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Dr. No Reviews

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July 8, 2005
Has an age-old Licence to Thrill
| Original Score: 3/5
May 9, 2005
Of course, it's nonsense -- pure, escapist bunk, with Bond, an elegant fellow, played by Sean Connery, doing everything (and everybody) that an idle day-dreamer might like to do.
April 14, 2005
The first Bond is still one of the best Bonds, though modern audiences won't be wowed by the gadgetry that has become accelerated over the years.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
March 22, 2005
It is noteworthy that a single film contains such a wealth of icons.
January 13, 2005
A low budget and moments of unintentional camp can't derail Bond's irresistbly cool debut.
| Original Score: 3/5
May 22, 2004
Would be perfect if not for that damned annoying "Mango Tree" song.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
September 18, 2003
The first Bond and one of the best.
| Original Score: 4/5
November 25, 2002
Scan Connery is such a disappointingly wooden and boorish Bond that the script's touches of grim humour go for less than they need.
August 11, 2002
Not the gold standard of the Bond franchise, but still preversely entertaining after 40 years.
| Original Score: 4/5
August 1, 2002
The first, and one of the best James Bond movie.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
June 5, 2002
As produced by Harry Saltzman and Albert R. Broccoli and directed by Terence Young in a delightfully tongue-in-cheek style, the picture is often as unbelievable as a Superman comic strip but is always fast moving and thoroughly entertaining.
January 27, 2002
Dr. No was the first and perhaps most sober of the Bond films, not relying so much on easy one-liners and increasingly silly puns.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
June 19, 2001
It is a fine start to a series which has provided the moviegoing public with some cinematic gems.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
While it may appear tame by the standards of the later productions, it's an entertaining look back in movie history at a project that developed into a worldwide phenomenon.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
With a debut like this, it's no wonder that it spawned one of the biggest franchises ever.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
Dr. No (1962) is the first of the James Bond series of action-packed spy thrillers, and it played a key role
January 1, 2000
Dr. No introduces James Bond to the world in a down-to-earth way. The classic touches are here
Full Review | Original Score: A-
January 1, 2000
In an age where this genre of show often degenerates into a special effects extravaganza, it is refreshing to see one, like Dr. No, where brains can be characters' salvation.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 1, 2000
...the next two installments improved the formula--but certainly Dr. No must be ranked among the best.
Read More | Original Score: 8/10
January 1, 2000
Still entertaining, but rather inferior Bond.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
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