Bond, James Bond is back for more high-octane escapades in Quantum of Solace, but the signature gizmos and glib one-liners are gone.
To honour the passing of some of the most hackneyed and well-loved catchphrases in movie history, we take a look back at some of Bond's best one-liners.
If words could kill...
"Oh, the things I do for England." - Sean Connery You Only Live Twice
"Miss Anders ... I didn't recognise you with your clothes on." Roger Moore, Moonraker
"Do you mind if my friend sits this one out? She's just dead." Sean Connery, Thunderball.
"That's a nice little nothing you're almost wearing." Sean Connery, Diamonds Are Forever.
"A little restless, but I finally got off." Roger Moore, A View to a Kill.
"I thought Christmas only came once a year." Pierce Brosnan, The World is Not Enough.
"Shaken, not stirred" Sean connery, Dr. No
Bond (Roger Moore), when asked what he was doing while getting amorous with a Russian spy in The Spy Who Loved Me: "Keeping the British end up, sir."
"I'm just here for the birds." Pierce Brosnan, Die Another Day.
James Bond (Sean Connery), after electrocuting Oddjob in Goldfinger: "He blew a fuse."
"Do I look like I give a damn?" Daniel Craig, Casino Royale
"The name's Bond, James Bond." Sean connery, Dr. No
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