which featured Daniel Craig as the secret agent for the final time.

The James Bond movies are based on Ian Fleming's novels and short stories, first published in 1953. There are 27 films in total, 25 of which were produced by Eon Productions. Eon, founded by producers Albert R. Broccoli and Harry Saltzman, now own the rights to all of Fleming's novels. 

Over the course of the Bond franchise, six actors have portrayed the dashing, debonaire agent: Sean Connery, George Lazenby, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan and Daniel Craig. (A seventh, David Niven, played Bond in the non-Eon version of Casino Royale.) And with Craig's run ending, we've already been pondering who could replace him as the next James Bond.

The Bond movies have attracted a fervent fanbase and the franchise has become one of the most iconic in Hollywood history.

James Bond movies in order by release date

Watching the James Bond movies in release order is easy. We've also included the two non-Eon produced films in this list, sorted by theatrical release date and lead actor.

(The non-Eon movies are denoted by italics.)

  1. Dr. No (1962) - Sean Connery
  2. From Russia with Love (1963) - Sean Connery
  3. Goldfinger (1964) - Sean Connery
  4. Thunderball (1965) - Sean Connery
  5. Casino Royale (1967) - David Niven
  6. You Only Live Twice (1967) - Sean Connery
  7. On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969) - George Lazenby
  8. Diamonds Are Forever (1971) - Sean Connery
  9. Live and Let Die (1973) - Roger Moore
  10. The Man with the Golden Gun (1974) - Roger Moore
  11. The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) - Roger Moore
  12. Moonraker (1979) - Roger Moore
  13. For Your Eyes Only (1981) - Roger Moore
  14. Octopussy (1983) - Roger Moore
  15. Never Say Never Again (1983) - Sean Connery
  16. A View to a Kill (1985) - Roger Moore
  17. The Living Daylights (1987) - Timothy Dalton
  18. Licence to Kill (1989) - Timothy Dalton
  19. GoldenEye (1995) - Pierce Brosnan
  20. Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) - Pierce Brosnan
  21. The World Is Not Enough (1999) - Pierce Brosnan
  22. Die Another Day (2002) - Pierce Brosnan
  23. Casino Royale (2006) - Daniel Craig
  24. Quantum of Solace (2008) - Daniel Craig
  25. Skyfall (2012) - Daniel Craig
  26. Spectre (2015) - Daniel Craig
  27. No Time to Die (2021) - Daniel Craig

Where to watch the James Bond movies on streaming

Updated March 2022

All of the James Bond movies have constantly moved between different streaming services, including Netflix, Prime Video, Peacock, Paramount Plus and Hulu. However, with Amazon's purchase of MGM studio, it's likely they will all eventually coalesce on Prime Video.

And all of the films are available to rent or own from digital retailers such as Amazon, Apple's iTunes and YouTube.

Dr. No
Rent/purchase at Amazon (opens in new tab), Apple (opens in new tab) and YouTube (opens in new tab)

From Russia with Love (1963)
Rent/purchase from Amazon (opens in new tab), Apple (opens in new tab) or YouTube (opens in new tab)

Goldfinger (1964)
Rent/purchase from Amazon (opens in new tab), Apple (opens in new tab) or YouTube (opens in new tab)

Thunderball (1965)
Rent/purchase from Amazon (opens in new tab), Apple (opens in new tab) or YouTube

Casino Royale (1967)
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You Only Live Twice (1967)
Rent/purchase from Amazon (opens in new tab), Apple (opens in new tab) or YouTube (opens in new tab)

On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
Rent/purchase from Amazon (opens in new tab), Apple (opens in new tab) or YouTube (opens in new tab)

Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
Rent/purchase from Amazon (opens in new tab), Apple (opens in new tab) or YouTube (opens in new tab)

Live and Let Die (1973)
Rent/purchase from Amazon (opens in new tab), Apple (opens in new tab) or YouTube (opens in new tab)

The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
Rent/purchase from Amazon (opens in new tab), Apple (opens in new tab) or YouTube (opens in new tab)

The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
Rent/purchase from Amazon (opens in new tab), Apple (opens in new tab) or YouTube (opens in new tab)

Moonraker (1979)
Rent/purchase from Amazon (opens in new tab), Apple (opens in new tab) or YouTube (opens in new tab)

For Your Eyes Only (1981)
Rent/purchase from Amazon (opens in new tab), Apple (opens in new tab) or YouTube (opens in new tab)

Octopussy (1983)
Rent/purchase from Amazon (opens in new tab), Apple (opens in new tab) or YouTube (opens in new tab)

Never Say Never Again (1983)
Rent/purchase from Amazon (opens in new tab), Apple (opens in new tab) or YouTube (opens in new tab)

A View to a Kill (1985)
Rent/purchase from Amazon (opens in new tab), Apple (opens in new tab) or YouTube (opens in new tab)

The Living Daylights (1987)
Rent/purchase from Amazon (opens in new tab), Apple (opens in new tab) or YouTube (opens in new tab)

Licence to Kill (1989)
Rent/purchase from Amazon (opens in new tab), Apple (opens in new tab) or YouTube (opens in new tab)

GoldenEye (1995)
Streaming on Prime Video (opens in new tab)
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Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
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The World Is Not Enough (1999)
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Die Another Day (2002)
Rent/purchase from Amazon (opens in new tab), Apple (opens in new tab) or YouTube (opens in new tab)

Casino Royale (2006)
Streaming on Netflix (opens in new tab)
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Quantum of Solace (2008)
Streaming on Netflix (opens in new tab)
Rent/purchase from Amazon (opens in new tab), Apple (opens in new tab) or YouTube (opens in new tab)

Skyfall (2012)
Streaming on Hulu (opens in new tab) and Paramount Plus (opens in new tab)
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Spectre (2015)
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No Time to Die (2021)
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Are the James Bond movies on Netflix?

As of January 2022, two James Bond movies are streaming on Netflix — Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace.

Other titles may become available on Netflix in the future, so stay tuned.

Kelly Woo
Kelly Woo

Kelly is a senior writer covering streaming media for Tom’s Guide, so basically, she watches TV for a living. Previously, she was a freelance entertainment writer for Yahoo, Vulture, TV Guide and other outlets. When she’s not watching TV and movies for work, she’s watching them for fun, seeing live music, writing songs, knitting and gardening.